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Steve Holm Appointed Plymouth Fire Chief

April 21, 2021
Steve Holm Appointed Plymouth Fire Chief

Mayor Mark Senter announced Wednesday afternoon  the appointment of Steve Holm as Plymouth’s new Fire Chief-EMS Director. Holm began his service with the Plymouth Fire Department as a volunteer in 2000 before joining the full-time staff in 2009. Since 2016, he has held the position of Assistant Chief. Born and raised in Plymouth, Holm...
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Town Wide Garage Sales this Weekend in Culver

April 21, 2021
Town Wide Garage Sales this Weekend in Culver

While it might not feel like spring today, the spring town wide garage sales in Culver are this weekend, Friday and Saturday, April 23 and 24. The Culver Town Clerk has created an interactive Google map showing the locations of and information on each of the 27 sales, just click on the individual markers,...
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NIPSCO ANNOUNCES ENVIRONMENTAL ACTION GRANT PROJECTS, ONE IN MARSHALL COUNTY

April 21, 2021
NIPSCO ANNOUNCES ENVIRONMENTAL ACTION GRANT PROJECTS, ONE IN MARSHALL COUNTY

NIPSCO announced Wednesday the recipients of its 2021 Environmental Action Grant program, awarded to 18 local organizations that applied for the funding earlier this year. One award was for an organization in Marshall County. In its sixth year, NIPSCO’s Environmental Grant has donated $370,000 to date, helping 92 projects come to fruition across Northern...
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Walorski on Newsmax: Let’s Get Americans Back to Work

April 21, 2021
Walorski on Newsmax: Let’s Get Americans Back to Work

 U.S. Representative Jackie Walorski (R-Ind.) Tuesday joined Newsmax to discuss how enhanced unemployment benefits are making it difficult for businesses to hire workers and how legislation she introduced with Ways and Means Committee Republican Leader Kevin Brady would get Americans back into the workforce by turning the extra payments into return-to-work bonuses. “One of...
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State Road 23 to be reduced to two lanes over U.S. 20/31

April 21, 2021
State Road 23 to be reduced to two lanes over U.S. 20/31

The Indiana Department of Transportation announces lane closures for State Road 23 over U.S. 20/31 beginning Monday, April 26. State Road 23 will be reduced to one lane in each direction for a bridge preventative maintenance project. Work will be ongoing through late-May, 2021. INDOT urges drivers to stay alert near crews and follow...
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Rose-Hulman Hosting Free Online Summer Coding Camps for Kids

April 21, 2021
Rose-Hulman Hosting Free Online Summer Coding Camps for Kids

Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology is hosting free online Connecting with Code computer programming camps this summer for youths wanting to have fun while learning about computing, robotics and creating their own games. A course June 21-25 will introduce Scratch game design to children in kindergarten through third. An advanced Scratch game design course June...
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WEDNESDAY UPDATE: HEALTH DEPARTMENT UPDATES STATEWIDE COVID-19 CASE COUNTS

April 21, 2021
WEDNESDAY UPDATE: HEALTH DEPARTMENT UPDATES STATEWIDE COVID-19 CASE COUNTS

The Indiana Department of Health announced Wednesday that 1,166 additional Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19 through testing at state and private laboratories. That brings the state’s overall total to 710,607. In Marshall County there were 10 new positive cases of the coronavirus.  Since February 2020 there have been a total of 5,801 confirmed...
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Sweet Arrested by Officer Finn

April 20, 2021
Sweet Arrested by Officer Finn

A Walkerton man was arrested Sunday, April 18th after city police were flagged down at the Economy Inn for a man that had been struck by a vehicle. About 9:45 in the evening, Officer Finn was on routine patrol when he was flagged down for an incident in the parking lot of the Economy...
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Langfeldt Excavating Awarded Demolition Bid for 211 W. Jefferson

April 20, 2021
Langfeldt Excavating Awarded Demolition Bid for 211 W. Jefferson

The Marshall County Commissioner took quick action on the four quotes to demolish the buildings at 211 West Jefferson Street, the former Doug Hite and Joe Simanski Law offices. Doug Masterson, head of the county’s Building and Grounds Department presented the quotes to the commissioners during their meeting on Monday.  Quotes were received from...
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Poor Handmaids Food Distribution on Wednesday Evening

April 20, 2021
Poor Handmaids Food Distribution on Wednesday Evening

The Poor Handmaids of Jesus Christ will once again offer those in need a food distribution today, Wednesday, April 21st. From 5 to 7 PM families can participate in a drive through food distribution at Ancilla College.  Boxes for 500 families will contain 33 pounds of food.  The Farm to Family food boxes are...
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Governor Eric Holcomb Directs Flags To Be Flown at Half-Staff

