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Imo Jewel Ransburg, 91,South Milford, died Friday, February 19, 2016, at Presence Sacred Heart Home in Avilla, Ind.

Dear friends,

Grant Reed McKenzie, 62, Howe, died Saturday, February 20, 2016.

    He was born March 9, 1953, to John C McKenzie and Mary (McCollum) McKenzie.

Elma E. Miller, 89, Topeka, died Sunday, February 21, 2016 at her daughter’s residence in Topeka.

Linda L. Becker McWhinney, 73, Kendallville, Ind., died Wednesday, February 17, 2016, at Parkview Noble Hospital in Kendallville, Ind.

Richard T. White, 85, LaGrange, died Thursday, February 18, 2016 at Life Care Center of LaGrange.

A LaGrange man who threatened and attacked a Howe woman in October 2014 was sentenced to 20 years in a plea agreement Monday.

Jason Saam, 37, of Van Wert, Ohio, was sentenced Monday to 1½ years in jail for stealing an antique gun and six cannonballs from the South Milford World War I monument.

It’s well-known fact that SR 5 can be nearly impassable with traffic attempting to get in and out of the Shipshewana Flea Market.

The Town of LaGrange is seeking a new full-time deputy marshal after the council accepted the resignation of Lee Evans Tuesday evening.

On February 13, the LaGrange County Sheriff's Department received a report around 9 p.m. of a hit and run crash at 200W and 625S.

A deputy from the LaGrange County Sheriff's Department stopped a vehicle on US 20 near CR 450W around 3:46 a.m. on February 16.

Patricia Ann Johns, 80, Howe, died Monday, February 15, 2016 at her residence.

Richard Dale "Dick" Null, 72, Goshen, died Saturday, February 13, 2016 at I.U. Health Goshen Hospital.

Gary Cristian Troyer, 67, Topeka, died Friday, February 12, 2016 at his residence.

Harold E. Persing, 93, Howe, died Sunday, February 14, 2016 at his residence.

The Shipshewana Town Council approved the purchase of a new vehicle for the police department, going with a four-wheel-drive truck to replace the department’s older Chevrolet Tahoe.

Robert Shanahan, a representative of the commissioner-appointed county building committee, reported that the planned presentation before the county council March 14 will not take place.