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County Council Approves $500,000 Funding for Metronet

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December 17, 2013
County Council Approves $500,000 Funding for Metronet

  12/18/13 Marshall County Commissioner Kevin Overmyer and a host of others presented the Metronet project to the County Council at their meeting Tuesday. Mary Jan Headman, Executive Director of the South Bend Metronet (Zing) gave a brief overview of the operations.  The Metronet was launched 9 years ago and is currently serving 150...
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Richard G. Lugar Symposium for Tomorrow’s Leaders

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December 17, 2013
Richard G. Lugar Symposium for Tomorrow’s Leaders

  12/18/13 The Richard G. Lugar Symposium for Tomorrow’s Leaders at the University of Indianapolis on Saturday, December 14th brought together top high school juniors from around the state for a day of expert discussion on pressing public issues and world events. Students from the Marshall County schools attending the event included: (Back row)...
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“Christmas in the Park” Rescheduled for Wednesday 5-7 at Conservation Clubhouse

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December 17, 2013
“Christmas in the Park” Rescheduled for Wednesday 5-7 at Conservation Clubhouse

  12/18/13 The winter weather this past weekend cause the Plymouth Park Department to postpone their “Christmas in the Park” event.  Although the date has been changed to this evening (Wednesday, Dec 18) from 5 to 7 p.m., that’s the only change.  Families are invited to this free event that includes a visit with...
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Burglary at Pole Barn on 11th Road

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December 17, 2013
Burglary at Pole Barn on 11th Road

  12/18/13 On Monday, December 16th the Marshall County Sheriff’s Department received a report from Paul Hundt of a Burglary that had occurred at his pole barn located in the 11,000 block of 11th Road.   Mr. Hundt advised that sometime between the hours of 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, December 15th and 7:00 a.m. Monday, December...
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Cedarbridge Juvenile Detention Daily Rate for Marshall County Increases from $99 to $119

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December 17, 2013
Cedarbridge Juvenile Detention Daily Rate for Marshall County Increases from $99 to $119

12/18/13 After some discussion, the Marshall County Commissioner approved a 1-year contract with Cedarbridge for juvenile detention services next year.  When the new agreement was presented about a month ago it did not include the revisions that were in the current contract.  County Attorney Jim Clevenger said it also included a substantial daily per...
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M. C. Community Foundation Announces Lilly Endowment Scholarship Applications

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December 17, 2013
M. C.  Community Foundation Announces Lilly Endowment Scholarship Applications

  12/18/13 The Marshall County Community Foundation announces the Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship applications for 2014 are available.  The scholarship is a four-year full tuition to an accredited Indiana university or college.  High School seniors who are Marshall County residents desiring to apply for the scholarship should contact their guidance office, the Marshall County...
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Re-Zoning Approval will Allow Hobby Goats near Lake of the Woods

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December 17, 2013
Re-Zoning Approval will Allow Hobby Goats near Lake of the Woods

  12/18/13 With little opposition the Marshall County Commissioners approved the re-zoning request of Fredrick Gerard for 4367 West Lake Shore Drive at Lake of the Woods. The property had been zoned L-1 and Mr. Gerard wanted to change the zoning to A-3 agricultural residential so that he could raise goats on his property....
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Enjoy the Marshall County Museum during the Christmas Holiday

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December 17, 2013
Enjoy the Marshall County Museum during the Christmas Holiday

  12/18/13 The Marshall County Museum will be open the weekends BEFORE and AFTER Christmas!    Every Saturday folks can enjoy the interactive model trains from 11 till 1, and now they are featuring a “Winter Wonderland” theme.     This year, bring your family and out-of-town guests to the museum to experience the festive...
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Jana’s Hosts Pre-Team Meet

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December 17, 2013
Jana’s Hosts Pre-Team Meet

12/18/13 Jana’s Gymnastics Pre-Teams competed in their first meet on Saturday.  Jana’s Gymnastics hosted the Christmas Spectacular Gymnastics Meet in their own gym.  Guest gyms were Perpetual Motion from Valparaiso and Platinum Gymnastics from Michigan City.  More than 60 gymnasts and their families braved the wintry weather to compete in this meet.   Bronze...
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Donnelly: Protect Volunteer Firefighters and Emergency Responders

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December 17, 2013
Donnelly: Protect Volunteer Firefighters and Emergency Responders

  12/18/13 Senator Joe Donnelly announced his support for the Protect Volunteer Firefighters and Emergency Responders Act Tuesday, a bill that would amend the Affordable Care Act (ACA) to clarify that volunteer emergency service workers are not required to be counted as full-time equivalents (FTEs) for the purposes of health care coverage. “Volunteer firefighters...
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