Local & State News

SMART USE OF ANTIBIOTICS LEADS TO BEST CARE

Each year in the United States, at least 2 million people become infected with bacteria that are resistant to antibiotics, and at least 35,000 people die as a direct result, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ... Read more...

Mishler: General Assembly kicks off 2022 session

State Senator Ryan Mishler (R-Bremen) gathered with fellow legislators Tuesday at the Statehouse for Organization Day – the ceremonial start of the Indiana General Assembly. Organization Day marks the annual first roll call of all state ... Read more...

County Commissioners Sign Joint Resolution with Council to Extend .25% Special LIT for Jail Operations

The Joint Resolution of the Marshall County Commissioners and County Council to extend the Special Local Income Tax (LIT) for jail operations and other criminal justice expenses was approved by the commissioners at their meeting on Monday. ... Read more...

Plymouth Man Arrested After Fleeing Police by Jumping in Yellow River at Red D Mart

On Saturday, November 13th at approximately 7:20 in the evening Officer Arnold with the Plymouth Police Department responded to the report of an argument between a male subject and an employee of the Red D Mart gas station at 422 North ... Read more...

Marshall County Republican Party to Host Town Hall in Culver Dec. 2

 The Marshall County Republican Party is hosting a Town Hall meeting at the Culver Beach Lodge on December 02. The town hall meeting will provide a platform for elected officials in Marshall County to hear from residents about their ... Read more...

Bourbon Town Council Approves Agreement for Two-Wheel Rental LLC

Last week the Bourbon Town Council handled a number of action items during their short meeting.  The council approved a resolution designating Town Council President, Ward Byers as the signer for the Indiana Department of ... Read more...

Michigan City Man Arrested at Probation Dept. on Warrant and for DWS

Sergeant Joe Deisch with the Plymouth Police Department arrested a Michigan City man at the Marshall County Probation Department on Monday, November 15th.  36-year-old Erik Perschke was taken into custody about 5:45 p.m. for an active ... Read more...

McDonald’s Serves Up Popular Fan Hacks for the Egg McMuffin to Enjoy with One-Day-Only Offer

There is nothing tastier than a freshly cracked egg on a toasted English Muffin, topped with real butter, delicious Canadian bacon and melty cheese…or is there? It’s no secret McDonald’s fans love to hack their favorite menu items to ... Read more...

Grant funding will support partnership with University of Cincinnati Corrections Institute

 The Indiana Department of Correction has been awarded a nearly $1 million federal grant to improve the use of evidence-based practices and collaboration between community corrections programs across the state. IDOC’s Community ... Read more...

Attorney General Files Lawsuit to Stop Biden from Forcing Vaccine Mandates on Indiana Health CareWorkers

On Monday, Attorney General Todd Rokita filed a third lawsuit aimed at stopping President Joe Biden’s unlawful COVID-19 vaccine mandates — this one against a Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) rule requiring vaccination ... Read more...

Gov. Holcomb issues statement regarding the public health emergency

 Governor Eric J. Holcomb today offered the following statement. “When extending the last state public health emergency for another 30 days, I asked my team to bring me a plan that would allow us to wind it down responsibly. They ... Read more...

Commissioners Approve Resolution to Establish Regional Sewer District and Remove Teegarden and Tyner from the Proposed Service Area List

A resolution to proceed with the establishment of the Marshall County Regional Sewer District was approved by the Marshall County Commissioners during their meeting on Monday although in the resolution they did remove both Teegarden and ... Read more...

Plymouth Woman at Red Rock Arrested for Possession of Syringe

Officer Joe Deisch with the Plymouth Police Department investigated a suspicious vehicle Saturday, November 13th just before 10 p.m. at 2550 North Michigan Street, the Red Rock Inn. 33-year-old Megan J. Morgan of Plymouth was located with ... Read more...

City of Plymouth to Update ADA Transition Plan, Comments Sought

The City of Plymouth has developed updates to its Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Transition Plan for public right-of-way in accordance with Federal Highway Administration requirements.  City Attorney Sean Surrisi told the ... Read more...

Hoosier Valley Railroad Museum: Santa Trains Return After Thanksgiving

In past years, the Hoosier Valley Railroad Museum Santa Trains have stopped and picked up Santa when he was stranded along the tracks on the outskirts of North Judson, after his reindeer ran off with his sleigh.  Santa recently said ... Read more...

County Drainage Board Opens Bids on 2 Projects in Bourbon Township

The Marshall County Drainage Board met Monday morning, November 15th in the County Building and opened bids on two maintenance projects. The first maintenance project is for the Noah Burkey Main arm in Bourbon Township.  The project ... Read more...

Holland Michigan Woman Arrested for Marijuana, Paraphernalia and Resisting

On Thursday, November 11th at approximately 8:30 in the evening, County Police Officers were dispatched to a possibly impaired driver that was northbound on US 31 near the intersection of 14C Road. The vehicle was reportedly driving in and ... Read more...

City Board of Public Works Approves Grant Administration Contract, Pre-Payment Request and Work in the Right-of-Way

Plymouth City Attorney Sean Surrisi presented members of the Board of Public Works and Safety with an agreement for grant administration and Labor Standard Services with Priority Project Resources, Inc. during their meeting last ... Read more...

Governor Holcomb declares Nov. 15 America Recycles Day

 Governor Eric J. Holcomb issued a Proclamation declaring Nov. 15 America Recycles Day in the State of Indiana. In partnership with the Indiana Department of Environmental Management (IDEM), the Proclamation recognizes the 24th ... Read more...

Chinese Communist Party Lobbies Against Senator Young’s Endless Frontier Act

 U.S. Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.) responded to reports that the Chinese Communist Party is lobbying against his bill to invest in frontier technologies that will help the United States outcompete China. According to a Reuters ... Read more...