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Harvest Fest coming Sept. 21-22

ALBION — Albion’s 21st annual Harvest Fest will return Saturday and Sunday to the grounds of the Noble County Saddle Club, 1111 E. Main St. Read more

Auburn council rejects freeze on mayor’s pay

AUBURN — How much to pay the next mayor became the subject of the Auburn Common Council’s closest vote of the year in a meeting Tuesday. Read more

Councilman praises Auburn sidewalk policy

AUBURN — The city of Auburn’s policy for replacing sidewalks is the most cost-effective, City Councilman Kevin Webb said Tuesday night. Read more

Two-vehicle crash injures three people

AUBURN — Three people suffered injuries when two vehicles collided south of Auburn Tuesday night, the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Department re… Read more

Six to compete for Miss DeKalb County title

AUBURN — Six young women will compete for the title of Miss DeKalb County in a pageant Monday at the DeKalb County Free Fall Fair. Read more

Three arrested in Garrett drug raids

GARRETT — Monday at approximately 4 p.m., Garrett Police, with assistance from the Auburn Police ERT and Indiana State Police SWAT team, si… Read more

Butler in need of more housing lots

BUTLER — Butler is running out of available space for new home construction in the northwest corridor, the City Council heard at Monday’s m… Read more

Trine continues to see enrollment growth

ANGOLA — Trine University once again welcomed increasing numbers of students to its main campus, while also recording significant gains in … Read more

Seabee aircraft to be featured plane at Seaplane Splashin

LAKE JAMES — An aircraft that was expected to take the post-World War II private plane market by storm will be the featured plane at this y… Read more

Hickman presents proposed 2020 budget

ANGOLA — Mayor Richard Hickman presented the city of Angola’s proposed 2020 budget Monday to the Angola Common Council and it is nearing th… Read more

USDA designates 74 Indiana counties as natural disaster area

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Noble, LaGrange, DeKalb and Steuben counties are among 74 Indiana counties designated as a natural disaster area, openin… Read more

Sports

Local sports briefs

Boys Tennis Barons edge Concordia Read more

Second half lifts Lakers past Blazers

BUTLER — Lakeland’s one half of soccer was bigger than Eastside’s one half of soccer. Read more

Westview boys, West Noble girls advance past Central Noble in NECC Tourney

ALBION — The Westview boys controlled the pace for the majority of the match against Central Noble during Tuesday’s first round match in No… Read more

Laker girls blank Garrett in round 1

LAGRANGE — Two-time Northeast Corner Conference Girls Soccer Tournament champion Lakeland began defense of its crown with a 4-0 victory ove… Read more

Hornets best Panthers to open tourney

ANGOLA — The first time Angola and Prairie Heights met this season, the end result was a 10-1 blowout in favor of the Hornets. Tuesday’s fi… Read more

Our View

Sports betting, casino changes worry legislator

Indiana’s addiction to gambling grew stronger this month, with the launch of legal betting on sports. Read more

Opinion

A constitution that's worth keeping

As he was leaving the Constitutional Convention for the last time, a citizen asked Benjamin Franklin what the delegates had given her and h… Read more

September is Recovery Month

Recovery Month is held each September to educate Americans about substance use treatment and mental health services, which can enable those… Read more

Hippie Fest was an amazing two days

To the editor: Read more

Payne can deliver on ideas and leadership for community growth

To the editor: Read more

It’s time to look in the mirror

To the editor: Read more

Obituaries

Dohm, Ross

AUBURN - Ross Edward Dohm, 19, of Auburn, Indiana, passed away unexpectedly from a medical condition, on Monday, Sept. 16, 2019, at Parkvie… Read more

Harman, Alta

KENDALLVILLE - Alta LaVerne Harman, 93, of Kendallville, Indiana, died Sunday, Sept. 15, 2019, at Lutheran Life Villages in Kendallville. M… Read more

Hassig, Karlita

Karlita Hassig HUNTERTOWN - Karlita K. Hassig, 79, passed away on Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2019. She was born on April 8, 1940, in Huntington, In… Read more

Mantle, Susan

Susan J. Mantle, 92, of Columbia City, Indiana, died at 5:55 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 15, 2019, at Miller's Merry Manor, Columbia City, where sh… Read more

Moore, Sandra

Sandra Kaye Moore, 70, of Albion, Indiana, died Friday, Sept. 13, 2019, at Parkview Regional Medical Center in Fort Wayne. Funeral arrangem… Read more

Moorhouse, Edward

Edward Moorhouse ALBION - Edward Henry Moorhouse, 80, of Albion, Indiana, passed away on Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2019. He was born July 9, 1939,… Read more

Perkins, Mary

LAGRANGE - Mary Perkins, 86, of LaGrange, Indiana, died Sept. 17, 2019, at Life Care Center of LaGrange. Mrs. Perkins was born on Nov. 9, 1… Read more

Puthoff, Benjamin

Benjamin Edwin Puthoff, 49, of Fremont, Indiana, died Saturday, Sept. 14, 2019, at his home. Arrangements are pending at Beams Funeral Home… Read more

Reith, Floyd

Floyd E. "Bud" Reith, 93, of Kendallville, Indiana, died on Monday, Sept. 16, 2019, at North Woods Village in Fort Wayne. Young Family Fune… Read more

Sloffer, Betty

CHURUBUSCO - Betty J. Sloffer, 89, of Churubusco, passed away on Sept. 9, 2019, at Miller's at Oak Pointe in Columbia City. She is survived… Read more

Weather Today

A few clouds. Highs in the low 80s and lows in the mid 50s.

Today

80° 55°

A few clouds. Highs in the low 80s and lows in the mid 50s.

Humidity:46%
Cloud Coverage:%
Wind:ESE at 8 mph
Chance of Rain:0%
UV Index:6 High
Sunrise:07:24:27 AM
Sunset:07:45:43 PM

This Week's Forecast

DayPrecipTemp
A few clouds. Highs in the low 80s and lows in the mid 50s.Wed
0%80° 55°
Plenty of sun. Highs in the low 80s and lows in the low 60s.Thu
10%80° 63°
Mix of sun and clouds. Highs in the low 80s and lows in the mid 60s.Fri
20%82° 64°
Times of sun and clouds. Highs in the low 80s and lows in the mid 60s.Sat
20%81° 66°
Scattered thunderstorms possible. Highs in the mid 70s and lows in the low 60s.Sun
50%74° 63°
Scattered thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 60s and lows in the low 50s.Mon
50%69° 53°
Plenty of sun. Highs in the low 70s and lows in the mid 50s.Tue
20%70° 55°