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.
A new software package for the building department was approved at the Monday County Commissioner meeting. The software will also be used by the plan commission.
The LaGrange County Board of Zoning Appeals (BZA) held their August hearings Tuesday evening. The following requests were approved: