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Hundreds of vendors, foodies, makers, small-business owners and farmers will gather as the Shipshewana Flea Market kicks off the 2017 season on Tuesday, May 2.

On April 7, around 7:30 p.m., LaGrange County Deputies conducted a traffic stop on a Red Dodge Durango.

On Friday April 7, around 11:30 p.m. a LaGrange County Sheriff’s Deputy made a traffic stop on a gray Chrysler passenger car on 700 S, west of 200 W, for a traffic violation.

Prairie Heights Elementary has released its honor roll for the 3rd quarter:


On Sunday, Jan. 8, of this year services began again at the Nazarene church on Poplar Street.

Indiana Conservation Officers have conducted an arson investigation resulting in charges against Glen R. Weldon, 21, of Mongo.

Volunteers wanted

50 Years Ago

in the Standard

April 6, 1967

County commissioners approved the award of funds from the Drug-Free LaGrange County organization Monday. Chairperson Robin Mitchell presented the request to commissioners.

Commissioners opened bids for Bridge #47, the bridge across the Little Elkhart River on CR 700S, at Monday’s meeting.

At their Monday meeting, LaGrange County Commissioners approved a contract with Great Lakes Chloride to apply chloride to county gravel roads.

A Sturgis woman was injured after falling asleep behind the wheel of her vehicle.

A suspicious vehicle investigation led to the arrest of several people for minor in possession of alcohol.

On March 31, deputies from the LaGrange County Sheriff’s Department were dispatched to the 7000S block of CR 00EW regarding a single-vehicle accident.


All LaGrange County offices are closed for Good Friday, April 14.

Maple Wood Nature Center is closed April 15-16. Trails are open.