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The LaGrange County Sheriff’s Department was contacted on May 21 regarding a theft at the Lake of the Woods public access site.

The Lakeland School Board is looking to name a new district superintendent within the next 30 days, if not sooner.

Prince of Peace Church will host a spaghetti supper from 4:30-7:30 p.m. on Saturday, June 4, at the church.

An American Red Cross Blood Drive will be held from 7:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. on Saturday, June 11, at Prince of Peace Lutheran Church near Stroh.

Victor Joseph Galinis Sr., 86, Sturgis, Mich., died Sunday, May 22, 2016 at his residence.

Evelyn Marie Warner, 64, Sturgis, Mich., died Sunday, May 22, 2016 at her aunt’ residence in Sturgis.

Justine Ann Palenick, 61, Sturgis, Mich., died Friday, May 20, 2016 at Sturgis Hospital.

A traffic stop by Indiana State Trooper Ben Reason and Trooper Jesse Reason resulted in four Shipshewana teens and a Topeka teen facing alcohol related charges. 

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Paul A. Northup, 52, Orland, Ind., died Friday, May 20, 2016 in Danville, Ill.

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Westview finished second in a varsity softball tournament played at Goshen Saturday.

The Lakeland boys track team captured its third IHSAA sectional team championship in five years last Thursday night in Angola.

Three LaGrange County golfers played well enough in Saturday’s NECC tournament at Noble Hawk Golf Links to earn all-conference honors.