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The Shipshewana Police Department will be expanding to a fifth officer this year after the request was approved by the Shipshewana Town Council last Thursday.

On June 17, 136 people attended the Topeka High School Alumni Association’s annual gathering, with 98 of those graduates of the local high school.

A group looking to organize as the “Friends of the Hudson Museum” has received an extension to work on their plans to save the Shipshewana-based classic car collection.

First practice sessions for all Lakeland High School fall sports will begin on Monday, July 31, with the exception of girls golf, which will begin July 28.

The LaGrange County Community Foundation (LCCF) has announced the Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship opportunity for graduating 2018 LaGrange County seniors.

The LaGrange County Plan Commission met on July 24 and approved the following site plans:

The LaGrange County Board of Zoning Appeals met on July 18. Several requests were heard.

A Sturgis man was injured after losing control of his motorcycle on SR 9 near the Michigan state line.

A Wolcottville man was injured after the bicycle he was riding was struck by a vehicle.

One person was injured in a two-vehicle accident shortly before 4 p.m. on July 24.

An Angola man was killed after his motorcycle was hit by an SUV shortly after noon on July 16.

On July 22 at approximately 5:39 p.m., a deputy from the LaGrange County Sheriff’s Department conducted a traffic stop on CR 50E north of CR 700N for a signaling violation.

On Monday, July 17, the LaGrange County Sheriff’s Department was notified of a criminal mischief complaint which occurred at 607 6th Street in Howe by Sandra and Charles Simbeck. 

On July 20 at around 12:19 a.m., the LaGrange County Sheriff’s Department was notified of a car crash at in the 4000 north block of SR 9.

The LaGrange County 4-H Auction started like each previous auction before it, where the 4-H members came into the ring to sell their animals.

The history of the Yoder family will be featured at the National Yoder Reunion, Sept. 20-23 in Shipshewana, sponsored by the Yoder Newsletter.

After 16 years with the Stroh Sunny Spotlighters, Joy Tracey is stepping out of her role as the 4-H club leader.

Anne Troyer, won the title of the Small Animal All Around Showman on Friday morning at the fair.

Troyer was the poultry ambassador of the Small Animal All-Around Showmanship.