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A horse was shot while inside a fenced-in area at residence on CR 200S early Friday morning.


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Patricia JoAnn Schrade,68, Sturgis, Mich., died Friday, December 7, 2012 at her residence.


Merritt R. Miller, 86, LaGrange, died Thursday, December 6, 2012 at Greencroft Healthcare in Goshen.


The ninth program that is being highlighted is the Small Group Home.


Eight new Indiana Conservation Officers officially joined the DNR Division of Law Enforcement during graduation ceremonies today at the Indiana Government Center South.


Catherine Ann (Baranek) Sackrider, 59, of Wall Lake near Orland and formerly of Toledo, Ohio, died recently.


Brian Cochran


Ark Animal Sanctuary


Shipshewana predicts ice in the forecast for December 27-29, as the town hosts its annual Shipshewana Ice Festival, a popular event for both locals and tourists.



Portions of Lakeland High School’s roof will be replaced next summer after the board approved a contract with the low bidder for the project.


Aaron Kelley swished 22 points and made eight steals in leading Hamilton to a 66-50 varsity boys basketball triumph at The Howe School Tuesday night.


Elkhart Christian placed five players in double figures and rolled past Prairie Heights, 63-46 in varsity boys basketball action Tuesday night in Dunlap.


Maria McCoy and her Westview teammates stayed red-hot Tuesday night in whipping visiting Elkhart Christian, 61-32.



Fairfield sent the Lakeland varsity boys basketball team down to its third defeat of the 2012-13 campaign Tuesday night in LaGrange by a count of 56-36.


Brad Targgart – Principal

Wolcott Mills




Maple Wood Nature Center is closed for Christmas and New Years, December 20-January1.


Margaret Malone


To the editor:


James Carter

Tell City



Library Closings…


On December 5, the LaGrange County Sheriff’s Department was contacted about an out of control subject.


On December 5, the LaGrange County Sheriff’s Department was notified of a subject staying at 0874 W 590 S with a warrant out of Noble County.