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County Police Investigate Burglary in LaPaz

July 19, 2018
County Police Investigate Burglary in LaPaz

Marshall County Police are searching for two suspects from a Wednesday burglary. On Wednesday, July 18th, sometime in the afternoon or evening hours, two Caucasian males broke into a residence in the 100 block of North Michigan Street in LaPaz. Many items were taken such as a Lenovo laptop computer, a black Samsung tablet,...
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Walkerton Man Pleads Guilty to Unemployment Insurance Fraud

July 19, 2018
Walkerton Man Pleads Guilty to Unemployment Insurance Fraud

Walkerton resident Phillip Endicott, 46, pled guilty to unemployment insurance fraud in Marshall County Superior Court 1 on July 5, 2018. Through the use of agency records, an Indiana Department of Workforce Development (DWD) employee began an investigation and determined that Endicott was working and receiving wages while claiming unemployment insurance benefits. Endicott was sentenced to 36 months – 12 months to...
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Just married? Here’s What You Need to Know About Taxes

July 19, 2018
Just married? Here’s What You Need to Know About Taxes

Summertime has become an increasingly popular season for weddings, and the Indiana Department of Revenue (DOR) wants to help Hoosier newlyweds as they embark on wedded bliss to avoid the headache of tax issues. From name changes to filing status, DOR has several tips for 2018 newlyweds to be ready for next tax season...
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Walorski, Sewell, Kelly, Kind Lead Bipartisan Letter Warning Against Auto Tariffs

July 19, 2018
Walorski, Sewell, Kelly, Kind Lead Bipartisan Letter Warning Against Auto Tariffs

A bipartisan group of 149 members of Congress today called on Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross not to put American jobs and economic growth at risk by imposing tariffs on automobiles and automotive parts. In a letter led by U.S. Reps. Jackie Walorski (R-Ind.), Terri Sewell (D-Ala.), Mike Kelly (R-Pa.), and Ron Kind (D-Wis.), the...
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Young, Cantwell, King and Bipartisan Senators Introduce Bill to Create Affordable Housing Task Force

July 19, 2018
Young, Cantwell, King and Bipartisan Senators Introduce Bill to Create Affordable Housing Task Force

Wednesday, U.S. Senators Todd Young (R-Ind.), Maria Cantwell (D-Wash.), and Angus King (I-Maine), along with Senators Dean Heller (R-Nev.), Tim Kaine (D-Va.), Doug Jones (D-Ala.), Cory Gardner (R-Colo.), Marco Rubio (R-Fla.), and Chris Coons (D-Del.) introduced the Task Force on the Impact of the Affordable Housing Crisis Act, which seeks to better understand and respond to America’s affordable...
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Encore Cancels Friday Night Outdoor Concert

July 19, 2018
Encore Cancels Friday Night Outdoor Concert

It is with regret, that due to the weather forecast, Encore has decided to cancel the Stepp Walker Project concert that was scheduled for tomorrow evening (Friday, July 20) at the Young Amphitheater.  As the concert is an outdoor event Encore felt this was the best decision for their attendees and the band.  Encore...
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Commissioners Discuss Possible 2019 Community Crossings Projects

July 19, 2018
Commissioners Discuss Possible 2019 Community Crossings Projects

Marshall County Highway Supervisor Jason Peters will attend the Community Crossings meeting at the LaPorte District Office of INDOT next week. On Monday Peters said the meeting has been called to go over the 2019 Community Crossings Grant.  The same formula will be used next year as this year.  Counties with a population under...
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Aquatic Center Named: Dr. Susan Bardwell Aquatic Center

July 18, 2018
Aquatic Center Named: Dr. Susan Bardwell Aquatic Center

The official announcement that the Aquatic Center will be named after Dr. Susan Bardwell, a pediatrician who served the community for nearly 10 years happened Wednesday morning at the groundbreaking ceremony. In 2012, Bardwell tragically lost her battle with cancer. Barb and Rick Miller, who are the operators of the new Aquatic Center, took...
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Plymouth Park Department’s FREE Coca-Cola Family Fun Day this Saturday

July 18, 2018
Plymouth Park Department’s FREE Coca-Cola Family Fun Day this Saturday

The Plymouth Park Department will host the annual Coca Cola Family Fun Day in River Park Square this Saturday. Bring out the entire family and celebrate summer with neighbors and friends.  There will be FREE hot dogs, popcorn, Coke products and entertainment. The kids will enjoy the bounce house, splash pad and Plymouth Police...
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River Gate South Construction Moving Forward

July 18, 2018
River Gate South Construction Moving Forward

Tuesday evening, Jerry Chavez, President and CEO of the Marshall County Economic Development Corporation updated members of the Plymouth Redevelopment Commission on progress of the River Gate South residential development. Chavez said earlier this month the first series of “hard hat” tours of the buildings were given to area employers to get a sneak...
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