Local & State News

Bread of Life Food Pantry Seeking Donations

WTCA has partnered with the Bread of Life Food Pantry to be a drop-off location for donations.  The pantry currently has a big need for cereal, soups, and pasta.  They haven’t had canned fruit in almost a month and they never ... Read more...

Jordan, Teshka Invite Local Students to Page at Statehouse

State Reps. Jack Jordan (R-Bremen) and Jake Teshka (R-South Bend) invite local students to spend a day serving as a House page at the Indiana Statehouse during the 2023 legislative session. According to Jordan, Hoosier students ages 13 to ... Read more...

Treasurer Daniel Elliott Speaks in Favor of House Bill 1008 Protecting Hoosiers Against ESG Policies

“I was proud to testify in favor of House Bill 1008 which prohibits the use of ESG policies by investment managers who are entrusted to protect the hard-earned assets of Hoosier workers and retirees. I commend Representative Ethan ... Read more...

On EITC Awareness Day, IRS and partners promote major tax benefit to millions of low- and moderate-income workers

The Internal Revenue Service and partners nationwide today kicked off their Earned Income Tax Credit Awareness Day outreach campaign to help millions of Americans who earned $59,187 or less last year take advantage of ... Read more...

Winter Weather Advisory

The National Weather Service in North Webster is advising of another brief round of snow is expected this afternoon into early this evening. Additional snow accumulations will be light, generally less than an inch for most locations. ... Read more...

Holms Release Results of Air Quality Testing at LifePlex

The LifePlex released the recent results of an indoor air quality test for the community to see. On December 20th Industrial Hygienists from Micro Air, Inc. conducted an indoor air quality evaluation with the LifePlex.  The following ... Read more...

City Redevelopment Commission Approves Annual Agreement with MCEDC

The Plymouth Redevelopment Commission heard from Interim Director of the Marshall County Economic Development Corporation Greg Hildebrand during their meeting this month.  He was there to seek support for the commission’s annual ... Read more...

City Attorney Updates Council on Harrison Street Trail & Supportive Housing Grant by Garden Court and Bowen Center

Plymouth City Attorney Sean Surrisi told members of the Common Council that a Kick-Off meeting was held on Monday for the Harrison Street Trail Project.  Mayor Mark Senter, members of the Complete Streets Committee, Councilman Greg ... Read more...

Culver Town Council Conducts Public Hearing on Annexation Request

Members of the Culver Town Council conducted a public hearing Tuesday night on the proposed annexation of 4.5 acres at 18710 Tamarack Road.  The current zoning is C-2 and the zoning will remain C-2 with the annexation. The petition ... Read more...

Candidates File for Municipal Seats

Thursday morning four Democrats filed for seats on the Plymouth City Council. They were joined by Robert Listenberger who is running on the Democrat ticket for Mayor and Dave Morrow who is running for an At-Large seat on the City Council. ... Read more...

The Big Lebowski at The REES

The Big Lebowski is celebrating the 25th anniversary of its release this month and as a tribute, the movie will be shown at The REES Theatre in downtown Plymouth on Sunday, January 29 at 2:00 P.M.  Jeff “The Dude” Lebowski, is a ... Read more...

Bolt is District 1 Conservation Officer of the Year

Indiana Conservation Officer Trevor Bolt has been selected as the 2022 District 1 Officer of the Year. District 1 includes St. Joseph, Elkhart, Marshall, Kosciusko, Fulton, Miami, and Wabash counties. Bolt is assigned to Marshall County ... Read more...

Lt. Gov. Suzanne Crouch testifies on Senate Bill 1

Lt. Gov. Suzanne Crouch testified in front of the Senate Appropriations Committee today in support of Senate Bill 1 (SB 1), legislation which will strengthen the direction Indiana takes in assisting Hoosiers suffering with ... Read more...

POKAGON BAND AND ITS FOUR WINDS CASINOS CONTRIBUTE $860,000 TO THE CITY OF SOUTH BEND & LOCAL NON-PROFITS

The Pokagon Band of Potawatomi and its Four Winds Casinos are pleased to announce that they presented checks totaling $860,000 to South Bend Mayor James Mueller and representatives from several area non-profits today at a ceremony at Four ... Read more...

Deandre Pickford Arrested by County Police for Dealing in a Scheduled Substance

On Tuesday, January 24, Marshall County Police officers Truty and Bennett located and arrested Deandre Pickford, age 28 of Plymouth on an outstanding warrant for Dealing in controlled substances. The arrest comes after an investigation by ... Read more...

City Council Approves Use of Air Curtin Incinerator for Open Burn for Hunter Transit

Dan Sharp from Hunter Transit was granted permission for an open burn by the Plymouth City Council Monday evening, January 23rd.  City Clerk-Treasurer Lynn Gorski read the request which said they wanted to use an air curtain ... Read more...

Indiana’s December 2022 Employment Report

Indiana’s unemployment rate in December stands at 3.1%, according to the Indiana Department of Workforce Development. By comparison, the national unemployment rate for December stands at 3.5%. In addition, Indiana’s labor force ... Read more...

Sheriff Presents Commissary Budget to County Council

Marshall County Sheriff Matt Hassel presented members of the County Council with his proposed 2023 Commissary Budget on January 12th.  The report details the 2022 Budget which totaled $251,000.  It also details the expenditures ... Read more...

Street Superintendent Requests to Purchase Equipment, Dump Truck Not Available

Purchasing vehicles is difficult for towns, cities, and counties with supply chain issues. Plymouth Street Superintendent Jim Marquardt told members of the Board of Public Works and Safety Monday evening that he planned to replace a 10-ton ... Read more...

City Redevelopment Commission Reorganizes, Updated on Hoham Drive Project

Earlier this month, members of the Plymouth Redevelopment Commission took their oaths of office.  Members include Billy Ellinger, Nancy Felde, Craig Hopple, Mike Miley, and Tom Pedavoli. Members welcomed Kurt Christiansen who is the ... Read more...