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Sheriff Jeff Campos announced last week that new security procedures at the LaGrange County Courthouse will be implemented beginning at 8:00 a.m. on Monday June 6.

Westview Jr.-Sr. High School and Meadowview Elementary were the only two schools in the county named to the state’s 2014-2015 Four Star School list earlier this week.

Samuel W. Baughn, 69, Wolcottville, died Tuesday, May 24, 2016 at his residence.

    Lois Loraine Parker, 87, Kendallville, Ind., died Saturday, May 14, 2016, at her daughter’s residence in Romeo, Mich.

Rex Eric Price, 47, LaGrange, died Tuesday, May 24, 2016, at his residence.

An Orland woman was injured after she lost control of her vehicle on CR 700E.

The LaGrange County Sheriff’s Department is investigating the vandalism of a vehicle at a residence in the 5000 block of CR 475E.

The LaGrange County Sheriff’s Department was contacted on May 21 regarding a theft at the Lake of the Woods public access site.

The Lakeland School Board is looking to name a new district superintendent within the next 30 days, if not sooner.

Prince of Peace Church will host a spaghetti supper from 4:30-7:30 p.m. on Saturday, June 4, at the church.

An American Red Cross Blood Drive will be held from 7:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. on Saturday, June 11, at Prince of Peace Lutheran Church near Stroh.

Victor Joseph Galinis Sr., 86, Sturgis, Mich., died Sunday, May 22, 2016 at his residence.

Evelyn Marie Warner, 64, Sturgis, Mich., died Sunday, May 22, 2016 at her aunt’ residence in Sturgis.

Justine Ann Palenick, 61, Sturgis, Mich., died Friday, May 20, 2016 at Sturgis Hospital.

A traffic stop by Indiana State Trooper Ben Reason and Trooper Jesse Reason resulted in four Shipshewana teens and a Topeka teen facing alcohol related charges. 

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Paul A. Northup, 52, Orland, Ind., died Friday, May 20, 2016 in Danville, Ill.

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