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Rep. Jordan Invites College Students, Recent Grads to Apply for Paid Statehouse Internship

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August 8, 2019
Rep. Jordan Invites College Students, Recent Grads to Apply for Paid Statehouse Internship

Applications are now open for the Indiana House Republican Internship Program during the 2020 legislative session, according to State Representative Jack Jordan (R-Bremen). Jordan said the internship program is a unique opportunity for college and graduate students, and recent graduates to gain valuable hands-on experience and apply skills in a real-world setting. He said...
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Next Level Teacher Compensation Commission Launches Input Sessions

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August 8, 2019
Next Level Teacher Compensation Commission Launches Input Sessions

Governor Eric J. Holcomb today announced the specific times and locations of the Next Level Teacher Compensation Commission input sessions. The governor announced the dates of the input sessions last month as part of his effort to make teacher pay competitive with surrounding states. The commission and advisory council, which includes education and business...
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SUSTAINABILITY EXPERT CHRIS KLINE RETURNS TO CARDNO AND JOINS FIRM’S WALKERTON OFFICE

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August 8, 2019
SUSTAINABILITY EXPERT CHRIS KLINE RETURNS TO CARDNO AND JOINS FIRM’S WALKERTON OFFICE

Cardno is pleased to announce Chris Kline has returned to the firm as Senior Business Leadership & Development Manager in the company’s Walkerton office. Chris brings more than 30 years of experience in supporting and leading business development, sustainability and strategy development, and planning efforts. Chris is an experienced business development professional who has led wide-ranging...
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CONSUMER ALERT: Hoosiers should follow precautions when embarking on home-improvement projects

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August 8, 2019
CONSUMER ALERT: Hoosiers should follow precautions when embarking on home-improvement projects

The Office of the Attorney General has received multiple complaints this summer about home-improvement contractors. As Hoosiers consider tackling home-improvement projects during the remainder of the warm-weather months, they should follow these tips: Always insist on a contract. This is the first step to ensuring you and any contractor are on the same page...
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SENTIMENTAL JOURNEYS BAND TO PLAY AT POTAWATOMI WILDLIFE PARK

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August 8, 2019
SENTIMENTAL JOURNEYS BAND TO PLAY AT POTAWATOMI WILDLIFE PARK

Potawatomi Wildlife Park at their last “Music in the Park” event of the 2019 summer season on August 11th. Back by popular demand is the Sentimental Journeys Band, whose performance is always a hit! They will be playing some of your favorite 40′s big band era songs surrounded by prairie and wildflowers, a great...
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What’s Your Opinion 8-8-19 (Wild Rose Moon)

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August 8, 2019


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As We See It 8-7-19

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August 8, 2019


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Tech Talk 8-6-19

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August 8, 2019


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Pieces of old LV gym floor on sale

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August 8, 2019

Pieces of old LV gym floor on sale LAKEVILLE, IN. – As the Dale E. Cox Gymnasium renovation project gets closer to its completion, the LaVille Athletic Department saved back large pieces of the end zone flooring. Those pieces are now available for sale. The cost will be $25 per piece and patrons may...
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Plymouth School Board Discusses School Safety

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August 7, 2019
Plymouth School Board Discusses School Safety

With the start of the school year on Wednesday, August 7, the number of students walking and riding buses to Plymouth schools each day makes it vital that motorists stay alert. During the September meeting of the school board, Superintendent Andy Hartley said, “Our bus drivers and transportation department have completed their annual safety...
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Solid Waste Board Offers Salary Increases for 2020 Budget

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August 7, 2019
Solid Waste Board Offers Salary Increases for 2020 Budget

Members of the Marshall County Solid Waste Management District met Monday morning for their monthly meeting. Executive Director Marianne Peters presented members with two options for the 2020 budget.  The both options were exactly the same except for the raises for next year.  The first option included an across the board raise of $1,000...
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Locals Believe AP Story on Naloxone Distribution in County a Positive

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August 7, 2019
Locals Believe AP Story on Naloxone Distribution in County a Positive

