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Walorski Introduces Bill to Bolster Alzheimer’s Care Planning

March 28, 2019
Walorski Introduces Bill to Bolster Alzheimer’s Care Planning

U.S. Representatives Jackie Walorski (R-Ind.), Paul D. Tonko (D-N.Y.), Earl Blumenauer (D-Ore.), Brett Guthrie (R-Ky.), Maxine Waters (D-Calif.), and Chris Smith (R-N.J.) this week introduced H.R. 1873, the Improving HOPE for Alzheimer’s Act, bipartisan legislation that would require the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to inform health care providers about care planning benefits...
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1st Source Bank Plymouth Partners with Cardinal Services

March 28, 2019
1st Source Bank Plymouth Partners with Cardinal Services

Every month, Cardinal Services hosts a Cardinal Connection event at their group home in Plymouth. A Cardinal Connection event is an information meeting to educate the community about the services offered at Cardinal. The mission of Cardinal Services is to assist and advocate for people with disabilities or challenges to live lives full of...
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Young Cosponsors Bill to Crack Down on Illegal Robocall Scams

March 28, 2019
Young Cosponsors Bill to Crack Down on Illegal Robocall Scams

U.S. Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.) announced this week that he is cosponsoring the Telephone Robocall Abuse Criminal Enforcement and Deterrence (TRACED) Act (S. 151) to crack down on illegal robocall scams. The legislation, which was introduced by Senators John Thune (R-S.D.) and Ed Markey (D-Mass.), gives regulators more time to find scammers, increases civil forfeiture penalties...
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Bill Staines Friday Night at The Moon 8 pm

March 28, 2019
Bill Staines Friday Night at The Moon 8 pm

After touring and playing concerts for over 41 years, you would think that musician and songwriter Bill Staines might think about slowing down, but that’s just not the case. Bill continues to perform more than 175 shows a year and drives close to 70,000 miles getting to them.  He is one of the most...
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Celebrate National Volunteer Week at Indiana State Parks

March 28, 2019
Celebrate National Volunteer Week at Indiana State Parks

If you’re looking for a place to donate your time for National Volunteer Week, Indiana state parks have the answer. From maintaining trails to helping in a nature center, there are many opportunities for people to celebrate the week, which is April 7-13, and give back to the outdoors. “Volunteering gives you a great...
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Minor Injuries in Semi Pickup Crash at US 30 & King Road

March 27, 2019
Minor Injuries in Semi Pickup Crash at US 30 & King Road

Marshall County Police investigated a two vehicle accident at US 30 and King Road on Tuesday morning at 10 A.M. The accident occurred when a 2015 Freightliner semi driven by Billy Smith of Iowa was east bound.  He told the officer the light turned red quickly and he activated his horn as a warning...
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Head: Legislation to Address School Bus Safety Issues Passes House

March 27, 2019
Head: Legislation to Address School Bus Safety Issues Passes House

A bill authored by State Senator Randy Head (R-Logansport) that would comprehensively address school bus safety issues in Indiana recently passed the House of Representatives unanimously. Senate Bill 2 would increase the penalties for drivers who violate school bus stop laws, including making a violation that results in death a Level 5 felony.  It also...
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Grass Fire on Nutmeg Meadows

March 27, 2019
Grass Fire on Nutmeg Meadows

The Plymouth Fire Department responded to a grass fire on the city’s south side Wednesday afternoon. At 4:30 firefighters were dispatched to 10804 Nutmeg Meadows for a grass fire that was beginning spread close to a home. Two grass fire rigs and an engine responded and extinguished the fire within a few minutes.
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On My Way Pre-K applications for 2019/2020 school year are now available

March 27, 2019
On My Way Pre-K applications for 2019/2020 school year are now available

  Indiana’s Office of Early Childhood and Out-of-School Learning (OECOSL) is now accepting applications from families in Marshall County and 19 other Indiana counties who may be eligible for grants for their children to receive high-quality, prekindergarten education through the On My Way Pre-K program for the  2019/2020 school year. The pilot program was...
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Actions by the Plymouth Board of Public Works and Safety

March 27, 2019
Actions by the Plymouth Board of Public Works and Safety

The Plymouth Board of Public Works and Safety was updated this week by various department heads on activities and projects. Assistant Fire Chief, Steve Holm requested permission to apply for two grants.  Holm said the department would like to apply for an Operation Round Up Grant from Marshall County REMC in the amount of...
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Bradley Arrested by City Police for OWI