April 20, 2021
Governor Eric Holcomb Directs Flags To Be Flown at Half-Staff

Governor Eric J. Holcomb is directing flags in the State of Indiana to be flown at half-staff in honor and remembrance of former Vice President Walter Mondale. Per the President’s order, flags should be flown at half-staff from now until sunset on the day of interment. Gov. Holcomb also asks businesses and residents to...
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Man With Knife at McDonalds Arrested for Trespassing

April 20, 2021
Man With Knife at McDonalds Arrested for Trespassing

On Friday, April 16th Officer Arnold with the Plymouth Police Department was dispatched to 2010 North Michigan Street, McDonalds just after 3 p.m. for the report of a male subject with a knife trespassing. The subject was located in the 1800 block of North Michigan Street and identified as 43-year-old James Watts of Plymouth....
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Dakota Stone of Culver Arrested by City Police

April 20, 2021
Dakota Stone of Culver Arrested by City Police

Officer John Weir with the Plymouth Police Department initiated a traffic stop Sunday afternoon about 1:30 at State Road 17 and Overmyer Drive on a red Jeep Cherokee for an infraction. Speaking with the driver, 23-year-old Dakota Stone of Culver it was found he had an active warrant for his arrest for Failure to...
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Bourbon Man Arrested for OWI

April 20, 2021
Bourbon Man Arrested for OWI

64-year-old Timothy Oconnor of Bourbon was arrested by Officer Arnold with the Plymouth Police Department on Saturday, April 17th about 2:45 in the morning for Operating While Intoxicated. Officer Arnold conducted a traffic stop on US 30 near US 31 and after an investigation Mr. Oconnor was taken into custody and incarcerated at the...
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Lost Dog

April 20, 2021
Lost Dog

                    Have you seen this dog?  Charlie is a 2-year-old Maltese with long hair.  He has been missing since Thursday afternoon, April 15th from the area around Plymouth High School.  If you have seen Charlie, please call Paul at 574-341-2479.
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INDOT Marks Start of 2021 Road Construction Season with Emphasis on Work Zone Safety

April 20, 2021
INDOT Marks Start of 2021 Road Construction Season with Emphasis on Work Zone Safety

The Indiana Department of Transportation is leveraging innovations in technology and equipment to reduce the risk of crashes in work zones as a record-setting 2021 road construction season begins in Indiana. INDOT Commissioner Joe McGuinness joined law enforcement and road construction contractor partners for a work zone safety showcase to highlight efforts being made...
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State Extends FAFSA Filing Deadline Beyond April 15

April 20, 2021
State Extends FAFSA Filing Deadline Beyond April 15

The Indiana Commission for Higher Education has extended the filing deadline for the 2021-2022 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) beyond the state’s original April 15 deadline. Students who did not file the FAFSA before the April 15 deadline should submit the form at FAFSA.gov as soon as possible. Filing the FAFSA is one of the...
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Young, Smith Bill Will Boost Hoosier Farmers’ Yield While Helping Climate

April 20, 2021
Young, Smith Bill Will Boost Hoosier Farmers’ Yield While Helping Climate

U.S. Senators Todd Young (R-Ind.) and Tina Smith (D-Minn.), along with Senators Mike Braun (R-Ind.) and Brian Schatz (D-Hawaii), last week introduced the Conservation and Innovative Climate Partnership Act to support farmers seeking to adopt conservation and innovative climate practices on their farms. This bill bridges the divide between the innovative research taking place at land-grant institutions and those who...
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Plymouth High School Athletic Schedule Changes

April 20, 2021
Plymouth High School Athletic Schedule Changes

Here is a list of the changes in the athletic schedule from yesterday and today: Softball vs Mishawaka rescheduled from Monday to 4/22 (Thursday). Home Girls Tennis match vs Warsaw for tonight has been moved to Friday night; same start time. Girls Track meet tonight at Goshen has been rescheduled to tomorrow night 4/21;...
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TUESDAY UPDATE: HEALTH DEPARTMENT UPDATES STATEWIDE COVID-19 CASE COUNTS

April 20, 2021
TUESDAY UPDATE: HEALTH DEPARTMENT UPDATES STATEWIDE COVID-19 CASE COUNTS

The Indiana Department of Health announced Tuesday that 733 additional Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19 through testing at state and private laboratories. That brings to 709,455 the number of Indiana residents now known to have had the novel coronavirus. To date, 12,826 Hoosiers are confirmed to have died from COVID-19. One new death...
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