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Donnelly Opposes McConnell’s Plan to Cut Medicare and Social Security

October 18, 2018
Donnelly Opposes McConnell’s Plan to Cut Medicare and Social Security

U.S. Senator Joe Donnelly rejected comments made Wednesday morning by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Bloomberg TV.   In the interview, McConnell first expressed concern about the budget deficit, which the non-partisan Congressional Budget Office (CBO) has previously said is rising “primarily” due to the partisan McConnell-Ryan tax law from 2017. McConnell then called...
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Final “Bison-tennial” Celebration Book now Available for Purchase

October 18, 2018
Final “Bison-tennial” Celebration Book now Available for Purchase

The final Indiana Bicentennial project book, “Indiana’s ‘Bison-tennial’ Project: A Celebration of Hoosier History, Artistry and Creativity” is now available for purchase for $39.95 from M.T. Publishing Company, Inc. This 144-page, full-color, 9” X 12” hardbound book celebrates The Bison-tennial Legacy Project, a project with the end goal of decorating and displaying five-foot-tall fiberglass...
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Dust at Dusk with Angela 10-13-18

October 18, 2018


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As We See It 10-17-18

October 18, 2018


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Marshall County Community Foundation Awards $96,293 in Grants

October 17, 2018
Marshall County Community Foundation Awards $96,293 in Grants

The Marshall County Community Foundation (MCCF) announced the second round of 2018 grants from the Foundation’s Community Fund during an awards presentation held Wednesday, October 17, in Plymouth.  Twice each year, nonprofit organizations are invited to submit proposals for new, innovative and collaborative projects. Members of the community serving on the MCCF Grants Committee...
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City Leaf Pick-Up Underway

October 17, 2018
City Leaf Pick-Up Underway

Plymouth Street Superintendent Jim Marquardt said the city’s leaf pick-up program is underway. City residents are encouraged to rake their leaves to the curb in front of their homes and businesses because the leaf machine does not go down the alleys or into manufactured housing parks.  Leaves should be clear of all trash and...
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Open House this Saturday at Wastewater Treatment Plant

October 17, 2018
Open House this Saturday at Wastewater Treatment Plant

Last week, Plymouth Utility Superintendent Donnie Davidson told the Board of Public Works and Safety that the $10.8 million Wastewater Treatment Plant improvement project constructed by Kokosing Construction has been completed. He told the board he hopes to have the close-out documents prepared by the next city meeting. Davidson told the board there will...
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One in Fort Wayne Burn Unit from Lake of the Woods House Fire

October 17, 2018
One in Fort Wayne Burn Unit from Lake of the Woods House Fire

Just before midnight, Tuesday night, the Bremen Fire Department was dispatched to 5018 West Shore Drive at Lake of the Woods for a structure fire.  The deeded owner of the property, according to Marshall County GIS is Christopher M. Speth from South Bend. Fire officials say one person was injured while escaping the house...
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SOUTHWIRE HOSTS DISASTER RELIEF FOR VICTIMS OF HURRICANE MICHAEL

October 17, 2018
SOUTHWIRE HOSTS DISASTER RELIEF FOR VICTIMS OF HURRICANE MICHAEL

In the wake of Hurricane Michael, the first Category 4 hurricane on record to make landfall in the Florida panhandle, Southwire’s Project GIFT is hosting a disaster relief collection Thursday, Oct. 18 and Friday, Oct. 19. Volunteers will collect supplies from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. in the Woodies Supermarket at 116 North Bowen...
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Mel Hall Visits Miller’s Campus

October 17, 2018
Mel Hall Visits Miller’s Campus

U.S. Congressional candidate Democrat Mel Hall took time on his campaign trail to stop at Miller’s Senior Living Community and visit both the Assisted Living and the Nursing Facilities.  Hall mingled with residents and staff and answered any questions the residents had about his political platform.  Pictured with Me Hall (third from left) are...
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NILES SCREAM PARK GREETS 2,000,000th INTERIOR VISITOR

October 17, 2018
NILES SCREAM PARK GREETS 2,000,000th INTERIOR VISITOR

The Board of Directors for the Niles Scream Park is pleased to announce that they welcomed interior visitor number 2,000,000 on Sunday, October 14, 2018. The lucky individual is Yessica Renteria of Plymouth, Indiana. As a result of her good fortune, she received a special “ghost pack” of goodies from the Niles Scream Park....
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Round one playoff rematch for Rockies

