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Commissioners Consider Purchase of 716 North Plum Street

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December 28, 2020
Commissioners Consider Purchase of 716 North Plum Street

Marshall County Attorney Jim Clevenger shared with the commissioners last week the two appraisals for the property at 716 North Plum Street during their meeting last week. Building and Grounds is interested in purchasing the property and use it for storage of various equipment and as a location to conduct routine maintenance on equipment....
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South Bend Man Arrested After Driving Wrong Way on U.S. 31

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December 28, 2020
South Bend Man Arrested After Driving Wrong Way on U.S. 31

On Sunday, December 27th about 3:30 in the morning the Marshall County Central Dispatch Center received a transferred 911 call from the Fulton County Sheriff’s Department of a wrong way driver on U.S. 31 heading northbound in the southbound lanes from State Road 110. Marshall County deputies and Argos police were dispatched to the...
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Commissioners Open Bids for Floodwater Repairs to 9 Bridges

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December 28, 2020
Commissioners Open Bids for Floodwater Repairs to 9 Bridges

The Marshall County Commissioners opened bids last week for a list of nine projects that will fix damages done to bridges by the February 2018 flood waters.  The projects are bridge scour repairs involving the installation of flowable fill, installing geotextiles, placing riprap, installing mulch seeding and incidental work. Three companies presented bids with...
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Monday: Indiana Department Of Health Update

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December 28, 2020
Monday: Indiana Department Of Health Update

The Indiana Department of Health  announced Monday that 2,494 additional Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19 through testing at state and private laboratories. That brings to 496,306 the number of Indiana residents now known to have had the novel coronavirus following corrections to the previous day’s dashboard. Marshall County reported 5 new individuals tested...
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Walorski Applauds Win For Hoosier Workers And Families As Trump Signs Relief Bill

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December 28, 2020
Walorski Applauds Win For Hoosier Workers And Families As Trump Signs Relief Bill

  U.S. Representative Jackie Walorski (R-Ind.) Monday released the following statement after President Trump signed bipartisan legislation that includes COVID-19 relief and other key reforms for workers, families, and small businesses: “Help is on the way for Hoosier workers, families, and small businesses to get through the coronavirus crisis and emerge stronger than ever....
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2021 Waterfowl Control Workshop offered Jan. 28

December 28, 2020
2021 Waterfowl Control Workshop offered Jan. 28

Individuals or businesses interested in becoming qualified as waterfowl control operators (WCOs) and/or conducting trapping, relocation, and/or euthanasia services for hire can attend the 2021 Waterfowl Workshop on Jan. 28. The virtual workshop will run from noon to 3:30 p.m. ET. All contractors who want to conduct waterfowl trapping, transporting, relocation and/or euthanasia for...
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Indiana Landmarks awards $2,500 City Knox

December 28, 2020
Indiana Landmarks awards $2,500 City Knox

In 2020, Indiana Landmarks awarded more than $25,000 to help nonprofits and cities around Indiana save meaningful places. Drawing from a variety of funds, these grants support efforts ranging from architectural assessments and repairs at historic houses of worship to digital walking tours and workshops, videos and summer programs for youth. “Indiana Landmarks offers...
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What’s Your Opinion 12-28-20 (Fred Webster co-host)

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December 28, 2020


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Plymouth Fire Department Investigating Saturday Night Downtown Fire

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December 28, 2020
Plymouth Fire Department Investigating Saturday Night Downtown Fire

The fire in downtown Plymouth on December 26th is still under investigation by the Plymouth Fire Department according to Chief Rod Miller. The Plymouth Fire Department was dispatched to 201 ½ North Michigan Street on Saturday at 5:19 p.m.  The Marshall County Dispatch Center said a maintenance person called in the fire that started...
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Steve Jacobson, 70 of Plymouth

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December 27, 2020

Click the Deaton-Clemens Van Gilder Funeral Home at right for complete details.
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Jo Ann Sellers, age 75, of Plymouth,

