Laurie Miller was celebrated Friday at an open house in her honor. Miller has been serving the LaGrange community for 30 years, working at the Town of LaGrange. Her current roll is as LaGrange Town Clerk. She started work for the town 30 years ago as the clerk’s assistant. She worked in that position for five years before becoming deputy […]
The International Institute of Municipal Clerks (IIMC), Inc., has announced that Laurie D. Miller, MMC of Town of LaGrange, has earned the designation of Master Municipal Clerk (MMC). IIMC grants the MMC designation only to municipal clerks who complete demanding education requirements; and have a record of significant contributions to their local government, community and state, officials said. The International […]
A series of recent storms damaged many trees in the area. While most trees were able to withstand the storm, some trees may benefit from some special care to help them maintain their shape and health, said Jeff Burbrink, Purdue Extension Educator in LaGrange County. Burbrink said that many of the limbs that fell from trees were already severely rotted […]
The James Foundation has pledged a significant multiyear gift to Easterseals Arc of Northeast Indiana to support initiatives that help people with disabilities build skills and increase their independence. “We are proud to consider The James Foundation a partner in building inclusive communities,” said Donna K. Elbrecht, CEO of Easterseals Arc. “The generosity of this gift is awe-inspiring, not just […]
Dear Friends, It is almost August, and you know what that means? Crazy schedules again, early morning wake ups, and not much time on my pontoon. School. I wonder how many more years my lake mom will have to go to school. Ha, I finished school long before this. All I had to learn was sit, stay, come, don’t bite, […]
Jerilyn “Jeri” Kay (Fennell) Phillips, 78, of Howe, IN, passed away on Tuesday, July 25, 2023, at the Life Care Center of LaGrange in LaGrange, Indiana. She was born on June 20, 1945, in Sturgis, MI, the daughter of Earl Jacob Fennell and Marie Minnie (Alleshouse) Fennell. Jeri married Walter L. McCann and from this marriage her sons, Kerry, Tim, […]
Floyd D. Lehman, 78, of LaGrange, died on Wednesday, July 26, 2023, at his residence. Miller-Stewart Funeral Home, Middlebury is in charge of arrangements.
Rick B. Yunker passed away on July 11, 2023. He graduated from LaGrange High School and from Trine University with a degree in Mechanical Engineering. He graduated from DePaul University in Chicago, with an MBA in Finance where he achieved scholastic achievement and was selected for membership in Beta Sigma Kappa. During his engineering career, he worked for International Harvester […]
Ervin L. Raber, 63, of Shipshewana, died on Thursday, July 27, 2023, at St. Joseph Regional Medical Center, Mishawaka, while surrounded by his family.