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Plymouth’s Community Crossing Grant Projects to Begin in April

March 26, 2019
Plymouth’s Community Crossing Grant Projects to Begin in April

Tuesday evening Plymouth City Engineer, Rick Gaul told members of the Plymouth Board of Public Works and Safety that work will commence soon on this year’s Community Crossing street projects. A pre-construction meeting was held with Walsh & Kelly from South Bend for this year’s work.  Walsh & Kelly had the low bid for...
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Cause of Barn Fire Being Investigated by Plymouth Fire Department

March 26, 2019
Cause of Barn Fire Being Investigated by Plymouth Fire Department

Five fire departments responded to a barn fire on Plymouth LaPorte Trail Tuesday afternoon. The initial call of a large barn on fire came into the Marshall County 911 Dispatch Center at 1:10.  As the Plymouth Fire Department was responding to the scene they were notified that Polk Fire was also being dispatched.   Arriving...
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Governor Award $115 million through Community Crossings Initiative, Marshall Co. Bremen & Bourbon Awarded

March 26, 2019
Governor Award $115 million through Community Crossings Initiative, Marshall Co. Bremen & Bourbon Awarded

Governor Eric J. Holcomb announced Tuesday the 189 Indiana cities, towns and counties that received a combined $115 million in state-matching funds for local road projects through the Next Level Roads: Community Crossings Initiative. “Indiana’s fully-funded, long-term Next Level Roads plan means cities, towns, and counties are improving their roads and bridges at levels unmatched in our state’s...
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Contractors Will be Required to Register in the City of Plymouth

March 26, 2019
Contractors Will be Required to Register in the City of Plymouth

Contractors who work in the Plymouth City Limits will be required to register beginning April 1st. Monday night the Plymouth City Council passes on three reading an ordinance creating a registration policy for contractors. Contractors will be able to register online when the city begins using a new software package called “MyGov”. The term...
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Plymouth City Council Approves Amendment to Vacation Policy

March 26, 2019
Plymouth City Council Approves Amendment to Vacation Policy

Monday evening members of the Plymouth City Council took steps to amend the city’s policy on vacations. An issue arose during the Christmas holiday season when an employee took time off right before the city’s vacation and had expected to be paid for the holiday. Monday evening, City Attorney Sean Surrisi explained that the...
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Preschool Kickoff at Triton

March 26, 2019
Preschool Kickoff at Triton

Triton School Corporation Superintendent, Jeremy Riffle announced sign up for 2019-2020 Triton Elementary Preschool Program.   Kickoff will be held on Monday, April 29th at 6pm. Riffle said, “The kickoff will be held at Triton Elementary School and will be a great time to meet our highly qualified staff, explore the classrooms, complete applications for...
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Attorney General Hill Joins Bipartisan Coalition to Protect State Lotteries

March 26, 2019
Attorney General Hill Joins Bipartisan Coalition to Protect State Lotteries

Attorney General Curtis Hill joined a group of 24 other attorneys general in expressing concern over a sweeping legal opinion that may negatively impact state-run and multi-state lotteries, including Mega Millions and Powerball. The letter, sent last Thursday to U.S. Attorney General William Barr and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, argues the federal government’s...
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Tractor Supply’s Spring Paper Clover Program to Provide Thousands of Leadership Opportunities for 4-H Youth

March 26, 2019
Tractor Supply’s Spring Paper Clover Program to Provide  Thousands of Leadership Opportunities for 4-H Youth

Tractor Supply Company, in partnership with National 4-H Council, is gearing up for its Spring Paper Clover event, a semi-annual fundraising campaign that provides millions of dollars in scholarships for 4-H youth. Donations from the program provide opportunities for youth to attend enriching camps, conferences and other developmental programs across the country. From March...
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LifePlex Dance Academy Offers Scholarships for Dance Camp

March 26, 2019
LifePlex Dance Academy Offers Scholarships for Dance Camp

The LifePlex Dance Academy is offering scholarships to their Dance Camp. The scholarships have been made available through a $4,900 grant from the Indiana Arts Commission and will allow adults and children the opportunity to experience the many benefits of dance.  The scholarships are not income based. The Dance Camp is a five day...
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Walorski, Panetta Introduce Bipartisan Restoring Investment in Improvements Act

March 26, 2019
Walorski, Panetta Introduce Bipartisan Restoring Investment in Improvements Act

