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Archive for January, 2019

Update from County Highway Department on Conditions

January 30, 2019
Update from County Highway Department on Conditions

Plow drivers from the Marshall County Highway department have covered all north south roads and a lager portion of east and west roads. Jason Peters, Superintendent of the County Highway Department said his crew was out from 8 a.m. till around 12:30 pm today.    After meeting with highway foreman’s and talking with most area...
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Family Volunteers At Miller’s

January 30, 2019
Family Volunteers At Miller’s

Volunteer Sharon Duff and her family spent time at Miller’s Assisted Living Facility on Sunday afternoon playing games with Miller’s residents.  Sharon’s husband Mike and three of her four sons – Garrett, Josiah and Noah – shared their time to play pool, Euchre, Yahtzee, and checkers.  Everyone who participated had a great time and...
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Introducing Erica Luchik, Regional Specialist for the Indiana Invasive Initiative

January 30, 2019
Introducing Erica Luchik, Regional Specialist for the Indiana Invasive Initiative

The Southern Indiana Cooperative Invasives Management has hired Erica Luchik as the new Regional Specialist for Northwest Indiana. She began work on January 7th, for the state-wide Indiana Invasives Initiative project. The counties covered include Newton, Jasper, Pulaski, White, Cass, Starke, Marshall, Fulton, Miami, and Kosciusko. Luchik has a degree in Wildlife Biology from...
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Plymouth City Council Supportive of Rees Project’s OCRA Grant Application

January 29, 2019
Plymouth City Council Supportive of Rees Project’s OCRA Grant Application

The Rees Theatre project is beginning the second year of fundraising for the renovation project in downtown Plymouth. Monday evening during the Plymouth Common Council meeting, co-chairmen Randy Danielson and Donna Pontius told members they are ready for Act II titled Let’s finish the show!  The committee was seeking the city’s support in applying...
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Inmate Injured in Fight at Marshall County Jail

January 29, 2019
Inmate Injured in Fight at Marshall County Jail

Marshall County Sheriff Matt Hassle released a few details of a fight between inmates at the County Jail that required one to be transported to the hospital for care. On Friday, January 25, at 2:00 pm Marshall County Jail Officer’s Greg Horton, Echo Rosinski, and Amanda Wagers were dispatched to 80 pod day room...
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Argos Clerk’s Office Warming Center, Residents Urged to Join REACH Alert for Info

January 29, 2019
Argos Clerk’s Office Warming Center, Residents Urged to Join REACH Alert for Info

The Town of Argos has designated the Clerk’s office as a warming center.   If you live in the Argos community and need a warming center after hours, please contact the Argos Police Department and they will open the doors. They can be contacted at 574-892-5122. The Argos Water Department advised that allowing your water to...
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PLYMOUTH AND MARSHALL COUNTY MAKING A SPLASH

January 29, 2019
PLYMOUTH AND MARSHALL COUNTY MAKING A SPLASH

The Plymouth Aquatic Center, a development over 7 years in the making, is set to open its doors in 2019, through the tireless efforts of 17 partner organizations.  Approximately $8.4 million in funding has been secured, representing almost 90% of the project’s total capital investment. Now, the Marshall County community is invited to help...
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Hammer Arrested for Theft at Walmart

January 29, 2019
Hammer Arrested for Theft at Walmart

36 year old Clinton E. Hammer of South Bend was arrested on Friday, January 25th. At approximately 7:50 in the evening Plymouth Officer Arnold I responded to the report of a theft at Walmart. After an investigation Hummer was arrested and incarcerated at the Marshall County Jail for theft and held on a $750...
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Plymouth Man Arrested for Driving Without a License

January 29, 2019
Plymouth Man Arrested for Driving Without a License

Plymouth Police Officer John Weir conducted a traffic stop on Friday, January 25th about 2:15 at Garro and 5th Streets on a Lincoln MK-X for a traffic infraction. While speaking with the driver, 22 year old Jose Martinez-Banegas of Plymouth if was found that he had never possessed a valid driver’s license. Banegas was...
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Keep Yourself and Your home Safe while Indiana Experiences Extreme Weather

January 29, 2019
Keep Yourself and Your home Safe while Indiana Experiences Extreme Weather

