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Marshall County Under “Advisory” Level Travel Advisory

December 31, 2019
Marshall County Under “Advisory” Level Travel Advisory

Tuesday morning the Marshall County Commissioners, at the recommendation of the County Highway Superintendent, Jason Peters and Emergency Management Agency Director, Clyde Avery, implemented an “Advisory” level travel advisory. The “Advisory” level is the lowest level of local travel advisories.  It means that routine travel or activities may be restricted in areas because of...
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59 year old Michigan Man Arrested by County Police for OWI & Endangering

December 30, 2019
59 year old Michigan Man Arrested by County Police for OWI & Endangering

A St. Joseph, Michigan man was arrested by County Police on Saturday, December 28th following a traffic stop. Around 2 a.m. Marshall County Sheriff`s Deputy Bennett conducted a traffic stop with the vehicle that was driving all over the roadway in the area of US 31 and 11th Road. The driver was identified as...
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Commissioners Approve $114,500 Contract with Purdue for Extension Services

December 30, 2019
Commissioners Approve $114,500 Contract with Purdue for Extension Services

County Extension Director, Karen Richey from Marshall County Purdue Extension appeared before the County Commissioners on December 16th with the annual agreement for contractual services of the Extension Department through Purdue.  She also presented an annual report of services provided to the county through the department. All 92 counties in Indiana have an extension...
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Illinois Man Arrested by County Police on Multiple Charges

December 30, 2019
Illinois Man Arrested by County Police on Multiple Charges

On Friday, December 27, around 3:00 in the morning Deputy Bennett with the Marshall County Sheriff`s Department conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle that was found traveling over 100 mph in the area of US 30 and King Road. The driver was identified as 24 year old Aaron Cantleberry of Plainfield, IL. During...
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7 Indiana Deaths from Influenza Reported this Season

December 30, 2019
7 Indiana Deaths from Influenza Reported this Season

Seven people in Indiana have reportedly died from the influenza virus this season according to the Indiana State Department of Health.  They say they are seeing high levels of flu activity right now. Five of the flu-related deaths were people 65 years or older. The other two were between 50 and 64 as well...
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PHS Teacher of the Month Awards for Sept., Oct. and Nov.

December 30, 2019
PHS Teacher of the Month Awards for Sept., Oct. and Nov.

Teachers Credit Union (TCU) sponsors the monthly Plymouth High School Teacher of the Month award.  Each month TCU provides Plymouth High School with $25 to purchase the winning teacher with a gift certificate to a restaurant of his or her choice. PHS students submit their Teacher of the Month nominations via Google ballot and...
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Cards, anyone? Bremen Public Library Seeking Interest in Canasta Club

December 30, 2019
Cards, anyone?  Bremen Public Library Seeking Interest in Canasta Club

The Bremen Public Library is wondering is anyone would you be interested in attending an afternoon Canasta card club at the library? They are trying to determine if there would have enough interest to start a club. If you think you might be interested, please fill out this survey by Jan. 1 to help...
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AG asks Supreme Court to Uphold Indiana Law Requiring Parental Notice when Minors Obtain Abortions

December 30, 2019
AG asks Supreme Court to Uphold Indiana Law Requiring Parental Notice when Minors Obtain Abortions

Attorney General Curtis Hill on Friday asked the U.S. Supreme Court to affirm the constitutionality of Indiana’s law requiring parental notice when minors obtain abortions. The law at issue applies to minors who already have obtained an exemption from a juvenile court allowing them to proceed with an abortion without parental permission as typically...
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Latest Weather Update from the National Weather Service and Marshall County EMA

December 30, 2019
Latest Weather Update from the National Weather Service and Marshall County EMA

Here is the latest update from the National Weather Service in Northern Indiana: Marshall County could see up to 2 inches of snow.  Peak time of snow fall will be between 3 A.M. and 9 A.M., Tuesday, December 31st. Strong west winds of between 20-30 mph could cause some moderate blowing and drifting issues...
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Indiana’s First National Park Featured on 2020 Travel Guide

