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Patrons of the LaGrange County Public Library can make an important donation and get rid of their fines at the same time.

Chris J. Knepp, 90, LaGrange, died Wednesday, October 28, 2015 at his residence.

Glen F. McIntire, 83, Topeka, died Tuesday, October 27, 2015 at his residence.

James Leroy Hart, age 71, of Kendallville, passed away on Sunday, October 25, 2015 at his residence.

The LaGrange County Sheriff’s Department was contacted on October 26 regarding vandalism.

Wayne M. Miller, 87, Shipshewana, died Tuesday, October 27, 2015.

    He was born November 14, 1927, in Topeka, to Samuel S. and Rachel M. Miller.

Laurel Ann “Chris” Walton, 67, Howe, died Friday, October 23, 2015 at her residence.

50 Years Ago in the Standard

October 28, 1965


The LaGrange County Public Library is offering classes to learn several new skills.

The LaGrange County Sheriff's Department was contacted shortly before 11 p.m. on October 24 regarding mailboxes being damaged in the area of CR 1075W just north of CR 100S.

Samuel B. "Sam" Gregory Jr., 85, Ft. Wayne, Ind., died Friday, October 23, 2015 at Sage Bluff Nursing Home in Ft. Wayne.

Helen O. Hellemn, 84, Ashley, Ind., died Friday, October 23, 2015, at DeKalb Health in Auburn.

Ross Dale Brownridge, 89, Sturgis, Mich., died Thursday, October 22, 2015 at Sturgis Hospital.

A correction on Shipshewana’s Trick or Treat times as printed last week. Trick-or-treat in Shipshewana will take place on October 31st from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Hi Friends,

I got a letter! I got a letter! I got a letter! I am so happy. I have made a new friend!!! Here is what she has to say.

Dear Buddy,

While traveling out west earlier this fall I noticed an article in the newspaper in Park City, Utah, about a lecture that night entitled “Beaver: Friend or Foe?”

The Heidelberg University Singing Collegians will present "Dances in the Night: An Evening of Show Choir, A Capella and Solo Music" at 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 30, in Gundlach Theatre.