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Archive for February, 2019

Young’s Bill to Boost Agriculture Education Heads to President

February 7, 2019
Young’s Bill to Boost Agriculture Education Heads to President

U.S. Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.) Thursday announced that the Senate has unanimously passed his legislation, the National FFA Organization’s Federal Charter Amendments Act. This bill will update and modernize the charter for the Future Farmers of America (FFA) to better reflect agriculture education in the 21st Century. The legislation now heads to the President’s desk...
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Walorski, Kind, Sewell, LaHood Introduce Bipartisan, Bicameral Trade Security Act Aimed at Reforming National Security Tariffs

February 7, 2019
Walorski, Kind, Sewell, LaHood Introduce Bipartisan, Bicameral Trade Security Act Aimed at Reforming National Security Tariffs

U.S. Representatives Jackie Walorski (R-Ind.), Ron Kind (D-Wis.), Terri Sewell (D-Ala.), and Darin LaHood (R-Ill.) Wednesday introduced the Trade Security Act, a bill that would reassert Congressional authority over trade and tariff policy by reforming Section 232 of the Trade Expansion Act of 1962. The bill would also re-designate national security threat assessments (in regards to...
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Frances Luke Accord to Bless Downtown Plymouth with their Beautiful Harmonies

February 7, 2019
Frances Luke Accord to Bless Downtown Plymouth  with their  Beautiful Harmonies

Brian Powers and Nick Gunty of Frances Luke Accord have promised to bring their harmonizing powers to life at The Wild Rose Moon on Friday, February 15th, at 8 p.m.  Brian and Nick, both originally from South Bend, Indiana, have been making music together for a number of years and have released several albums, one...
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Genealogy 101 Plymouth Library

February 7, 2019


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Donations Sought for Vietnam Memorial Moving Wall

February 6, 2019
Donations Sought for Vietnam Memorial Moving Wall

Members of the Vietnam Memorial Moving Wall Committee met Wednesday evening in a conference room of City Hall. The 260 foot wall, updated with at total of 58,307 engraved names will be in Marshall County and Plymouth from Thursday afternoon, September 12th through Sunday, September 15th.  Bringing the moving tribute to the Vietnam Veterans...
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City BZA Approves Variance of Use for Body Shop at 14487 Lincoln Highway

February 6, 2019

Eriberto (Eric) Chavez Arriaga was granted a variance of use to operate an automotive body and paint shop in a C-3 commercial zoning district at 14487, Lincoln Highway west of Plymouth during Tuesday night’s Plymouth Board of Zoning Appeals meeting. City Planning Consultant Ralph Booker told the board that a body shop is not...
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Maple Road Closed from 11B to Michigan on Friday

February 6, 2019
Maple Road Closed from 11B to Michigan on Friday

Marshall County Highway Superintendent Jason Peters said he will be closing down Maple Road from 11B to North Michigan on Friday, February 8th. The road closure is due to the fact that NIPSCO will be doing an emergency directional bore under the road at the curve and railroad crossing for a small gas leak....
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County Museum Gives Commissioners Quarterly Report

February 6, 2019
County Museum Gives Commissioners Quarterly Report

Linda Rippy, Executive Director of the Marshall County Museum presented her quarterly report to the County Commissioners on Monday. She encouraged members to take a few minutes to check-out the museum’s new website and said it is 99 percent complete.   https://mchistoricalsociety.org/ The 2018 statistics for the Marshall County Museum show 10,738 visitors with 1,458...
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Triton Schools Congratulate Art Students

February 6, 2019
Triton Schools Congratulate Art Students

Triton School Corporation Sophomore, Alexis Whitehurst was chosen as artist of the month for January. Her double portrait was awarded a silver key at the Regional Scholastic Art Awards. Her work will be on display at the South Bend Museum of Art through March 9th, along with the work of fellow classmate, Samantha Edington....
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Want Your Tax Refund As Soon As Possible? Skip the Paper

February 6, 2019
Want Your Tax Refund As Soon As Possible? Skip the Paper

The Indiana Department of Revenue (DOR) encourages individual filers to skip the paper forms in 2019 and go digital. Not only are returns filed electronically often issued six times faster than paper returns, but opting for direct deposit on those electronic returns may decrease the time it takes to get refunds by an additional...
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Walorski Statement on President Trump’s State of the Union Address

