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The LaGrange County Sheriff’s Department was contacted recently regarding identity theft.

Marvin A. Hochstetler, 35, Howe, died Wednesday, November 18, 2015 at his residence.

A great way to get to know the LaGrange County Public Library is by becoming a Friends of the Library member.

Rua Charlene Naylor, 90, Columbus, Ohio, formerly of Oliver Lake, died Monday, November 16, 2015 at the Whetstone Gardens and Care Center in Columbus, Ohio.

Lois J. Hooley, 76, formerly of Goshen and Arcadia, Fla., died Saturday, November 14, 2015 at Bethlehem Woods Healthcare in Ft. Wayne, Ind.

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Students from the Lakeland DECA Business Club spent a chilly evening the first weekend of November outside at the First Church of God, raising over $2,000.

LaGrange County Commissioners appointed a new county highway superintendent Monday morning. Randy VanWagner, previously the highway foreman, was appointed to the position.

Work continues on the fitness facility at Westview High School and administrators are looking at how the facility will be used.

Melvin Douglas “Doug” Mickem, 78, Syracuse, Ind., died Wednesday, November 11, 2015 at IU Health Goshen Hospital.

The Shipshewana Town Council approved the 2016 fire contracts with Van Buren and Newbury townships Thursday evening.

Thursday was a tragic day for the Westview community, as 12-year-old Morgan Hunter died in a single-vehicle crash as she was heading to school.

The LaGrange County Sheriff’s Department was contacted on November 15 regarding a suspicious vehicle.

    Officers from the LaGrange County Sheriff’s Department were on patrol in the area of CR 600N and CR 475E when they caught a 1998 Subaru driving 95 mph through the area.

The LaGrange County Sheriff’s Department was contacted on November 14 regarding possible meth lab trash.

Dear Savvy Senior,