Members of the LaGrange County Council approved a 10-year personal property tax abatement for Gro-Alliance Monday morning. The abatement is on $5 million in new equipment.
Shipshewana Auction, Inc. announced on September 2 that Kevin Lambright, co-owner of Shipshewana Auction, Inc., will be retiring.
Farmers State Bank (FSB) announced Monday that it will be closing three of its 14 banking offices later this year.
The Prairie Heights School Board met on August 17 and gave its approval to advertise the 2016 budget.
Jerry W. Nichols, 72, rural Orland, died Friday, August 7, 2015 at his residence.
Margaret Boyd Bowen, age 87, passed away on August 1, 2015 at the Sunrise Assisted Living on Webb Gin House Rd., Lawrenceville, Georgia after a long illness due to lung cancer.
Eugene Norbert "Marty" Marten, 87, Cottonwood, Ariz., died Sunday, July 26, 2015 at his residence.
Beverly Ann Oesch, 62, Topeka, died Saturday, July 25, 2015, at her residence.
The Lakeland School Board approved a recommendation to lock in fuel prices for the year at rates over $1 less per gallon for diesel compared to a year ago.
Don Wismer of Fish Lake (east of LaGrange) has been named the code enforcement officer for LaGrange County. He has officially been sworn in and assumed his part-time duties this week.
William L. Snider, 89, Warsaw, Ind., died Monday, May 25, 2015 at Mason and Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center in Warsaw, Ind.
50 Years Ago in the Standard
July 8, 1965