Over the past few months four 4-H students have walked up to their colorful and buzzing beehives to keep a close watch in their very own bee colonies for the new 4-H beekeeping project.
50 Years Ago in the Standard
July 8, 1965
Gordon Hackworth contacted the LaGrange County Sheriff’s Department on July 5 regarding a burglary.
The LaGrange County Sheriff’s Department was contacted shortly after 8 p.m. on July 6 regarding a protection order violation.
The LaGrange County Sheriff’s Department was contacted on July 7 regarding a stolen motorbike.
Addisyn Brooke Conley, 6 weeks, died Saturday, July 4, 2015, at her aunt’s residence in Topeka.
Long-time LaGrange County Highway Superintendent Jeff Brill has announced that he will retire from his position and the county highway department on September 30 of this year.
It’s a sure sign of summer when the LaGrange County 4-H Fairgrounds is being readied for the county fair.
The Franke family of five has grown to a robust family of 16. All 16 recently took a trip to Germany, the original five visiting for the first time in 40 years.
Officers from the LaGrange County Sheriff’s Department were dispatched shortly before 11 p.m. on July 2 to an accident on US 20 near CR 500W.
The LaGrange County Sheriff’s Department is seeking information on a hit and run that occurred on July 2.
The LaGrange County Sheriff’s Department was contacted on July 1 regarding a burglary on SR 120 east of Howe.
July 1, 1965
The LaGrange County Sheriff's Department is investigating the death of a woman on Tuesday, June 30, at Gordon’s Campground near Wolcottville.
LaGrange County Commissioners will meet at 8:30 a.m. on Monday, July 6. The meeting will be held in the county office building on Michigan Street in LaGrange.
SR 5 just south of US 20 in Shipshewana was closed for several hours Wednesday morning after a multiple-vehicle accident.
The LaGrange County Sheriff’s Department was contacted on June 29 regarding a hit-and-run accident on CR 1000W in the area of CR 800N.