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

    Arlene M. Sherer, 89, Topeka, died January 29, 2015 in LaGrange.

Douglas Eugene Yoder, 71, Middlebury, died Saturday, February 7, 2015 at Lutheran Hospital in Ft. Wayne, Ind.

Janet M. Miller, 69, Goshen, Ind., died Tuesday, February 3, 2015 at I.U. Simon Cancer Center in Indianapolis, Ind.

Katie S. Eash, 100, Goshen, formerly of Shipshewana, died Friday, February 6, 2015 at Courtyard of Goshen.

Margaret Ellen McDonald, 81, LaGrange, died Thursday, February 5, 2015 at her residence.

Richard L. Carls, 87, Sturgis, Mich., died Thursday, February 5, 2015 at Borgess Medical Center in Kalamazoo, Mich.

Vivian L. Wood, 61, Huntington, Ind., died Monday, February 2, 2015 at Parkview Regional Medical Center.

Throughout this session, noteworthy education legislation is being discussed by the Indiana General Assembly. Below are three bills that were considered by the Senate this week:

The Westview varsity girls basketball team stretched its winning streak to 16 Tuesday night with a 71-24 spanking of host Jimtown.

Twenty-two wrestlers from LaGrange County will be vying for regional championships and semi-state berths this Saturday at Goshen High School starting at 9:30 a.m..

Rose Ann Inman, 81, Goshen, Ind., died Tuesday, February 3, 2015 at The Maples at Waterford Crossing in Goshen.

The LaGrange Town Council is considering annexation of outlying areas of the Town. An informational meeting is planned for Tuesday, February 17 at 7 p.m. at the Town Hall.

David Bricker, 68, Howe, died Tuesday, February 3, 2015 at his residence. 

The Focus LaGrange Planning Team

Richard Louis Poor, 83, Wolcottville, died Monday, February 2, 2015 at his residence.

Parks Superintendent Mike Metz was granted permission to upgrade the security systems on four county parks facilities at a Monday meeting of county commissioners.

Tom Marks officially resigned as director of the LaGrange County Building Department at Monday’s county commissioners meeting. The resignation will be effective March 31.