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AUGUST PERSIED METEOR SHOWER AT POTAWATOMI PARK

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August 10, 2018
AUGUST PERSIED METEOR SHOWER AT POTAWATOMI PARK

The Persied meteor shower is generally considered the most enjoyable shower of the year and 2018 puts it near the new moon meaning the skies will be darker and the meteors more apparent to the naked eye. This year during the peak, people should see about 60-70 meteors per hour. While Persied meteors are...
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Donnelly, Senators Express Concerns over China’s “Debt Trap” Diplomacy with Developing Countries

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August 10, 2018
Donnelly, Senators Express Concerns over China’s “Debt Trap” Diplomacy with Developing Countries

U.S. Senator Joe Donnelly and a bipartisan group of 15 other senators expressed concern over potential bailout requests to the International Monetary Fund (IMF) by countries who have accepted predatory Chinese infrastructure financing. In a letter to Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, the senators asked how the Trump Administration plans to...
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Beware! Lake Max Triathlon this Saturday in Culver!

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August 10, 2018
Beware!   Lake Max Triathlon this Saturday in Culver!

The Lake Max Triathlon will take place this Saturday, August 11th between 8:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m.    Lake Shore and Main Street in Culver will be closed to traffic for the portion of the race. Bike traffic from the Lake Max Triathlon will be on State Road 10 and around the lake, including Sycamore Road and...
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Eskridge resigns O-D basketball post

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August 10, 2018

Eskridge resigns O-D basketball post HAMLET – Oregon-Davis Jr/Sr High School has announced the resignation of Boys Basketball coach Joe Eskridge. Coach Eskridge compiled a record of 53-47 in four seasons as the head coach of the Bobcats. His team captured the 2017 sectional title, and finished regional runner-up. The search for a replacement...
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Plymouth girls take win over LaPorte

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August 10, 2018
Plymouth girls take win over LaPorte

Plymouth girls take win over LaPorte PLYMOUTH – The Plymouth girls golf team defended their home turf Thursday evening defeating the ladies from LaPorte by a final of 215-248. The match was a varsity only match. The leading group featured a dual between Brittney Klotz and Madeline Fleshman, both paced the field with scores...
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Alternative School Program Report to Plymouth School Board

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August 10, 2018
Alternative School Program Report to Plymouth School Board

The Plymouth School Board heard the annual report from the Director of the Alternative School during their August meeting. This year marks the 20th year that services have been offered through the alternative school that was put in place in 1998. The school offers morning, afternoon, and evening classes for students who have special...
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Board of Directors Approves 2019 Budget for Solid Waste

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August 9, 2018
Board of Directors Approves 2019 Budget for Solid Waste

The Board of Director for the Marshall County Solid Waste management District put their seal of approval on the 2019 budget proposed by Executive Director Marianne Peters during their monthly meeting on Monday, August 6th. The proposed budget includes a 3% raise for all employees.  The director’s salary will increase to $63,860 while the...
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Shannon Leake Sentenced to 17 ½ Years for Dealing Methamphetamine

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August 9, 2018
Shannon Leake Sentenced to 17 ½  Years for Dealing Methamphetamine

Shannon Leake, 37, of South Bend, was sentenced by agreement on August 8, in Marshall Superior Court Number One.  Leake’s sentence will be for three separate cases relating to the sale of methamphetamine.  It also reflects her extensive prior criminal history.  Leake will serve 17 and a half years imprisonment at the Indiana Department...
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School Board Approves Contract for Nurses, Updated on LJH Building Project

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August 9, 2018
School Board Approves Contract for Nurses, Updated on LJH Building Project

Tuesday evening the Plymouth School Board voted unanimously to approve a contract with Saint Joseph Health System to continue to provide nurses for every school in the corporation. The contract calls for an annual increase of $1,700; however, it was noted that SJHS agree to lower some of the administrative costs and that the...
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SJHS offers Free Tobacco Cessation Class

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August 9, 2018

Saint Joseph Health System (SJHS)Community Health & Well-Being is hostinga free, seven-week Tobacco Cessation Class, Freedom from Smoking, at the Community Resource Center of Marshall County beginning Thursday, September 6. Participants should register by Tuesday, September 4. Offered through SJHS Community Health & Well-Being, the Tobacco Cessation Class is designed to serve as a...
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