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December 27, 2020

Click the Deaton Clemens Van Gilder Funeral Home at right
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Commissioners Vote 2-1 on Joint Special LIT Resolution

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December 27, 2020
Commissioners Vote 2-1 on Joint Special LIT Resolution

The Marshall County Commissioners passed a joint resolution with the County Council during their meeting last week that will send a message to the Indiana legislation concerning the Special Local Income Tax (LIT) used to pay the jail bond and operate the jail. The Special LIT captures a quarter-of-a-percent on income from the county...
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SJHS CEO Talks Vaccines

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December 27, 2020
SJHS CEO Talks Vaccines

In his daily update to employees and many others of St. Joe and Marshall counties, Saint Joseph Health System CEO Chad Towner gave an update on the COVID Vaccine last week. The COVID Vaccine Clinic Task Force for Saint Joseph and Marshall Counties received the Moderna vaccine delivery on Wednesday and also provided nearly...
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Dustin’s Place, Support for Families Grieving the Loss of a Loved One

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December 27, 2020
Dustin’s Place, Support for Families Grieving the Loss of a Loved One

Viki Brown from Dustin’s Place in Plymouth gave a 1-year snapshot of the success the non-profit assistance center has seen in the last 12 months. She said, “One in twelve children will experience the death of a parent or sibling before they turn eighteen.  Unless you’ve experienced this type of grief, it is impossible...
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Commissioners Make Year End Appointments

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December 27, 2020
Commissioners Make Year End Appointments

During their meeting last week the Marshall County Commissioners appointed several individuals to various boards. The Commissioners appointed Jim Berger to another 4 year term on the County Plan Commission and Jan Fisher to a 1 year term on the Alcohol Beverage Commission.  Michael McKenna will serve another four years on the Koontz Lake...
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City Meetings Monday Evening

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December 27, 2020
City Meetings Monday Evening

The Plymouth Board of Public Works and Safety and the City Council will meet tonight beginning at 6 p.m. in the Council Chambers of City Hall.  Masks are required and social distancing is requested. The Board of Public Works and Safety will open bids for 2021 fuel and street materials and department heads will...
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Culver Boys & Girls Club Thanks Commissioners for Funding

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December 27, 2020
Culver Boys & Girls Club Thanks Commissioners for Funding

Bill Githens, Treasurer of the Culver Boys and Girls Club attended last Monday’s Marshall County Commissioner’s meeting to personally thank them for their annual contribution to the organization and seek the funding that hasn’t been sent to the club yet this year. Githens presented a letter from Dana Neer, President of the Culver Boys...
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SUNDAY UPDATE: HEALTH DEPARTMENT UPDATES STATEWIDE COVID-19 CASE COUNTS

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December 27, 2020
SUNDAY UPDATE: HEALTH DEPARTMENT UPDATES STATEWIDE COVID-19 CASE COUNTS

The Indiana Department of Health Sunday announced that 1,844 additional Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19 through testing at state and private laboratories. That brings to 493,841 the number of Indiana residents now known to have had the novel coronavirus following corrections to the previous day’s dashboard. There were four new positive cases of...
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STATE AUDITOR WARNS OF STATE PAYMENT SCAM

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December 27, 2020
STATE AUDITOR WARNS OF STATE PAYMENT SCAM

Indiana Auditor of State Tera Klutz warned Hoosiers to be aware of a scam asking for advance payment in order to receive access to state grants and payments. These scams, being made by telephone and email and maliciously posing as Auditor of State employees, falsely claim eligibility for a state grant or payment but...
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AG Curtis Hill settles with Sabre Inc. after data breach that impacted 1.3 million credit cards

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December 27, 2020
AG Curtis Hill settles with Sabre Inc. after data breach that impacted 1.3 million credit cards

Attorney General Curtis Hill and 26 other attorneys general have agreed to a settlement with Sabre Inc. that resolves an investigation into a 2017 data breach of Sabre Hospitality Solutions’ hotel-booking system. The breach exposed the data of approximately 1.3 million credit cards, including some belonging to Indiana residents. The settlement requires Sabre to...
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