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MCEDC ANNOUNCES PERSONNEL CHANGE

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December 2, 2013
MCEDC ANNOUNCES PERSONNEL CHANGE

  12/03/13 Marshall County Economic Development Corporation announces today the departure of their Executive Director, Jay Bahr.  “Mr. Bahr has been effectively leading our organization since April of this year,” according to Board Chair, Bill Davis.  “We want to wish Jay a successful career transition.” We will begin the process of searching for a...
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Traffic Stop Locates 200 Grams of Marijuana

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December 2, 2013
Traffic Stop Locates 200 Grams of Marijuana

  12/03/13 On Thursday, November 28th at 2:08 a.m. a Marshall County Sheriff’s Deputy initiated a traffic stop on a vehicle on US 31 near the US 30 interchange. During the investigation approximately 200 grams of marijuana was located. The driver, 46 year old James Skelton of Michigan and the vehicle’s owner and passenger 54 year...
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Public Hearing on Plymouth Superintendent’s Contract & School Board Preview

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December 2, 2013
Public Hearing on Plymouth Superintendent’s Contract & School Board Preview

12/03/13 The Plymouth School Board has scheduled a public hearing to discuss and receive public input concerning the contract for Superintendent Daniel Tyree on Tuesday, December 3 at 6:30 P.M. in the Administration Board Room on Berkley St. in Plymouth. Immediately following the hearing, the Board will convene for a regularly scheduled meeting on...
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Commissioners Recommend $500,000 to Council for Metronet

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December 2, 2013
Commissioners Recommend $500,000 to Council for Metronet

12/03/13 Preliminary engineering and a cost estimate for the county portion of the Metronet project was presented to the Marshall County Commissioners during their meeting Monday. A copy of the full report was submitted to the Marshall County Auditor for public perusal. Brent Martin of B.A. Martin Architects one of those working on the...
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Weekend Arrests by Plymouth Police

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December 2, 2013
Weekend Arrests by Plymouth Police

    12/03/13  On Friday, November 29th at 4:33 a.m. Plymouth Police Officer Chris Miller responded to 420 Alexander Street to investigate a fight that had taken place.  After conducting a brief investigation 19 year old Chelsea Howard and 18 year old Quentin Howard both whom resided at the residence were arrested. Also arrested...
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Comissioners Raise Contractor Registration Bonds

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December 2, 2013
Comissioners Raise Contractor Registration Bonds

  12/03/13 The Marshall County Commissioners have voted to amend the county ordinance to increase the bond for registered contractors. The increase will be from $5,000 to $20,000 and will be effective at the beginning of the year. The bond required of registered contractors in Marshall County is for the protection of homeowners if...
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Free college course and workshop offered by Ancilla College

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December 2, 2013
Free college course and workshop offered by Ancilla College

  12/03/13 A life overflowing with work, children, and filled schedules can make going back to school seem too difficult. News of tuition increases can make it seem too expensive. For some it may be the fear of going back to school after years away from classrooms and homework. Ancilla College is offering two...
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Festival of Trees & Holiday Open House at Miller’s Senior Living

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December 2, 2013
Festival of Trees & Holiday Open House at Miller’s Senior Living

  12/03/13 Each year Miller’s Senior Living Community extends an invitation to area individuals, businesses, clubs and organizations to decorate a Christmas tree that captures the personality of the business or organization.   The decorating is now underway for the Annual Festival of Trees.   Voting for the Festival of Trees will take place at the...
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Triton Students Learn About Energy with Roller-Coasters

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December 2, 2013
Triton Students Learn About Energy with Roller-Coasters

  12/03/13 Students in Mrs. Watkins’ sixth grade science classes at Triton Elementary School ended their energy unit by designing a roller coaster that would create enough energy that the conversion of potential energy to kinetic energy would happen. By viewing and building their roller coasters students were able to manipulate the slope, curves, loops, friction and angles to create the fastest...
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NILES HAUNTED HOUSE RAISES MORE THAN $82,000 FOR LOCAL GROUPS

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December 2, 2013
NILES HAUNTED HOUSE RAISES MORE THAN $82,000 FOR LOCAL GROUPS

  12/03/13 The Niles Haunted House Scream Park, one of Michiana’s most popular autumn attractions, recently completed another successful season at its always changing 44 acre site on Mayflower Road between Niles & Buchanan. This year, the 40th consecutive year for running the project, raised over $82,000.00 for more than65 area children’s organizations, civic...
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