50 Years Ago in the Standard
October 28, 1965
Marie E. Schwartz,96, Kendallville, Ind., died Sunday, September 20, 2015 at Lutheran Life Villages in Kendallville.
H. Delevan “Del” Sherman, 65, Sturgis, Mich., died Sunday, July 5, 2015 at Borgess Medical Center in Kalamazoo, Mich.
It’s a sure sign of summer when the LaGrange County 4-H Fairgrounds is being readied for the county fair.
July 1, 1965
Area Historical Society
Dr. Larry W. Phillips
To the Editor:
The LaGrange County Economic Development Corporation Board of Directors is pleased to announce the appointment of Ryne Krock as its new President /CEO.
The Town of Topeka Park Board invites the public to provide input for the Five-Year Park Master Plan at a public meeting to be held at 6 p.m. on Monday, March 16, in the Topeka Town Hall.
Since the first of the year, the LaGrange County Economic Development Corporation (EDC) has been searching for a new president/CEO as Keith Gillenwater left at the end of the year.
LaGrange County department heads and employees discussed options for proceeding with building plans for a new county office building at a department head meeting Tuesday morning.
U.S. Congressman Marlin Stutzman issued the following statement after President Obama’s State of the Union Address.
Members of the LaGrange County Sheriff’s Merit Board met Wednesday evening to seat new members, reorganize and elect officers.
The former Starcraft property southwest of the center of Topeka is available. And companies want it.
Members of the LaGrange County Council met Monday morning and appointed Kurt Bachman as county attorney for 2015. They also divided up committee responsibilities for 2015.
Newly elected Prairie Heights School Board members Bill McClanahan and Kirk Perkins were sworn into office at the school board meeting Tuesday night.