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August 21, 2014

Jack Lee Wappes, 80, died Friday, August 15, 2014 at The Waters of Martinsville, Ind.

August 18, 2014

On August 15, the LaGrange County Sheriff’s Department received a report of a vehicle fire near Scott Mill Park on CR 675W.

August 18, 2014

Help Save a Life

July 17, 2014

The Town of Topeka now owns the former Starcrat Marine site, with plans already being formed for the 50-plus acre location.

May 12, 2014

The Shipshewana Town Council is reviewing options for improvements to North Street as work on the Morton Street extension continues.

March 27, 2014

On March 26 at 10:27 a.m., LaGrange County 911 dispatchers received a call about a house fire on the west side of Oliver Lake. 

March 20, 2014

Big Brother is looking into LaGrange County in a big way. This time by “helping us” determine what is a family.

March 17, 2014

The Town of Shipshewana thought it had an agreement worked out with the three townships that its fire department services.

February 13, 2014

The Howe Fire Department held a public meeting Monday evening at the fire station as it works toward a grant for a new fire truck.

January 28, 2014

The Howe Fire Department will hold a public hearing at 7 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 10, at the fire station regarding plans to apply for a grant for a new fire truck.

January 16, 2014

Lori Gwen Miller, 51, Sturgis, Mich., died Friday, January 10, 2014 from injuries sustained in a house fire.

January 8, 2014

Arctic air and over a foot of snow descended on LaGrange County starting late Saturday night, Jan. 4. By Sunday evening, many roads were impassable and remained so through most of Tuesday.

December 30, 2013

The LaGrange County Sheriff’s Department recently held their end of year awards ceremony and the following department members received awards.

December 9, 2013

Chief Mark McClish

LaGrange Volunteer

Fire Department

October 31, 2013

A short in a bathroom vent fan is believed to have started a Tuesday evening fire in a LaGrange County group home owned by ARC Opportunities.