While a recent news article published by the AP says Marshall County has the highest rate of Naloxone distribution in the nation, locals are saying this is a positive and not a negative. The article says retail pharmacies across the country doubled their dispensing of Naloxone, a lifesaving overdose drug, from 2017 to 2018. ...
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Plymouth School Board Approves Contract for Live, Online Speech Therapy

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August 7, 2019
Plymouth School Board Approves Contract for Live, Online Speech Therapy

Plymouth Schools will now have another way to meet the needs of students who need speech therapy. The school board approved entering into a contract with a California firm, PresenceLearning, to provide speech therapy via the internet. According to Assistant Superintendent, Jill VanDriessche, the schools were unable to fill an opening for a speech...
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Train Rides to Benefit FOP Youth Programs

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August 7, 2019
Train Rides to Benefit FOP Youth Programs

The Hoosier Valley Railroad Museum is partnering with the Kankakee Valley Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 129 by offering two special train rides this month. The trains will operate on Saturday, August 17, 2019, to benefit the FOP’s youth programs. Trains will depart from the museum’s station in North Judson at 12:30 pm and...
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Senator Young to Host Academy Day Event in South Bend for Students Interested in Attending U.S. Military Academies

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August 7, 2019
Senator Young to Host Academy Day Event in South Bend for Students Interested in Attending U.S. Military Academies

U.S. Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.), a graduate of the United States Naval Academy, will host a series of Academy Day events to serve as informational sessions for current high school students interested in attending one of the U.S. Military Service Academies. The most local event for students in Marshall County schools will take place...
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Indiana Gov. Holcomb Ceremonially Signed HEA 1010 at Indiana State Fair on Monday.

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August 7, 2019
Indiana Gov. Holcomb Ceremonially Signed HEA 1010 at Indiana State Fair on Monday.

Indiana Governor Eric J. Holcomb ceremonially signed HEA 1010 outside the Indiana Farmers Coliseum at the Indiana State Fair on Monday. HEA 1010 exempts military retirement income or survivor’s benefits from income tax. House Enrolled Act 1010 retroactively went into effect on January 1, 2019.  HEA 1010 increases the income tax deduction for retired military members and...
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Two first time winners at Plymouth Speedway

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August 7, 2019
Two first time winners at Plymouth Speedway

Only four classes of cars were on the schedule for Saturday but they provided plenty of action for those in attendance. First feature up were the CSR Winged Sprints. It would take three attempts to get a green flag start as Eli Lakin would start on the pole with Eric Saunders on his outside....
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Rockie Soap Game set for Friday

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August 7, 2019
Rockie Soap Game set for Friday

 The Plymouth Rockies will play their annual Soap Game on Friday,  starting at 7 p.m. at The Rockpile. Admission for fans will be a bottle of dandruff shampoo, body wash, or shower gel.  Rockie Football Season Tickets will also be on sale at the game Friday night.
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Indiana State Police Bremen Post Troopers to Patrol for Drugged and Alcohol-Impaired Drivers

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August 7, 2019
Indiana State Police Bremen Post Troopers to Patrol for Drugged and Alcohol-Impaired Drivers

The Indiana State Police Bremen Post is joining about 230 law-enforcement agencies across Indiana and thousands nationwide in the Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over mobilization. From mid-August through Labor Day, police will be working overtime to arrest impaired drivers. Expect to see increased sobriety checkpoints, roving patrols and saturation patrols. A driving while intoxicated (DWI)...
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Argos Elementary Hosting the Pro Kids Show on August 9th

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August 7, 2019
Argos Elementary Hosting the Pro Kids Show on August 9th

Argos Elementary School will present Tim Hannig’s Pro-Kids Show for students on Friday, August 9, at 1:45pm.  A totally different show for families will then be presented at 6:30pm. Hannig’s Show is a fast-paced, entertaining one-man show with custom music, amazing illusions, hilarious comedy, ventriloquism, drama, and audience involvement. Tim Hannig’s Pro-Kids Showis more...
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