December 30, 2019
Indiana’s First National Park Featured on 2020 Travel Guide

Lt. Governor Suzanne Crouch and the Indiana Office of Tourism Development (IOTD) announced that the cover of the official 2020 Indiana Travel Guide will feature the Indiana Dunes National Park. It is the state’s first national park and the 61st in the nation. The Indiana Dunes is 15 miles of sandy shoreline along the southern tip...
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Dale Eugene Fleck (76) a lifelong resident of Marshall County

December 30, 2019
Dale Eugene Fleck (76) a lifelong resident of Marshall County

Click the Deaton-Clemons Van Gilder Funeral Home at right for complete details.
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What’s Your Opinion 12-30-19

December 30, 2019


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Winter Weather Returns Overnight Tonight

December 30, 2019
Winter Weather Returns Overnight Tonight

Monday morning the Marshall County Emergency Management posted the following weather statement from the National Weather Service.  The National Weather Service is forecasting the potential for Marshall County to receive between 1 to 2 inches of snow between 1 A.M. and 3 P.M. on Tuesday, December 31st, with the most significant accumulation will most...
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Joseph Vela & Joseph Huston Arrested by Plymouth Police at Family Express for Heroin

December 29, 2019
Joseph Vela & Joseph Huston Arrested by Plymouth Police at Family Express for Heroin

Plymouth Police Officers were dispatched to 1628 West Jefferson St., Family Express for a report of a subject sleeping in a car on Tuesday, December 24th about 2 a.m. Officers arrived on scene and located several indications of drug use and two subjects sleeping inside the vehicle. It was later discovered that the driver...
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November 2019 Indiana Employment Report

December 29, 2019
November 2019 Indiana Employment Report

Indiana’s unemployment rate stands at 3.2 percent for November and remains lower than the national rate of 3.5 percent. The monthly unemployment rate is a U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) indicator that reflects the number of unemployed people seeking employment within the prior four weeks as a percentage of the labor force. Marshall County’s November unemployment...
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Austin Woodham Arrested by City Police for OWI

December 29, 2019
Austin Woodham Arrested by City Police for OWI

Officer Krynock with the Plymouth Police Department stopped a vehicle Friday night December 27th just after 7 p.m. The traffic stop was conducted on a vehicle for a traffic infraction at Beerenbrook and Adams Street. The driver, 26 year old Austin S. Woodham was found to have a warrant through LaPorte County.  He was...
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Oath of Office Ceremony Tuesday for City of Plymouth

December 29, 2019
Oath of Office Ceremony Tuesday for City of Plymouth

On Tuesday, December 31st at 11 a.m. the Oath of Office will be administered to elected officials for the City of Plymouth.  The Honorable County Clerk, Deb VanDeMark will administer the oath to: Mayor Mark Senter; Clerk-Treasurer Jeanine Xaver; Councilwoman Shiloh Milner and Councilmen Don Ecker Jr.; Randy Longanecker; Greg Compton; Jeff Houin and...
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19 year old Kegan Thomas of Plymouth Arrested Illegal Consumption

December 29, 2019
19 year old Kegan Thomas of Plymouth Arrested Illegal Consumption

On Tuesday, December 24th at approximately 11:30 at night, Officer Arnold with the Plymouth Police Department responded to the report of a noise complaint coming from a party at 624 Pennsylvania Avenue. 19 year old Kegan Thomas of Plymouth was arrested for illegal consumption of an alcoholic beverage by a minor.  He was incarcerated...
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New Hair Style for Principal Hopple at Menominee Elementary

December 29, 2019
New Hair Style for Principal Hopple at Menominee Elementary

Craig Hopple, the new principal at Menominee Elementary School this school year, challenged his students to beat their attendance goal for the first semester. The students accepted the challenge and before the Christmas break Mr. Hopple rewarded them with the opportunity to color his hair blue and pink with cookie-cutter shapes. The Menominee Mustangs...
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70 Year Old New Carlisle Man Arrested for OWI, Almost 4 Times Legal Limit

December 29, 2019
70 Year Old New Carlisle Man Arrested for OWI, Almost 4 Times Legal Limit

On Sunday, December 29th at approximately 2:00 AM Officer Arnold with the Plymouth Police Department conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle in the 100 block of East Garro Street after located it driving on the sidewalk. The driver of the vehicle, 70 year old William Gaddey of New Carlisle was arrested for OWI...
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