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John L. “Hap” Dunkel, 61, Angola, Ind., formerly of LaGrange, died Saturday, September 30, 2017 at Northern Lakes Nursing Home in Angola, Ind.

Amy Sink, CEO of Interra Credit Union in Goshen, is the Indiana Credit Union League’s 2017 recipient of the Professional Achievement Award.

Phyllis Jean Zimmerman, 71, Elkhart, Ind., died Friday, September 29, 2017 at Elkhart General Hospital.

Westview whipped Fremont, 25-14, 25-10, 25-15 in NECC volleyball action last Thursday night in Fremont.

Prairie Heights improved to 7-2 in the NECC volleyball standings and to 19-7 overall with a 25-21, 25-11, 25-16 victory over county rival Lakeland last Thursday night in LaGrange.

Lakeland rallied to beat West Noble, 38-36 in a NECC Big School Division football clash last Friday night in Ligonier.

Eleven young women from around the county will be competing for the title of 2017 Corn School Queen Wednesday and Thursday evenings.

The 2017 Corn School Queen hopefuls are:

Holiday closing…

    All LaGrange County offices will be closed Monday, Oct. 9, in observance of Columbus Day.

Westview successfully defended its East Noble boys tennis sectional championship Saturday morning in Kendallville with a 3-2 victory over the host Knights in the finals.

Westview cruised to its third straight NECC boys cross country championship this past Saturday at West Noble.

A Middlebury man was injured on September 28 after losing control of the dirt bike he was riding.

A Middlebury man was injured on September 28 after losing control of the dirt bike he was riding.

Two people were injured after a vehicle failed to yield to traffic while turning shortly before 5 a.m. on September 28.

Five design/build construction firms have answered the call for requests for qualifications (RFQ) placed by LaGrange County for a new criminal justice building.

Gregory J. Hart, 84, LaGrange, died Friday, September 29, 2017 at Life Care Center of LaGrange.

Irma Troyer, 95, Shipshewana, died Friday, September 29, 2017 at her residence.

With winter only a few months away, Agape Missions of LaGrange County received a boost from the LaGrange County Community Foundation’s (LCCF) Community Impact Grant program.

Phillip C. “Pone” Rice, 33, LaGrange, died Tuesday, September 26, 2017 in Syracuse, Ind.

Betty Marie McKinney, 82, Ft. Wayne, Ind., died Wednesday, September 27, 2017.

    She was born July 4, 1935, in Stroh, to Bill and Frankie Hughes.

Sarah "Penny" Moore, 77, died Saturday, September 23, 2017 at Miller’s Merry Manor of Syracuse, Ind.


West Noble blanked host Westview, 4-0 Tuesday night in a battle of the top teams in the NECC boys soccer standings.