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Westview stayed perfect in the NECC boys basketball standings with a 47-34 victory at Eastside last Friday night.

Westview took control of the NECC girls basketball regular-season championship chase last Friday night with a 42-41 defeat of Fairfield in Benton.

Several more candidates have filed with the LaGrange County Clerk’s Office to run in the May primary. Deadline to file is noon on Friday, Feb. 7

With the handing over of the keys Friday afternoon, it became official. Lord’s Grain in LaGrange is now Dove Ag, owned by Jon and Sandy Silsby of Union City, Mich.

Suellyn Mickem was elected to fill the vacant spot on the LaGrange Town Council after a Democratic caucus was held Friday afternoon at the town hall.

Jeffery W. Wible

LaGrange County Prosecutor


Dear friends,

Do you know how many days until spring? I DO! It is 45 and can’t come soon enough!

The LaGrange County Sheriff’s Department was contacted on February 2 by three residents of Howe regarding vandalism and theft.

Gilbert Duane Stephenson, 59, Shipshewana, died Thursday, January 30, 2014 at Parkview LaGrange Hospital.

Melissa Ann Mishler,39, Burr Oak, Mich., died Saturday, February 1, 2014 at Bronson Methodist Hospital in Kalamazoo, Mich.

Charles E.” Ed” Sawyer, 45, of LaGrange, died Friday, January 31, 2014 in the emergency room at Parkview LaGrange Hospital.

Gerald B. “Garry” Hammer, 62, Wolcottville, died in the line of duty Friday, January 31, 2014.

Calvin J. Evans, 90, of LaGrange, died peacefully, at Miller’s Merry Manor on Thursday, January 30, 2014.

State Sen. Sue Glick

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