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INDOT Making Progress in Areas Hardest Hit By Blowing And Drifting Snow

December 13, 2010
INDOT Making Progress in Areas Hardest Hit By Blowing And Drifting Snow

12/14/10 Plow drivers in the Indiana Department of Transportation’s LaPorte District continue to work around the clock to clear the roads of blowing and drifting snow. About 150 drivers are on the roads in 12-hour shifts and will stay on the job until the snow stops and the roads are clear. In addition to...
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DRIVERS ENCOURAGED TO CHECK TRAVEL ADVISORY MAP BEFORE HITTING THE ROADS

December 13, 2010
DRIVERS ENCOURAGED TO CHECK TRAVEL ADVISORY MAP BEFORE HITTING THE ROADS

12/14/10 The Indiana Department of Homeland Security (IDHS) is encouraging all motorists to check the statewide travel advisory map before venturing onto roadways. The map is continually updated with travel warning, watch and advisory information as reported by each county. The map is available at http://www.in.gov/dhs/files/travel-advisory-map/.  “It’s important that motorists are aware of any...
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Ancilla Soccer Players Earn Postseason Honors

December 13, 2010
Ancilla Soccer Players Earn Postseason Honors

DONALDSON – Three members of the Ancilla College men’s soccer team have been named NJCAA All-Region 12 selections, headlined by first team selection Luis Delgado, the College announced on Tuesday. Delgado is joined by second team selections Cody Koesters and Horraine Lewis.  All three were also First Team All-MCCAA Conference selections. This marks the...
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Full Contingent of INDOT Trucks On The Roads

December 13, 2010
Full Contingent of INDOT Trucks On The Roads

12/13/10 The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) has every available snow plow on the roads. Crews have been working 12-hour shifts around the clock since the winter event began. Monday morning, the worst hit areas were LaPorte and Porter Counties. The high winds are blowing east west roads shut as quickly as INDOT crews...
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INDOT Deploys 900 Yellow Plow Trucks Statewide

December 13, 2010
INDOT Deploys 900 Yellow Plow Trucks Statewide

12/13/10 The National Weather Service has issued Winter Weather Advisories that will remain in effect for most of the state until midday on Monday, Dec. 13.  The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) has deployed more than 900 yellow plow trucks to clear and treat all state roads, interstates and U.S. highways.  INDOT recognizes the...
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Car Fire on Alexander Street

December 13, 2010
Car Fire on Alexander Street

12/13/10 Sunday afternoon a 9-1-1 call of a vehicle fire in the 400 block of Alexander Street sent emergency workers out into the cold and snow. A mini-van owned by Bill and Margo Wallace was fully engulfed when firefighters arrived on the scene. Bill Wallace said he and his family had been visiting family. ...
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Jobs and Eduction Highlight Legislative Coffee

December 12, 2010
Jobs and Eduction Highlight Legislative Coffee

12/13/10 Saturday morning more than two dozen residents attended the Legislative Coffee sponsored by the Marshall County Commissioners. Representatives Nancy Dembowski and Bill Friend and State Senators Ed Charbonneau and Ryan Mishler were at the event to talk about their expectations for the next legislative session and to answer questions. Senator Mishler said as...
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County Police, Coroner, and ISP Investigate Unattended Death

December 12, 2010
County Police, Coroner, and ISP Investigate Unattended Death

12/12/10 The Marshall County Sheriff’s Department and the Coroner’s Office are investigating an unattended death. On Friday, December 10th at approximately 9 a.m. the Sheriff’s Department received a 9-1-1 call from the residence at 3215 Shamrock Lane in Bremen for a medical problem.  County Officer Les McFarland, the LaPaz Police Department and Tri-County EMS...
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Alternative School for 5th to 8th Graders Working Well

December 12, 2010
Alternative School for 5th to 8th Graders Working Well

12/13/10 The Plymouth Schools have successfully operated an alternative school program at the high school level for many years. Now in its second year, it appears that a program for students who have experienced difficulties in a traditional educational setting in grades five to eight is working out well too. Angie Mills, dean of...
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Four Winds Bus Trip Cancelled

December 12, 2010
Four Winds Bus Trip Cancelled

12/13/10 Gina Young, Recreation Director for the Plymouth Park Department has cancelled the Park Bus Trip to the Four Winds for Monday morning at 9.  The next trip scheduled I January 10th to the Blue Chip.
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