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The Town of LaGrange, through the town board, has taken the first steps in raising water and sewer rates for residents being served by the LaGrange water and sewage departments.

This past Wednesday morning, Harvey Lambright was right where he’s always been on Wednesdays for the past 60 years. Atop a ladder at the Shipshewana Auction.

    The LaGrange County Sheriff's Department is seeking information regarding a missing person/runaway investigation.

Samuel Houston Moore, 50, Middlebury, died Sunday, August 2, 2015 from injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident at the corner of CR 18 and CR 33 in Middlebury.

Willis C. Nisley, 78, Three Rivers, Mich., died Monday, August 3, 2015 at his residence.


    Maple Wood Nature Center will be closed on Saturday, August 22, for the David Rogers Country Fair. Trails will be open.

Dear friends,

Isaac Nathaniel Kimmel, 14 months, Kendallville, Ind., died Friday, July 31, 2015 at Riley Hospital for Children in Indianapolis.

Maurice W. Mishler, 87, LaGrange, formerly of Shipshewana, died Wednesday, July 29, 2015 at Miller’s Merry Manor of LaGrange.

The LaGrange County Plan Commission authorized Planning Administrator Bob Shanahan to look at ways the county could keep tabs on dog breeders in LaGrange County.

Dr. Davis was born Dec. 31, 1935 and passed away at his home suddenly on Friday, July 24, 2015. 

Esther Hershberger, 77, Nappanee, Ind., died Sunday, July 26, 2015.

    She was born March 26, 1938 to Daniel M. and Iona (Helmuth) Kuhns.

Eugene Norbert "Marty" Marten, 87, Cottonwood, Ariz., died Sunday, July 26, 2015 at his residence.

 Bethany Braley, executive director of National Day of the Cowboy (NDOC), passed through Northeast Indiana and visited with hosts of local events for NDOC.

Two rezoning requests before the LaGrange County Plan Commission Monday evening each received a positive recommendation and were forwarded to the LaGrange County Commissioners.

An Elkhart man was arrested for illegal drugs after a domestic dispute on July 28.