October 17, 2018
Round one playoff rematch for Rockies

PLYMOUTH — Enduring a loss to your first round sectional opponent is a tough way to end your season, but the way Plymouth fell to NorthWood might be even tougher. The Panthers dominated the game from the opening kick and left a sour taste in the mouth of the Rockies. “We didn’t have to...
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Boxwood Blight Found in Indiana

October 17, 2018
Boxwood Blight Found in Indiana

The DNR Division of Entomology & Plant Pathology has discovered that a shipment of boxwood plants infected with boxwood blight was shipped to Indiana in May. Boxwood blight (Calonectriapseudonayiculata) is a fungal disease that ingest members of the popular Buxacceae family and is often transported through the nursery trade. Hosts include Buxus (boxwood), Pachysandra...
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Representatives Jackie Walorski and Ron Kind Call on USTR Lighthizer to Establish Tariff Exclusion Process

October 17, 2018
Representatives Jackie Walorski and Ron Kind Call on USTR Lighthizer to Establish Tariff Exclusion Process

U.S. Reps. Jackie Walorski (R-Ind.) and Ron Kind (D-Wis.) Tuesday called on United States Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer to establish a process that allows U.S. companies to request an exclusion from the recent tariffs imposed on $200 billion of Chinese imports. This process would help U.S. companies retain global competitiveness, and would help target the effects of the tariffs...
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Bipartisan Donnelly-Cruz Bill to Impose Sanctions on Those Who Use Civilians as Human Shields Passes Senate

October 17, 2018
Bipartisan Donnelly-Cruz Bill to Impose Sanctions on Those Who Use Civilians as Human Shields Passes Senate

  U.S. Senators Joe Donnelly (D-IN) and Ted Cruz (R-TX) applauded the Senate for unanimously passing their bipartisan bill last night, which would impose sanctions on those who use civilians as human shields, including terror groups such as Hamas and Hezbollah, as well as their enablers. The bill was co-sponsored by 50 other senators. Donnelly,...
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Volunteers Needed Saturday at Rees Theatre

October 16, 2018
Volunteers Needed Saturday at Rees Theatre

Fifty volunteers over the age of 15 are needed this Saturday to assist with the clearing out of the Rees Theatre.  This volunteer opportunity will pave the way for the next phase of work and save money for the project. Volunteers will assist with removing the remaining seats, carpeting and other debris from the...
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Commissioners Continue Discussion with Lake Latonka Association on Request to Assist with Paving Project

October 16, 2018
Commissioners Continue Discussion with Lake Latonka Association on Request to Assist with Paving Project

Mike Maddox, Vice President of the Lake Latonka Board of Directors appeared before the Marshall County Commissioners Monday in an effort to get the county to pave the roads in the private subdivision. Last month Commissioner Mike Delp brought forth the idea after he was contacted by lake association.  The proposal was for the...
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Oliver & Fortin Create Additional Match for Donations to the Kayak Launch Project

October 16, 2018
Oliver & Fortin Create Additional Match for Donations to the Kayak Launch Project

The City of Plymouth and the Park Department are working hard to meet the local match requirement to obtain an $11,000 grant from the Indiana Housing and Community Development Authority to build a handicap assessable canoe/kayak launch in River Park Square.  The grant is a 50/50 match so local donors must give $11,000 for...
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MCEDC to Host SCORE Indiana Workshop for Aspiring Entrepreneurs

October 16, 2018
MCEDC to Host SCORE Indiana Workshop for Aspiring Entrepreneurs

Marshall County has a rich history of entrepreneurship, with many successful businesses starting out of the home or garage. We are looking for the next generation of small business owners to join the Marshall County business community.  Entrepreneurs, aspiring entrepreneurs, and small business owners are encouraged to sign up for a small business development...
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Public Meetings Set to Discuss Passenger Rail

October 16, 2018
Public Meetings Set to Discuss Passenger Rail

Northern Indiana Passenger Rail Association (NIPRA) is scheduling public meetings throughout northern Indiana to discuss recent work completed and the next steps in securing funding for a Chicago-Fort Wayne-Columbus passenger rail line. The meetings are scheduled for Wednesday, October 24, from 5:00-7:00 p.m., at the Warsaw City Hall Council Chambers at 102 South Buffalo...
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