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Archive for January, 2019

West Jefferson Street Closed for Water Main Break

January 31, 2019
West Jefferson Street Closed for Water Main Break

With the break in the extreme weather, the Plymouth Water Department will repair a water main break on West Jefferson Street today. The leak was discovered a couple of days ago and signs were placed on the south side of Jefferson Street just to the west of the Moose Lodge for the icy conditions.  ...
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Application deadline for Next Level Trails is Feb. 15, Plymouth Park Department to Apply

January 31, 2019
Application deadline for Next Level Trails is Feb. 15, Plymouth Park Department to Apply

Plymouth Park Superintendent Mike Hite received the Common Council’s blessing to move forward with an application for the initial round of the Next Level Trails grant program.  He has until February 15th to apply through the DNR. Monday evening Hite told the council the Next Level Trail grants will invest $90 million in state...
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Council Discusses Financial Agreements with Council on Aging

January 31, 2019
Council Discusses Financial Agreements with Council on Aging

The Plymouth Common Council tabled the continuing discussion on funding provided to the Marshall County Council on Aging Monday evening. After approving the 2019 budget, Mayor Mark Senter noted that his request to increase the city’s funding for transportation was not included in this year’s budget.   It remained the same amount, $8,000 and the...
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INDOT 18-month Construction Letting List for Marshall County

January 31, 2019
INDOT 18-month Construction Letting List for Marshall County

In accordance with Senate Enrolled Act 269-2018, INDOT is required to provide local news media organizations with an updated construction letting list at least once every one hundred eighty (180) days. The contract letting list must list all of the department’s scheduled construction projects in the local transportation district for the one hundred eighty...
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Bremen PD Host 23rd Annual Benefit Basketball Game March 15th

January 31, 2019
Bremen PD Host 23rd Annual Benefit Basketball Game March 15th

On March 15, 2019 the Bremen High School will host the Annual Bremen Police Department Benefit Basketball Game. For the past 23 years the basketball game has given the community an opportunity to come together to raise funds for Bremen families in need. This year the proceeds will go to one family facing financial...
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Wild Rose Moon’s Radio Hour to Feature Chicago Troubadour, Mark Dvorak

January 31, 2019
Wild Rose Moon’s Radio Hour to Feature Chicago Troubadour, Mark Dvorak

In 2012 WFMT’s Rich Warren, host of “The Midnight Special,” named Mark Dvorak “Chicago’s official troubadour,” a sobriquet previously given to Old Town School of Folk Music founder Win Stracke, and later to seminal folk singer and Dvorak mentor Fred Holstein.  Mark has been instrumental in sharing traditional folk and blues songs, along with his...
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Miller’s Merry Manor, Plymouth Geriatric Aide Program

January 31, 2019
Miller’s Merry Manor, Plymouth Geriatric Aide Program

The Geriatric Aide Program, offered by Miller’s Merry Manor, is a program to help employees continue to improve the quality of care that they give and provide opportunities for staff growth.  Staff must apply to participate in the 10 week program which provides them with a more in-depth look at each department that provides...
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Road Closure for Rail Repair

January 31, 2019
Road Closure for Rail Repair

North folk southern will be performing an emergency rail repair on 15th between thorn and union road tonight.  Repair is estimated to be completed by 9:00 pm tonight if their are no complications.
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1st 100 days of School at Triton

January 31, 2019
1st 100 days of School at Triton

100 days of school are in the books at Triton Elementary School. It is tradition that Triton Elementary Kindergartner’s celebrate 100 days of school, but this year the fifth grade team and their students joined in on the fun. Kindergarten students celebrated with “100th day” activities all day long. Students were also asked to...
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Alert: The Sheriff’s non-emergency phones are back in service.

January 31, 2019
Alert: The Sheriff’s non-emergency phones are back in service.

