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Passed-Out Driver Arrested on Meth Charge in Rochester

April 15, 2015
Passed-Out Driver Arrested on Meth Charge in Rochester

Rochester-In the early morning hours of Tuesday, April 14, an officer with the Rochester Police Department, who was on routine patrol, observed a doughnut truck parked in the middle of the roadway in the 900 block of Madison Street. While checking on the well-being of the driver, the officer discovered that the driver of...
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Donnelly Welcomes Pentagon Selection of Grissom Air Reserve Base as Finalist to Receive New KC-46A Tanker Aircraft

April 15, 2015
Donnelly Welcomes Pentagon Selection of Grissom Air Reserve Base as Finalist to Receive New KC-46A Tanker Aircraft

Washington, D.C.— U.S. Senator Joe Donnelly released the statement below following the Pentagon announcement Tuesday that the 434th Air Refueling Wing (ARW) at Indiana’s Grissom Air Force Base has been selected as one of four finalists to be the first Air Force Reserve unit to fly the new KC-46A tanker aircraft.   Donnelly said, “Today’s announcement...
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Two Dead after Motorcycle and Pickup Truck Crash

April 15, 2015
Two Dead after Motorcycle and Pickup Truck Crash

Starke County, Ind.– Two people were killed after a pickup truck and motorcycle crashed Tuesday night. Just after 8:30 p.m., emergency crews were called to the scene near the intersection of S.R. 10 and 700 West, near North Judson. When they arrived, they found two people on the ground, dead, and the pickup truck on...
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Tri-Way Golf Club League Signups

April 15, 2015
Tri-Way Golf Club League Signups

 Tri-Way Golf Club is having league signups this week on Tuesday 4/14, Wednesday 4/15, and Thursday 4/16 at 5:30 pm at the clubhouse.  Ladies League signups will be Saturday at 9:00 am with a breakfast and short meeting followed by golf.  
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Governor Pence Directs Flags Be Flown at Half-staff Across the State

April 15, 2015
Governor Pence Directs Flags Be Flown at Half-staff Across the State

Indianapolis – In accordance with a presidential proclamation issued today, Governor Mike Pence is directing flags at state facilities statewide be flown at half-staff tomorrow, Wednesday, April 15, 2015, in honor of a Day of Remembrance for President Abraham Lincoln. Flags should be lowered at sunrise and remain at half-staff until sunset on Wednesday, April 15, 2015....
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Marshall County Tax Bills to be Mailed this Week

April 15, 2015
Marshall County Tax Bills to be Mailed this Week

According to Marshall County Treasurer Penny Lukenbill, the 2014 payable 2015 tax bills will be mailed this week.  The first installment is due Monday, May 11, with the second installment due Tuesday, November 10.  Taxpayers have several payment options available in addition to paying by mail.    All Teacher Credit Union branches and IAB Financial...
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County Council Approves Purchase of

April 15, 2015
County Council Approves Purchase of

Monday morning members of the Marshall County Council saw firsthand how e-poll books would work for voting. Steve Shamo from Knowink showed how easy it will be to check in using an I-pad and the voter’s driver’s license or ID card instead of searching for their name in the ballot books.   The process takes...
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City Opens Bids for Water System Improvements

April 14, 2015
City Opens Bids for Water System Improvements

Monday evening Plymouth City Attorney Sean Surrisi and Mark Sullivan from Midwestern Engineers opened bids for three projects involving the city water utility during the Board of Public Works and Safety meeting. Two companies presented bids for the facility improvements at the Ledyard Water Treatment Plant.  Thieneman Construction from Westfield had a base bid...
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Arrests by Bremen Police Officers

April 14, 2015
Arrests by Bremen Police Officers

On Friday April 10, at 6:10pm Bremen Police Officer Siple made a traffic stop at Birkey and Plymouth Streets in Bremen. During the stop officers discovered that the driver was suspended and substances believed to be marijuana and schedule II and III controlled substance were in the vehicle. Heather Tolley, 29 of Rochester was...
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Video Arraignment for Rigoberto Calix-Reyes Tuesday Morning

April 14, 2015
Video Arraignment for Rigoberto Calix-Reyes Tuesday Morning

Tuesday morning Rigoberto Calix-Reyes appeared before Marshall Superior Court I Judge Robert Bowen for his initial hearing.  The proceedings were conducted using the county’s video conferencing equipment allowing Reyes to remain securely locked in the county jail. During the arraignment it was found the Reyes was indigent so Judge Bowen appointed Tom A. Black...
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