2023-09-04 E-Edition

Donations received for G2G ministry

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New Life Fellowship of LaGrange County recently received a pair of donations for its “Groceries 2 Go (G2G)” ministry. The first was from the Constantine local farmers, a part of the Michigan Milk Producers Association, MMPA. The funds will be used to purchase dairy products to give to families and individuals who come to the “Groceries to Go” drive-thru distribution. […]

Corn School committee seeks ‘Citizen of the Year’ nominees

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The LaGrange County Corn School Committee has announced that nom­inations are now open for the 2023 LaGrange County Citizen of the Year. For a person to be eligible for the award, the individual must have been a resident of La­Grange County for at least five years and must never have been dis­enfranchised or have a criminal record of any kind. […]

Community Calendar

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Tuesday, September 5 LaGrange County Commissioners, County Office Building, 114 W. Michigan St., LaGrange, 8:30 a.m. LaGrange Town Council, LaGrange Town Hall, 1201 N Townline Road, 6 p.m. Wolcottville Town Council, 6 p.m., Wolcot­tville Town Hall, 103 E. Myers, Street, Wolcott­ville. Saturday, September 9 Karaoke and Sing-a-long Picnic on the Lawn, 2 p.m., Open Door Com­munity Church, 114 N. Main […]

Northeast Indiana legislators seek interns

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Statehouse interns are for 2024 session

Local lawmakers are seeking interns to join them at the Statehouse during the 2024 legisla­tive session. According to State Rep. Denny Zent (R-An­gola), House interns will be paid $900 bi-weekly as they work in down­town Indianapolis during session, which starts in January and concludes mid-March. “Skills like time man­agement, organization and communication are all key to landing a full-time job […]


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The National Weather Service is calling for a hot Labor Day and beyond. Monday is predicted to be sunny and hot with a high near 93 degrees. Tuesday is the same, with a high near 92 degrees. Wednes­day calls for a 20 percent chance of showers and thun­derstorms. Mostly sunny with a high near 88. Thursday, mostly sunny with a […]

The Ark Animal Rescue and Adoption

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Four legs, a lick, and a wag

Dear Friends, One of the great things about me writing each week are the people I meet that are new. Just this past week my cousin in Virginia, yep, the state of Virginia, sent me a story that will make your eyes leak. I feel pretty special that my stories go all the way to Virginia, Phoenix, and lots of […]

The Farm Place benefit is Sept. 16

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The Farm Place, Inc. annual dinner/auction to be held at the Michiana Event Center in Shipshe­wana is on Sept. 16. Doors open at 5 p.m. with dinner at 6 p.m. and live auction to follow. Tickets can be pur­chased from any Farm board member or at Schlemmer’s Hardware in LaGrange. No dinner tickets will be sold at the door. Dinner […]

Kirk Fry

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Kirk Allen Fry, aged 62 years, passed away Aug. 20, 2023, beloved husband for 31 years to Hope (nee Hart), loving father of Beth and Colin, cherished son of the late Sally (nee Sites) Fry Ashcraft and the late Lowell Fry, fond step-son of Charles Ash­craft, devoted brother of Kelly Mikesell (husband Kevin), dear brother-in-law, uncle, cousin and friend to […]

Bonnie Booth

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Bonnie J. Booth, 84, of Angola, Indiana, passed away peacefully on Thurs­day, Au­gust 31, 2023, at Lakeland Rehabilitation & Nursing Center, Ango­la, Indiana. She was born on Au­gust 7, 1939, in Three Rivers, Michigan, and was the only child of Lloyd and Mary (Hack) Treisch. Bonnie graduated from White Pigeon High School in 1957. She worked at Sealed Power/Federal Mogul […]