50 Years Ago in the Standard
August 5, 1965
The Town of LaGrange, through the town board, has taken the first steps in raising water and sewer rates for residents being served by the LaGrange water and sewage departments.
This past Wednesday morning, Harvey Lambright was right where he’s always been on Wednesdays for the past 60 years. Atop a ladder at the Shipshewana Auction.
The LaGrange County Sheriff's Department is seeking information regarding a missing person/runaway investigation.
Maple Wood Nature Center will be closed on Saturday, August 22, for the David Rogers Country Fair. Trails will be open.
The LaGrange County Plan Commission authorized Planning Administrator Bob Shanahan to look at ways the county could keep tabs on dog breeders in LaGrange County.
Bethany Braley, executive director of National Day of the Cowboy (NDOC), passed through Northeast Indiana and visited with hosts of local events for NDOC.
Two rezoning requests before the LaGrange County Plan Commission Monday evening each received a positive recommendation and were forwarded to the LaGrange County Commissioners.
An Elkhart man was arrested for illegal drugs after a domestic dispute on July 28.
The LaGrange County Sheriff’s Department was contacted on July 26 regarding criminal mischief at a campground.
Reason 4 Hope will be holding a block party from 3-7 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 1, around the LaGrange County Courthouse.
The Shipshewana Town Council approved a resolution last Thursday that allows enforcement of newly installed stop signs in Berkshire Estates.