Indiana Conservation officers have recorded a 30 percent decrease in the number of annual state drowning victims over the past two years when compared to the previous five years.
50 Years Ago in the Standard
September 15, 1966
The Shipshewana Area Historical Society will welcome Indiana State Poet Laureate Shari Wagner to its September 19 meeting.
On September 9 around 1:20 a.m., deputies from the LaGrange County Sheriff's Department went to an apartment on US 20 in LaGrange for a report of an unwanted party.
Shortly after 3 a.m. on September 7, a deputy with the LaGrange County Sheriff's Department stopped a male subject in the area of 7100N 1150W.
On Friday, Sept. 9, at approximately 2:13 a.m., the LaGrange County Sheriff’s Department called to the 700E block of CR 200S regarding a subject with stab wounds to his chest and head.
The LaGrange County Council will meet at 8:30 a.m. on Monday and Tuesday, Sept. 12 and 13. A major item on the agenda is the public hearing for the county’s 2017 budget.
Farmers State Bank recently celebrated the groundbreaking of their building project at the FSB Sturgis Banking Center.
One person was injured after a two-vehicle accident shortly after 10 a.m. on September 5.
Two people were arrested after a traffic stop September 4.
A Kendallville man was flown to Parkview Regional Hospital after crashing his motorcycle shortly after 6 p.m. on September 5.
Passengers on a golf cart at Gordon’s Campground on CR 600S were injured after the golf cart flipped over.
Two juveniles were arrested at Ontario Dam after they were found in possession of marijuana and paraphernalia.
The LaGrange County Sheriff’s Department was contacted on September 3 regarding vandalism.
During the month of June, designated Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month, Topeka Pharmacy participated in the Good Neighbor Pharmacy Alzheimer Awareness and Fundraising Program.
The LaGrange County Clothes and Food Basket’s new building on Railroad Street in LaGrange is ready to move into, and the moving process will start later this month.