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Commissioner Activity at Jan. 18th Meeting

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January 25, 2021
Commissioner Activity at Jan. 18th Meeting

The Marshall County Commissioners has a number of items on their agenda last week. Executive Director Janis Holiday from Older Adult Services was in for their quarterly report.  Holiday said they experienced a 26% reduction is transportation in 2020 due to COVID 19 which equates to about 7,000 trips.  She is seeing an improvement...
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Peters Selected County Highway Superintendent of the Year

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January 25, 2021
Peters Selected County Highway Superintendent of the Year

Marshall County Highway Superintendent Jason Peters was surprised during a special meeting of the County Commissioners Monday morning. Marshall County Commissioner Kevin Overmyer told those gathered that there is normally a state called commissioners conference in November or early December each year in Indianapolis but due to COVID-19 the event was cancelled. Kendal Culp,...
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Culver Food Distribution Cancelled For Tuesday

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January 25, 2021
Culver Food Distribution Cancelled For Tuesday

Due to impending weather Monday Night and into Tuesday the Culver Food Distribution set to take place on Tuesday the 26th at the Culver Middle/High School from 10 A.M. – Noon has been cancelled and rescheduled. Due to impending weather Monday Night and into Tuesday the Culver Food Distribution set to take place on...
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Red Cross Blood Drives For Marshall County

January 25, 2021
Red Cross Blood Drives For Marshall County

The American Red Cross typically has a tough time keeping the blood supply strong during the winter months when inclement weather and seasonal illnesses can impact donors. This year the pandemic adds in another challenge in keeping the blood supply strong. The Red Cross is urging healthy individuals to make an appointment to give...
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Marshall County Remains Under Public Health Disaster Emergency Declaration

January 25, 2021
Marshall County Remains Under Public Health Disaster Emergency Declaration

On Monday the Marshall County Commissioners extended the Public Health Disaster Emergency Declaration for another week. Indiana Code requires the Commissioners to review the emergency declaration every 7 days and determine if they need to extend or rescind it.  The commissioners took official action to extend the declaration for 7 more days. Enacting the...
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Marshall County Highway Department Plans A Head Of Incoming Weather

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January 25, 2021
Marshall County Highway Department Plans A Head Of Incoming Weather

  Marshall County Highway Superintendent has advised that the County Highway Department is on stand by and will be monitoring the weather conditions until this evening around 9:00pm. If needed,  a Skelton crew will be sent out to run mainline throughout the county. After 9:00p.m. Marshall County Highway crews  will wait until 4 a.m.(unless...
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Monday: Indiana Department Of Health Update

January 25, 2021
Monday: Indiana Department Of Health Update

The Indiana Department of Health today announced that 2,210 additional Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19 through testing at state and private laboratories. That brings to 613,228 the number of Indiana residents now known to have had the novel coronavirus following corrections to the previous day’s dashboard. A total of 9,352 Hoosiers are confirmed...
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Join The Journey 5K Run For Dustin’s Place

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January 25, 2021
Join The Journey 5K Run For Dustin’s Place

Dustin’s Place will hold a 1 Mile Family Fun Run “Join the Journey”, in Support of Grieving Children on Saturday, April 17th at 11802 Lincoln Highway in Plymouth. The 5K- will start at 8:00 A.M. with the 1 Mile starting at 8:30A.M. Those who are interested may register online at www.dustinsplace.org with a $25.00...
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Winter Weather Advisory and “Advisory” Level Travel Advisory

January 25, 2021
Winter Weather Advisory and “Advisory” Level Travel Advisory

Here is the latest update from the National Weather Service in North Webster regarding the Winter Weather system that will be moving in to the area this afternoon and into Tuesday. UPDATE: Snow totals have been reduced for all but the far northwestern forecast area. Accumulations of 1-2 inches are expected for Marshall County....
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Young, Van Hollen Release Joint Statement on Biden Administration’s Action on New START Extension

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January 25, 2021
Young, Van Hollen Release Joint Statement on Biden Administration’s Action on New START Extension