March 27, 2019
Bradley Arrested by City Police for OWI

Tuesday morning, March 26th at 1:20, Officer Emenhiser with the Plymouth Police Department conducted a traffic stop in the parking lot of 520 West Jefferson Street, the Pak-A-Sak gas station. It was discovered that the driver, 29 year old Dennis E. Bradley of Rochester was operating a vehicle while intoxicated.  He was transported to...
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Candy Lane Storm Sewer Project in Plymouth Moves Forward

March 27, 2019

This week, Plymouth’s Utility Superintendent Donnie Davidson told members of the Board of Public Works and Safety the Candy Lane storm sewer project is about to get underway.  Monday evening Davidson said the barricades are up to keep through-traffic out of the work zone and Selge Construction is starting to mobilize equipment on site. ...
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MARSHALL COUNTY SOIL & WATER CONSERVATION DISTRICT RECEIVES POLLINATOR HABITAT GRANT FROM ARROW HEAD COUNTRY RC&D

March 27, 2019
MARSHALL COUNTY SOIL & WATER CONSERVATION DISTRICT RECEIVES POLLINATOR HABITAT GRANT FROM ARROW HEAD COUNTRY RC&D

Arrow Head Country Resource Conservation District (RC&D) awards grants annually for conservation projects through a competitive application and review process. Marshall County Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) is pleased to announce it has received a $2,500 grant from the Arrow Head Country RC&D for a new pollinator habitat installation. Honey bees and other pollinators have been in...
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Time is Running Out to File Your Taxes for Free!

March 27, 2019
Time is Running Out to File Your Taxes for Free!

With the individual tax filing deadline less than a month away (April 15, to be exact), the Indiana Department of Revenue (DOR) is reminding Hoosiers there is still time to file for free with the Indiana free file (INfreefile) program. The INfreefile program allows qualifying individuals with an adjusted gross income of $66,000 or less in...
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South Bend Cubs Menus to Feature New Food Choices in 2019

March 27, 2019

South Bend Cubs Menus to Feature New Food Choices in 2019 “Sweet Spot” added to concourse stands, new items include Italian sausage, fresh squeezed lemonade, and loaded tater tots   March 27, 2019 For Immediate Release   SOUTH BEND, IN – With just one week until Opening Night, the South Bend Cubs and Executive...
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THE OPPORTUNITY FOR PUBLIC INPUT CONTINUES FOR THE NAMING AND BRANDING OF OUR REGIONAL TRAILS

March 27, 2019
THE OPPORTUNITY FOR PUBLIC INPUT CONTINUES FOR THE NAMING AND BRANDING OF OUR REGIONAL TRAILS

An open house took place on March 26 for the public to have an opportunity to provide feedback on three Regional Trail Brand options that will help give our regions trail system an overall identity. For those who were not able to attend this event, there are still opportunities to share your input. An...
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Young Votes to Protect Hoosiers from Harmful Green New Deal

March 27, 2019
Young Votes to Protect Hoosiers from Harmful Green New Deal

U.S. Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.)  Tuesday voted to protect Hoosiers from the devastating costs of the harmful Green New Deal. The so-called “deal” is projected to cost up to $93 trillion over 10 years, and up to $65,000 per household per year. “Today, Democrats had a chance to vote for one of their top...
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Plymouth Police Officer Arnold Arrests 2 on Sunday

March 27, 2019
Plymouth Police Officer Arnold Arrests 2 on Sunday

On Sunday, March 24th at approximately 6:00 P.M. Plymouth Police Officer Arnold responded to the report of an unwanted person at the Garden Court East Apartment complex on Pennsylvania Avenue. After an investigation 49 year old Richard L. Moses of North Liberty was arrested for public intoxication and incarcerated at the Marshall County Jail....
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Walorski Discusses USMCA with President Trump

March 27, 2019
Walorski Discusses USMCA with President Trump

U.S. Representative Jackie Walorski (R-Ind.) Tuesday released the following statement after she and several House Republican colleagues met with President Trump at the White House to discuss the U.S.-Mexico-Canada trade agreement: “A modernized trade agreement with Mexico and Canada will boost our economy, expand markets for Hoosier ag exports and made-in-America products, and ensure...
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Bill Tightening Penalties on Synthetic Drugs Passes Unanimously

March 27, 2019
Bill Tightening Penalties on Synthetic Drugs Passes Unanimously

The Indiana Senate unanimously approved House Bill 1186 on Tuesday, 48-0, giving the state code a much needed update to deal effectively with synthetic drugs. HB 1186, authored by Rep. Sharon Negele, R-Attica, and sponsored by Sen. Mike Bohacek, R-Michiana Shores, acknowledges and addresses the fact that synthetic, or lookalike drugs, have become a...
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