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The Indiana Department of Education released the 2016 state graduation rate late last week.

The Westview School Board got an update on the High School Branding Committee at their Thursday meeting, viewing videos that are being used to promote Westview High School.

The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) will hold an informational meeting for the proposed SR 120 road reconstruction project between SR 9 and First Street in the town of Howe.

The Prairie Heights High School theatre will be presenting the comedy Morbidman, Begins on February 3 and 4, and is being directed by Corrine Reed.

Congressman Jim Banks (IN-03) has been named to the House Armed Services Committee for the 115th Congress.

Four minors were injured Tuesday morning when the vehicle they were in went off the road and struck a tree stump.

Four minors were injured Tuesday morning when the vehicle they were in went off the road and struck a tree stump.

Home (Indoor plants and activities)

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

50 Years Ago

in the Standard

January 12, 1967

The LaGrange County Sheriff's Department reported that a man was accidentally shot on January 5 at his residence on CR 325N.

Shortly after midnight on January 7, a deputy from the LaGrange County Sheriff's Department stopped a vehicle for a traffic violation on CR 700S near 00EW.


LaGrange County offices are closed Monday, Janaury 16, in observance of Martin Luther King Day.

Numbers of different boards and commissions of LaGrange County have seen members appointed for 2017. Most will serve for a number of years.

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.