Local & State News

Plymouth Redevelopment Commission meets Tuesday evening at 5:30 in City Hall

The Plymouth Redevelopment Commission meets tonight at 5:30 in the council chambers of City Hall.  The meeting is open to the public and live streamed through teams. Redevelopment Commission members will get an update on the Hoham ... Read more...

County Election Board acts on late financial reports

Last Friday the Marshall County Election Board conducted several public hearings regarding delinquent campaign finance reports. The final annual campaign finance report for 2023, submitted by Dana Neer who ran and was elected to the Culver ... Read more...

County Council passes motion asking commissioners for solar & battery moratorium

Earlier this month Marshall County Council member Tim Harman commented during their meeting that the commissioners had held a public hearing on the solar ordinance and there was no action taken. His understanding was that the current ... Read more...

County Drainage Board considers reconstruction of Emma Kuntz Ditch and increase in assessment

Monday morning the Marshall County Drainage Board heard the request of County Surveyor Craig Cultice to reconstruct the Emma Kuntz Ditch at Lake of the Woods. Cultice reminded the Drainage Board that last December they denied a request for ... Read more...

Two-vehicle crash Friday on State Road 8 sends two north to hospital

Friday afternoon, February 16th, the Marshall County Sheriff’s Department was notified of a two-vehicle collision where one of the occupants was entrapped in one of the vehicles on State Road 8 west of Upas Road. Marshall County ... Read more...

Plymouth High School graduate gains experience at Indiana Statehouse

2-20-24     Tuesday News     12 A.M.    E-2 Leah Tanner is serving as an intern for the Indiana Senate Majority Caucus during the 2024 legislative session, said State Senator Mike ... Read more...

Purdue Extension Marshall County offers program: Quick & Easy Recipes at Life Enrichment Center

The Life Enrichment Center of West Harrison Street in Plymouth offers a variety of education programs.  One program next month is Quick and Easy Recipes: Using Smart Kitchen Tools and A Few Ingredients.  Karen Richey, Health and ... Read more...

Saint Joseph Medical Group Welcomes Marla Troyer, NP-C

Saint Joseph Medical Group is pleased to welcome Marla Troyer, NP-C, to Plymouth Family and Internal Medicine. Ms. Troyer received her education at Goshen College and is board-certified in Advanced Diabetes Management. She can teach ... Read more...

South Bend, Elkhart, Marshall Region Submits READI 2.0 Application

On Friday, February 16, the Northern Indiana Regional Development Authority (RDA) submitted its application for READI 2.0 funds to the Indiana Economic Development Corp. (IEDC) on behalf of the South Bend – Elkhart region, consisting of ... Read more...

Culver man dies in train crash in Burr Oak

The Marshall County Cornoer’s Office is investigating a fatal accident between a train and an SUV. Sunday morning, just before 9 the county’s 911 center received a call from a Norfolk Southern Railway operator advising that a west ... Read more...

Bourbon Town Council passes overnight parking restriction ordinance on first reading

Complaints about overnight and long-term parking in the downtown area of Bourbon led the Town Council to consider an ordinance that would impose a fine for violators.  The ordinance also notes that the downtown parking overnight has ... Read more...

Indiana Honors Schools Meeting the State’s 95% Literacy Goal, one school in Marshall County honored

Last week State leaders recognized educators from 241 schools with scores of 95% or above on the 2023 administration of the IREAD assessment at a ceremony at the Indiana Statehouse on Thursday. “Mastering foundational literacy skills by ... Read more...

Douglas Howard arrested for possession, OWI on a controlled substance

A Plymouth man is sitting in the Marshall County Jail after a traffic stop last Thursday (2/15) at the corner of Harrison and Walnut Streets.  At approximately 8:45 pm, Officer Schieber with the Plymouth Police Department initiated a ... Read more...

Indiana National Guard deploying to U.S.-Mexico border

Governor Eric Holcomb recently announced that he’s sending 50 soldiers from the Indiana National Guard to assist Texas’ ongoing security mission to stem the heavy flow of illegal immigration. State Representative ... Read more...

Blake Brown arrested by city police after 911 hang-up call

Early Friday morning, February 16th, Plymouth Police were dispatched to the Berkley Street Trailer Park due to a 911 hang-up call.  City officers arrived at 4:24 a.m. and encountered Blake Brown, 26, who lives at the 700 Berkley ... Read more...

Attorney General reminds Hoosiers to use caution to avoid winter scams

Attorney General Todd Rokita warns Hoosiers to avoid winter scams as the temperature drops and homes require inevitable weather-related repairs.   “Scammers don’t hibernate in the ... Read more...

Growing momentum for the Kids Online Safety Act: Young, colleagues announce over 60 cosponsors and supporters

Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.) joined Senators Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) and Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) in announcing growing Senate support for the bipartisan Kids Online Safety Act, with a total of ... Read more...

County Police arrest Ohio man for OWI

Officer Hubbard with the Marshall County Sheriff’s Department arrested an Ohio man on Tuesday, February 14th for OWI. While running a traffic detail just after 5 a.m., he stopped a vehicle on U.S. 30 for speeding and improper lane ... Read more...

Strietelmeier arrested for battery

On the evening of February 15th, at approximately 16:11, Plymouth Police were notified of a battery in progress. Plymouth Police arrived on the scene at 617 Loon Court and found the suspect, 20-year-old Thomas Strietelmeier of Plymouth, ... Read more...

Center for Hospice Care joins National Collaborative of non-profit Hospice and Palliative Care Organizations

Center for Hospice Care (CHC) is delighted to announce its new membership with the National Partnership for Healthcare and Hospice Innovation (NPHI). Comprising over 100 not-for-profit, community-integrated hospice and palliative care ... Read more...