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Dear Friends,

The LaGrange County Sheriff’s Department was contacted shortly after 7 p.m. on November 24 regarding an unwanted person at a residence in the 7000E block of CR 200S.

The LaGrange County Sheriff’s Department was called recently regarding a loaded firearm found along a county road.

A pedestrian was injured Monday when he was struck by an SUV.

Samuel Ray Miller, 69, Shipshewana, died Tuesday, November 24, 2015 at his residence.

The LaGrange County Plan Commission approved two expansion projects for area businesses at Monday’s meeting.

There was little change overall in the county’s unemployment rate for October this year, with a slight uptick to 3.3 percent.

Young people in Northeast Indiana tend to be employed in lower-paying industries, according to the November Labor Market Report issued by Northeast Indiana Works.

The Westview High School Speech Team excelled at their first two speech meets of the season.

On November 12, the team competed at Bethany Christian High School in Goshen.

The LaGrange County REMC Operation Round Up has awarded Hoosiers Feeding the Hungry $1,000 for its 2015 “Meat the Need” program.

Diane Gamble, 64, Wolcottville died Sunday, November 22, 2015.

    She was born January 3, 1951, in Kendallville, Ind., to Clovis and Flora (Terry) Hoover.

Richard G. “Garry” Rossman, 63, Centreville, Mich., died Sunday, November 22, 2015 at Three Rivers Health in Three Rivers, Mich.

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Evan Haase, grandson of LaGrange residents Russell and Ardala Hepler, was awarded the rank of Eagle Scout last week.

It was a year ago last Saturday that Lakeland Football Assistant Coach Dave Priestley found out that he would need a new heart and spent Thanksgiving in the hospital.

Wanda Mae Cowley, 83, Kendallville, Ind., died Saturday, November 21, 2015, at Miller’s Merry Manor of LaGrange.