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50 Years Ago in the Standard

August 5, 1965


Audrie Marie (Trenary) Walter, 83, Big Long Lake, died Friday, August 1, 2015.

Ervin J. Lung, 85, Elkhart, died Wednesday, August 5, 2015 at Eastlake Nursing and Rehab.

The Town of LaGrange, through the town board, has taken the first steps in raising water and sewer rates for residents being served by the LaGrange water and sewage departments.

This past Wednesday morning, Harvey Lambright was right where he’s always been on Wednesdays for the past 60 years. Atop a ladder at the Shipshewana Auction.

    The LaGrange County Sheriff's Department is seeking information regarding a missing person/runaway investigation.

Samuel Houston Moore, 50, Middlebury, died Sunday, August 2, 2015 from injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident at the corner of CR 18 and CR 33 in Middlebury.

Willis C. Nisley, 78, Three Rivers, Mich., died Monday, August 3, 2015 at his residence.


    Maple Wood Nature Center will be closed on Saturday, August 22, for the David Rogers Country Fair. Trails will be open.

Dear friends,

Isaac Nathaniel Kimmel, 14 months, Kendallville, Ind., died Friday, July 31, 2015 at Riley Hospital for Children in Indianapolis.

Maurice W. Mishler, 87, LaGrange, formerly of Shipshewana, died Wednesday, July 29, 2015 at Miller’s Merry Manor of LaGrange.

The LaGrange County Plan Commission authorized Planning Administrator Bob Shanahan to look at ways the county could keep tabs on dog breeders in LaGrange County.