February 6, 2019
Walorski Statement on President Trump’s State of the Union Address

U.S. Representative Jackie Walorski (R-Ind.) Tuesday released the following statement on President Trump’s 2019 State of the Union address: “President Trump spoke to the American people with clarity, a call for unity, and a renewed commitment to our shared ideals. “We need to work together to keep our economic momentum going, allow our manufacturers...
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Young State of the Union Reaction

February 6, 2019
Young State of the Union Reaction

U.S. Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.) issued the following video statement Tuesday evening regarding the President’s State of the Union address: Video Transcript: “Tonight I was glad the President delivered a powerful message, a unifying message about the importance of us rallying together as a country around a number of major issues facing America. “Immigration...
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NO INJURIES IN POLICE STANDOFF

February 6, 2019
NO INJURIES IN POLICE STANDOFF

Plymouth Police were involved with an armed standoff Wednesday morning, February 6th. At 9:42 officers with the Plymouth Police Department attempted a traffic stop on a Honda passenger car on Western Avenue, south of Hoham Drive.  The traffic stop was due to a report of a possible intoxicated driver. Stopping the vehicle at Western...
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Ticket Info for Girls Basketball Regional at LaPorte

February 6, 2019
Ticket Info for Girls Basketball Regional at LaPorte

Season tickets for the Girls Basketball Regional held at LaPorte on are sale in the athletic office until Friday, 2/8 until 4pm.  Season tickets are $10.  Single session tickets can be purchased at the door for $7. Plymouth plays Penn at 11:00 am followed by Crown Point vs. Kankakee Valley.  The championship game will be...
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Plymouth’s last second Lady Pilgrims ready to battle again

February 6, 2019
Plymouth’s last second Lady Pilgrims ready to battle again

PLYMOUTH – Much has been made of Plymouth’s Lady Pilgrims winning three sectional games by a grand total of five points, let alone two last second three point shots. The bottom line – Plymouth has simply found a way to win against a very tough sectional field. If the sectional was tough, the regional...
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South Bend Cubs prepare for upcoming season with a call for fan photos and videos

February 6, 2019

SOUTH BEND, Indiana (February 6, 2019) – The South Bend Cubs are pleased to announce an opportunity for fans to be part of the upcoming baseball season by submitting their favorite fan photos and videos taken at Four Winds Field. President Joe Hart said a select number of fan photos will be used in...
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M.C. Melody Makers Singing Valentines

February 6, 2019
M.C. Melody Makers Singing Valentines

The Marshall County Melody Makers will again be offering Singing Valentines this year as a fundraiser for their organization. This is the third year the choir has gone out singing to that special person.  They’ve sang in homes, the hospital, schools, nursing homes, at the cancer center and even businesses.  This year they will...
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Quotes Opened for Kayak Launch in River Park Square

February 5, 2019
Quotes Opened for Kayak Launch in River Park Square

Monday evening the Plymouth Park Board opened quotes for the Canoe Launch in River Park Square. Two companies submitted quotes for the project, Stone Ridge Landscaping Inc. from Goshen and Thomas Excavating Inc. from Culver.  Stone Ridge Landscaping had a base quote of $34,537 and a quote of $2,999 for an ADA enhanced transfer...
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Commissioners Approve Sub-Recipient Agreement for 4-H Fair Building

February 5, 2019
Commissioners Approve Sub-Recipient Agreement for 4-H Fair Building

Last April, the Marshall County Commissioners agreed to sponsor the 4-H Fair Board for a grant for the construction of a multi-purpose building on the fairgrounds. During the Commissioner’s meeting on Monday, County Attorney Jim Clevenger presented a sub-recipient agreement between OCAR, the 4H Fair Board and Marshall County for the new community building....
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Candidates File for Municipal Elections in Marshall County

February 5, 2019
Candidates File for Municipal Elections in Marshall County

Candidates continue to file for the municipal primary elections as the deadline nears. While Plymouth and Bremen have participated in primary elections, while Argos, Bourbon and Culver have used a caucus if necessary to select their candidates for the general elections in November. This past year Argos, Bourbon and Culver have all passed ordinances...
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