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Indiana Outpaces Nation in Several Key Areas of Employment

November 26, 2018
Indiana Outpaces Nation in Several Key Areas of Employment

Indiana continues to rank as one of the most attractive states for companies to locate and expand, outperforming much of the nation last month in key areas of employment and job growth. The Indiana Department of Workforce Development recently reported the state’s unemployment rate in October remained at 3.5 percent and lower than the...
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Red Cross: Urgent Need for Blood Donations Now

November 26, 2018
Red Cross: Urgent Need for Blood Donations Now

The American Red Cross has an urgent need for blood and platelet donors to give now to ensure blood is available for medical treatments and emergencies during the holiday season. Blood and platelet donations often decline during the holidays. Regular donors are busy with holiday activities, and travel and severe winter weather may cause blood...
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City Meetings Monday

November 25, 2018
City Meetings Monday

The City of Plymouth will conduct their regular meetings in the council chambers of City Hall on Monday evening beginning at 6 p.m. with the Board of Public Works and Safety. The agenda for the Public Works and Safety meeting includes reports from the various city department heads, the ratification of an executive order...
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Complete Streets Policy to be Considered by Plymouth Board of Public Works & Safety

November 25, 2018
Complete Streets Policy to be Considered by Plymouth Board of Public Works & Safety

Two weeks ago, Allie Shook, head of Discover Plymouth presented members of the Plymouth Board of Public Works and Safety with a draft of the proposed Complete Streets Policy for review. The goals of the Complete Streets Policy are to provide safe and accessible multimodal options for people traveling between home, work, school, recreation...
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City of Plymouth to Plant Trees this Fall

November 25, 2018
City of Plymouth to Plant Trees this Fall

Members of the City of Plymouth Tree and Flower committee have been busy looking for locations around the city where new tree plantings are needed. Each year the city budgets $7,000 for tree plantings.  In the spring of 2015 the City of Plymouth was designated a Tree City USA. Twenty-five new trees will be...
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County Plan Commission to Hear Request for 1-lot Subdivision on Muckshaw Road

November 25, 2018
County Plan Commission to Hear Request for 1-lot Subdivision on Muckshaw Road

The Marshall County Plan Commission will conduct a public hearing on December 6th to consider a request to create a one-lot minor subdivision of Kava Acres at 10765 Muckshaw Road, Center Township in Plymouth. Adam and Katherine Foust are seeking the one-lot subdivision to build a home on. The public hearing will be held...
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City Street Department Hopes to Continue Leaf Sweeping

November 25, 2018
City Street Department Hopes to Continue Leaf Sweeping

While the weather seems to have changed very quickly from fall to what feels like winter there are still plenty of leaves on the ground.  The Plymouth Street Department has spent the last five weeks sweeping leaves from the curbs all around town. It seems like many of the trees still have their leaves...
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Santa Visit at Culver-Union Township Public Library

November 25, 2018
Santa Visit at Culver-Union Township Public Library

TheCulver-Union Township Public Library will host a visit with Santa on Saturday, December 8th from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM. To start off the fun-filled day, families are encouraged to join the Culver Library at Miller’s Merry Manor in Culver from 9:00 – 9:30 A.M. for a Holiday Story time and Caroling. Santa will...
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ABATE’s Treasures for Kids this Saturday at Journey’s End

November 25, 2018
ABATE’s Treasures for Kids this Saturday at Journey’s End

Region 1 ABATE of Indiana will host “Treasures for Kids of Marshall County” on Saturday, December 1st at Journey’s End.  This event will help provide funds to assist the needy children in our county. Admission to “Treasurers of Kids” will be 2 canned goods or $5 at the door for everyone 21 or older. ...
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Miller’s Hosts Mickey Mouse 90th Birthday Celebration

November 25, 2018
Miller’s Hosts Mickey Mouse 90th Birthday Celebration

Mickey Mouse turned 90 years old this week and it gave the residents at Miller’s Assisted Living an opportunity to have a celebration.  Residents were invited to the Oak Hill café by special invitation where they were treated to party punch and cake and ice cream.  As Activity Director Cindy Flagg began to share...
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As We See It 11-21-18

November 23, 2018


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Plymouth vs. Logansport (Girls Basketball)

November 23, 2018


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Plymouth vs. Valparaiso (Girls Basketball)

November 23, 2018


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Sheriff Recommends Booking Fee to Fund Inmate Programs

November 22, 2018
Sheriff Recommends Booking Fee to Fund Inmate Programs

Earlier this week Marshall County Sheriff Matt Hassel told the County Commissioners he’s been looking at ways to financially sustain and expand inmate programs at the jail. Currently a grant from Community Corrections assists in funding programming at the jail. The Sheriff brought up the possibility of reestablishing a booking fee for inmates in...
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County Drainage Board Approves Variance for Garden Court’s Next Project

November 22, 2018
County Drainage Board Approves Variance for Garden Court’s Next Project

The Marshall County Drainage Board approved a variance for Garden Court for their permanent supportive housing project that will be built on West Jefferson Street. Brent Martin told members the location for the parking lot and dumpster area needs to sit in the county’s 50 foot easement of the open ditch on the west...
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Stellar Finalists Present Regional Development Plans

November 22, 2018
Stellar Finalists Present Regional Development Plans

Wednesday, the Office of Community and Rural Affairs announced five finalists have completed the last step in the Stellar Communities designation process. This program encourages Hoosier communities to work towards comprehensive regional planning. “The respective regions worked diligently together, which was evident in the delivery of each presentation,” said Jodi Golden, Executive Director of...
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Miracle Mile Race Sat. Nov. 24 to Benefit M.C. Neighborhood Center

November 22, 2018
Miracle Mile Race Sat. Nov. 24 to Benefit M.C. Neighborhood Center

The “Miracle Mile” run will take place right before the Christmas tree lighting parade in downtown Plymouth on Saturday, November 24th.  This race will benefit the Marshall County Neighborhood Center. Racers will run down the middle of Michigan Street, the parade route just before the lighted parade and tree lighting take place. There will...
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Commissioners Approve Purchase of Chipper & Distributor for County Highway

November 22, 2018
Commissioners Approve Purchase of Chipper & Distributor for County Highway

On Monday, the Marshall County Commissioners approved moving forward with the purchase of two new pieces of equipment for the County Highway Department. Jason Peters, Supervisor of the Highway Department told the commissioners he received two quotes for the chipper box and distributor truck used to chip and seal the roads.  He said one...
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Daisy P. Stoneburner, 90, of Plymouth

November 22, 2018

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Students Encouraged to Enter Writing Contest

November 22, 2018
Students Encouraged to Enter Writing Contest

The Indiana State Library encourages young Hoosiers in grades 4-12 to enter a writing contest about how a book has affected them personally. The 2018-19 Letters About Literature contest is supported by the Center for the Book in the Library of Congress. Participants should write a letter to an author, living or deceased, explaining how his or...
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