LaGrange County’s unemployment rate remained unchanged for July, staying at the June level of 3.7 percent.
Both the LaGrange and Wolcottville town councils will see a change in 2016 after incumbents were defeated in the towns’ special Republican conventions this week.
Betty Jane Stutzman, 85, LaGrange, died Thursday, August 13, 2015 at Life Care Center of LaGrange.
The Town of LaGrange, through the town board, has taken the first steps in raising water and sewer rates for residents being served by the LaGrange water and sewage departments.
50 Years Ago in the Standard
August 5, 1965
W. Dale Sturtz, 77, Howe, died Friday, July 24, 2015 at Miller’s Merry Manor of LaGrange.
Charles Granville Childers, 83, LaGrange, died Tuesday, July 21, 2015 at Parkview LaGrange Hospital.
July 22, 1965
Kenneth Schmucker of Shipshewana contacted the LaGrange County Sheriff’s Department on July 15 regarding vandalism.
Ida Mae Bontrager, 78, Shipshewana, died Thursday, July 9, 2015 at her residence.
Officers from the LaGrange County Sheriff’s Department were dispatched shortly before 11 p.m. on July 2 to an accident on US 20 near CR 500W.
Ralph H. Pelfrey, 85, Howe, died Sunday, July 5, 2015 at his residence.
Forty-seven cars registered for the 2015 Open Doors Cruise In last Sunday afternoon at the LaGrange First United Methodist Church.
July 1, 1965
Gary Grogg, Tom Taylor, Bryce Jones, and all the members of the Lakeland Cross Country Teams
To the Editor:
Approximately 1,300 people enjoyed a porkburger lunch, FFA ice cream shakes, and festivities planned by LaGrange County REMC for the cooperative’s annual meeting on June 13.
Ezra S. Miller, 80, Topeka, died Sunday, June 7, 2015 at his residence.
He was born May 28, 1935, in LaGrange, to John U. and Susanna E. (Bontrager) Miller.
Jorge Deloera, 38, died Tuesday, June 2, 2015 in Howe.
He was born March 2, 1977, in Brownsville, Texas, to Moises and Maria (Caudillo) Deloera.