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The deadlines for the General Election on Nov. 6 are approaching for filings as well as voter registration.


A new water well is nearing completion for the Prairie Heights School District, and should be tested and ready to use well before school starts in August.


Madonna Price

Volunteer Coordinator


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Donald P. Moline, 76, Brighton, died Tuesday, July 24, 2012 at his residence.


Morris A. Pant Sr., 72, LaGrange, died Wednesday, July 25, 2012 at Parkview LaGrange Hospital.


Elroy M. Holcomb, 52, Howe, died Wednesday, July 18, 2012 at his residence. 


Kerry R. Helmuth, 62, LaGrange, died Tuesday, July 24, 2012 at Kendallville Manor.


ustin L. Kresse, 24, LaGrange, died Sunday, July 22, 2012. 


Ronald E. Henning Jr., 40, Mishawaka, Ind., died Saturday, July 21, 2012 as a result of a car accident on SR 9 south of LaGrange. 


Mary Jo Martin and Jami Gamble held on to their slim leads in the Topeka Women’s Softball League after play last week.


The LaGrange County Council on Aging (COA) has started a fundraiser to raise money for programs and services it offers to the county’s seniors.


The Westview School Board approved moving ahead with a capital improvement project at their meeting Thursday evening.


The test results are in for area students from the 2012 ISTEP+ testing, and overall, LaGrange County schools saw some improvement.


On July 20, LaGrange County Communications received a call regarding a suspicious person entering an abandoned property south of Reed Cemetery on CR 950E.


The LaGrange County Sheriff’s Department was notified Sunday morning of an unresponsive male laying in a yard in the 5300 block of CR 550E.


LaGrange County’s unemployment rose in June, putting the county just below 8 percent.



    Eugene Rendleman Coombes, 57, Ft. Wayne, died Saturday, July 14, 2012 while working in Cleveland, Ohio.


A single-vehicle crash Saturday evening left a Mishawaka man dead shortly after 8 p.m. Saturday.