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The LaGrange County Sheriff’s Department received a call from Prairie Heights High School Principal Jeremiah Swander regarding a student.

    Shortly before 2 a.m. on February 18, an officer from the LaGrange Police Department conducted a traffic stop at Townline Road and Grant St. in LaGrange.

It was the sixth time that LaGrange attorney Darin Schrock and his wife, Jolene, had traveled to Ethiopia. The first three times had been to adopt their three children.

Jeff and Jodie Anderson



To the Editor:

William K. Grant,54, Sturgis, Mich., died Tuesday, February 18, 2014 at Fairview Nursing and Rehabilitation Community in Centreville, Mich.

Martha A. "Peachie" Guldin, 93, LaGrange, died Saturday, February 15, 2014 in Gilbert, Ariz.

Nadine H. Halsey, 87, LaGrange, died Tuesday, February 18, 2014 at her residence.

Cassidy Mickem



To the Editor:

The LaGrange County REMC Board of Directors will be accepting applications from non-profit service organizations for environmentally friendly projects that will benefit LaGrange County.

LaGrange County Sheriff Terry Martin has released the 2013 year end statistics for the department.

Dorothy Eileen Cook, 92, Adams Lake, died Monday, February 17, 2014, at Lutheran Life Villages in Kendallville.

LaGrange County Commissioners went on record as being opposed to the proposal in the legislature to repeal the personal property tax. The proposal is contained in S.B. 1 and H.B. 1001.

 Lakeland schools have updated their plans for makeup days due to the difficult winter the area has faced.

Irene Miller, 67, Shipshewana, died Friday, February 14, 2014 at her residence.