Monday, U.S. Senators Todd Young (R-Ind.) and Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.) released the following statement regarding the Biden Administration’s efforts to extend the New Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (New START) with Russia. The treaty, which is set to expire on February 5, 2021, imposes limits on the strategic nuclear arsenals of the United States and Russia....
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State Accepting Nominations For Governor’s Century & Half Century Business Award

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January 25, 2021
State Accepting Nominations For Governor’s Century & Half Century Business Award

The state of Indiana is currently accepting nominations for the Governor’s Century and Half Century Business Awards, which honor Hoosier businesses that have remained in operation for at least 100 or 50 years, respectively, and have demonstrated a commitment to serving the community.   Applications are due March 31, 2021. Qualifying criteria is as...
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Girls state tournament field set

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January 25, 2021
Girls state tournament field set

INDIANAPOLIS – The opening week’s pairings were announced last night for the 46th annual IHSAA Girls Basketball State Tournament presented by the Indiana Fever and Indiana Pacers. Sectional games are scheduled to begin Tuesday, Feb. 2, and run through Saturday, Feb. 6, with the regional round slated for Feb. 13 and semi-states on Feb....
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Linda Thomas, 69, of Plymouth

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January 25, 2021
Linda Thomas, 69, of Plymouth

Linda Suzanne (Bakian) Thomas, age 69, of Plymouth, passed away Saturday, Jan. 23, in her home. Linda’s family is honoring her wishes that there be no visitation or funeral service for Linda Thomas. A private memorial service will be held at a later date. Memorial contributions may be made in Linda’s name to the...
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What’s Your Opinion 1-25-21 (Bob Barcus and Trent the Intern)

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January 25, 2021


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Redevelopment Commission Updated on TIF District Activities

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January 24, 2021
Redevelopment Commission Updated on TIF District Activities

Members of the Plymouth Redevelopment Commission received updates on the six TIF (Tax Incremental Financing) Districts during their meeting last week. In TIF #1 City Engineer Rick Gaul told members the Hoham Drive widening project from North Michigan Street to Western Avenue continues to move forward.  Acquisition of right-of-way is the next step.  Offers...
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Winter Weather Advisory Issued

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January 24, 2021
Winter Weather Advisory Issued

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory which includes Marshall County beginning at 5:00pm on Monday until 1:00pm on Tuesday. We can expect a mix of precipitation on Monday into Tuesday. A total snow accumulation of 1-3 inches is predicted along with ice accumulation of up to a one tenth of...
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Mobile Food Pantry in Culver on Tuesday

January 24, 2021
Mobile Food Pantry in Culver on Tuesday

The next Food Bank of Northern Indiana mobile food distribution is sponsored by the Marshall County Commissioners and County Council and will be conducted on Tuesday, January 26th at the Culver Middle/High School at 701 School Street in Culver from 10 a.m.- Noon. Fresh perishable food items and dry goods are offered free of...
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City Meetings Monday

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January 24, 2021
City Meetings Monday

Monday evening members of the Plymouth Board of Public Works and Safety will be updated on the Historic Footbridge project from City Engineer Rick Gaul. The Board of Public Works and Safety meeting begins at 6 p.m. in the second-floor Council Chambers of City Hall.  The short agenda includes reports from various city department...
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Plymouth Man Arrested Following Traffic Stop

January 24, 2021
Plymouth Man Arrested Following Traffic Stop

  On Thursday, January 21st at 10:32 P.M. Officer Krynock with the Plymouth Police Department initiated a traffic stop at Lake Street and Michigan Street. During the investigation of the traffic stop 25 year old Josiah J. Abair of Plymouth was found to be in possession of Marijuana. Abair was taken into custody and...
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Special Commissioners Meeting Monday Morning

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January 24, 2021
Special Commissioners Meeting Monday Morning

The Marshall County Commissioners will meet for a Special Meeting Monday morning at 9 a.m. in their second-floor meeting room of the County Building. The only agenda item is the appointment of a new Building Inspector.  The commissioner did not re-appoint Chuck DeWitt who served the county as the building inspector for nearly 8...
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