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Monte L. Austin, 61, Stroh, died Wednesday, March 9, 2016 at his residence.

    He was born March 21, 1954, in Kendallville, Ind. 

Dear friends,

I have some information for you. Gertie went to the vet and came home with some things that canines need to stay away from.

The Lakeland School Board members were among the first to see a new Facebook and Twitter account that will keep the public up to date on corporation happenings.

Commissioners recessed two different petitions to vacate at their Monday meeting. Both rights-of-way involve access to different lakes in the county.

There were no bids for the COA remodeling project. The project was to be funded by a $400,000 grant and a local capital input of some $150,000.

LaGrange County Clerk Bonnie Brown has announced polling changes beginning in the 2016 elections.

The following polling locations will be combined:

Robert Miller, 93, Burr Oak, Mich., died Monday, March 7, 2016 at Thurston Woods Village in Sturgis, Mich.

Shortly before 8 p.m. on March 7, an officer from the LaGrange County Sheriff’s Department made a traffic stop on a Dodge pickup for equipment violations on US 20 just east of CR 250W.

The LaGrange community is invited to the Purdue Extension Board’s annual meeting and dinner on Monday, March 21, at Woodruff Grove United Methodist Church in rural Wolcottville.

Holy Week worship services have been scheduled at Prince of Peace Lutheran Church near Stroh.

Lexie Patrick, 84, LaGrange, died Monday, March 7, 2016, in Life Care Center, LaGrange.

Jana Grace Bontrager was stillborn Monday, March 7, 2016 at Blessed Beginnings Care Center in Nappanee, Ind.

Nancy E. Sutton, 93, Topeka, formerly of Ligonier, died Wednesday, March 2, 2016 at The Northridge Village in Albion, Ind.

James C. VanWagner, 67, Orland, died Thursday, March 3, 2016 at St. Joseph Hospital of Ft. Wayne, Ind.

Appointments are being made for Kindergarten registration at Prairie Heights Community Schools.

Shortly before 8 p.m. on March 5, an officer from the LaGrange County Sheriff’s Department made a traffic stop on a 1998 Dodge truck at SR 9 and CR 750N.