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The LaGrange County Sheriff’s Department is looking for a subject who cashed a fraudulent payroll check at J&J Discount north of Howe.

Shortly after 8 p.m. on November 29, an officer from the LaGrange Police Department stopped a 2002 Dodge Caravan for a traffic violation on US 20 east of LaGrange.

The plan to extend water service along the SR 9 corridor south from Fawn River Crossing is moving ahead as the LaGrange County Commissioners approved advertising for bids.

A long-running nuisance complaint near Shipshewana is finally closed following a hearing Monday morning with the LaGrange County Commissioners.

A group of Lakeland High School students spent a cold night outside recently to get a better understanding of the challenges faced by those who are homeless.

Christine Maxwell, 76, Kendallville, Ind., died Thursday, November 28, 2013, at her residence.

Dawn M. Ebert, 47, Worthington, Ohio, formerly of Sturgis, Mich., died Wednesday, November 27, 2013 at her residence.

Lynnae E. Figel, 37, Howe, died Tuesday, November 26, 2013 at her residence. 

    Carolyn Scheimann, 80, died Friday, November 29, 2013 at Lutheran Life Villages in Kendallville, Ind.

Bonnie J. Brown, Clerk of the Circuit Court, announced the following deadline for an individual to file a Declaration of Candidacy for the 2014 Primary Election to be held on May 6, 2014.

Grete L. Stidham, 66, LaGrange, died Thursday, November 28, 2013 at her residence.

Orva D. Fry, 45, Ligonier, Ind., died Thursday, November 28, 2013 in Tijuana, Mexico.

Debbie Bontrager, President

Animal Welfare

Association, Inc.

Dear Friends,

Check houseplant leaves for brown, dry edges, which indicate too little relative humidity in the house. Increase humidity by running a humidifier, grouping plants or using pebble trays.

Ashtin Kaminer poured in 19 points in sparking Lakeland to a 53-49 overtime triumph at Central Noble Tuesday night.

Often times a player’s value to a basketball team can be measured on what it does when he is off the court rather than what it accomplishes when he is on the court.