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Eleven young women from around the county will be competing for the title of 2017 Corn School Queen Wednesday and Thursday evenings.

The 2017 Corn School Queen hopefuls are:

Holiday closing…

    All LaGrange County offices will be closed Monday, Oct. 9, in observance of Columbus Day.

Westview successfully defended its East Noble boys tennis sectional championship Saturday morning in Kendallville with a 3-2 victory over the host Knights in the finals.

Westview cruised to its third straight NECC boys cross country championship this past Saturday at West Noble.

A Middlebury man was injured on September 28 after losing control of the dirt bike he was riding.

A Middlebury man was injured on September 28 after losing control of the dirt bike he was riding.

Two people were injured after a vehicle failed to yield to traffic while turning shortly before 5 a.m. on September 28.

Five design/build construction firms have answered the call for requests for qualifications (RFQ) placed by LaGrange County for a new criminal justice building.

Gregory J. Hart, 84, LaGrange, died Friday, September 29, 2017 at Life Care Center of LaGrange.

Irma Troyer, 95, Shipshewana, died Friday, September 29, 2017 at her residence.

With winter only a few months away, Agape Missions of LaGrange County received a boost from the LaGrange County Community Foundation’s (LCCF) Community Impact Grant program.

Phillip C. “Pone” Rice, 33, LaGrange, died Tuesday, September 26, 2017 in Syracuse, Ind.

Betty Marie McKinney, 82, Ft. Wayne, Ind., died Wednesday, September 27, 2017.

    She was born July 4, 1935, in Stroh, to Bill and Frankie Hughes.

Sarah "Penny" Moore, 77, died Saturday, September 23, 2017 at Miller’s Merry Manor of Syracuse, Ind.


West Noble blanked host Westview, 4-0 Tuesday night in a battle of the top teams in the NECC boys soccer standings.

Fremont outlasted Lakeland, 24-26, 25-21, 19-25, 25-16, 15-13 in a NECC volleyball marathon played Tuesday night in LaGrange.

Payton May slammed 14 kills and nine service aces to propel the Westview varsity volleyball team to a 25-16, 25-15, 28-26 triumph over NECC rival Central Noble Tuesday evening in Emma.

The most successful season in Westview Jr. High girls cross country history came to a glorious end Wednesday night in Ligonier, as the Lady Warriors captured the NECC Meet title.

Westview grabbed five of the top nine finishing positions in cruising to the 2017 NECC middle school boys cross country championship Wednesday evening in Ligonier.

LaGrange County Commissioners will meet at 8:30 a.m. on Monday, Oct. 2, in the county office building on Michigan Street in LaGrange.

Bruce A. McKenzie, 90, Fishers, Ind., formerly of LaGrange County, died Monday, September 25, 2017.