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With the handing over of the keys Friday afternoon, it became official. Lord’s Grain in LaGrange is now Dove Ag, owned by Jon and Sandy Silsby of Union City, Mich.

Suellyn Mickem was elected to fill the vacant spot on the LaGrange Town Council after a Democratic caucus was held Friday afternoon at the town hall.

Jeffery W. Wible

LaGrange County Prosecutor


Dear friends,

Do you know how many days until spring? I DO! It is 45 and can’t come soon enough!

The LaGrange County Sheriff’s Department was contacted on February 2 by three residents of Howe regarding vandalism and theft.

Gilbert Duane Stephenson, 59, Shipshewana, died Thursday, January 30, 2014 at Parkview LaGrange Hospital.

Melissa Ann Mishler,39, Burr Oak, Mich., died Saturday, February 1, 2014 at Bronson Methodist Hospital in Kalamazoo, Mich.

Charles E.” Ed” Sawyer, 45, of LaGrange, died Friday, January 31, 2014 in the emergency room at Parkview LaGrange Hospital.

Gerald B. “Garry” Hammer, 62, Wolcottville, died in the line of duty Friday, January 31, 2014.

Calvin J. Evans, 90, of LaGrange, died peacefully, at Miller’s Merry Manor on Thursday, January 30, 2014.

State Sen. Sue Glick

Relief for Propane Customers

The application period for the second round of Secured School Safety Grants is now open and runs through Monday, March 10, 2014.

Breakfast with the Birds…

Wynoma P. Howe, 90, Angola, Ind., died Thursday, January 30, 2014 in Northern Lakes Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Angola.

Lakeland hung on to beat Hamilton, 65-60 in NECC boys basketball Wednesday night in LaGrange.