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The LaGrange County Republican party has withdrawn its candidate for county coroner from the November ballot.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


Susie J. Yoder, 94, Topeka, died Tuesday, August 7, 2012 at her residence.


Cedar Creek solidified its hold on the Upper Division lead in the Topeka Men’s Softball League with a twin-bill sweep of ConCreations.


Indiana’s revenues continue to show improvements, as the fiscal year (FY) 2012 revenues exceeding the latest forecast by approximately $50 million.