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Betty G. Hirschy, 90, LaGrange, died Thursday, May 18, 2017 at Kosciusko Community Hospital in Warsaw, Ind.

The Shipshewana Town Council received 30 applications for the soon-to-be-vacant town manager position.

The Shipshewana Town Council put its support behind a proposed system that would give more complete coverage for emergency page-outs for firefighters and first responders.

Jay Hershberger, 86, Goshen, Ind., formerly of Millersburg, died Saturday, May 27, 2017 at his residence.

    Lawrence Elmer "Larry" Rodgers, 66, Sturgis, Mich., died Monday, May 22, 2017 at the scene of a two-vehicle accident on SR 9 in Howe.

Westview defeated Jimtown (172-198) and Goshen (172-196) in varsity boys golf action last week at Maplecrest Country Club.


Central Noble blanked Prairie Heights, 1-0 in the semifinal round of the 2A baseball sectional at Westview Saturday morning.

The Lakeland baseball team’s dream of winning its first sectional championship in nine years quickly melted in a nightmarish first inning Monday morning in Syracuse.

Polly E.  Yoder, 90, Goshen, Ind., died Friday, May 26, 2017 at Greencroft Gables Health Care in Goshen.

Nancy Y. Vrell, 61, LaGrange, died Thursday, May 25, 2017 at Sturgis Hospital in Sturgis, Mich.

Cheryl L. Nelson, 63, Shipshewana, died Saturday, May 27, 2017 at Goshen Hospital.

Ella H. Wingard, 81, Topeka, died Friday, May 26, 2017 at her residence.

    She was born October 26, 1935, in LaGrange County, to Henry and Lydian (Troyer) Frye.

Dear Friends,

I got a letter! I got a letter! I get so excited when that happens I run in circles and my puff really wags! Here you go.

Hi Buddy,

Westview nipped county rival Prairie Heights, 1-0 in the first game of the local 2A softball sectional Monday evening in Emma.

Wawasee eliminated host Lakeland, 5-2 in the opening round of the local 3A softball sectional Monday night in LaGrange.

Lakeland senior Kloee Fitch earned her fourth straight trip to the IHSAA girls track and field state finals meet Tuesday night in Marion.

Nick Burlingame was hired as the new Lakeland High School varsity boys basketball coach by the Lakeland School Board Monday night.