Share |


Jayne Lou Krebser, 83, Sturgis, Mich., died Thursday, June 15, 2017 at Thurston Woods Village in Sturgis, Mich.

Mary Kay Dobson, 70, Millersburg, Ind., died Tuesday, June 20, 2017 at her residence.

Bernard “Rex” Hagen, 89, Anna Maria Island, Fla., died Saturday, June 17, 2017 at his residence.

Jacqueline Hochstedler, 61, Goshen, Ind., died Saturday, June 17, 2017.

    She was born November 2, 1955, in Kokomo, Ind., to Walter and Florence Hochstedler.

Judy M. Brubaker, age 62, of Sturgis, Michigan passed away early Tuesday morning June 20, 2017 at the Bronson Methodist Hospital in Kalamazoo, Michigan.

Keeping a home in good shape can be challenging, especially if the homeowners are on a fixed-income or face other financial difficulties.

Work continues on a water line that will run from Fawn River Crossing to the Indiana Toll Road service plazas, with additional crews set to move in to speed the project along.

Diana Lynn Fogle, 43, Howe, died Wednesday, June 14, 2017 at Parkview LaGrange Hospital.

Virgil Schrock, 94, Topeka, died Wednesday, June 14, 2017 at Miller’s Merry Manor of LaGrange.

Dear Friends,

John L. Grossman, 71, Hillsboro, Ohio, died Friday, June 16, 2017 at Mercy Anderson Hospital in Cincinnati, Ohio.

Annettie Jean McNamara, 79, died Wednesday, June 14, 2017 at Hospice Home in Ft. Wayne, Ind.

High Honor Roll – 3rd Trimester




CAUSE NO. 44C01-1706-EU-000018




CAUSE NO. 44C01-1706-EU-000017


I saw a new orange sign on my way to the office this morning. It said “Road Work Ahead.” I thought, You got that right.

Members of the LaGrange County Public Defender Board have established a budget for 2018. The budget must be approved by the LaGrange County Council later this summer/fall.

Representatives for the Michiana Event Center (MEC) received a positive recommendation from members of the LaGrange County Plat Committee for a revised site plan Thursday morning.

Looking to improve the efficiency and even out the rates paid to bus drivers, Lakeland Transportation Director Chris Blaize presented a proposal to the Lakeland School Board Monday evening.