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Beginning October 1, 2016 Shipshewana Trading Place will expand the event offerings and venue by changing the use of the building that currently houses the Shipshewana Antique Mall.

Director Mont Arnold received a check for $10,000 from Wells-Fargo Bank to be used in LaGrange County Habitat for Humanity’s next home building project. 

50 Years Ago in the Standard

August 11, 1966


Saturday evening, an Akron railroad train, followed by six passenger cars, chugged out of the South Milford Grain Station.

The application for the 2017 Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship will be available beginning Monday, Aug. 8, at the LaGrange County Community Foundation’s website,

Special closings…

Maple Wood Nature Center is closed for David Rogers Country Fair, August 27. Trails are open.

A Wolcottville teen was injured after losing control of her vehicle on August 4.

A Bristol man died from his injuries after an accident involving his motorcycle and a truck in Shipshewana August 4.

Shortly after 1 p.m. on August 4, the LaGrange County Sheriff’s Department received a call regarding property damage at South Milford Landing on SR 3.

LaGrange County Commissioners ordered a county road that leads to Buck Lake reopened. The action took place at the August 1 county commissioner meeting.

A Howe area man was levied a $300 a week fine in absentia at Monday’s county commissioners meeting. Subject of the fine is Justin McCann of 645E 600N.

New grants totaling $1,296,000 for the care of Indiana's water bodies have been awarded through the Lake and River Enhancement (LARE) program in the DNR Division of Fish and Wildlife.

The LaGrange County Sheriff's Department was contacted by Ronald Griffin near Stroh on August 3 about a stolen vehicle.

LaGrange County Republican Central Committee Chairman Pat Brown has called a caucus to fill a vacancy on the Republican ticket for county treasurer on the fall general election ballot.