U.S. Reps. Jackie Walorski (R-Ind.) and Jimmy Panetta (D-Calif.) Tuesday introduced the Restoring Investment in Improvements Act, bipartisan legislation that ensures restaurants and retailers are able to properly benefit from a tax provision meant to aid renovations and spur investment. The 2017 tax law made significant changes to the federal tax code, including allowing businesses...
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Senior of the Month at Miller’s Merry Manor for March 2019

March 26, 2019
Senior of the Month at Miller’s Merry Manor for March 2019

The Activity Assistant at Miller’s Merry Manor in Plymouth, Hollie Anderson, has started a Senior of the Month program for the residents. Each month residents, co-workers, family members and visiting community members can vote for a resident to be the Senior of the Month. Last week Hollie put together a celebration to kick off...
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Tech Talk 3-26-19 Grand Prize Day

March 26, 2019


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Barn Fire 7047 Plymouth-LaPorte Trail

March 26, 2019
Barn Fire 7047 Plymouth-LaPorte Trail

Plymouth Fire responded to a fully engulfed, large barn fire at 1:10 Tuesday afternoon. Assistance was provided by Polk Township Fire, LaPaz Fire, and Walkerton Fire. Crews are still on the scene and Plymouth LaPorte Trail is closed at Rose Road on the east side. Watch for more details as they become available.
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Bremen slugs past Central Noble

March 26, 2019

Bremen slugs past Central Noble BREMEN – Bremen used their offensive artillery to come away with a 9-5 win over Central Noble in softball action at Bremen. Erin Coffel started her assault on her own school home run record with a pair of shots in the game and three RBI’s. Kaelyn Shively had three...
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Oak Hill Cemetery Spring Clean-up

March 25, 2019
Oak Hill Cemetery Spring Clean-up

Staff of the Oak Hill Cemetery will begin the annual spring clean-up on Monday, April 1st through Friday, April 5th. Anyone who has decorations on the grave sites they wish to keep, those items should be removed no later than Sunday, March 31st.   Anything left at the grave site after Sunday, March 31st will...
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February 2019 Indiana Employment Report

March 25, 2019
February 2019 Indiana Employment Report

Indiana’s unemployment rate stands at 3.5 percent for February and remains lower than the national rate of 3.8 percent. With the exception of one month when it was equal (October 2014), Indiana’s unemployment rate now has been below the U.S. rate for more than five years. The monthly unemployment rate is a U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) indicator...
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City Council takes Next Step in Process to Create TIF District

March 25, 2019
City Council takes Next Step in Process to Create TIF District

The Plymouth Common Council took the next step in creating a TIF district on the north side of Plymouth Goshen Trail for the Centennial Crossing residential development. The Centennial Crossing housing development will provide a diverse mix of housing stock within the city limits. Council members unanimously approved a resolution in support of the...
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Marshall County EMA: Heavy Rainfall This Week Will Bring Flooding Concerns

March 25, 2019
Marshall County EMA: Heavy Rainfall This Week Will Bring Flooding Concerns

The National Weather Service has issued a Hydrologic Outlook due to the potential for heavy rainfall expected later this week.  A series of weather systems will move into our area that will contain a very high water content and could bring the potential for as much as 2 inches of rain from early Thursday...
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LUKENBILL RECEIVES THE SENIOR MASTER KEY & MEDALLION AWARD

March 25, 2019
LUKENBILL RECEIVES THE SENIOR MASTER KEY & MEDALLION AWARD

Plymouth Lions Club member Ken Lukenbill was honored at the last meeting of the Plymouth Lions club.  A letter was presented from Lions International President Gudrum Yngvadottir stating that it was with great pleasure that she present him with the Senior Master Key and Medallion for sponsoring 25 new members during his career as...
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HEALTH OFFICIALS ENCOURAGE BLOOD GLUCOSE CHECKS ON DIABETES ALERT DAY

March 25, 2019
HEALTH OFFICIALS ENCOURAGE BLOOD GLUCOSE CHECKS ON DIABETES ALERT DAY

Approximately 10.5 percent of adults in Indiana are living with diabetes, a 37 percent increase since 2005. Diabetes Alert Day is March 26, and the Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) is encouraging all Hoosiers to take steps to reduce their risk of diabetes, a group of diseases that develop when the body does...
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