LaGrange County saw its unemployment rate drop below 5 percent for July, down to 4.8 percent. The June rate had been 5.1 percent.
The LaGrange County BZA met Tuesday evening to consider several applications.
Cruiser RV is pleased to welcome two new Regional Sales Managers ahead of the 2014 Elkhart RV Open House event where Cruiser RV will be displaying their full line-up on September 15-18.
Nominations are now open for the 2014 LaGrange County Citizen of the Year. LaGrange County Corn School officials are seeking community input from clubs, groups, organizations or individuals.
The Second Annual United Indiana EMS Memorial Bike Ride is scheduled to begin at 8 a.m. on Friday, Aug. 22, at the Parkview LaGrange EMS Building at 982 N. Townline Road in LaGrange.
LaGrange County Public Library, its branches and its Bookmobile, will be closed for two additional days in September.
Some important – and free – computer classes are coming up at all branches of the LaGrange County Public Library in September.
Library news for September
County commissioners approved a transition plan and a strategic plan for LaGrange County to come into compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
The Council on Aging (COA) operating grant was approved at the Monday morning commissioners meeting. The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) grant is in the amount of $795,000.
Several historic characters from Howe’s history will be at Indian Summer Days in Howe from noon-1:30 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 20.
Shortly after 9 p.m. on August 14, officers from the LaGrange County Sheriff’s Department responded to a report of a physical fight between a mother and son.
The LaGrange County Sheriff’s Department received a call on August 15 regarding items stolen from an unlocked vehicle on CR 200E south of Ontario.
The LaGrange County Sheriff’s Department was contacted on August 16 regarding the theft of items from a tool shed at Attwood Shores Campground.
LaGrange County Sheriff’s Department reported two separate cases of theft of gasoline on August 15.
On August 15, the LaGrange County Sheriff’s Department received a report of a vehicle fire near Scott Mill Park on CR 675W.
A LaGrange teen was injured August 12 when his vehicle went off the roadway and rolled over.
The LaGrange County Sheriff’s Department is searching for the driver of a maroon Chevy Venture minivan who allegedly stole gasoline from The Landing on US 20 near Shipshewana.
One person was injured in a crash on SR 5 August 14.
The Westview School Board approved moving ahead with a proposed $1.4 million fitness facility to be located just north of the main gym.