The Shipshewana Town Council approved moving ahead with the proposed 2015 Fire Service Agreement with the town and Newbury, Van Buren and Clay townships.
Maple Wood Nature Center is closed September 1-5 for Labor Day. Trails are open.
Paul W. Boughner, 62, Indianapolis, Ind., died Friday, August 28, 2014.
He was born September 6, 1951, in Kalamazoo, Mich., to Fred H. and Beverly J. Boughner.
Titus J. Speicher Jr., 84, LaGrange, died Thursday, August 28, 2014 at Miller’s Merry Manor of LaGrange.
Woodlan used its superior size and speed to overwhelm Prairie Heights, 40-6 in varsity football action last Friday night at Hubert Cline Field.
Nishawn Jones rushed for 119 yards and three touchdowns in leading New Haven to a 48-8 romp over visiting Lakeland in varsity football last Friday night.
Angola scored twice in the second half to rally past Prairie Heights, 2-1 in NECC soccer last Thursday night.
Central Noble defeated host Westview, 25-21, 25-18 in the championship match of a varsity volleyball tournament played Saturday in Emma.
Westview spotted county rival Lakeland an early, 1-0 lead then reeled off six unanswered goals to claim a 6-1 victory over the Lakers this past Saturday night in Emma.
Westview rallied to nip West Noble, 14-25, 23-25, 25-14, 25-19, 15-12 in a thrilling NECC volleyball match played last Thursday night in Emma.
Goshen aced Westview, 5-0 in varsity boys tennis last Thursday.
Westview cruised to a 5-0 varsity girls soccer win at Garrett last Thursday night.
Adel Obad and Logan Lawrence each tallied a couple of goals in leading Lakeland to an 8-0 drubbing of Central Noble in NECC boys soccer last Thursday.
Hamilton edged Lakeland, 25-15, 24-26, 28-26, 22-25, 15-13 in NECC volleyball last Thursday evening in LaGrange.
Donna Mae Mast, 82, Shipshewana, died Sunday, August 31, 2014 at East Lake Nursing and Rehabilitation in Elkhart, Ind.
Consider the calendar. It's useful for keeping track of your schedule and your Mom's birthday, and remembering Arbor Day.
Polly A. (Miller) Schmucker, 96, Nappanee, Ind., died Tuesday, August 26, 2014 at Courtyard Health Center in Goshen, Ind.
Linda Ann Diehl, 57, Angola, Ind., died Wednesday, August 27, 2014 at her residence.
Robert Lee Bordner, 85, Kendallville, Ind., died Wednesday, August 27, 2014 at Northridge Village in Albion, Ind.
Dale E. Blosser, 79, Elkhart, Ind., died Monday, August 25, 2014 at Elkhart General Hospital.
It’s been a goal and a dream for years for the Howe Fire Department. The department wanted a new home and had been looking for a number of years.