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The LaGrange County Plan Commission is set to hear a rezone request from the Michiana Event Center (MEC) at a proposed new location near Shipshewana.

Kenneth Dale Fulk,84, Kendallville, Ind., died Tuesday, April 12, 2016 at Parkview Regional Medical Center in Ft. Wayne, Ind.

    Judy Kay Burgi, 66, Kendallville, Ind., died Tuesday, April 12, 2016 at her residence.

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.