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There was little change overall in the county’s unemployment rate for October this year, with a slight uptick to 3.3 percent.

Young people in Northeast Indiana tend to be employed in lower-paying industries, according to the November Labor Market Report issued by Northeast Indiana Works.

The Westview High School Speech Team excelled at their first two speech meets of the season.

On November 12, the team competed at Bethany Christian High School in Goshen.

The LaGrange County REMC Operation Round Up has awarded Hoosiers Feeding the Hungry $1,000 for its 2015 “Meat the Need” program.

50 Years Ago in the Standard

November 25, 1965


Evan Haase, grandson of LaGrange residents Russell and Ardala Hepler, was awarded the rank of Eagle Scout last week.

It was a year ago last Saturday that Lakeland Football Assistant Coach Dave Priestley found out that he would need a new heart and spent Thanksgiving in the hospital.

Today, House Speaker Brian C. Bosma (R-Indianapolis) announced caucus leadership and committee chairmanship changes for the Indiana House of Representatives.

Two people were injured in an accident Wednesday.

The LaGrange County Sheriff’s Department was contacted on November 16 regarding an abandoned vehicle at a residence in the 6000W block of US 20.

The LaGrange County Sheriff’s Department was contacted recently regarding identity theft.

A great way to get to know the LaGrange County Public Library is by becoming a Friends of the Library member.

50 Years Ago in the Standard

November 18, 1965


Students from the Lakeland DECA Business Club spent a chilly evening the first weekend of November outside at the First Church of God, raising over $2,000.