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LaGrange County Commissioners will meet at 8:30 a.m. on Monday, Nov. 18, to consider various business. A public hearing on the Butler petition to vacate land will be heard at 9:30 a.m.

The Lakeland School Board heard a report on the 2013 Summer Feeding Program at Monday’s meeting, learning that the program has seen a decrease in number of meals served.

The Topeka Town Council approved a new monthly fee for the town’s water customers that will start in January of next year.

Robert L. James, 83, Sturgis, Mich., died Tuesday, November 12, 2013 at Thurston Woods Villa in Sturgis, Mich.

The Arc of Lagrange County is looking for a few Arc Angels.

Amos S. Eicher, 81, Shipshewana, died Tuesday, November 12, 2013 at Parkview Regional Medical Center in Ft. Wayne.

The LaGrange County Community Foundation (LCCF) Board of Directors has announced 10 new grants to organizations serving the needs of LaGrange County citizens. 

Arron R. Knisley

Director of Communications

The LaGrange County Sheriff’s Department was contacted on November 9 regarding theft.

The LaGrange County Sheriff’s Department has released the October 2013 activity report.

Otis C. Winslette, 61, Topeka, died Monday, November 11, 2013 at his residence.

William “Obie” Oberkiser, 65, died October 9, 2011 in Canada.

    He was born January 8, 1946, in Ft. Wayne, Ind., to Earl and Mary (Benner) Oberkiser.

Emma Jo Lehman was stillborn Friday, November 8, 2013.

Earl R. Oberkiser, 88, died Thursday, November 7, 2013 at Lakeland Nursing Home.