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MCCVB Willing to Promote Events and Festivals

10/15/10 The Marshall County Convention & Visitor’s Bureau would like to help promote 2011 Events & Festivals on our website.  There are many great activities occurring in our county weekly and we want to support these events! ... Read more...

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DEMBOWSKI WANTS CHILD ABUSE COMPLAINTS RESTORED TO LOCAL CHILD PROTECTIVE TEAMS

10/15/10 State Representative Nancy Dembowski (D-Knox) pledged Thursday that she intends to introduce legislation in the next session of the Indiana General Assembly that “would restore the screening of child abuse and neglect complaints ... Read more...

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4-H Leaders Recognized

10/15/10 The theme of the 2010 4-H Leader appreciation program, “Volunteers Leading the Way”, could not have been more fitting. Although not all of the leaders being recognized were able to attend the program held on Tuesday night, 263 ... Read more...

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MAD Unit Arrests 4 at Lake of the Woods on Drug Charges

10/14/10  On the afternoon of Tuesday October 12th, officers of the Indiana State Police, Plymouth Police Department, and Bremen Police Department executed a search warrant at 3274 East Lakeshore Drive in Bremen, at Lake of the Woods. ... Read more...

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Firefighters Respond to House Fire in Industrial Park

10/14/10 Firefighters with the Plymouth Fire Department responded to the corner of Jim Neu and PIDCO Drive about 10 a.m. on Tuesday.   The property at 1927 Jim Neu is listed in the County’s GIS as being owned by Juan Luva. The 9-1-1 ... Read more...

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Board of Public Works Opens Quotes and Bids

10/14/10 This week the Plymouth Board of Public Works and Safety opened bids for a new   wastewater sewer televising unit.  Only one bid was received from Brown Equipment Company in Fort Wayne.  The base bid was $84,500 with a couple ... Read more...

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County Officer Carter Investigates Theft of Vehicle and Gaming System

10/14/10 On Sunday, October 10th at 9:45 PM Patrolman Bruce Carter responded to 6,719 Union Road after receiving a report that someone had entered the house.  Once inside the suspects stole an X-Box 360 video game console and 4 games. The ... Read more...

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PHS Spell Bowl Team Scores First Win

10/14/10 The Plymouth High School spell bowl team scored their first win ever at the Northern Lakes Conference invitational held at Northwood.  They won with a score of 72 points.  From word number one a-b-h-o-r-r-e-d to word number ... Read more...

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City’s Rainy Day Fund Grows to $4.95 Million

10/14/10 City Attorney Nelson Chipman presented a resolution to the Plymouth Common Council requesting a transfer of funds into the City’s Rainy Day Fund.  The transfer was in the amount of $850,000 from the general fund to the rainy ... Read more...

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Commissioners Extend Burn Ban

10/14/10 The Marshall County Emergency Management Agency is alerting residents to a dangerous situation. Due to the ongoing drought conditions and the potential for widespread fire hazard caused by those conditions, the Marshall County ... Read more...

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Argos Considers Offering Electric Load Limiters

10/14/10 The Argos Town Council has been considering offering electric load limiters.  This devise would be available to residents who are having difficulties paying the utility bill.  The special meter would limit the amount of ... Read more...

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Ethanol Boost Sought by Congressman Donnelly Approved

10/14/10 Congressman Joe Donnelly applauded an announcement made today by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) approving of E15 gasoline.  E15 is a blend of gasoline containing 15 percent ethanol, an increase of 50 percent over the ... Read more...

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NIPSCO PROJECTS WINTER HEATING BILLS TO REMAIN LOW

10/14/10 Continued low natural gas prices this winter will be welcome news to many Northern Indiana Public Service Company natural gas customers, as the company today announced that winter heating bills are expected to remain well below ... Read more...

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County Health Department to Offer 2 Additional Walk-in Vacination Clinics

10/13/10 The Marshall County Health Department will host two additional walk-in vaccination clinics for students in grades 6 through 12 and kindergarten. The walk-in clinics will be held on Wednesday, October 13th and Monday, October 18th ... Read more...

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Bike Rider Arrested for P. I.

10/14/10 On Monday, October 11th at 8:08 PM Officer Bridget Hite with the Plymouth Police Department received information of a male subject riding his bicycle who appeared to be extremely intoxicated. Officer Hite located the male ... Read more...

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Grand Opening at Beacon Credit Union

10/13/10 Beacon Credit Union held a Grand Opening celebration to mark the opening of their newest branch office in Plymouth on Tuesday.  The ribbon that was cut to mark the official opening of the office contained $200 in cash, which was ... Read more...

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County Council Approves SW Lake Max Conservancy District Budget

10/13/10 Tuesday morning the Marshall County Council approved the 2011 budget for the South West Lake Maxinkuckee Conservancy District. Ted Schenberg gave council members a brief history of the Sewer District. It was formed by court order ... Read more...

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Periodic Closures Planned on Pierce Road in Lakeville

10/13/10 The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) will periodically close Pierce Road on Thursday and Friday, October 14 and 15. Crews will be placing beams on the bridge structure for the new U.S. 31.  The work will take place ... Read more...

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Bark for Life a First in Marshall County

10/13/10 Humans and their furry four-legged friends are invited to become part of the American Cancer Society’s (ACS) inaugural Bark For Life event to be held Saturday, Oct. 16 at Centennial Park. The site is the same as Relay for Life ... Read more...

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Democrats Host Jefferson Jackson/Candidate Dinner & Rally

10/13/10 Marshall County Democratic Party Vice-Chairman Michelle Livinghouse announces a special event this Saturday.   The Marshall County Democratic Party will host a FREE Jefferson Jackson and Candidate Dinner and Rally this weekend.  ... Read more...