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A statewide initiative has counties looking at alternatives to juvenile issues other than detention and LaGrange County has hired on a coordinator for the initiative.

The LaGrange County Board of Zoning Appeals (BZA) approved a developmental standard variance request from Young Family Farms for a 2,000-head hog barn to be built at 4700E 300S in LaGrange.

LaGrange County REMC is recognizing April 18 as National Lineman Appreciation Day to honor the hardworking men who work often in challenging conditions to keep the power on.

An additional 108.56 acres of land was added to Pine Knob Park in Howe when county council members moved to buy the property at Monday’s county council meeting.

LaGrange County Auditor Kay Myers told county council members Monday that the coroner is almost out of funds for the year. “And this is only April,” she said.

   The LaGrange County Sheriff’s Department was contacted by a LaGrange area car dealership on April 14 regarding a theft.

Christy Shaffer, 35, of Topeka was sentenced to six years in the Indiana Department of Corrections for violating her probation from a case involving the death of a toddler in 2011.

The Town of Shipshewana is looking at new sewer user rates and will hold a public meeting beginning at 6 p.m. on Thursday, May 22, as part of the regular town council meeting.

The driver of a pickup truck that ended up in a Shipshewana gas station last week blacked out, according to the Shipshewana Police Department report.

Shortly after 7 p.m. on April 13, a Mitsubishi Gallant was stolen from the Valero gas station north of Howe.

    The LaGrange County Sheriff’s Department was contacted by the Stroh Fire Department regarding a theft.

It's come to my attention there is some confusion surrounding a new law regarding guns on school property. Below is some information on Senate Enrolled Act 229 that you may find helpful.