Local & State News

Hanna Hooley Named the 2022 Distinguished Young Woman of Triton

On Saturday, October 9, Triton’s reigning Distinguished Young Woman, Madeline Ritchison, announced Hanna Hooley as the winner of the 2022 title. Tim and Melinda Lemler, representing the Breanna Lemler Memorial Scholarship Fund, ... Read more...

Rep. Jordan: Don’t Miss October Deadline for Paid House Internships

State Representative Jack Jordan (R-Bremen) encourages local college students and recent graduates to apply online for internships at the Indiana Statehouse before the October 31st deadline. According to Jordan, the House of ... Read more...

Monday Night Storms Cause Isolated Damage

There was isolated damage and intermittent power outages last night as multiple storm fronts passed through the area. Indiana Michigan Power is not currently reporting any outages in northern Marshall County, although several customers in ... Read more...

South Bend, Marshall & Elkhart Region Manufacturing Days Continue to Highlight High-Growth Industries to K-12 Students

 Businesses, schools, and other organizations across the South Bend – Elkhart region are preparing for thousands of K-12 students to visit manufacturing firms, both virtually and in-person, throughout the month of October. These ... Read more...

Young Responds to Weekend Cancellation of Border Wall Contracts

U.S. Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.) released the following statement after the U.S. Department of Homeland Security announced quietly this weekend that it has cancelled border wall construction contracts in the Laredo and Rio Grande Valley ... Read more...

NILES SCREAM PARK GREETS 2,300,000th INTERIOR VISITOR

The Board of Directors for the Niles Scream Park is pleased to announce that they welcomed interior visitor number 2,300,000 on Sunday, October 11, 2021. The lucky individual is Kyle Newcomb of Rolling Prairie, Indiana. As a result of his ... Read more...

Contour Airlines Takes Off to Three New Nonstop Destinations Today

For years Hoosiers have been waiting for an airline that can get them nonstop to key markets usually only accessible through time-consuming connecting flights. But that all changes today as Contour Airlines launches inaugural nonstop daily ... Read more...

Former City Councilman & Commissioner Questions City Council Members that Voted No on Veterans Parkway Extension

Former Plymouth City Councilman and County Commissioner Mike Delp spoke to the Plymouth City Council Monday evening about the Veterans Parkway Extension project.  Delp said, “After your meeting of September 27th and reading about ... Read more...

County Council Approves Additionals for 5 Dispatch Counsels

Members of the County Council approved the request of Sheriff Matt Hassel to transfer $518,790 from the LIT Special Fund to upgrade four radio counsels in the 911 Central Dispatch Center.  County Auditor Julie Fox told members there ... Read more...

Plymouth School Board Updated on Alternative School

Katie Duran, Alternative School Instructor for the Plymouth Community School Corporation updated members of the Plymouth School Boards last week on the 2020-2021 school year. Craig Hopple is the second teacher in the Alternative program. ... Read more...

A $10 Donation to Operation Quiet Comfort will Warm a Soldiers Heart for the Holiday

Operation Quiet Comfort is currently in the process of raising funds for this year’s Christmas Stocking shipment to the troops.  A Christmas stocking will be sent to approximately 1,500 troops with all kinds of goodies in it, such ... Read more...

Frankfort Man Arrested for Unlawful Entry of Motor Vehicle

On Friday, October 8th, just after 5 PM Marshall County Deputies responded to the area of State Road 10 and State Road 17 for a suspicious person. After an investigation Kalab Morgan, 23, of Frankfort was arrested for Unlawful Entry of a ... Read more...

Attorney General Todd Rokita Files Lawsuit Against Alleged Robocalling Scammers

Attorney General Todd Rokita has filed a lawsuit against an Indiana company that allegedly acted as a gateway into the United States for robocallers in India, the Philippines and Singapore. The company, Startel Communication LLC, was owned ... Read more...

Red Cross Enters Third Week of Emergency Blood Shortage; Marshall County Donation Sites

The American Red Cross continues to experience an emergency blood shortage that has caused the blood supply to drop to the lowest post-summer level in at least six years. With less than a day’s supply of certain blood types in recent ... Read more...

Elkhart County Commissioners Vote to Deny Rezoning for Solar Energy Project

Elkhart County Commissioners Monday voted to deny a rezoning request for the Elkhart County Solar Project which was expected to be built on 850 acres of land just south of Millersburg. In September, the Board of Commissioners voted to ... Read more...

Attorney General Rokita: Court’s ruling is about power being placed back in the hands of the people

Last Friday a state trial court ruled in favor of the people of Indiana and representative government itself. The Governor had argued that the legislature may meet only once each year and that only he may cause it to meet any ... Read more...

City Meetings Monday Evening

The Plymouth Board of Public Works and Safety and the Common Council will meet Monday evening beginning at 6 p.m. in the Council Chambers of City Hall. Members of the Board of Public Works will hear from city department heads, hear the ... Read more...

INDOT Seeking Snowplow Drivers in Plymouth for the Upcoming Winter Season

The Indiana Department of Transportation is seeking snowplow drivers in the Plymouth area for the upcoming winter season. The job openings were posted on the State’s Work for Indiana website this past Friday. INDOT is offering a $250 ... Read more...

State Budget Agency Releases September 2021 Revenue Data

The State Budget Agency has released revenue data for September 2021. Overall, revenue from all revenue collections made by the State of Indiana was $259.9 million above estimates. The total collected for the month was over $1.9 billion. ... Read more...

American Red Cross Encourages Preparedness During Fire Prevention Week

The American Red Cross will finish up its Fire Prevention Week on Saturday, October 9th. The group is encouraging people to make a pledge to prepare their families against home fires, the nation’s most frequent disaster. During Fire ... Read more...