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Donnelly Announces 2014 Service Academy Nominations from Culver

January 7, 2014
Donnelly Announces 2014 Service Academy Nominations from Culver

  01/08/14 Senator Donnelly today announced his nomination for admittance to the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy at Kings Point, NY. Out of the 128 nomination requests he received, Senator Donnelly was able to nominate 10 students per academy.                                                    Among those nominated locally was: Spencer Ragsdale of Culver to the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy...
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Coats Statement on Extension of Unemployment Insurance Benefits

January 7, 2014
Coats Statement on Extension of Unemployment Insurance Benefits

  01/08/14 Senator Dan Coats (R-Ind.) issued the following statement after voting in favor of proceeding to legislation that would extend the expanded emergency unemployment benefits program created after the fiscal crisis of 2008.   “While I oppose the current version of the bill, I voted to proceed with considering the unemployment insurance extension...
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Roller coaster Shoot Out ride for Lady Pilgrims

January 7, 2014

PLYMOUTH – It was a roller coaster ride Saturday for Plymouth’s Lady Pilgrims but one that will hopefully pay a few late season dividends. Plymouth split decisions hosting their Shoot Out at Plymouth High School, falling to Norwell in game one 48-39 and returning at night to defeat Indianapolis Brebeuf 49-38. Plymouth 49, Brebeuf...
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Severe Winter Weather Update #3 – 1/7/14

January 7, 2014
Severe Winter Weather Update #3 – 1/7/14

    01/08/13 As of 3:45 p.m. Eastern time INDOT has made progress plowing snow-covered roads in Northwest Indiana, but extremely hazardous icy conditions remain, and conditions may worsen overnight. Throughout the day INDOT crews have been successful clearing snow that forced traffic onto narrow driving lanes, due to blowing and drifting. In addition,...
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Severe Winter Weather Update #2 – 1/7/14

January 7, 2014
Severe Winter Weather Update #2 – 1/7/14

    01/07/14 As of 11 a.m. Eastern time INDOT is stressing the danger on all Northwest Indiana roads to motorists. The majority of roads are now passable after a long night by INDOT plow crews battling drifting snow. But extreme icy conditions persist on all roads due to the subzero temperatures. Looks can...
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Dianna Kay Pointon – 67 – from Plymouth

January 7, 2014
Dianna Kay Pointon – 67 – from Plymouth

  Click Johnson Danielson Funeral Home at right for complete details.
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Severe Winter Weather Update #1 – 1/7/14

January 7, 2014
Severe Winter Weather Update #1 – 1/7/14

    01/07/14 As of 6:35 a.m. Eastern time INDOT continues to discourage anyone from non-essential travel in Northwest Indiana. Conditions remain extremely icy on passable roads, while others are becoming impassable from drifting snow. Currently, I-65 is closed, both northbound and southbound, between U.S. 30 (Merrillville) and Lafayette due to reduced visibility, additional...
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Closings for Tuesday (1-7) as of 11 a.m. Tuesday

January 6, 2014
Closings for Tuesday (1-7) as of 11 a.m. Tuesday

Closings for Tuesday 1-7-13 Commissioners keep Emergency Declaration for unincorporated areas of the county in place for Tuesday. Plymouth city residents trash pick up is running one day behind. Plymouth City office is closed today. Closed Tuesday; All County offices School Closings; -Plymouth Community Schools -St. Michael School -Grace Baptist Christian School -Argos Community...
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Fire Chief Rod Miller Requests Citizens to Clear Snow from Fire Hydrants

January 6, 2014
Fire Chief Rod Miller Requests Citizens to Clear Snow from Fire Hydrants

  01/07/14 With all the snow accumulation, Plymouth Fire Chief Rod Miller is requesting citizens to clear snow from fire hydrants as part of the snow removal for their properties. “As you’re clearing your driveway and sidewalks, it’s always appreciated when fire hydrants are kept clear of snow,” said Miller. “It saves a lot...
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Grocery Stores Struggle to Keep Stock on Shelves

January 6, 2014
Grocery Stores Struggle to Keep Stock on Shelves

  01/07/14 Local grocers struggled to stay ahead of demand over the weekend as area residents stocked up to beat the impending bad weather. “It was mainly staple items,” said Tony DeClote Store Manager at Martin’s in Plymouth. “Things like bread, bananas, eggs and milk.” Martin’s was not as hard hit as some in...
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