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Shortly after 10 a.m. on December 5, the LaGrange County Sheriff’s Department was called regarding an unknown problem at the LaGrange Dollar General.

Richard Paul Foltz, 84, Orland, died Friday, December 6, 2013 at Cameron Memorial Community Hospital in Angola, Ind.

John O. Day, 88, died Sunday, December 8, 2013 at Parkview LaGrange Hospital.

Thomas Kelleher

Garret American Legion

Post 178

Chief Mark McClish

LaGrange Volunteer

Fire Department

Richard E. “Dick” Rossman, 83, Sturgis, Mich., died Wednesday, December 4, 2013 at Froh Community Home in Sturgis, Mich.

East Noble ran over Lakeland, 59-25 in a non-conference varsity girls basketball tussle held Tuesday evening in Kendallville.

Brandi Dawson fired in 29 points and grabbed 19 rebounds as host Garrett spanked Prairie Heights, 57-33 in varsity girls basketball action Tuesday evening.

Holiday closings…

David K. Green Jr., 50, Wolcottville, died Wednesday, December 4, 2013 at his residence.

Mark A. Hamm has accepted a position of associate minister at Stroh Church of Christ.

Mim Smith

Executive Director

KennyBurkett Clinic


The Topeka Volunteer Fire Department held its annual Christmas and Recognition Banquet on December 2.  

The Indiana Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is seeking nominations to for five openings on the Indiana Trails Advisory Board (TAB) for 2014.

BonnieJ.Brown,clerkoftheCircuitCourt,has announced correctedprimary ballot positionsforthe2014PrimaryElectiontobeheldonMay6,2014.

Greg Johnson


Northeast Indiana


Margaret Hobson is a family historian and former mathematics teacher. 

The LaGrange County Sheriff’s Department was called on November 27 regarding a battery that had allegedly occurred at a residence on CR 360N.

On December 1, officers from the LaGrange County Sheriff’s Department were dispatched to a residence on CR 925E regarding an out-of-control juvenile.

Two people were injured in a one-vehicle accident on December 1.