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Award winning bestselling author Wanda Brunstetter will be in Shipshewana for a “Meet the Author and Book Signing” event from 1-3 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 15.

Thomas E. Kennedy, 70, LaGrange, died Sunday, August 30, 2015 at Parkview LaGrange Hospital.

50 Years Ago in the Standard

September 2, 1965


Anna "Ruth" Miller, 75, Topeka, died Friday, August 28, 2015 at her residence.

Dear Friends,

Caroline Ann Hart, 71, Ft. Wayne, Ind., died Tuesday, August 25, 2015 at Parkview Regional Medical Center in Ft. Wayne, Ind.

James W. Baldwin, 69, LaGrange, died Wednesday, August 26, 2015 at St. Joseph Hospital in Ft. Wayne, Ind.

The final two walks in the Patchwork Trails series are coming up in September.

Lorena Mullins, 82, Stroh, died Thursday, August 27, 2015 at Laurels of Dekalb in Butler, Ind.

Riley B. Case, a retired United Methodist pastor, will bring the morning message at Lima Presbyterian Church in Howe Sunday, September 6, at 9:30 a.m.


Maple Wood Nature Center will be closed September 1-7 for Fall Break. Trails will be open.

The LaGrange County Sheriff's Department is looking for information on a possible suspect in the August 21 shooting that left one person wounded.

Farmers State Bank (FSB) announced Monday that it will be closing three of its 14 banking offices later this year.

Miller’s Super Valu in LaGrange is expanding.

The LaGrange Town Council voted Monday evening to reject the four bids submitted for a new salt barn and to restart the process to receive new bids.

The LaGrange County Sheriff's Department was contacted on August 24 by Thomas Atkins of CR 445E, who reported that someone had crashed into his garage door.

Miss Corn School is looking for contestants for the 2015 event.

LaGrange County Corn School starts Tuesday, Oct. 6, and ends Saturday, Oct. 10.

With nine headstones installed earlier this week, the LaGrange County Veterans’ Headstone project finished its work for the year.