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Final Ghost Walk! Don’t Miss Your Chance to Attend! – Saturday, October 26 at 7 PM – Marshall County Museum

October 23, 2019
Final Ghost Walk! Don’t Miss Your Chance to Attend! – Saturday, October 26 at 7 PM – Marshall County Museum

Don’t miss the LAST Ghost Walk ever at the Marshall County Museum this Saturday, October 26 at 7 PM.  This year’s Ghost Walk is the sixth and final in the series that started in 2008, so if you’ve wanted to attend one, this is your last chance! Since 2008, dozens of Marshall County individuals have...
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Harley Robbins of Bourbon Arrested on Felony Possession & Dealing Charges

October 23, 2019
Harley Robbins of Bourbon Arrested on Felony Possession & Dealing Charges

Detective McFarland with the Marshall County Sheriff’s Department arrested a Bourbon man last Thursday, October 17th for Possession and Dealing of Cocaine or Narcotic Drug.     Harley D. Robbins, age 27, of North Harris Street in Bourbon was lodged in the Marshall County Jail for Dealing in a Narcotic Drug, a level 4 Felony...
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Mishler: Communities in Senate District 9 Receive Nearly $4 Million in Road-Funding Grants

October 23, 2019
Mishler: Communities in Senate District 9 Receive Nearly $4 Million in Road-Funding Grants

Communities in Senate District 9 will receive nearly $4 million to improve roads and bridges through the Community Crossings Matching Grant Program (CCMG), said State Sen. Ryan Mishler (R-Bremen). The CCMG was established by the Indiana General Assembly in 2016, and aims to advance community infrastructure projects, strengthen local transportation networks and improve Indiana’s roads and bridges. Since it...
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Man from Robbins, IL Arrested city City Police for Marijuana

October 23, 2019
Man from Robbins, IL Arrested city City Police for Marijuana

On Sunday, October 20th, 24 year old Shannon A Smith of Robbins, IL was stopped on U.S. 30 at Michigan Road for a traffic infraction by Plymouth Police Officer Shanna Gilmer. During an investigation Smith was found to be in possession of marijuana.  He was arrested and transported to the Marshall County Jail where...
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Bremen Post Trooper Becomes Detective

October 23, 2019
Bremen Post Trooper Becomes Detective

Indiana State Police Superintendent Douglas Carter recently announced the reclassification of Master Trooper Jason Faulstich to the position of detective. Detective Faulstich will serve in the Intelligence and Investigative Technologies, Cyber Crime and Investigative Technologies Section. Detective Faulstich earned his assignment to Investigations through completion of written testing and a competitive interview process. Faulstich,...
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Walorski Joins Sponsors of STOP for School Buses Act to View Demo of Bus Safety Technology

October 23, 2019
Walorski Joins Sponsors of STOP for School Buses Act to View Demo of Bus Safety Technology

U.S. Representatives Jackie Walorski (R-Ind.) and Julia Brownley (D-Calif.) and U.S. Sens. Todd Young (R-Ind.) and Gary Peters (D-Mich.), sponsors of the STOP for School Buses Act, today marked National School Bus Safety Week at a live demonstration of technologies aimed at preventing illegal passing of stopped school buses. The bipartisan group attended a school...
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Lincoln Driven to Give Fundraiser for Plymouth Band Boosters this Saturday

October 23, 2019
Lincoln Driven to Give Fundraiser for Plymouth Band Boosters this Saturday

This Saturday morning, October 26th, the Plymouth Band Boosters are teaming up with Oliver Ford Lincoln to sponsor another “Driven to Give” fundraising event. The popular fundraiser is simple and takes less than 15 minutes of your time.  You simply arrive in the north parking lot of Plymouth High School between 9 a.m. and noon and take...
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Senator Young Calls for Passage of USMCA Trade Deal

October 23, 2019
Senator Young Calls for Passage of USMCA Trade Deal

U.S. Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.) Tuesday discussed the importance of the House of Representatives quickly passing the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) for Hoosier farmers and manufacturers. Signed one year ago, this agreement will modernize the 24-year-old North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) and support freer markets, fairer trade, and robust economic growth in North...
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AG Hill Files Lawsuit Against Three Opioid Distributors

October 23, 2019
AG Hill Files Lawsuit Against Three Opioid Distributors

Attorney General Curtis Hill Tuesday filed a lawsuit against three drug distributors responsible for a commanding share of the prescription opioids sold to Indiana pharmacies during the relevant time period. The complaint alleges that AmerisourceBergen Drug Corp., Cardinal Health and McKesson Corp. violated Indiana law by: 1) designing flawed systems that failed to adequately...
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SJHS to Close Inpatient Rehabilitation Institute

