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Complaint accuses Porter County woman of practicing midwifery without a license

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July 4, 2019
Complaint accuses Porter County woman of practicing midwifery without a license

Attorney General Curtis Hill has filed a complaint against a Porter County woman alleging that she is acting as an unlicensed midwife for Indiana families. The complaint alleges that Julie Lentz, doing business as Sacred Lotus Midwifery Services, has failed to obtain either a certified nurse midwife license or a certified direct entry midwife...
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Gov. Holcomb Details Next Round of Community Crossings Grant Program

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July 4, 2019
Gov. Holcomb Details Next Round of Community Crossings Grant Program

Governor Eric J. Holcomb announced the next call for projects is open in the Community Crossings grant program for shovel-ready local road construction projects. Community Crossings is part of Gov. Holcomb’s Next Level Roads program, a 20-year, fully funded plan to enhance Indiana’s highways and local roads. “Our transportation infrastructure plays a crucial role...
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HEALTH OFFICIALS RELEASE GUIDEBOOKS TO HELP HOOSIERS BE MORE ACTIVE

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July 4, 2019

The Indiana State Department of Health’s Division of Nutrition and Physical Activity (DNPA) has released its Active Living Guidebook. Created in collaboration with Health by Design, the guidebook will help community leaders and advocates create more active communities throughout the state.   From 2014 to 2018, DNPA worked with Purdue Extension and Health by...
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2019 Pilgrims Baseball Summer Camp a Home Run for Campers and Coaches

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July 4, 2019
2019 Pilgrims Baseball Summer Camp a Home Run for Campers and Coaches

Dozens of students in grades kindergarten through seventh enjoyed this year’s three day Pilgrims Baseball Summer Camp that wrapped up on June 12 at Bill Nixon Field in Centennial Park. For 90-minutes beginning at 2 p.m., the camp hosted campers who finished up the 18-19 school year in grades K-3. Then from 3:30-5 p.m....
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HEALTH OFFICIALS URGE PRECAUTIONS AGAINST MOSQUITOES DUE TO WEST NILE VIRUS ACTIVITY

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July 4, 2019
HEALTH OFFICIALS URGE PRECAUTIONS AGAINST MOSQUITOES DUE TO WEST NILE VIRUS ACTIVITY

State health officials have confirmed the presence of West Nile virus in mosquitoes in two counties and are urging Hoosiers to take steps to protect themselves from the insects and the diseases they can carry. As of July 1, mosquitoes in Elkhart and Clark counties have tested positive for West Nile virus. No human...
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Young: We are Blessed to Live in this Country and I am Thankful for Those Who Keep it Secure

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July 3, 2019
Young: We are Blessed to Live in this Country and I am Thankful for Those Who Keep it Secure

U.S. Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.) today released the following statement and video in advance of Independence Day on July 4: “This Fourth of July, we celebrate our nation and all the men and women who make it great. For 243 years, Americans have worked to build a home where freedom can be enjoyed by...
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Commissioners Adopt New Fine Ordinance for Violations

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July 2, 2019
Commissioners Adopt New Fine Ordinance for Violations

Monday morning the Marshall County Commissioners opened the meeting with a public hearing on a ordinance that amended a 2016 ordinance and sets the fines for various violations. The ordinance sets the fines for abandoned and junk vehicles at $50; animals running at large at $50; failure to license at $50, buggy ordinance violations...
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Craig Hopple New Principal for Menominee Elementary

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July 2, 2019
Craig Hopple New Principal for Menominee Elementary

A new principal was named to lead Menominee Elementary School at Tuesday night’s Plymouth Community School Corporation school board meeting! Craig Hopple has worked for the Plymouth Community School Corporation as the Lincoln Junior High School assistant principal for the past seven years. However, the 2019-20 school year will begin his 29th year in...
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Commissioners to Address Issue with Courthouse Annex Patio

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July 2, 2019
Commissioners to Address Issue with Courthouse Annex Patio

The Marshall County Commissioners gave Doug Masterson, Director of Maintenance for the county’s building and grounds permission to move forward with a major repair project at the exit of the County Courthouse annex on the east side of the building. At Monday’s meeting Masterson said he was seeking direction on how to handle a...
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Steven Myers Arrested for Theft & Warrant

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July 2, 2019
Steven Myers Arrested for Theft & Warrant