State officials urge Hoosiers to take the necessary precautions this week and prepare for wind chills that could reach as low as -40 degrees in some parts of Indiana. The arctic blast expected overnight Tuesday into Wednesday could be the coldest system to move through Indiana in years. Such frigid temperatures can present a...
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County Police Investigate Thefts from Vehicles at Lake of the Woods

January 29, 2019
County Police Investigate Thefts from Vehicles at Lake of the Woods

On Monday, January 28th, the Marshall County Police Department responded with several complaints of theft from vehicles around Lake of the Woods. Unlocked vehicles were entered and items were removed from vehicles on Lake Shore Drive and Sea Lane. Items taken in the incidents include money, a billfold, and a bag of electronic medical...
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Schedule changes

January 29, 2019

Changes and cancellations Girls basketball sectional At Oregon Davis The sectional will now be held on Friday, Saturday, Monday, Tuesday. At Northridge Plymouth’s game against Northridge for Tuesday night has been postponed. No rescheduled date will be announced until an improvement in the weather. It will not be rescheduled for Wednesday night. At Central...
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Plymouth Mayor Closes City Offices on Wednesday

January 29, 2019
Plymouth Mayor Closes City Offices on Wednesday

Due to the brutally cold temperatures projected for Wednesday, the Plymouth City Office and Mayor’s Office will be closed.   The Mayor urges citizens to stay inside, if possible.  Here are some safety tips if you do have to be outdoors. Limit exposure:   Avoid travel and stay indoors! The City of Plymouth is asking you...
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County Road Travel Getting Better

January 29, 2019
County Road Travel Getting Better

Jason Peters, Superintendent of the Marshall County Highway Department said talking with the plow drivers this morning, the county roads were not nearly as slick as they were last night. Peters said drifting throughout the night caused some county roads to be down to one lane and tough for smaller car to pass through.  ...
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Closings, Cancellations & Postponements

January 28, 2019
Closings, Cancellations & Postponements

Rochester Metal Products will be cancelling all normal production operations beginning with 3rd shift Tuesday night January 29th.  Normal operations are schedule to resume with 3rd shift beginning Thursday night January 31st. Digger Specialties in Bremen will be closed Tuesday and Wednesday night shifts and Wednesday and Thursday day shifts for production. Argos Community Schools closed Tuesday...
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2 Arrested in Plymouth Traffic Stop

January 28, 2019
2 Arrested in Plymouth Traffic Stop

On Friday, January 25th just before 6 p.m. Plymouth Police Officer Finn was patrolling in the area of Harrison and Beerenbrook Streets when he conducted a traffic stop as the vehicle pulled into a driveway. 43 year old Preston Hensley of Plymouth was driving the vehicle and placed under arrest for the driving offense...
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City Offers Warming Shelter at Conservation Club House

January 28, 2019
City Offers Warming Shelter at Conservation Club House

City of Plymouth is offering a warming shelter for residents who need a place to warm up during this dramatic cold weather we are experiencing. Mayor Mark Senter said Monday evening during the Common Council meeting, “If citizens are unable to find a warm place to stay with friends or family, they should contact...
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IN Senator Randy Head: Indiana Workforce Update

January 28, 2019
IN Senator Randy Head: Indiana Workforce Update

Over the past few years, the Indiana General Assembly has passed various initiatives aimed at improving our state’s workforce. Indiana State Senator Randy Head said, “It is crucial that we prepare our next generation to succeed in Indiana’s future workforce, and we are already seeing returns on our efforts.” Since the launch of the...
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North Liberty Man Arrested by County Police for OWI

January 28, 2019
North Liberty Man Arrested by County Police for OWI

On Saturday, January 26th Officer Rans with the Marshall County Sheriff’s Department conducted a traffic stop on Council Drive east of Western Avenue, behind Krogers. During the course of the traffic stop it was believed that the driver, 46 year old Richard Lee Fosley of North Liberty was impaired. An OWI investigation was conducted...
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County Highway Superintendent Urges Caution will Driving

January 28, 2019
County Highway Superintendent Urges Caution will Driving

Due to some very strange weather conditions today: snow, sleet and rain, most roads in Marshall County have been scraped down and plowed off. County Highway Road Superintendent Jason Peters said, “With temperatures falling, road surfaces are freezing and creating slick spots throughout the county.”  He said, snow and slush areas are not too...
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