The Marshall County Sheriff’s Department and Central Dispatch non-emergency phones are back in service.   You may now dial 936-3187 as well as 937-3170 and 936-3189 for non emergency calls to the Sheriff’s Department.
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Weather Doesn’t Hinder Fun At Miller’s

January 31, 2019
Weather Doesn’t Hinder Fun At Miller’s

This frigid weather does not stop the fun at Miller’s Assisted Living Facility.  Cindy I. Flagg, Activity Director said, “We stay inside and enjoy all sorts of enjoyable activities.  Even though our Volunteers didn’t make it out today we were able to work on a craft that was organized last week by volunteer Sharon...
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Bids Opened for Candy Lane Storm Sewer Improvement Project

January 30, 2019
Bids Opened for Candy Lane Storm Sewer Improvement Project

Five companies submitted bids for the Candy Lane Storm Sewer Improvement project and on Monday evening the Board of Public Works and Safety opened the bids.  Bidders included:                                                     ...
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Walsh & Kelly Awarded 2019 Spring Street Projects by Plymouth Board of Public Works and Safety

January 30, 2019
Walsh & Kelly Awarded 2019 Spring Street Projects by Plymouth Board of Public Works and Safety

Monday evening the Plymouth Board of Public Works and safety awarded the bid for the 2019 Spring Street and Sidewalk projects. Two weeks ago bids were opened from five companies.  Low bidder was Walsh & Kelly from South Bend in the amount of $635,829.60.  Other bidders were E&B Paving of Rochester for $784,194.25; Niblock...
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Plymouth Police Investigate 9 Vehicle Pile-up Monday evening on US 30

January 30, 2019
Plymouth Police Investigate 9 Vehicle Pile-up Monday evening on US 30

Plymouth Police investigated a nine vehicle crash on Monday evening, January 28th just after 5 P.M. on US 30 near the Michigan Street interchange. The freezing rain and sleet was a factor in this crash that involved a Penske rental truck driven by 52 year old Tonya Arnold of Fort Wayne who was east...
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NIXLE to Stop “Community” & ‘Advisory” Messages

January 30, 2019
NIXLE to Stop “Community” & ‘Advisory” Messages

Recently the Marshall County Sheriff’s Department received notice from the company that provides the NIXLE service that due to an increase in carrier costs, they will no longer be able to provide Short Message Service or text messages for “Community” and “Advisory” message types that are sent out on their system. Sheriff Matt Hassel...
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Calling all Artists, Food Vendors: 6th Annual Art in the Street

January 30, 2019
Calling all Artists, Food Vendors: 6th Annual Art in the Street

Heartland Artists are sponsoring the 6th annual ‘Art in the Street’ June 22, 2019, from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. on  Michigan Street in downtown Plymouth. The goal of the festival is to promote regional artists, support art in all its forms, and add to quality of place in our community. All media is...
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Alert: Marshall County Sheriff and Dispatch nonemergency phones are down

January 30, 2019
Alert: Marshall County Sheriff and Dispatch nonemergency phones are down

The Marshall County Sheriff’s Department and Central Dispatch nonemergency phones are down. Please use 936-3189 or 911 for non-emergency calls.
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St. Rep. Jack Jordan: Share your thoughts via legislative survey

January 30, 2019
St. Rep. Jack Jordan:  Share your thoughts via legislative survey

The 2019 legislative session kicked off earlier this month, with lawmakers working on solutions to many of the issues impacting our state. State Representative Jack Jordan said, “Your input will help me serve as your voice while voting on potential new laws.” Jordan continued, “I will continue to keep you updated on topics affecting...
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Closings, Postponements and Cancellations: Updated 7 PM Wednesday, Jan. 30th

January 30, 2019
Closings, Postponements and Cancellations:  Updated 7 PM Wednesday, Jan. 30th

  Mail delivery in Marshall County has been canceled for Thursday The Town of Bourbon will have the Matchette Center opened as a warming center during the extreme cold the next several days. In case of a power outage, the Clerk-Treasurer’s office will be opened as an alternate location. If after 4:00 pm, please...
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Young Cosponsors Bill to Repeal Death Tax

January 30, 2019
Young Cosponsors Bill to Repeal Death Tax

U.S. Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.) a member of the tax-writing Senate Finance Committee is cosponsoring legislation to permanently repeal the federal estate tax, more commonly known as the death tax. The bill, led by Senator John Thune (R-S.D.), would end the punitive tax that negatively affects Hoosier farmers and small business owners. “Death should...
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