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Gertie told me we need to always be thankful. I am thankful for tons of things. A warm home, security, food, biscuits, a lap, two moms, love and many pals.

Morgan Lee Hunter, 12, Shipshewana, died Thursday, November 12, 2015 due to injuries from an auto accident.

Elsie Frye, 94, Shipshewana, died Sunday, November 15, 2015 at her daughter’s residence in Middlebury.

Diana L. Miller, 68, Wolcottville, died Wednesday, November 11, 2015, at her residence.

The LaGrange County Sheriff's Department was contacted on November 4 about a theft in the Oliver Lake area.

Elexus Holmes knew what she wanted to do for her senior project at Lakeland High School. There really wasn’t much debate.

Marianne Bodie, 82, Lake Gage, died Sunday, November 8, 2015 at her residence.

U.S. Congressman Marlin Stutzman of Howe, a candidate for the U.S. Senate, had lunch with a small group of businessmen at the Blue Gate Restaurant in Shipshewana Tuesday.

Edward Berger of Topeka is a member of Heidelberg University's Symphonic Band during the 2015-2016 academic year. He is a junior majoring in music.

Westview Jr.-Sr. High School has released its honor roll for the first quarter of the 2015-2016 school year.

High Honor Roll

Ruth Jean Rupert, 66, Rome City, formerly of Topeka, died Monday, November 9, 2015, at her residence.

Mervin S. Graber, 73, Charlotte, Mich., formerly of Middlebury, died Monday, November 9, 2015 at his residence.

50 Years Ago in the Standard

November 11, 1965


Five people were injured in a two-vehicle accident November 7.

Officers from the LaGrange County Sheriff's Department responded to a report of a man jumping from a moving vehicle on US 20 near CR 250W November 5.

Two Wolcottville residents were arrested November 5 by officers of the Wolcottville Police Department and the Noble County Sheriff's Department.

Lonnie W. Bontrager, 10, LaGrange, died Saturday, November 7, 2015 at his residence.