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Archive for December, 2018

Two People Injured in Crash at US 30 & Plymouth Goshen Trail

December 25, 2018
Two People Injured in Crash at US 30 & Plymouth Goshen Trail

Marshall County Police responded to a two vehicle crash on December 20th that resulted in a Plymouth man being airlifted to a trauma center in South Bend. The two vehicle accident occurred about 3:15 in the afternoon when Mr. Bickel attempted to cross US 30 and he drove into the path of a 1999...
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Speeder Arrested by County Police

December 25, 2018
Speeder Arrested by County Police

On Tuesday, December 18th, just after 11 p.m. Sergeant Nicholas Laffoon of the Marshall County Police Department was working Interdiction on US 30 west of Gumwood Road.   He observed a vehicle traveling east at a very high rate of speed, and clocked the vehicle at 114 mph on radar. Sergeant Laffoon eventually caught up...
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Bourbon Woman Arrested by County Police

December 25, 2018
Bourbon Woman Arrested by County Police

On Friday, December 21st at 1:25 in the morning, Marshall County Officer Wozniak initiated a traffic stop in the 2000 block of Meadowlane Drive on a red 2005 Pontiac passenger vehicle. The driver of the vehicle, 28 year old Rebecca L. Webb of Bourbon was found to be operating with a driving status of...
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Therapy Thursday Event – “Upcycling Plastic Bags with Crochet” – January 10, 2019

December 25, 2018
Therapy Thursday Event – “Upcycling Plastic Bags with Crochet” – January 10, 2019

Are you in need of some therapy to survive the cold winter weather? Join the fun at the Marshall County Museum on Thursday, January 10 from noon to 1 PM and learn to recycle those pesky plastic bags at the Therapy Thursday event. Participants will create a coaster using a crochet technique! Crafter, Cyndi...
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AG Curtis Hill announces $68 million multistate settlement with UBS for artificially manipulating interest rates

December 25, 2018
AG Curtis Hill announces $68 million multistate settlement with UBS for artificially manipulating interest rates

Attorney General Curtis Hill announced a $68 million, 40-state settlement with UBS for fraudulent conduct involving the manipulation of LIBOR (the London Interbank Offered Rate).  LIBOR is a benchmark interest rate that affects financial instruments worth trillions of dollars and has a far-reaching impact on global markets and consumers. “This is yet another case in...
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American Legion Ladies Auxiliary Honors Miller’s Veterans at Christmas

December 25, 2018
American Legion Ladies Auxiliary Honors Miller’s Veterans at Christmas

Members of the American Legion Ladies Auxiliary visited veterans who are living at Miller’s Assisted Living Facility in Plymouth.  Auxiliary President Stephanie Boomershine introduced herself to each veteran and told about the auxiliary and thanked the veteran for their service to our country and for keeping American safe.  She then presented each veteran with...
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Bridge for Phase II of Greenway Trail Project to be Set Dec. 26th

December 20, 2018
Bridge for Phase II of Greenway Trail Project to be Set Dec. 26th

Scott Randle, Resident Project Representative with SEH of Indiana released details Thursday afternoon on phase II of the Greenway Trail project. The pedestrian bridge in phase II will place after the Christmas holiday.  The contractor plans on installing the bridge on Wednesday Dec 26. The contractor plans to move the bridge from its current...
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STOP SIGN PRANKS ON COUNTY ROADS

December 20, 2018
STOP SIGN PRANKS ON COUNTY ROADS

Marshall County Highway Superintendent Jason Peters is warning drivers of vandalism of county stop signs. Peters said there are numerous locations throughout the county where stop signs have been pulled out and thrown into fields.     Peters said, “This type of VANDALISM going on with Christmas and New Year right around the corner is so...
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NO LUMP OF COAL FOR BELOVED REES

December 20, 2018
NO LUMP OF COAL FOR BELOVED REES

Support from many have propelled The REES Project forward in a short period of time but many more will be needed to take it to completion in 2020. Project co-chairs; Randy Danielson and Donna Pontius and the entire REES Project Committee express great appreciation for the many gifts pledged and given to date in...
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CROSSING SCHOOL OF BUSINESS & ENTREPRENEURSHIP OPENS AN ENTREPRENEURIAL TRAINING CENTER IN MARSHALL COUNTY

