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The 16th Annual Northern Indiana Grazing Conference (NIGC) will be held on Friday and Saturday, Feb. 3 and 4, 2017.

The Shipshewana Town Council began their last meeting of 2016 by honoring two of its police officers who responded to an incident during the annual light parade in November.

State Sen. Sue Glick (R-LaGrange) announced the Indiana Senate is now accepting applications for the Page Program.

There are some new faces at Topeka Pharmacy over the past few weeks as owners Tom and Morag Miller welcomed Trevor Thain and Cassie Garrard to the Topeka Pharmacy family.

Icy road conditions were a factor in a Christmas Eve crash that injured one person.

A Shipshewana man was charged with operating a vehicle while intoxicated on Christmas Eve.

On December 24 around 12:28 a.m., a deputy with the LaGrange County Sheriff's Department was dispatched to the area of US 20 and CR 925W for a vehicle that had driven off the roadway.

The 16th annual Northern Indiana Grazing Conference will be held on Friday and Saturday, Feb. 3-4, 2017.

The LaGrange County Board of Zoning Appeals (BZA) handled several year-end variance requests at their meeting on December 20.

The LaGrange County unemployment rate was up one-tenth for November, rising to 3.2 percent from October’s 3.1 percent.

State Rep. Denny Zent (R-Angola) was recently selected to serve as chair of the House Committee on Local Government.

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Keep holiday poinsettias and other plants near a bright window. Water as top of soil becomes dry.

On December 16, the LaGrange County Sheriff's Department received a report of a burglary that had occurred at the Patriot Inn on SR 9 in Howe.

The LaGrange County Sheriff's Department was contacted on December 15 concerning a four-wheeler that had been stolen from a residence in the 4600N block of CR 900E.

Plans are moving ahead for a new wastewater treatment plant to be built in northern LaGrange County to service the Indiana Toll Road Service Plaza and, eventually, Cedar Lake.

A tip to the LaGrange Town Marshal’s office led to the arrest of a LaGrange man Thursday evening.

Prairie Heights reached a wrestling program milestone Wednesday night in Brushy Prairie with its 65-12 triumph over county and NECC rival Lakeland.