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Marijuana-like Products in State, Bill Moves to House

01/21/11 Senate lawmakers by a 47-0 vote Thursday approved a bill authored by State Senator Ed Charbonneau, the Republican from Valparaiso,  banning pot-like products across Indiana and creating stiff penalties for using and selling the ... Read more...

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PIDCO Annual Meeting

01/21/11 The Plymouth Industrial Development Corporation will be holding its annual meeting at noon, Janury 27th at Christo’s Banquet Center.  Anyone interested in purchasing PIDCO stock and hearing more about PIDCO and its work on ... Read more...

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Year-End Report for Plymouth Fire Department

01/21/11 Plymouth Fire Chief Andy Metsker presented his year end report to the Board of Public Works and Safety last week.  Emergency Medial Service workers responded to 2,110 calls in 2010. While firefighters responded to 276 emergency ... Read more...

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City Officers Make Wednesday Arrests

01/21/11 Plymouth Police Officer Gary Cleveland served a warrant on30 year old Jose Ruiz Wednesday afternoon about 4:30.  Ruiz was located at his home at 407 ½ West Washington Street.  The body attachment was for civil contempt of court ... Read more...

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Indiana Author Releases New Children’s Book

01/21/11 This week, North-Central Indiana author Douglas A. Ziesemer celebrates the nationwide release of his new children’s book, “Kenzie’s Big Question,” a snapshot of a moment in the life of a young girl and her ... Read more...

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BPA Members Take First in District Leadership Conference

01/21/11 BPA sponsor Chad Miley wanted to make sure students involved in BPA received congratulations for an outstanding performance at this year’s 2011 District Leadership Conference that took place last Saturday in Warsaw. He ... Read more...

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DONNELLY VOTES AGAINST HEALTH CARE REFORM REPEAL

01/21/11 Wednesday, Congressman Joe Donnelly voted against H.R. 2, which would repeal the health care reform law enacted last year.  He released the following statement: “I’m disappointed that Republicans in Congress are spending time ... Read more...

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Advisory Message issued by Marshall County Emergency Management

Thursday January 20, 2011 7:45 AM EST **Wind Chill Advisory** in effect from 11pm until Noon on Friday. Wind Chill values of 15-20 below are possible. National Weather Service has issued a Wind Chill Advisory which is in effect from 11pm ... Read more...

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Fire Destroys Pole Barn on Commissioner Roose’s Property

01/20/11 Marshall County Commissioner Jack Roose was awakened by his wife Dawn Wednesday morning about 1:15.  She told him she though the garage was on fire.  The north side of their 30 feet by 50 feet pole barn was totally engulfed.   ... Read more...

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Statement from Superintendent Tyree on Issue at High School

01/20/11  Plymouth Community School Superintendent Dan Tyree released the following statement Wednesday afternoon concerning an issue with a teacher at the high school: “WNDU ran a story last night and this morning concerning a staff ... Read more...

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Driver Charged with Leaving the Scene of Accident

01/20/11 About 7:30 Sunday morning the Marshall County Sheriff’s Department received a call of a pick-up truck on SR 331 south of 9B Road that was partially in the road and it looked like it had been involved in a crash. Sgt. Bruce ... Read more...

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18 year old Arrested for Auto Theft

01/20/11 Plymouth Police made an arrest last week in an auto theft from Wal-Mart. On December 11th at 9:47 p.m. the Plymouth Police Department received a report regarding the theft of a car from the Wal-Mart parking lot in Plymouth. ... Read more...

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City Redevelopment Commission Updated on Several Projects

01/20/11 Work continues on a number of major construction projects throughout the City of Plymouth. The Plymouth Redevelopment Commission heard updates on the Oak Drive Project, South Gateway Project and EDA TechFarm grant at a meeting on ... Read more...

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Senter to Announce Bid For Re-Election

01/20/11 Mark Senter plans to announce his bid for re-election as Mayor of the City of Plymouth this week.  He is scheduled to address the Marshall County Republicans at their monthly breakfast meeting at Christo’s Family Restaurant, ... Read more...

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Plymouth School Board Conducts Workshop on Realignment of Special Ed Services

01/20/11  The Plymouth School Board held a workshop meeting on Tuesday night to discuss proposed changes in the way that the corporation utilizes the services of JESSE (Joint Educational Services in Special Services). The board voted ... Read more...

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Rokita Will Vote to Repeal Costly Health Care Law

01/20/11  Representative Todd Rokita (R-IN) released the following statement in support of repealing and replacing the Democrats’ costly new health care law: “The people of Indiana sent me to Washington, DC with very specific ... Read more...

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Local Michiana-Area Hospice Foundation Offers Heartfelt Cookbook Compiled of Past Patient’s Favorite Recipes

01/20/11  In celebration of Center for Hospice Care’s (CHC) 30 year anniversary in providing quality end-of-life care to the citizens of northern Indiana, the Hospice Foundation recently published a commemorative cookbook comprised of ... Read more...

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2 Arrested for Counterfeit $50’s

01/19/11 On Monday, January 17th the Plymouth Police Department received a call from Walgreen’s about a suspicious $50 bill. Corporal Bridget Hite responded to the store and spoke with the suspect, 47 year old Scott Davis of 707 Pearl ... Read more...

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Senate Approves Bill Extending Vote Centers, Sen. Charbonneau’s Proposal Moves to House

01/19/11  Senate Bill 32 now moves to the House of Representatives for consideration. “Three pilot counties tested vote centers and achieved great successes,” Charbonneau said. “By giving all 92 counties the option of using vote ... Read more...

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Get Connected! The Midas Center Will Offer Workshop on Social Media on January 26

01/19/11  Think Facebook, YouTube, and Twitter are just for teenagers? Think again. Social media is here to stay, and it is changing the way we connect with friends, co-workers, and customers. On January 26, The Midas Center, located at ... Read more...