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On Saturday September 10th, the LaGrange County Sheriff's Department is hosting a 1st Annual Honor Ride.

Maple Wood Nature Center is closed September 3-5 for Labor Day. Trails are open.

All LaGrange County offices are closed Monday, September 5, for Labor Day.

The LaGrange County Community Foundation has extended the deadline for local residents to submit nominations for the seventh annual LCCF Heart of Gold Award.

DNR Director Cameron Clark has announced that 60 rural and volunteer fire departments from 36 Indiana counties have been awarded more than $250,000 in Volunteer Fire Assistance grants.

Colton Strawser from LaGrange County has been appointed to the Serve Indiana Commission by Gov. Mike Pence.

Be on the lookout for special dogs roaming around town through the month of September, one might end up in your yard.

LaGrange County Commissioners recently approved a 12-day holiday schedule for 2017. Seven of the holidays will be observed on Mondays.

LaGrange County’s unemployment rate dropped two-tenths of a percent in July, back to 3.6 percent. It returns to the same rate is was in July 2015. June’s rate was 3.8 percent.

The LaGrange County Plan Commission approved a site plan for Aqua Zone, represented by David Nyhof, to build four 12,000 sq. ft. buildings east of SR 9 on CR 200N.

A couple of times a week, you will find LaGrange resident Bob Heltzel out at Pine Knob County Park with his bow in hand, going around the 3D archery trail.


Garrett steamrolled Prairie Heights, 48-12 in the varsity football opener for both schools last Friday night in Garrett.

The LaGrange County Sheriff’s Department was contacted shortly after 9 p.m. on August 23 regarding a burglary.

Howie’s Ice Cream Shop in Shipshewana was burglarized shortly after midnight on August 20.