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On Aug. 12, the LaGrange County Sheriff’s Department received a call regarding a burglary at a residence on CR 500N.


Kenneth Randy Fulmer, 57, Noblesville, Ind., died Wednesday, August 8, 2012 in Noblesville.


Hi, friends,

Boy, oh boy, oh boy, oh boy did I ever have fun at the Pooches Paddle on the Mongo River Run on Sunday!


Joyce Maxine Taylor, 85, Wolcottville, died Saturday, August 11, 2012 at Parkview LaGrange Hospital.


    Norma J. Long, 77, Butler, Ind., formerly of LaGrange, died Saturday, August 11, 2012 at The Laurels of Dekalb Nursing Home in Butler, Ind. 


    JoLinda Fern Miller, 1 day, died Thursday, August 9, 2012 at Parkview Regional Medical Center in Ft. Wayne.


Genevieve Anne (Warner) Lehman, 90, a former resident of Topeka and widow of Dr. Kenneth M. Lehman, died at 7:05 a.m. on Sunday, August 5, 2012 at her home in Indianapolis.



The Shipshewana West sewer project continues to move along as questions continue to be raised by residents who seek to have the project stopped.


How many industrial buildings are sitting empty in LaGrange County? Six? Ten? More than a dozen?


The LaGrange County Republican party has withdrawn its candidate for county coroner from the November ballot.


Sometime during the early morning hours on Aug. 8, an unknown person or persons took a 2007 Honda four-wheeler ATV from a residence on SR 120 in Shipshewana.


Les Garmire


To the Editor:


Calvin J. Weaver, 69, Shipshewana, died Wednesday, August 8, 2012 at his residence.


Karl E. Wear, 72, Michigan City, Ind., died Friday, July 13, 2012 at his residence.


William E. Sweigart, 94, LaGrange, died Saturday, August 4, 2012 at Miller’s Merry Manor of LaGrange. 


Prince of Peace Lutheran Church in Stroh will celebrate the 35th anniversary of its founding beginning at 9 a.m. on Sunday, Aug. 19.




Madyson Marie Crawford, 11 weeks, Sturgis, Mich., died Sunday, August 5, 2012 at Bronson Methodist Hospital in Kalamazoo, Mich.