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Timothy E. Mullins Jr., 37, of LaGrange was sentenced August 8 to 10 years in prison, with two years suspended, on one count of incest.

LaGrange County Habitat for Humanity (LCHFH) held its annual auction last Friday, raising over $55,000.

With the 2016-2017 school year starting next week, the Lakeland School Board approved several teacher and staff positions Monday evening.

Parents from local schools have a new tool in their back-to-school bag of tricks this year, as all of their school supply lists are now posted on

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.