October 23, 2019
SJHS to Close Inpatient Rehabilitation Institute

Saint Joseph Health System (SJHS) announced Wednesday that it will close its Rehabilitation Institute in Mishawaka. The facility, located in the Elm Road Medical Campus, is a 40-bed inpatient rehabilitation unit that provides intensive rehabilitation that requires a higher level of intensity than outpatient rehabilitation. “SJHS made this decision after thoughtful consideration and a...
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Friend of 4-H & Friend of Extension Awards Presented at Extension Board Annual Meeting

October 22, 2019
Friend of 4-H & Friend of Extension Awards Presented at Extension Board Annual Meeting

During the 2019 Extension Board Annual Meeting Tuesday evening two residents were honored for the services to Marshall County 4-H and the Extension Board. The Marshall County 4-H Council presented the “Friend of 4-H Award” to Karmen Leeper.  Leeper has been a key player in the Marshall County 4-H program, serving as the secretary...
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County Drainage Board Approves FEMA Reimbursement for February 2018 Flood Event

October 22, 2019
County Drainage Board Approves FEMA Reimbursement for February 2018 Flood Event

Monday morning the Marshall County Drainage Board had to reorganize due to the resignation of Commissioner Mike Delp who served as President of the Drainage Board.  The board voted Commissioner Kevin Overmyer as President. Marshall County Surveyor Craig Cultice updated members of the Drainage Board on the FEMA reimbursement from the February 2018 flood...
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Ferndale & Airport Road Funded in Second Round of Community Crossing Grant

October 22, 2019
Ferndale & Airport Road Funded in Second Round of Community Crossing Grant

Earlier this month Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb announced the final round of Community Crossing grant funding for this year.   The City of Plymouth received additional funds in the second round for two projects. In July, City Engineer Rick Gaul asked the Plymouth Board of Public Works and Safety to support the application for a...
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Culver Students Touring Marshall County Manufacturers

October 22, 2019
Culver Students Touring Marshall County Manufacturers

The Marshall County Economic Development Corporation is proud to announce that Culver High School students took part in Manufacturing Day activities again this year. MCEDC is dedicated to building our future workforce through youth engagement to meet the needs of local businesses and has partnered with the Culver schools to do so.  This event...
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Statement from Culver Academy regarding the IHSAA ruling

October 22, 2019

Members of Culver Academies’ administrative team and athletics department were invited to speak to the IHSAA Executive Committee on October 10 in response to a violation of Rule 15-2.5. To quote the minutes from the IHSAA Executive Committee meeting on June 21, the ”boys basketball program conducted an open workout outside the prescribed period...
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Indiana State Police Partner With DEA For Bi-Annual Drug Take-Back Day

October 22, 2019
Indiana State Police Partner With DEA For Bi-Annual Drug Take-Back Day

This weekend, the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) offers residents a chance to get rid of pills, cough syrup, and other unwanted medications that have been piling up around their homes during the National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day. Held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, October 26, the event is one of the few days of...
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INDIANA REPORTS FIRST FLU-RELATED DEATH OF SEASON

October 22, 2019
INDIANA REPORTS FIRST FLU-RELATED DEATH OF SEASON

The Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) Tuesday confirmed the state’s first influenza-related death of the 2019-20 flu season. “This is a tragic reminder that we should never underestimate how serious the flu can be,” said State Health Commissioner Kris Box, M.D., FACOG. “Vaccination is the best defense against influenza, so please make sure...
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AG Hill Joins Multistate Investigation into Facebook Over Possible Antitrust Violations

October 22, 2019
AG Hill Joins Multistate Investigation into Facebook Over Possible Antitrust Violations

Attorney General Curtis Hill announced Tuesday that Indiana has joined a multistate investigation into Facebook over possible antitrust violations. “Just like individual citizens, corporations must be held accountable for following the law,” Attorney General Hill said. “And just like individual citizens, corporations also enjoy the presumption of innocence until facts prove otherwise. In this...
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Tamarack Road North of U.S.6 Closed Thursday for Tile Repair

October 22, 2019
Tamarack Road North of U.S.6 Closed Thursday for Tile Repair

The Marshall County Highway Department will be repairing a tile on Tamarack Road Wednesday.  That project will cause Tamarack Road to be closed to all through traffic. Marshall County Highway Superintendent Jason Peters said his crew will be repairing a tile north of U.S. 6 so through traffic will not be permitted between U.S....
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Gov. Holcomb Announces Indiana Selected for Elite Cyber Battalion

October 22, 2019
Gov. Holcomb Announces Indiana Selected for Elite Cyber Battalion

Governor Eric J. Holcomb announced Tuesday that the country’s fifth National Guard cyber battalion will be located in Indiana. “With our National Guard’s current cyber resources and Indiana’s top notch academic institutions, our state is a natural fit for one of the country’s first cyber battalions,” Gov. Holcomb said. “Warfare is becoming increasingly digital...
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