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Races for several county offices will be contested in the May primary to decide who will run in the fall General Election.

 

Bruce Alan Kirschner, 60, died Wednesday, February 8, 2012 in LaGrange. 

 

 

The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) is again offering competitive engineering scholarships valued at $3,125 per semester for up to five years.

 

Katie J. Hochstetler, 93, Topeka, died Friday, February 10, 2012 at her son’s residence in Topeka. 

 

Westview girls basketball coach Randy Yoder was hoping that senior standouts Skyler Carpenter and Jeslyn Zimmerly could have one last ride on a sectional title train.

 

Wawasee held off Lakeland, 38-34 in the opening round of the Class 3A girls basketball sectional in Syracuse Tuesday night.

 

Lakeland defeated East Noble (96.05-95-90) and lost to DeKalb (105.85-96.05) in varsity gymnastics earlier this week.

 

Prairie Heights shaded Westview, 63-54 in middle school wrestling earlier this week.

 

 

SECTIONALS

CLASS 4A

AT MUNSTER

 

 

LaGrange County REMC was the recent recipient of an AED (automated external defibrillator) that will be carried on one of its trucks.

 

State Sen. Sue Glick (R-LaGrange) welcomed Danielle and Austin Barr of Caroline Monroe High School as Senate pages in January.

 

On Feb. 3, the Shipshewana Police Department hired Derek L. Baldridge to fill a recently vacated full-time deputy position.

 

Madeleine Sherman, a sixth grader at Lakeland Middle School, was recently accepted into the People to People Student Ambassador program set to go to Australia on July 14.

 

The LaGrange County Sheriff’s Department released its activity report for January 2012. January, 2011 figures are in parentheses.