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DeKalb won a varsity gymnastics triangular match with East Noble and Lakeland this past Monday.

A valiant comeback by the Lakeland girls basketball team came up just short Wednesday night in the 3A Wawasee sectional.

Aldine Leroy Thomas, 81, Goshen, died Tuesday, February 10, 2015 at his residence.

    He was born June 8, 1933, in Middlebury, to Ora and Mabel (Chupp) Thomas.

Dear Friends,

Caleb Matthew Miller, 5 months, LaGrange, died Thursday, February 12, 2015 at his residence.

Clarence "CJ" Miller, 77, Leo, Ind., died Friday, February 13, 2015.

The Shipshewana Police Department has received an increasing number of reports of attempted fraud and scams via telephone and internet.

    Stephan J. Miller, 8, Dalton, Ohio, died Tuesday, February 10, 2015 from injuries suffered in an accident at his home.

The towns of LaGrange and Shipshewana are both eyeing some land for potential annexation, though one is likely to happen well before the other.

Cathy Stoltz



To the Editor:

Charles F. "Charlie" Comden, 61, Sturgis, Mich., died Sunday, February 8, 2015 at Borgess Medical Center in Kalamazoo, Mich.

Lakeland’s school board approved increasing the hours of the school’s athletic trainer, Mark Schermerhorn, after receiving a grant from Parkview Hospital.

Valentine's Day isn't just a holiday to share with someone you love. Sometimes, it is simply about caring for someone...even someone you have never met.

Lorraine Mae Walley, 67, LaGrange, died Tuesday, February 3, 2015 at her residence.

Mary Hershberger, 81, Shipshewana, died Tuesday, February 10, 2015 at her son’s residence in Middlebury.

Norma E. Rice,81, Sturgis, Mich., died Monday, February 9, 2015 at Thurston Woods Village in Sturgis, Mich.

I spent the day last Friday at Lakeland High School talking to four senior English classes about Letters to the Editor.

Prairie Heights Elementary School has released its academic pride lists for the second quarter of the 2014-2015 school year. A * denotes superior academic pride.

The LaGrange County Soil & Water Conservation District will hold its annual public meeting on Thursday, March 5.

Winifred B. “Winnie” Bassett, 100, Nevada Mills (Angola), Ind., died Monday, February 9, 2015, at Northern Lakes Nursing Center in Angola, Ind.