December 20, 2018
CROSSING SCHOOL OF BUSINESS & ENTREPRENEURSHIP OPENS AN ENTREPRENEURIAL TRAINING CENTER IN MARSHALL COUNTY

The Crossing School of Business & Entrepreneurship has opened an Entrepreneurial Training Center (ETC) in Marshall County to provide an opportunity for students who are struggling or who want the option to participate in hands-on job training.  The Crossing offers: -         Small classes with a Teacher Student ratio of 1:10 allowing teachers to provide...
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Walorski Applauds House Passage of RV Fix, Other Tax Provisions

December 20, 2018
Walorski Applauds House Passage of RV Fix, Other Tax Provisions

U.S. Representative Jackie Walorski (R-Ind.) Thursday applauded House passage of legislation making important tax-related changes, including an overhaul of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and a commonsense fix Walorski championed to provide fair tax treatment for the recreational vehicle (RV) industry. “In order to continue building on our nation’s economic momentum, we need to...
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Surprise! Guess who’s having a baby?

December 20, 2018
Surprise! Guess who’s having a baby?

The students at Menominee Elementary School in Ms. Shelby Podemski’s 2nd grade classroom couldn’t wait to break the news that Ms. Podemski is expecting! Congratulations to the soon-to-be parents Shelby Podemski and Brandon Gean! Ms. Podemski is due in June.
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AG Curtis Hill confirms Investigation into USA Gymnastics

December 20, 2018
AG Curtis Hill confirms Investigation into USA Gymnastics

Attorney General Curtis Hill Thursday confirmed his office’s investigation into USA Gymnastics and filed limited objections to the organization’s requests to continue the services of two consulting firms, Alfers GC Consulting LLC and Scramble Systems LLC. The limited objections request the court deny USA Gymnastics’ motions if the consulting firms do not agree to:...
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Girl Scout Troops Visit Miller’s

December 20, 2018
Girl Scout Troops Visit Miller’s

Several Girl Scout, Brownie and Daisy Troops from the Marshall County area have taken time out of their busy December schedules to visit with the residents of Miller’s Assisted Living in Plymouth.  The girls have done various activities with the residents.  Some have caroled through the building while others have prepared and done crafts...
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Young to Introduce Organ Donation Bill Following Washington Post Reports

December 20, 2018
Young to Introduce Organ Donation Bill Following Washington Post Reports

U.S. Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.) Thursday announced he will be introducing legislation in the next Congress to bring greater transparency, oversight, and accountability to the nation’s organ donation system following reports in the Washington Post exposing significant flaws in the system. “More than 10,000 people die annually waiting on an organ or become too sick...
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Tech Talk 12-18-18

December 20, 2018


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Marshall County Awarded FSSA Early Childhood Education Grants

December 19, 2018
Marshall County Awarded FSSA Early Childhood Education Grants

Indiana’s Office of Early Childhood and Out-of-School Learning recently awarded early education capacity-building grants to 12 applicants representing 29 pre-kindergarten programs in 12 Indiana counties. The Marshall County Early Childhood Coalition was awarded $239,744.56.The grants for the whole of the state total more than $1.4 million and was awarded to early learning providers and...
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Thomas Holloway Sentencing Delayed

December 19, 2018
Thomas Holloway Sentencing Delayed

Thomas Holloway was expected to be sentenced Wednesday in Starke County as the result of a plea agreement that was filed in court December 4th. Part of the plea agreement was contingent on LaPorte County Community Corrections accepting Holloway into their work release program. On Dec. 7th LaPorte Community Corrections let the court know...
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Menominee students Collect Donations and Raise Funds for Marshall Co. Humane Society

December 19, 2018
Menominee students Collect Donations and Raise Funds for Marshall Co. Humane Society

Menominee Elementary School third grade students and Menominee student council members sponsored a collection for the Marshall County Humane Society this past Friday. In trade for a dollar or a donation of a pet item, students and staff were allowed to wear pajamas to school last Friday. Mary Dolph’s third-grade class spearheaded the project...
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PHS SEED Club Adopts Local Family for Christmas

December 19, 2018
PHS SEED Club Adopts Local Family for Christmas

Plymouth High School English teacher Amanda Knox and the 19 students who are part of this year’s SEED club have been busy preparing for the club’s annual Give Back for Christmas since the new school year started back in August. This is the sixth year the SEED club has adopted a Plymouth family for...
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