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The work on CR 200N between SR 9 and CR 675W is progressing, with the base and intermediate layer of asphalt laid down last week.

Mary Frances McCollum McKenzie, 92, Howe, died Friday, July 8, 2016 at Parkview LaGrange Hospital.

Shortly after 8 p.m. on July 10, an officer from the LaGrange County Sheriff’s Department stopped a 2004 Ford passenger car on CR 300N west of SR 3 for a traffic violation.

Deputies from the LaGrange County Sheriff’s Department were dispatched to a residence in the 7000N block of CR 1200W regarding a stolen vehicle.

Two people were arrested for OWI in separate incidents July 10.

Hostetler’s Hudson Museum has a new vehicle on loan, and it’s one of a kind.

Ben Douglas Jump, 67, LaGrange, died Thursday, July 7, 2016 at his residence.

Keith Ernest Schemahorn, 84, Sturgis, Mich., died Thursday, July 7, 2016 at Sturgis Hospital.

Brittney Pender is the new Health and Human Sciences Extension Educator in LaGrange County. Pender currently resides is Columbia City and was born and raised in rural St. Joseph County, Ind.

Dear friends,

Man, I missed this adventure but Gertie told me this story.

Annalee M. Mory, 92, South Milford, Ind., died on Wednesday, July 6, 2016, at North Ridge Village in Albion, Ind.

Alice Beaty Aker Kiehle, 98, died December 11, 2015, in DeLand, Fla.

    Graveside service will be 1 p.m. Saturday, July 23, at Greenwood Cemetery in LaGrange.

Lillian Easter “Jill” Mynhier, 93, LaGrange, died Thursday, July 7, 2016 at Miller’s Merry Manor of LaGrange.

Blake Barkman

Blake is the son of Rose and Sam Barkman. He is a member of the Rabbit Club and also shows started calves.


Weed or flower? Sometimes it's in the eye of the beholder

There’s no excuse for being indoors during the next two months. LaGrange and Elkhart counties have a variety of events to entertain and inform you.

Evelyn M. "Susie" Marks died Wednesday, July 6, 2016, at Parkview Noble Hospital.

It’s almost time for the LaGrange County 4-H Fair, and there is a real buzz in the air.