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The LaGrange County 4-H program is still looking for youth in grades in 1-12 who are interested in having fun and learning at the same time. Indiana 4-H enrollment will close on May 15.

That’s plural because both Saturday and Sunday were big event days locally. And besides, as one of my t-shirt says in four languages “Every day is Earth Day.”

Robert W. Allberry, 74, Naples, Fla., and Elkhart, Ind., died Monday, April 24, 2017 at N.C.H. Hospital in Naples, Fla.

The Indiana Department of Natural Resources (DNR) recently awarded Lake and River Enhancement (LARE) grants to counties across Indiana, State Sen. Sue Glick (R-LaGrange) announced.

The LaGrange County Regional Utility District will begin its water system extension project to serve the Howe Travel Plaza on the Indiana Toll Road this Friday, April 28.

More than 50 businesses, employment agencies and service organizations will be on hand for the fourth annual Veterans 1st Hiring Event May 4 at the IPFW International Ballroom.

Ernest Lee Easterday, 79, Mendon, Mich., died Monday, April 24, 2017 at his residence.

Tobias C. Miller, 87, Constantine, Mich., died Thursday, April 20, 2017 at his residence.

James D. “Dusty” Gates, 39, Howe, died Sunday, April 23, 2017.

Westview scored NECC girls tennis victories over Churubusco (5-0) and West Noble (3-2) this week.

The Lakeland varsity boys golf team improved its NECC record to 5-1 with wins over Central Noble (184-243) and Fremont (184-186) Tuesday night at Lake James Golf Course in Angola.

Lakeland bested West Noble (203-254) and Eastside (203-240) in middle school golf Monday afternoon at Bridgewater Golf Club in Auburn.

Westview advanced to the semifinals of the 2017 NECC baseball tournament with a 9-7 victory over Fremont Tuesday night in Emma.

For 50 years, the stages at Westview High School have been telling stories for the enjoyment of our community.

50 Years Ago

in the Standard

April 20, 1967

Marisa Olivares, a senior at Lakeland High School, is hosting a color run Sunday, April 30, as part of her senior project.