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Sylvanus Leroy Yoder, 90, LaGrange, formerly of Centreville, Mich., died Saturday, September 5, 2015 at Miller’s Merry Manor of LaGrange.

On August 30, Deborah Dewitt of Stroh drove her 2011 Dodge pickup to the LaGrange County Jail to report that it had been stolen but returned damaged.

Shortly before 11 p.m. on September 1, a LaGrange Police Department K9 unit made a traffic stop on a 1999 Pontiac after the driver was found to have a suspended driver’s license.

Shipshewana Auction, Inc. announced on September 2 that Kevin Lambright, co-owner of Shipshewana Auction, Inc., will be retiring.

Monday afternoon was getting hot and muggy. A good time to cool off, then.

Matthew Bontrager was stillborn Monday, August 31, 2015 at Parkview LaGrange Hospital.

On August 31 around 11:30 p.m., the LaGrange County Sheriff's Department was contacted regarding a battery that had occurred at an apartment near LaGrange.

On August 21, the LaGrange County Sheriff's Department was contacted regarding a stolen horse.

A program on “Healthy Eating for One or Two” will be offered from 5-6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 15, in conference rooms A/B at Parkview LaGrange Hospital.

Arlene R. Vanderhyde, 79, died Saturday August 29, 2015 at Life Care Center of LaGrange.

Award winning bestselling author Wanda Brunstetter will be in Shipshewana for a “Meet the Author and Book Signing” event from 1-3 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 15.

Thomas E. Kennedy, 70, LaGrange, died Sunday, August 30, 2015 at Parkview LaGrange Hospital.

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Anna "Ruth" Miller, 75, Topeka, died Friday, August 28, 2015 at her residence.

Dear Friends,

Caroline Ann Hart, 71, Ft. Wayne, Ind., died Tuesday, August 25, 2015 at Parkview Regional Medical Center in Ft. Wayne, Ind.