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County Drainage Board Approves Variance for J&J Quality Meats in Bourbon

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January 21, 2021
County Drainage Board Approves Variance for J&J Quality Meats in Bourbon

Members of the Marshall County Drainage Board meeting Tuesday morning and re-organized for the new year and made annual appointments to various boards.  Commissioner Kevin Overmyer will remain as President and Stan Klotz will be Vice-President.  Other members of the board include Commissioner Mike Burroughs and Citizen Board members Randy Glingle and Dave Stults. ...
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131 Successfully Complete Community Corrections in 2020

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January 21, 2021
131 Successfully Complete Community Corrections in 2020

Members of the Marshall County Community Corrections board met for a zoom meeting on Thursday, January 21st at noon and Prosecutor Nelson Chipman called the meeting to order. Ward Byers, Community Corrections Director presented the 2020 Statistical Report for approval.  He explained the method of referral as either direct commitment or probation violation. The...
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AC Products’ Workers in Culver Eligible for Trade Adjustment Assistance Benefits

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January 21, 2021
AC Products’ Workers in Culver Eligible for Trade Adjustment Assistance Benefits

On September 22, 2020, AC Products Inc. in Culver became eligible to apply for benefits and services through the Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) program. TAA is administered by the U.S. Department of Labor through the Indiana Department of Workforce Development (DWD). TAA assists workers who have lost their jobs due to foreign trade, and...
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Multi Agency Results For Click it Or Ticket

January 21, 2021
Multi Agency Results For Click it Or Ticket

The Bremen Police Department/Marshall County Traffic Safety Partnership comprised of officers from Bremen, Bourbon, Plymouth, Argos, Culver, and the Marshall County Sheriff’s Department announced the results of the 2020 Click It or Ticket enforcement mobilization, which began in early November and lasted through the end of the month. During the 20-day enforcement period, officers wrote a total of...
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Dustin’s Place Recipient Of 23rd Round Of Covid-19 Rapid Response Grant

January 21, 2021
Dustin’s Place Recipient Of 23rd Round Of Covid-19 Rapid Response Grant

The 23rd round of COVID-19 Rapid Response grants were awarded January 14, 2021, to organizations addressing critical basic needs such as food, childcare, and housing/utility assistance for households impacted by COVID-19. United Way, in partnership with the Marshall County Community Foundation, is working with a network of businesses, educators, faith-based and disaster relief organizations,...
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Thursday: Indiana Department Of Health Update

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January 21, 2021
Thursday: Indiana Department Of Health Update

The Indiana Department of Health announced Thursday that 3,733 additional Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19 through testing at state and private laboratories. That brings to 601,937 the number of Indiana residents now known to have had the novel coronavirus following corrections to the previous day’s dashboard. Marshall County reported 21 new individuals tested...
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Pokagon Band Contributes $860,000 To The City Of South Bend And Local Non-Profit Organizations

January 21, 2021
Pokagon Band Contributes $860,000 To The City Of South Bend And Local Non-Profit Organizations

The Pokagon Band of Potawatomi is pleased to announce that it provided funds totaling $860,000 to the City of South Bend and several area non-profits to assist with their operations and programs. This annual contribution marks year three of a five-year voluntary local agreement between the Pokagon Band and the City of South Bend which began...
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Culver Citizens Celebrate Jonathan Leist’s

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January 21, 2021
Culver Citizens Celebrate Jonathan Leist’s

Citizens of Culver are invited to celebrate Jonathan Leist’s Stellar Service to the Town of Culver as he accepts a new job in the City of Fort Wayne as Deputy Director of Redevelopment. The reception will be held from 2 to 4 P.M.  Wednesday, January 27th at the Culver Beach Lodge. Due to the...
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FEMA is Now Accepting Applications for the Youth Preparedness Council

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January 21, 2021
FEMA is Now Accepting Applications for the Youth Preparedness Council

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is committed to actively involving youth in preparedness-related activities through the Youth Preparedness Council (YPC) and is seeking applicants for 2021. YPC members are students in grades 8 through 11 who are selected to support disaster preparedness and make a positive impact on their communities. The 2021 YPC...
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Nichole Christy to Fill Plymouth School Board Seat

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January 20, 2021
Nichole Christy to Fill Plymouth School Board Seat

