Project focused on Calumet Village

“This has been a labor of love, it’s taken a lot of time and a lot of commitment,” LaGrange Mayor Jim Thornton said of the entire revitalization project. “It’s really been a testimony to your dedication collectively for the neighborhood and the board members of Calumet Village. “It is your dedication that has brought us…

Duracell celebrates progress on new facility

Duracell hit a major milestone Wednesday, as the manufacturer celebrated the topping-off of its new manufacturing facility.

Duracell announced last year that its LaGrange campus will be taking over manufacturing of all AA and AAA batteries for Duracell in North America. By completing the roof for the new section of the manufacturing facility, Duracell moved one step closer to that expansion.

Jim Thornton qualifies to seek re-election as Mayor of LaGrange

Jim Thornton qualified today to seek re-election as Mayor of LaGrange in the November 7th municipal election.

In taking this official step for re-election, Mayor Thornton said, “We have witnessed dramatic improvement in LaGrange over the past few years, and the city is definitely moving in the right direction. The next four years have even greater potential for progress, growth, and positive change. This is our time as a city to shine.”

Dunham’s Sports opens new LaGrange location

Dunham’s Sports celebrated its new LaGrange Mall location with a ribbon cutting at the new location.

The store had been open in LaGrange for several days, but the ribbon cutting was an opportunity for everyone to really appreciate the teamwork between local officials, the mall owners and Dunham’s that made the grand opening possible.

“This is a great day for Dunham’s, and it is also a great day for the city of LaGrange,” Mayor Jim Thornton said.