Fishing lures part of exhibit
“Historic Fishing Lures” by Garry Ringler, a traveling exhibit, is on display at the Syracuse-Wawasee Historical Museum throughout July.
Most of Ringler’s lures are from the 1920s to 1970s and would have been commonly used around this area. Ringler’s display includes Creek Chub lures (Garrett), Bite-Em Bait lures (Warsaw), Nappanee YPSI lures, South Bend lures and Fort Wayne lures, as well as Ringler’s patriotic lure collection.
INDOT suspends highway work for holiday
The Indiana Department of Transportation announced a road work moratorium until Monday morning to optimize safety and mobility during the heavily traveled Independence Day holiday weekend.
INDOT has directed contractors to pull back barrels and barricades to the safest extent possible. Some closures and restrictions will remain in place on larger projects that cannot be safely opened to traffic for the weekend.
Visit ‘Our Back Yard’ at the 4-H Fair
Purdue Master Gardeners of LaGrange County invite the public to visit “Our Back Yard” at the LaGrange County 4-H Fair, located in the Commercial Building.
“Our Back Yard” will be open from 5 to 9 p.m. Saturday through July 11. Master Gardeners will be on hand during those hours to field questions and welcome people’s participation in special activities.
Visitors can view video instructions for do-it-yourself hyper tufa projects and fairy gardens the kids will love. Attendees can check out a rain barrel and pick up instructions for making one of their own.
Visitors may also register in a drawing for a completed rain barrel (adults over 18 only). The first 100 booth visitors 18 years and younger will receive a potted dwarf sunflower plant to grow throughout the summer, then enter their flower in a special category during Corn School in October.
Public can enter open class exhibits