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80th Birthday Celebration

01/14/11 The children of Burl I. (Sarber) Flagg cordially invite family and friends to celebrate the 80th birthday of their mother, Burl on Sunday, January 16thfrom 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. in the recreation center at Fairfield Garden ... Read more...

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Chief Menominee Memorial Added to National Register of Historic Places

01/11/11  The National Park Service has listed the Chief Menominee Site to the National Register of Historic Places. During the last week of December the National Register of Historic Places in Washington, D.C. notified Kurt Garner of the ... Read more...

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Councilman Smith Questions Damage to Ambulance

01/13/11 During Monday’s City Council meeting Council member Wayne Smith asked Fire Chief Andy Metsker to explain why the City’s main ambulance was towed to Wier’s Truck Service a week-ago Monday. Smith said he had attended the Park ... Read more...

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Annual Jail Report Released to County Council

01/13/11 Members of the Marshall County Council received copies of the 2010 Annual Jail Report during their meeting on Monday.  During the year of 2010 there were a total of 2,070 inmates processed into the County Jail.  This is compared ... Read more...

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County BZA Orders “Ghost Bicycle” to be Removed

01/13/11 The Marshall County BZA (Board of Zoning Appeals) held a reorganization meeting to open 2011 on January 11. By unanimous vote, the board approved retaining the same officers as in 2010. Don Ecker will continue as president; Robert ... Read more...

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Ancilla College Athletics Unveils New Website

01/13/11 A new website for Ancilla College Charger Athletics has gone live, marking another historic step in the evolution of the Donaldson-based College’s athletic program.  The website, www.ancillachargers.com, is a website being ... Read more...

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Plymouth Grad to Hold Book Signing

01/13/11 Former Plymouth resident and 1984 Plymouth High School graduate, Matt Starr, will be holding book signing at the Plymouth Library on January 29. Starr, now from Mount Vernon, Ohio, said, “I made a promise to a very good friend ... Read more...

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City Building Commissioner Presents Year End Report

01/13/11 Plymouth Building Commissioner Keith Hammonds presented members of the Board of Public Works and Safety the year end report Monday night. A total of 235 building permits were issued last year.  They had an estimated construction ... Read more...

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NIPSCO HELPS CUSTOMERS PROTECT INDIANA’S ENVIRONMENT

01/13/11 Northern Indiana Public Service Company and the NiSource Charitable Foundation today announced an environmental initiative with The Nature Conservancy in support of a local Indiana restoration project. For each customer who ... Read more...

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FREE SMOKE ALARMS STILL AVAILABLE FOR PEOPLE WHO ARE DEAF

01/13/11 After three months, the Indiana State Fire Marshal’s Office still has nearly 500 smoke alarms to distribute, free of charge, to lower income Hoosiers who are deaf or hearing impaired. The Indiana State Fire Marshal is calling on ... Read more...

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Advisory Message has been issued by the Marshall County Emergency Management Agency

Wednesday January 12, 2011 8:12 AM EST **Lake Effect Snow Warning** in effect for **(Marshall County)**From 10am this morning thru 7am Thursday Morning. **. National Weather Service has issued a **Lake Effect Snow Warning** for **(Marshall ... Read more...

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Kevin Abriam Arrested for Disorderly Conduct, Resisting and Intimidation

01/12/111 Officers from the Plymouth Police Department responded to Skate – A – Way located at 500 West Madison Street on Friday evening January 7th in reference to a security guard at the skating rink having an issue with a ... Read more...

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INDOT’s LaPorte District Ready For Winter Storm

01/12/11 Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT)’s LaPorte District has every available snow plow on the roads. Crews began pre-treating the roads with anti-icing materials Monday in anticipation of Tuesday’s snowfall and the ... Read more...

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INDIANA STATE FIRE MARSHAL URGES CITIZENS TO HELP CLEAR SNOW FROM FIRE HYDRANTS

01/12/11 Indiana State Fire Marshal Jim Greeson is asking citizens in areas affected by the winter storm, to assist fire departments in clearing snow from around hydrants. “While fire departments are working hard to clear hydrants, ... Read more...

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Minor Injury in Single Vehicle Accident

01/12/11 The Marshall County Sheriff’s Department responded to a one vehicle accident on Saturday, January 8th at approximately 7:35 p.m. on Olive Trail south of Dixon Lake Trail. When Sergeant Bruce Carter arrived on the scene he ... Read more...

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Mayor Senter Receives Bronze and Silver Awards from IACT – IU/SPEA Mayors Institute

01/12/11 Plymouth Mayor Mark Senter has been awarded Bronze and Silver Certificates in Advanced City Leadership from the Indiana Association of Cities and Towns (IACT) –IU  School of Public and Environmental Affairs (IU SPEA) Mayors ... Read more...

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HOOSIERS ADVISED TO PREPARE FOR COMING SNOW STORM

01/12/11  With accumulating amounts of snow predicted to fall Tuesday and Wednesday, Indiana Department of Homeland Security and Indiana State Police officials are encouraging Hoosiers to prepare by having a few supplies available and ... Read more...

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Rochester Man Arrested for DWS with Prior Charges

01/12/11 On Sunday, January 9th at approximately 11:50 AM, Marshall County Officer Les McFarland was on routine patrol in the area of Tippecanoe.  He initiated a traffic stop on a 1986 Mercury Cougar for an equipment violation.  The ... Read more...

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M.C. Soil & Water Annual Meeting Announced

01/12/11  The Marshall County Soil and Water Conservation District will hold their annual meeting on Tuesday, January 25th at the Pretty Lake Trinity United Methodist Church. The meeting begins at 6:30 p.m. with a wonderful meal prepared ... Read more...

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Panel to Consider Sen. Charbonneau’s Proposal Providing Municipalities Option to Manage Debt

01/12/11 Indiana’s Senate Committee on Judiciary will meet Wednesday to consider State Sen. Ed Charbonneau’s proposal designed to help insolvent communities better manage their debts.  Senate Bill 105 – offering financially stressed ... Read more...