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The LaGrange County Chamber of Commerce has invited candidates who are in contested races to participate in the 2016 Meet the Candidate Night.

Kite fliers and spectators will experience a visual feast of colors and figures in the large collection of kites at the 6th Annual Kite Komotion in Shipshewana.

    LaGrange County Dispatch received a 911 call on April 12 regarding a physical fight at Pioneer Mobile Home Park in Howe.

    Shortly after 11 p.m. on April 12, an officer from the LaGrange County Sheriff’s Department made a traffic stop on SR 9 north of CR 500N.

A Vicksburg, Mich., man was arrested after a traffic stop shortly before 11 p.m. on April 12.

A two-vehicle accident on April 13 injured two people.

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The Michiana Event Center (MEC) is looking to move its operations to Shipshewana. The proposed new location is near CR 200N and SR 5 on the south side of Shipshewana.

The LaGrange County Public Library is lending a hand to those who would like to save some money.

Lt. Governor Eric Holcomb will be the keynote speaker at this year’s Lincoln Day Dinner, according to LaGrange County Republican Chairman Pat Brown.

More than 250 people came out for the annual Easter egg hunt at Life Care Center of LaGrange on March 25.

The LaGrange County Sheriff's Department received a report of a possible drunk driver on April 8 at the intersection of CR 500S and CR 900E.

An accident around 2:30 a.m. on April 9 led to the arrest of the driver on OWI charges.

Around 7 p.m. on April 9, officers were called to a residence on Babcock St. in Topeka and found that Alfred and Denise Gonser had been in a domestic fight.

The LaGrange County Sheriff's Department was contacted on April 9 about a burglary in the 5000S area of CR 1200W.

A bicyclist was taken to Parkview LaGrange Hospital after he was struck along US 20 early Monday morning.

The LaGrange County Sheriff's Department reported that a 13-year-old juvenile from Wolcottville was injured in a crash on April 9.