LaGrange County saw its unemployment rate drop below 5 percent for July, down to 4.8 percent. The June rate had been 5.1 percent.
The LaGrange County BZA met Tuesday evening to consider several applications.
Cruiser RV is pleased to welcome two new Regional Sales Managers ahead of the 2014 Elkhart RV Open House event where Cruiser RV will be displaying their full line-up on September 15-18.
David A. Schrock, 93, Middlebury, died Tuesday, August 19, 2014 at The Maples at Waterford Crossing.
Angela Sue Rhinevault, 38, formerly of Shipshewana, died Wednesday, August 13, 2014 in Portland, Ore.
Nominations are now open for the 2014 LaGrange County Citizen of the Year. LaGrange County Corn School officials are seeking community input from clubs, groups, organizations or individuals.
The Second Annual United Indiana EMS Memorial Bike Ride is scheduled to begin at 8 a.m. on Friday, Aug. 22, at the Parkview LaGrange EMS Building at 982 N. Townline Road in LaGrange.
LaGrange County Public Library, its branches and its Bookmobile, will be closed for two additional days in September.
Some important – and free – computer classes are coming up at all branches of the LaGrange County Public Library in September.
Drying herbs is a wonderful way to save your fresh harvest and extend the use of your garden into the winter months.
Jack Lee Wappes, 80, died Friday, August 15, 2014 at The Waters of Martinsville, Ind.
Robert Fink Jr.,78, Sturgis, Mich., died Monday, August 18, 2014 at Sturgis Hospital.
Lori Bennett, 51, died Monday, August 18, 2014 at Covington Manor in Ft. Wayne, Ind.
She was born December 29, 1962 in Ohio.
Library news for September
County commissioners approved a transition plan and a strategic plan for LaGrange County to come into compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
The Council on Aging (COA) operating grant was approved at the Monday morning commissioners meeting. The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) grant is in the amount of $795,000.
Several historic characters from Howe’s history will be at Indian Summer Days in Howe from noon-1:30 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 20.
Shortly after 9 p.m. on August 14, officers from the LaGrange County Sheriff’s Department responded to a report of a physical fight between a mother and son.
The LaGrange County Sheriff’s Department received a call on August 15 regarding items stolen from an unlocked vehicle on CR 200E south of Ontario.