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The Town of LaGrange has the largest increase in population, based on estimated released by the U.S. Census Bureau, noting changes in population from the 2010 census through 2013.

Delores J. Stanley of Albion, Ind., was sentenced to nearly a year of home detention recently.

Several additional grants to address sediment and logjams around LaGrange County have been announced by the Indiana DNR.

Dallas Ritchie, 75, died Saturday, May 24, 2014 at Parkview LaGrange Hospital.

The LaGrange County Sheriff’s Department was contacted on May 25 regarding a burglary.

    The LaGrange County Sheriff’s Department was called shortly after 5 p.m. on May 25 regarding a physical altercation at a residence in the 2000 block of North SR 3.

Officers from the LaGrange County Sheriff’s Department responded to a call from E&S Sales in Shipshewana on May 24 regarding a shoplifter.

Glen Oaks Community College (GOCC) has announced the candidates for graduation who were recognized at the commencement ceremonies earlier this month. Among those named were:

Beverley Jean Oliver, 86, Columbia City, Ind., died Saturday, May 24, 2014.

    She was born July 31, 1927, in Ft. Wayne, to Ray F. and Hazel (Smith) Hutton.

Mary Anna Stump, 68, Avilla, Ind., died Friday, May 23, 2014 at Parkview Regional Medical Center in Ft. Wayne, Ind.

Charles R. Heston Sr., 73, Wolcottville, formerly of Mishawaka, Ind., died Saturday, May 24, 2014 at his residence.

On September 8 - 11, join the LaGrange County Library on a tour of Southern Indiana, and visit some of the most famous and most important elements of our state.

Dear Friends,

Jeff Conrad will be celebrating 34 years of teaching with an open house at Lakeland High School cafeteria, June 11th 2014 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.  

    Goshen-Marilyn Jean DePue, 84, died Sunday afternoon at The Maples at Waterford Crossing.  She had been in failing health the past three years.

Prairie Heights traveled to Elkhart County Tuesday night to play a pair of varsity softball games.

Prairie Heights emerged the winner of a tightly-contested NECC boys golf triangular meet held at Heron Creek Golf Course Tuesday.

Eleven was the magic number for the Prairie Heights baseball team Tuesday and Wednesday night, as the Panthers scored 11 runs in wins over Fairfield and DeKalb.


Lakeland scored 15 runs in the first inning en route to a 23-4 triumph over Hamilton in NECC softball Tuesday night in LaGrange.