The unemployment rate for LaGrange County rose by six-tenths of a percent to 3.8 in June. The May rate was 3.2 percent.
The LaGrange County Parks and Recreation Department offers Nature Bound, Adventure Bound, and By Gone Day Camps for kids.
One person was injured after a semi and two other vehicles were involved in an accident July 26.
A juvenile, no name, age or address given, was injured in a single-vehicle accident July 26.
A single-vehicle accident led to the arrest of the driver for operating while intoxicated.
James R. “Jim” Bryant, 88, Wolcottville, died Sunday, July 24, 2016, at Lutheran Life Villages in Kendallville, Ind.
Ralph E. Thomas, 85, Orland, Ind., died Saturday, July 23, 2016, at his residence.
Daniel Jacobs, 72, Ligonier, Ind., died Sunday, July 24, 2016 at Kendallville Manor in Kendallville, Ind.
Mark Allen Hendricks, 46, Sturgis, Mich., died Sunday, July 24, 2016 at his residence.
Richard Dehl Rohrer, 62, Millersburg, Ind., died Saturday, July 23, 2016 at his residence.
Shirley Carolene Votaw,81, Big Long Lake, died Sunday, July 24, 2016 at Parkview Regional Medical Center in Ft. Wayne, Ind.
Tricia Mae Bair, 44, Danville, N.H., formerly of Ft. Wayne, Ind., died Thursday, July 21, 2016.
Kenneth C. “Butch” Ihrie, 72, Kendallville, Ind., formerly of Wolcottville, died Sunday, July 24, 2016 at his residence.
Barbara R. Grotrian, 82, Shipshewana, died Monday, July 18, 2016, at Greenleaf Health Campus in Elkhart.
The LaGrange County Regional Utility District approved the hiring of an engineering firm to create a master plan for Regions B & D.
The LaGrange County Board of Zoning Appeals (BZA) approved three variance requests at their July 19 meeting.
Officers from the LaGrange County Sheriff’s Department were dispatched shortly before 9 p.m. on July 24 regarding a stolen vehicle.
Three juveniles from Elkhart County were injured in an accident on CR 450N July 24.
Officers from the LaGrange County Sheriff’s Department were dispatched to the area of CR 1000E and CR 700S on July 24 regarding a single-vehicle accident.
On July 23, Rocky Swihart came into the LaGrange County Sheriff’s Department and told officers he was the victim of a battery that occurred in his residence.
The LaGrange County Sheriff’s Department was contacted on July 23 regarding a stolen golf cart.
The LaGrange County Sheriff’s Department was contacted on July 24 by William Miller of CR 750N regarding a theft.