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The LaGrange County 4-H Junior Leaders invite community participants of all ages to participate in a color fun run on May 21 at Lakeland Middle School.

A Shipshewana manufacturer announced plans to expand their operations last Friday.

The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) announced that SR 9 resurfacing, through the Town of LaGrange, was scheduled start Monday, May 2, weather permitting.

    Shortly before 2 a.m. on April 29, an officer from the LaGrange County Sheriff’s Department made a traffic stop on an SUV for speeding on CR 475E near CR 700N.

A Stroh man died at the hospital after having a heart attack while driving and crashing his vehicle.

For the third year in a row, Prairie Heights High School has been recognized both nationally and in the world for students’ performance by receiving a bronze rating.

Lakeland High School announced Thursday morning that Cole Miller and Francesca Albergo have been named as the Class of 2016 valedictorians.

In next Tuesday’s Primary Election, four candidates are running to fill three slots on the LaGrange County Council. Of those, three are incumbents.

The Lakeland School Board accepted the resignation of Risa Herber Monday afternoon. Herber had been the district’s superintendent for 10 years.

There were eight presentations Tuesday night for the Launch LaGrange County program. But one stood out.

Shortly after 2 a.m. on April 24, the LaGrange County Sheriff’s Department received a call regarding an accident.

One person was arrested after the LaGrange County Sheriff’s Department received a report of a battery taking place at a residence on CR 500E April 23.

The 3rd Annual “Rebuilding LaGrange County” Mission Week is set for June 14-18, and is seeking volunteers.

Following are the polling locations for the primary election on Tuesday, May 3:

Elizabeth Klaassen, a sophomore at Westview High School, has been named as a delegate to the Congress of Future Medical Leaders in Lowell, Mass. The gathering will be held June 25-27.

50 Years Ago in the Standard

April 28, 1966


The Lakeland School Board announced Friday that it will hold a special meeting on Monday, April 25, and appears to be ready to accept the resignation of Superintendent Risa Herber.