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Revised quotes on a new county highway truck were read at the Monday County Commissioners meeting. The new quotes all contained a seven-year warranty.

Topeka has announced the winners of the buggy races during the town’s 4th of July festivities.

50 Years Ago in the Standard

July 7, 1966


A fire at Romer’s Restaurant and Spirits in LaGrange was knocked down quickly by firefighters Monday evening, preventing significant damage to the building and adjoining properties.

A Howe woman was charged this week in Michigan for a May 11 incident that left a Sturgis woman dead.

The LaGrange County Regional Utility District Board will meet in a special session on Friday, July 1, at 8 a.m.

50 Years Ago in the Standard

June 30, 1966


The town of Wolcottville will celebrate Independence Day on Sunday, July 3, and Monday, July 4.

Stroh will kick off the county’s 4th of July celebrations with Stroh Days on Friday, July 1, and Saturday, July 2.

Long-time Topeka business owner Marcia Chambers will be the Topeka 4th of July Parade Grand Marshal next Monday.

All LaGrange County offices are closed Monday, July 4, for Independence Day.

The Northeast Indiana Regional Partnership has announced Michael Galbraith as the director of the Road to One Million.

On Saturday, June 25, an Officer with the LaGrange Police Department stopped a 2010 White Acura for exceeding the posted speed limit on US 20 in the area of CR 100 West at 6:18 p.m.

LaGrange County Parks is adding a new program to take advantage of a seasonal treat. The end of June into early July is the peak courtship season for Lightning Beetles.

State Rep. Denny Zent (R-Angola) will be serving as chair of the Interim Study Committee on Public Safety and Military Affairs.