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Willis C. Nisley, 78, Three Rivers, Mich., died Monday, August 3, 2015 at his residence.


    Maple Wood Nature Center will be closed on Saturday, August 22, for the David Rogers Country Fair. Trails will be open.

Dear friends,

Isaac Nathaniel Kimmel, 14 months, Kendallville, Ind., died Friday, July 31, 2015 at Riley Hospital for Children in Indianapolis.

Maurice W. Mishler, 87, LaGrange, formerly of Shipshewana, died Wednesday, July 29, 2015 at Miller’s Merry Manor of LaGrange.

The LaGrange County Plan Commission authorized Planning Administrator Bob Shanahan to look at ways the county could keep tabs on dog breeders in LaGrange County.

Dr. Davis was born Dec. 31, 1935 and passed away at his home suddenly on Friday, July 24, 2015. 

Esther Hershberger, 77, Nappanee, Ind., died Sunday, July 26, 2015.

    She was born March 26, 1938 to Daniel M. and Iona (Helmuth) Kuhns.

Eugene Norbert "Marty" Marten, 87, Cottonwood, Ariz., died Sunday, July 26, 2015 at his residence.

 Bethany Braley, executive director of National Day of the Cowboy (NDOC), passed through Northeast Indiana and visited with hosts of local events for NDOC.

Two rezoning requests before the LaGrange County Plan Commission Monday evening each received a positive recommendation and were forwarded to the LaGrange County Commissioners.

An Elkhart man was arrested for illegal drugs after a domestic dispute on July 28.

The LaGrange County Sheriff’s Department was contacted on July 26 regarding criminal mischief at a campground.

Reason 4 Hope will be holding a block party from 3-7 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 1, around the LaGrange County Courthouse.

The Shipshewana Town Council approved a resolution last Thursday that allows enforcement of newly installed stop signs in Berkshire Estates.