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Dale E. Blosser, 79, Elkhart, Ind., died Monday, August 25, 2014 at Elkhart General Hospital.

It’s been a goal and a dream for years for the Howe Fire Department. The department wanted a new home and had been looking for a number of years.

Carol Schieber-Bruner, 76, Cromwell, Ind., died Monday, August 25, 2014 at her residence.

Christopher J. Hatch, 24, Angola, Ind., died Saturday, August 23, 2014 as a result of an automobile accident in DeKalb County.

Cynthia Templeton

Shipshewana Lake


To the Editor:

A Bronson, Mich., man was injured Monday afternoon when another vehicle backed out onto the roadway in front of his motorcycle.

The LaGrange County Sheriff’s Department is investigating the theft of a 2012 John Deere Gator Sport that occurred over last weekend.

Coming in September is the annual Harvest Fest at Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, located near Stroh. The Harvest Fest will take place from 4-7 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 13.

Glinda Jo Shetley, 38, Marysville, Ind., died Sunday, August 24, 2014, at her residence.

Richard L. Johnson, 72, Wolcottville, died Tuesday, August 26, 2014 at his residence.

Daniel L. Arnold, 70, rural Kendallville, died Saturday, August 23, 2014 at Provena Sacred Heart Home in Avilla, Ind.

Phyllis Jean Clodfelter, 81, Roachdale, Ind., died Saturday, August 23, 2014 at her residence.

Sharon L. Ihrie, 73, Wolcottville, died Sunday, August 24, 2014, at her residence.

Eleanor M. Iddings, 92, Bluffton, Ind., died Friday, August 22, 2014 at Heritage Point in Warren.

Churubusco and Lakeland kicked off their 2014 football campaigns last Friday night at a steamy Laker Field in LaGrange with the visiting Eagles emerging as a 33-19 victor.

Garrett made a triumphant return to the NECC football wars last Friday night when it pummeled visiting Prairie Heights, 39-7.

Four Lakeland boys tennis entries took home third-place ribbons from Saturday’s Fremont Invitational.

Riley Hochstetler’s hat-trick in the first half helped spark the Westview varsity girls soccer team to a season-opening, 10-0 trouncing of Wawasee this past Saturday.

East Noble handed the Lakeland varsity girls soccer team a 4-1 setback last Thursday night in Kendallville.