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Truman Schrock Jr., 70, Millersburg, died Tuesday, May 3, 2016 at his residence.

    He was born June 5, 1945, in Goshen, to Truman and Elizabeth (Graber) Schrock.

LaGrange County Commissioners approved two requests to rezone land at the Monday meeting. Both of the requests will further economic development in LaGrange County.

    Howard L. Hodge, 77, South Milford, Ind., died Friday, April 29, 2016, at his residence.

Earl Cleveland Jr., 94, Howe, died Wednesday, April 27, 2016 at his residence.

William Lee Schmucker, 56, Rogers City, Mich., died Tuesday, April 26, 2016.

    He was born April 4, 1960, in LaGrange, to David and Mary (Bontrager) Schmucker.

The Shipshewana Town Council approved earmarking the funds from the sale of the police department’s Tahoe to go toward two portable speed signs.

Closings…

All LaGrange County offices are closed Monday, May 30, in observance of Memorial Day.

The LaGrange County 4-H Junior Leaders invite community participants of all ages to participate in a color fun run on May 21 at Lakeland Middle School.

A Shipshewana manufacturer announced plans to expand their operations last Friday.

The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) announced that SR 9 resurfacing, through the Town of LaGrange, was scheduled start Monday, May 2, weather permitting.

    Shortly before 2 a.m. on April 29, an officer from the LaGrange County Sheriff’s Department made a traffic stop on an SUV for speeding on CR 475E near CR 700N.

A Stroh man died at the hospital after having a heart attack while driving and crashing his vehicle.

For the third year in a row, Prairie Heights High School has been recognized both nationally and in the world for students’ performance by receiving a bronze rating.

Lakeland High School announced Thursday morning that Cole Miller and Francesca Albergo have been named as the Class of 2016 valedictorians.

In next Tuesday’s Primary Election, four candidates are running to fill three slots on the LaGrange County Council. Of those, three are incumbents.

The Lakeland School Board accepted the resignation of Risa Herber Monday afternoon. Herber had been the district’s superintendent for 10 years.

There were eight presentations Tuesday night for the Launch LaGrange County program. But one stood out.