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On August 27 at approximately 2 a.m., the LaGrange County Sheriff’s Department responded to a call in the 5300S block of CR 075W regarding a noise complaint at a party. 

On August 26 around 1:26 a.m., a deputy from the LaGrange County Sheriff’s Department stopped a Ford passenger car on CR 700S east of 550E for a traffic violation.

Patricia Marie Hoffman, 85, LaGrange, died Saturday, August 26, 2017 at Life Care Center of LaGrange.

Donabell Huff, 93, Fremont, Ind., died Sunday, August 27, 2017 at Northern Lakes Nursing Home in Angola, Ind.

The Shipshewana Town Council approved hiring a fifth police officer for the town at Thursday’s meeting.

A Shipshewana woman was killed when her bicycle was stuck by a van August 24 on SR 5 north of Shipshewana.

Howe’s Indian Summer Days are set for Sept. 15 and 16, with a new event planned.

Lydia Mae Kauffman, 90, Middlebury, died Thursday, August 24, 2017 at the Center for Hospice Care in Elkhart, Ind.

The 1-2 punch of quarterback Tom Richards and halfback Nathaniel Keener powered Churubusco to a 42-12 victory over Lakeland in varsity football action last Friday in LaGrange.

Woodlan quarterback Justin Durkes threw for 252 yards and five touchdowns in the first half in leading the No. 2 (2A) Warriors to a 60-0 rout of visiting Prairie Heights last Friday.

Mahala K. Yoder, 33, Shipshewana, died Thursday, August 24, 2017 at Parkview Regional Medical Center in Ft. Wayne, Ind., of injuries from a bicycle/auto accident.

Trisha Dione Cummings, 41, LaGrange, died Saturday, August 19, 2017 at Parkview LaGrange Hospital.

Westview cruised to a 6-0 victory over host Lakeland in NECC girls soccer action Saturday afternoon.

Josh Hunter scored a goal and assisted on another in the second half to lift the Westview varsity boys soccer team to a 3-1 victory over county rival Lakeland Saturday evening in LaGrange.


Angola bested Westview, 25-19, 25-10 in the finals of the Westview Invitational varsity volleyball tournament Saturday.

A three-set win by its No. 3 singles player Ryan Harmelink provided the difference for Goshen in a 3-2 varsity boys tennis triumph over visiting Westview last Thursday.

West Noble held off Westview, 25-23, 27-25, 25-16 in NECC volleyball play last Thursday night.

Ali Bultemeier booted home two goals and earned assists on two others as Westview rolled past Garrett, 6-0 in NECC girls soccer action last Thursday evening.

Lakeland nudged Prairie Heights, 3-2 and lost to Goshen, 5-0 in varsity boys tennis over the weekend.

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