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A long-running nuisance complaint near Shipshewana is finally closed following a hearing Monday morning with the LaGrange County Commissioners.

A group of Lakeland High School students spent a cold night outside recently to get a better understanding of the challenges faced by those who are homeless.

Christine Maxwell, 76, Kendallville, Ind., died Thursday, November 28, 2013, at her residence.

Dawn M. Ebert, 47, Worthington, Ohio, formerly of Sturgis, Mich., died Wednesday, November 27, 2013 at her residence.

Lynnae E. Figel, 37, Howe, died Tuesday, November 26, 2013 at her residence. 

    Carolyn Scheimann, 80, died Friday, November 29, 2013 at Lutheran Life Villages in Kendallville, Ind.

Bonnie J. Brown, Clerk of the Circuit Court, announced the following deadline for an individual to file a Declaration of Candidacy for the 2014 Primary Election to be held on May 6, 2014.

Grete L. Stidham, 66, LaGrange, died Thursday, November 28, 2013 at her residence.

Orva D. Fry, 45, Ligonier, Ind., died Thursday, November 28, 2013 in Tijuana, Mexico.

Debbie Bontrager, President

Animal Welfare

Association, Inc.

Dear Friends,

Check houseplant leaves for brown, dry edges, which indicate too little relative humidity in the house. Increase humidity by running a humidifier, grouping plants or using pebble trays.

Ashtin Kaminer poured in 19 points in sparking Lakeland to a 53-49 overtime triumph at Central Noble Tuesday night.

Often times a player’s value to a basketball team can be measured on what it does when he is off the court rather than what it accomplishes when he is on the court.

The LaGrange County Plan Commission approved four site plans Monday evening, all for area businesses.

The LaGrange County Community Foundation (LCCF) has announced that it is in the process of making major staff changes, which will be fully effective December 27.