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Content about Shipshewana, Indiana

August 3, 2015

The Shipshewana Town Council approved a resolution last Thursday that allows enforcement of newly installed stop signs in Berkshire Estates.

July 23, 2015

Edna Irene Gingerich, 82, Shipshewana, died Tuesday, July 21, 2015 at Parkview LaGrange Hospital.

July 23, 2015

The LaGrange County Public Library is the recipient of three grants from the Dekko Foundation, one for each of its branches.

July 20, 2015

Out of 373 lots sold at the 2015 LaGrange County 4-H Fair Auction, the grand total for the members who sold their animals was $298,468.20.

July 20, 2015

Kenneth Schmucker of Shipshewana contacted the LaGrange County Sheriff’s Department on July 15 regarding vandalism.

July 13, 2015

Ida Mae Bontrager, 78, Shipshewana, died Thursday, July 9, 2015 at her residence.

July 9, 2015

50 Years Ago in the Standard

July 8, 1965


July 6, 2015

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.

July 6, 2015

Ralph H. Pelfrey, 85, Howe, died Sunday, July 5, 2015 at his residence.

July 2, 2015

Holiday closings…

    All LaGrange County offices will be closed Friday, July 3, for Independence Day.

July 2, 2015

There is still time for people of all ages to participate in the LaGrange County Public Library's Summer Reading Contest.

June 22, 2015

Frank C. Hostetler, 88, of Middlebury, died Friday, June 19, at Central DuPage Hospital, Winfield, IL, after a brief illness.

June 22, 2015

Lewis Hochstetler, 80, of Shipshewana, died at 10:30 am on Saturday, June 20, at his residence.

June 11, 2015

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.

June 8, 2015

Esther E. Miller, 36, Shipshewana, died Thursday, June 4, 2015 at her residence.

June 8, 2015

The first meeting of the LaGrange County Photo Guild will be at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, July 23, at Arment Gallery and Gifts, 260 N. Morton St. in Shipshewana.

June 4, 2015

Elijah Jace Helmuth was stillborn Sunday, May 31, 2015 at New Eden Care Center in Topeka.

June 2, 2015

A county office building committee has chosen a design-builder construction company for guidance in determining space needs for LaGrange County in the foreseeable future.

June 1, 2015

The Shipshewana Town Council voted Thursday evening to delay opening bids for several projects until Tuesday, June 2. Bid opening will be at 7 p.m. in the Town Hall.

May 26, 2015

Donna D. Witham, 63, Topeka, died Saturday, May 23, 2015 at her residence.

May 18, 2015

    Aaron Lee Lambright, 31, Shipshewana, died Friday, May 15, 2015 at Parkview North Hospital in Ft. Wayne, Ind.