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Archive for February, 2020

Commissioners Approve Zoning Amendment for Erosion Control

February 26, 2020
Commissioners Approve Zoning Amendment for Erosion Control

Last week the Marshall County Commissioners approved an amendment to the County Zoning Ordinance as it pertains to the Environmental Standards for Erosion. County Plan Director Ty Adley presented a revised amendment after the commissioners denied the original amendment at a December 2019 meeting.  During the initial presentation Adley was seeking language that would...
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County Election Board to Add 4th Absentee Voter Team

February 26, 2020
County Election Board to Add 4th Absentee Voter Team

Last week the Marshall County Election Board: County Clerk Deb VanDeMark, Democratic representative Rick Huff and Republican representative Sean Surrisi meet and discussed a restriction for one member during the May Primary election. VanDeMark told Sean Surrisi when the voting process is going on he will have to avoid it due to the fact...
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St. Paddy’s Day 5K Dash to Benefit PCSC Student Battling Brain Tumor

February 26, 2020
St. Paddy’s Day 5K Dash to Benefit PCSC Student Battling Brain Tumor

Plymouth High School will host the St. Paddy’s Day Dash on Saturday, March 14, at 1 p.m. in honor of Jaisyn Reese, a Lincoln Jr. High School seventh grade student who was diagnosed this year with diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma (DIPG), a rare pediatric brain tumor. Proceeds raised will go directly to the Reese...
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County Road Closures for Bridge Studies

February 26, 2020
County Road Closures for Bridge Studies

The Marshall County Highway Department is notifying residents of some upcoming road closures that will occur in the coming days due to a bridge study that is being conducted at each location. On Thursday, February 27th, 28th and March 2nd, Upas Road between 14B and 13B Roads will be closed from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m....
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State of Indiana election Division Certifies Primary Ballot for May 5th

February 26, 2020
State of Indiana election Division Certifies Primary Ballot for May 5th

On Tuesday, the Marshall County Election Board received certification from the Indiana Election Division of the Democratic and Republican candidates for nomination for the May 5th Primary Election. The state certifies the candidates from President of the United States down to County Judges.  The local candidates are certified by the local election boards. The...
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Addressing U.S. 31 J-turn Concerns

February 26, 2020
Addressing U.S. 31 J-turn Concerns

In recent weeks, my office has been contacted by many local residents who strongly oppose the installation of five J-turn intersections in Miami County. For those unaware, the Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) is moving forward with plans to install five J-turns, otherwise known as median U-turns, on U.S. 31. INDOT has confirmed that...
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Daily Bingo Winners Named At Millers

February 26, 2020
Daily Bingo Winners Named At Millers

A favorite winter activity at Miller’s Assisted Living in Plymouth is DAILY BINGO.  At the Beginning of each month January thru March residents are given a Bingo Card to keep with them.  Each day two BINGO numbers are put on the lighted board in the Rec Center and residents that want to play have...
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Young Calls for Passage Of Two Pro-Life Bills To Protect Innocent Children

February 26, 2020
Young Calls for Passage Of Two Pro-Life Bills To Protect Innocent Children

U.S. Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.) today spoke about protecting the rights of unborn children and the need to pass two bills being voted on in the Senate today: the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act and the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act. Senator Young is a cosponsor of both bills.   “Pro-life principles are supported by a majority...
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Attorney General Curtis Hill launches investigation of Juul Labs

February 26, 2020
Attorney General Curtis Hill launches investigation of Juul Labs

Attorney General Curtis Hill today announced the launch of a bipartisan, multi-state investigation of Juul Labs. A 39-state coalition is investigating Juul’s marketing and sales practices, including targeting of youth, claims regarding nicotine content, and statements regarding the risks, safety and effectiveness of smoking cessation devices. “Vaping poses significant health concerns, and it’s intended...
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What’s Your Opinion 2-26-20 (Jerry Chavez MCEDC)

February 26, 2020


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Pilgrims vs. St. Joe

February 26, 2020


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Tech Talk 2-25-20

February 26, 2020


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Don’t Let Ghost Tax Preparers Haunt Your Refund

February 26, 2020

The individual tax season is upon us and while that may sound scary, dealing with a ghost tax preparer is downright frightening. Ghost tax preparers are individuals who pose as trusted tax professionals, but mislead innocent taxpayers to unknowingly commit tax fraud. Often, ghost preparers promise a big refund or charge fees based on...
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Plymouth defeats Wawasee

February 26, 2020

Gymnastics Plymouth defeats Wawasee SYRACUSE – Tessa Hutchinson and Dorothy Karris had first-place finishes leading Plymouth’s gymnasts to a win at Wawasee. Results: Vault 1st – Tessa Hutchinson 4th – Dorothy Karris Bars 2nd – Dorothy Karris 3rd – Kyla Heckaman Beam 1st – Dorothy Karris 3rd – Tessa Heckaman Floor 2nd – Kyla...
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Pair of Academy swimmers move on

February 26, 2020

Pair of Academy swimmers move on  WARSAW – Last weekend at Warsaw High School, CMA Swim, and Dive competed in IHSAA Sectional competition. Overall, the team placed third with a cumulative score of 300. Advancing to IHSAA Diving Regional competition at Mishawaka High School was Reid Omilian, who placed first overall and bested the Culver...
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Academy athletes of the month

February 26, 2020

Academy athletes of the month CULVER – The Culver Academies named their athletes of the month for January. At the start of the CGA Swim and Dive season, novice diver Olivia Ma could only execute three dives—six are required to compete in a dual meet. By the time of Sectional competition, Olivia could execute...
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Winter Weather Advisory in effect until 1 am Thursday

February 26, 2020
Winter Weather Advisory in effect until 1 am Thursday

The National Weather Service is predicting additional snow amounts between 2-5 inches for today. The heaviest snow will be from mid-morning through this afternoon. North winds will increase to between 15-25 mph which will result in blowing/drifting snow. An “Advisory” level travel advisory is currently in place in Marshall County.  The “Advisory” level is...
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Weather Related Delays, Closings and Cancellations

February 25, 2020
Weather Related Delays, Closings and Cancellations

  Ash Wednesday Service at the 1st United Church of Christ in Plymouth for tonight is canceled. Culver Lions Club meeting for tonight is canceled.     The Plymouth Community School Schools will be on a 2-hour delay on Wednesday. Update: Grace Baptist Christian School will be CLOSED on Wednesday. Argos Community Schools will...
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Opening Night VIP Championship Package on sale March 9

February 25, 2020
Opening Night VIP Championship Package on sale March 9

Opening Night VIP Championship Package on sale March 9 SOUTH BEND — Opening Night at Four Winds Field will feel extra special this season as the organization will raise the 2019 Midwest League Championship Banner. Fans can join the festivities and purchase an exclusive Opening Night VIP ticket package, presented by Budweiser. The team...
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City Awards Quotes for Vehicles

February 25, 2020
City Awards Quotes for Vehicles

The Plymouth Board of Public Works and Safety awarded quotes for two vehicles for the Street Department and three squad cars for the Police Department during their meeting Monday evening. Street Superintendent Jim Marquardt reviewed the quotes opened at the last meeting and recommended the low quote of Oliver Ford Lincoln for a 2020...
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