Officer Arnold with the Plymouth Police Department responded to a theft report at Low Bob’s at 2111 North Michigan Street on June 28th at 3:48 in the afternoon. During the investigation the accused party in the theft was identified as Steve Myers. A short time later, at approximately 5:14 Officer Arnold located 35 year...
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Busse Appointed as new Principal at Webster Elementary School

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July 2, 2019
Busse Appointed as new Principal at Webster Elementary School

More exciting was revealed at Tuesday night’s Plymouth school board meeting! Brooke Busse was named the principal of Webster Elementary School principal for the 2019-20 school year. She has worked for Plymouth Community School Corporation for the past 13 years. In April of 2015, she was promoted to the corporation’s director of quality programs....
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After Serving PCSC Transportation Dept. for 26 years, Brenda Uceny Retires

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July 2, 2019
After Serving PCSC Transportation Dept. for 26 years, Brenda Uceny Retires

Transportation Director Brenda Uceny has officially retired after 26 years of working for Plymouth Community School Corporation. Uceny began her career for PCSC in 1992, where she started out driving routes for Plymouth school preschool students and students with disabilities. “Transportation for preschool was introduced in 1992, and I started driving with two students...
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Cortnee Eggert Arrested for Domestic Battery & Resisting

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July 2, 2019

28 year old Cortnee L. Eggert of Plymouth was arrested by City Officers on Saturday, June 29th. About 9:30 in the evening, city officers were dispatched to 204 South Kingston Road for a domestic disturbance. Officer Krynock conducted an investigation and determined that a battery had occurred. Cortnee Eggert physically resisted officers and was...
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Man Reported Lying in the Street Arrested for PI

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July 2, 2019
Man Reported Lying in the Street Arrested for PI

Plymouth Police were dispatched to West Washington and third Streets at 10 Saturday night for the report of a male subject that was causing a disturbance and was lying in the road. Officer Arnold located the male subject in an alley near the intersection of West Washington Street and Second Street.  He was identified...
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Walorski Bill to Modernize IRS Technology Signed Into Law

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July 2, 2019
Walorski Bill to Modernize IRS Technology Signed Into Law

U.S. Representative Jackie Walorski (R-Ind.) Monday applauded President Trump the signing of the bipartisan Taxpayer First Act into law. The legislation to overhaul the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) includes Walorski’s bill to modernize the IRS’s antiquated information technology (IT) systems and better serve taxpayers. “This is great news for the American people: President Trump just signed...
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Moped Driver Arrested for OWI & Warrant

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July 2, 2019
Moped Driver Arrested for OWI & Warrant

Officer Paul Stamper stopped a moped about 9:45 in the evening on June 28th in the 1000 block of North Plum Street. During the traffic stop 57 year old Jorge Figueroa-Espinoza of Plymouth was found to be operating a vehicle while intoxicated.  He also had an outstanding civil warrant through Marshall County. Mr. Figueroa-Espinoza...
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CONSUMER ALERT: IN Attorney General asks Hoosiers to Watch for Car Dealers Posing as Private Sellers on Craigslist

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July 2, 2019
CONSUMER ALERT: IN Attorney General asks Hoosiers to Watch for Car Dealers Posing as Private Sellers on Craigslist

Attorney General Curtis Hill today asked Hoosiers to watch for car dealers posing as private sellers on Craigslist — and to alert the Office of the Attorney General if and when they come across such listings. Craigslist.com allows a seller to post either as a dealer or as a private party under “by owner.”...
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Short-Term Health Plans – What Do You Need to Know?

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July 2, 2019
Short-Term Health Plans – What Do You Need to Know?

The Indiana Department of Insurance provides the following information for Hoosiers who are currently enrolled in, or are considering, a short-term health insurance plan. Under current Indiana law, a short-term plan can be no longer than six months. It also may not be renewed. However, this law changed on July 1, 2019. What does...
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Heat Advisory

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July 2, 2019
Heat Advisory

Marshall County is one of several counties included in a heat advisory for today that will be in effect beginning at 2pm until at least 8pm (EDT).  Heat indices today will be in the upper 90’s to around 100 degrees. IMPACTS:  Heat illnesses are possible for those active outdoors. In homes without air conditioning,...
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First Weekend for Paint the Viaduct a Success

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July 1, 2019
First Weekend for Paint the Viaduct a Success

Twenty-Four volunteers descended on the Historic Railroad Viaduct on South Michigan Street in downtown Plymouth this past weekend determined to greatly improve the appearance.  The goal was to scrape and prepare the eastern (north bound traffic) span on Saturday and prime and paint the steel girders on Sunday.  A separate crew worked on clearing...
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