The Plymouth School Board appointed Nicole Christy to an open seat to represent West Township at a special meeting on Wednesday, January 20. The seat became vacant when Todd Samuelson, who had held the seat for 24 years, decided not to run again. Board members Melissa Christiansen, Allie Shook, Kurt Christiansen, and Larry Pinkerton...
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Commissioner Overmyer’s Statement on Council Members Trying to Stop H.B. 1311

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January 20, 2021
Commissioner Overmyer’s Statement on Council Members Trying to Stop H.B. 1311

At the close of the Commissioner’s meeting on Tuesday, Commission President Kevin Overmyer took time to make a statement pertaining to House Bill 1311. In December the County Council, by a 7 – 0 vote and the County Commissioner by a 2 – 1 vote, passed a resolution in support of House Bill 1311. ...
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Shipping Container Ordinance Amendment Denied by County Commissioners

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January 20, 2021
Shipping Container Ordinance Amendment Denied by County Commissioners

Marshall County Plan Director Ty Adley presented an ordinance amendment to the commissioners in December that would make the use of shipping containers as a storage unit a violation of the ordinance.  The commissioners had some concern and felt that additional clarification was needed for the amendment to move forward. During the commissioners meeting...
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State Health Department Software Slows Delivery of Death Certificates

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January 20, 2021
State Health Department Software Slows Delivery of Death Certificates

Residents in Marshall County who are grieving the loss of a loved one cannot get a death certificate due to a new state records system in Indiana. This is a reality for people across the state – including WTCA owner Kathy Bottorff whose father passed away on December 8th. Funeral homes across Indiana are...
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Marshall County Safety Committee Semi-Annual Meeting

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January 20, 2021
Marshall County Safety Committee Semi-Annual Meeting

The Marshall County Safety Committee convened on January 19th for their semi-annual meeting. The committee consisting of area school superintendents, administrators, law enforcement, emergency preparedness professionals, media, and school safety specialists used a zoom meeting platform to discuss safety concerns and measures they are taking to promote a safe environment. Among other items, they...
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Walorski Statement On Inauguration Of President Biden

January 20, 2021
Walorski Statement On Inauguration Of President Biden

U.S. Rep. Jackie Walorski (R-Ind.) Wednesday released the following statement after Joseph R. Biden, Jr., was sworn in as the 46th President of the United States and Kamala D. Harris was sworn in as the 49th Vice President of the United States: “Today marks a vital moment in our democratic process: the inauguration of...
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Wednesday: Indiana Department Of Health Update

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January 20, 2021
Wednesday: Indiana Department Of Health Update

The Indiana Department of Health announced Wednesday that 2,942 additional Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19 through testing at state and private laboratories. That brings to 598,313 the number of Indiana residents now known to have had the novel coronavirus following corrections to the previous day’s dashboard. Marshall County reported 23 new individuals tested...
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Attorney General Todd Rokita Responds to Governor Holcomb’s State Of The State Address

January 20, 2021
Attorney General Todd Rokita Responds to Governor Holcomb’s State Of The State Address

Attorney General Todd Rokita issued the following statement in response to the State of the State address: “Gov. Holcomb tonight has articulated a hopeful vision for the future that all Hoosiers can appreciate. During these challenging times, I look forward to working with the governor and our state leaders to fulfill the opportunity and...
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Young Attends Inauguration With The Adjutant General Of Indiana

January 20, 2021
Young Attends Inauguration With The Adjutant General Of Indiana

U.S. Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.) Wednesday attended the Inauguration of President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris at the United States Capitol. Brigadier General R. Dale Lyles, the Adjutant General of the Indiana National Guard, joined Senator Young as his guest for the 59th Presidential Inauguration. “The peaceful transfer of power is an...
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Statement from State Senator Ryan Mishler

January 20, 2021
Statement from State Senator Ryan Mishler

“As chair of the Senate Committee on Appropriations, I am pleased to see Gov. Holcomb emphasize the importance of our state’s conservative fiscal management, which has allowed Indiana to maintain strong reserves and continue to fund our priorities — even through the current economic difficulties caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. “I will continue this...
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Lady Pilgrims survive cold night with win over Winamac

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January 20, 2021
Lady Pilgrims survive cold night with win over Winamac

PLYMOUTH – Plymouth coach Dave Duncan had the understatement of the night. “It’s never easy,” he said watching his Lady Pilgrims outlast Winamac in a double-overtime battle 47-41. “If this isn’t a sectional like game you aren’t going to get anything closer than that,” said Duncan. “The scores are going to go down. It’s...
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