50 Years Ago in the Standard
October 28, 1965
LaGrange County’s unemployment rate remained unchanged for July, staying at the June level of 3.7 percent.
Philip Wine, 78, Goshen, died Friday, June 5, 2015 at his son’s residence.
Alvin Bontrager, 89, Goshen, died Monday, April 6, 2015 at his residence.
He was born August 28, 1925, in Mylo, N.D., to Levi D. and Lizzie (Graber) Bontrager.
Howard L. Wenger, 81, Millersburg, Ind., died Thursday, November 20, 2014 at The Maples at Waterford Crossing in Goshen.
Nancy A. Doty, 83, Shipshewana, died Thursday, October 30, 2014 at her residence.
Irene Louise Hochstetler-Sprunger, 93, Ligonier, Ind., died Monday, October 27, 2014 at Riverside Village in Elkhart.
Charles L.R. “Chuck” Stephens, 82, Goshen, Ind., died Tuesday, October 21, 2014 at IU Health Goshen Hospital.
Some schools are already back in session, but the summer festivals are still happening and shouldn’t be missed, particularly two local ones coming up.
A Sunday crash near Middlebury resulted in a trip to the hospital for a LaGrange woman.
LaGrange County’s unemployment rate is almost a quarter of its highest rate from a couple of years ago when it approached 20 percent briefly, as it continues to trend downward.
Cheryl L. Hawks, 55, Middlebury, died Saturday, April 5, 2014 at IU Health Goshen Hospital.
LaGrange County’s unemployment rate remained below 6 percent for February.