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The Shipshewana Redevelopment Commission and the Shipshewana Redevelopment Authority both approved the final lease agreement with Blue Gate Holdings for the Shipshewana Event Center.

Herbert L. Haskins, 96, Sturgis, Mich., died Sunday, July 17, 2016 at Thurston Woods Village.

Betty J. North, 87, Wolcottville, died Tuesday, July 19, 2016, at Miller’s Merry Manor of LaGrange.

Erma Jeanette “Kay” Ross, 97, LaGrange, formerly of Wolcottville, died Saturday, July 16, 2016 at Miller’s Merry Manor of LaGrange.

In the wake of the fatal shooting of two bailiffs in Berrien County, Mich., that left a deputy and a civilian wounded, all eyes have turned to courthouse security.

Dear friends,

Nina Merten, 74, Howe, died Monday, July 11, 2016 at her residence.

Frank W. Schrock, 82, LaGrange, died Tuesday, July 12, 2016 at Parkview LaGrange Hospital.

Indiana Conservation officers have received the 2015-2016 final tally of meals provided by Indiana deer hunters for hunger relief through the Sportsmen’s Benevolent Fund.

Nettie Ada Fehlberg, 96, Wellman, Iowa, died Saturday, July 9, 2016, at Parkview LaGrange Hospital.

LaGrange County Commissioners approved a water/sewer right-of-way request from the engineer for the Indiana Toll Road operator at a special meeting Monday.

50 Years Ago in the Standard

July 14, 1966


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.