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A deputy from the LaGrange County Sheriff's Department was dispatched to a residence on CR 540N October 19 after a battery report.

The LaGrange County Sheriff's Department is investigating a theft report.

Two people were injured in an early Saturday morning crash on US 20.

 A Sunday evening accident caused a power outage for parts of southern LaGrange County as REMC crews had to repair a pole damaged in the crash.

Lloyd A. Bontrager, 56, Chino Valley, Ariz., formerly of Topeka, died Monday, October 13, 2014.

Leslie E. Sheley, 49, LaGrange, died Thursday, October 16, 2014 at Miller’s Merry Manor of LaGrange.

Martin L. "Bud" Joyce, 74, Wolcottville, died Sunday, October 19, 2014, at Parkview Noble Hospital in Kendallville, Ind.

Thomas N. Sprague, 76, died Tuesday, October 14, 2014 at Vibra Hospital in Ft. Wayne, Ind.

Devon Jay Lehman, 26, Millersburg, Ind., died Monday, October 13, 2014 at the scene of an automobile/bicycle accident on SR 13 in Millersburg.

Margaret A. Radle, 75, LaGrange, died Sunday, October 12, 2014 at Parkview LaGrange Hospital.

The following events are coming up in November for adults, teens and children at the LaGrange County Public Library and its Topeka and Shipshewana branches.

Polly S. Miller, 94, LaGrange, died Monday, October 13, 2014 at Miller’s Merry Manor of LaGrange.

ITR Concession Co., the operator of the Indiana Toll Road, is seeking applicants in locations across the toll road for seasonal equipment operators to work during the winter months.

Wanda Jean Hoover, 84, LaGrange, died Tuesday, October 14, 2014 at Life Care Center of LaGrange.

Valerie Whitaker and

Katie Yoder



Westview claimed its fourth consecutive IHSAA girls soccer sectional championship Saturday afternoon in Garrett with a 3-0 victory over the host Lady Railroaders in the finals.

Great soccer players seem to have the ball on their foot at the most crucial times of a match.

The Westview doubles tandem of juniors Andrew Yoder and Zach Schrock downed Angola rivals Chris Calvelage and Jordan Sager to win the Concord sectional championship last Thursday evening.

Prairie Heights earned its first varsity football victory of the 2014 season last Friday night at Fremont by beating the host Eagles, 23-6.