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Archive for May, 2017

Plymouth Board of Public Works Conducts Unsafe Building Hearing

May 9, 2017
Plymouth Board of Public Works Conducts Unsafe Building Hearing

While it wasn’t on the agenda Monday evening, the Plymouth Board of Public Works and Safety conducted an unsafe building hearing to take action for a structure that sits at 506 East LaPorte Street. Plymouth’s Building Inspector Keith Hammonds told members the roof on the free standing garage is falling in and the structure...
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Demo Begins on Boys & Girls Club

May 8, 2017
Demo Begins on Boys & Girls Club

It’s the end of one era and the beginning of a new one for the Boys and Girls Club of Marshall County. Monday afternoon demolition got underway for the club at 314 East Jefferson Street in Plymouth.  Board members, staff, former members and members of the blue ribbon committee were joined by Mayor Mark...
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St. Michael 7th Grader Wins County Spelling Bee

May 8, 2017
St. Michael 7th Grader Wins County Spelling Bee

It took 93 words for the winner to be decided for the 35th Annual Marshall County Spelling Bee. On Thursday, May 4th fifth, sixth, seventh and eighth grade winners from Argos Elementary and Middle School, Bremen Elementary and Middle School, Culver Elementary and Middle School, LaVille Elementary, Lincoln Junior High, Walkerton Elementary , St....
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From the Ground Up Farming: How Hard Can It Be?

May 8, 2017
From the Ground Up   Farming: How Hard Can It Be?

I recently read an article in Erosion Control magazine, the journal for erosion and sediment control professionals and conservation nerds like me, that it is easier to go to the moon than to raise corn!  According to Jerry Hatfield at the USDA Agricultural Research Service National Laboratory in Ames, IA “Farming is not rocket...
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Pilgrims lose heart breaker at home

May 8, 2017

PLYMOUTH – A disastrous seventh led to a Plymouth NLC loss at home against rival Warsaw by a 3-2 final.   In a game where starter Cam Dennie didn’t give up a hit until two were out in the sixth, Warsaw found a way to plate three runs in the top of the seventh...
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Hammond Woman Arrested for Reckless Driving & Possession of Marijuana

May 8, 2017
Hammond Woman Arrested for Reckless Driving & Possession of Marijuana

An officer with the Marshall County Sheriff’s Department conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle Saturday evening traveling in excess of 100 mph.   About 9:30 the officer clocked a vehicle east bound on US 30 near Iris Road at 106 mph.  He was able to catch up to the vehicle and found the...
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2017 CLICK IT OR TICKET “Border to Border”

May 8, 2017
2017 CLICK IT OR TICKET “Border to Border”

As motorists take to the roads this Memorial Day holiday, the Marshall County Sheriff’s Department and Bremen Police Department are urging everyone to buckle up. Beginning May 12th, law enforcement officials across the state will be out in full force, taking part in the 2017 national Click It or Ticket seat belt enforcement mobilization...
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Bremen Woman Arrested After Roll Over Crash

May 8, 2017
Bremen Woman Arrested After Roll Over Crash

Emergency responders were dispatched to State Road 10 between State Road 23 and State Road 17 Sunday morning just after midnight for a roll over vehicle accident.   County police officers arrived and found the driver was no longer at the scene.  They were able to determine that 36 year old Cloeann Harrell of...
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Michigan Woman Arrested for Marijuana at Traffic Stop

May 8, 2017
Michigan Woman Arrested for Marijuana at Traffic Stop

A Michigan woman is behind bars, she was arrested Friday night by an officer with the Marshall County Police Department. Just before 10 the officer stopped a vehicle on US 31 near 11th Road. The driver, 32 year old Kimberly Lowell of Byron Center, Michigan was found to be in Possession of Marijuana. She...
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Richards Arrested for OWI

May 8, 2017
Richards Arrested for OWI

Early Sunday morning, just before 2, an officer with the Marshall County Police Department conducted a traffic stop on Michigan Street in Plymouth near Dickson Street. His investigation determined that the driver, 25 year old Kyle Richards of 14B Road in Plymouth was impaired.  He was arrested for Operating While Intoxicate Endangering a Person...
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