2023-08-25 E-Edition

Longtime farm awarded

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State honors LaGrange County farm with Hoosier Homestead Award

The Wisler Farm in LaGrange County re­cently received a Hoosier Homestead Sesquicen­tennial Award for being in operation since 1872, according to State Rep. Denny Zent (R-Angola) and State Sen. Sue Glick (R-LaGrange). “There are few in­dustries more vital than agriculture in our state,” Zent said. “Farming fam­ilies like the Wislers’ exemplify the best that Indiana has to offer, and I […]

Conservation Board doubles Clean Water Indiana funding

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The State Soil Conser­vation Board (SSCB) is allotting over $2 million in Clean Water Indiana (CWI) grants for 2023, which is a $1 million in­crease over 2022. “As Secretary of Agri­culture, I know how hard Hoosier farmers work to be good stewards of the land,” said Lt. Gov. Su­zanne Crouch, Indiana’s Secretary of Agriculture and Rural Development. “So, I was […]

Parkview Hospice seeking new volunteers

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If you have a caring and compassionate heart and would like to help bring support and com­fort to patients in their final weeks of life and their families, Parkview Hospice wants your help. Parkview Hospice is currently seeking new volunteers to fill a variety of roles, ranging from bedside companionship to bereavement support to office support. Hospice care aims to […]

First ‘Lights of Hope’ event is Sunday

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Luminary ceremony benefits Cancer Action Network

As a community we are creating a visual re­minder of the impact cancer has on us through a luminary ceremony, says Christine Yoder, American Cancer Soci­ety Cancer Action Net­work vice state lead am­bassador. Our intent is to offer space to remember and grieve the lost, cel­ebrate the survivors and caregivers as we fight back from our little cor­ner of the […]

Heat postpones Trine Fest

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Due to the dangerous combination of heat and humidity predicted for Thursday, Trine Universi­ty and the City of Angola have postponed the annu­al Trine Fest to Thursday, Aug. 31. “With excessive heat in the forecast, we believe it’s best to postpone until the weather returns to a level that allows this cele­bration to be safe and com­fortable for everyone,” said […]

Bryan Pierson

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Bryan William Pierson, age 68, of LaGrange, IN, passed away on Saturday, August 19, 2023, at his residence. Mr. Pierson was born on July 28, 1955, in Sturgis, MI, to the late Norman and Lorraine (Krontz) Pier­son. On June 28, 1980, he married the love of his life and wife of 43 years, Linda Mollsen. After 44 years of dedicated […]

Alvin Stutzman

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Alvin D. Stutzman, 86, of San Jacinto, CA, formerly of LaGrange, passed away Wednesday, August 23, 2023, at the Hemet Valley Medical Center in Hemet, CA. Dad was born on May 30, 1937, in Nappanee, IN, to Daniel and Annie Stutzman. Dad was self-em­ployed for many years in the LaGrange area doing drywalling and painting, operating as Al’s Decorat­ing. On […]

Gregory Warner

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Gregory I. Warner, 72, of Howe, IN, died at his home on Monday, August 21, 2023. Arrangements are by Frurip-May Funeral Home, LaGrange.

Lady Panthers hold off Westview

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In a match which featured numerous long rallies and some great gets, Prairie Heights defeated Westview, 25-15, 8-25, 25-23, 25-19 in NECC volleyball action Tues­day night in Emma. Ella Coney ripped 14 kills to lead the Lady Panther attack, includ­ing six in the opening game that saw her club score the initial four points and lead by as many as […]