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Koontz Lake Man Killed in Snowmobile Crash

February 18, 2016
Koontz Lake Man Killed in Snowmobile Crash

Indiana Conservation Officers are investigating a fatal snowmobile crash that occurred near the west side of Wanatah in LaPorte County.  Jason Beecher 41 was found dead near a parked semi-tractor trailer located on Kaiser Farms property. The investigation revealed Beecher struck the rear portion of the trailer at a high rate of speed.  A...
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Tidbits from Triton

February 18, 2016
Tidbits from Triton

Allen Peckham, Triton Boys’ and Girls’ Tennis Coach was recently honored by the Indiana High School Athletic Association for his ten years of service as a coach. The Triton boys 5th and 6th grade travel basketball season came to end Sunday at the Club 1 Northern Indiana tournament. Superintendent Donna Burroughs said, “This group...
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Legislative Update Tonight at Christo’s

February 18, 2016
Legislative Update Tonight at Christo’s

Tonight at 6 PM at the Christo’s Banquet Center in Plymouth, there will be a legislative update by State Representative Tim Harman.   The event will also include a presentation from the two Republican candidates for the District 17 State Representative seat, Jack Jordan and Jesse Bohannon. The public is invited to attend at 6pm at the Christos Banquet Center in...
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Discussion of 4th TIF District at Redevelopment Commission Meeting

February 18, 2016
Discussion of 4th TIF District at Redevelopment Commission Meeting

During Tuesday night’s City Redevelopment Commission meeting, City Attorney Sean Surrisi brought forward the possibility of creating a 4th TIF district. The city currently has a potential for a housing and possible retail development on the South Gateway along with the prospect of an 80 unit apartment complex on the Norway Lumber property on...
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Ruiz Arrested in Bremen

February 17, 2016
Ruiz Arrested in Bremen

34 year old Ena Ruiz of Plymouth was arrested Wednesday evening about 8 o’clock following a traffic stop by Bremen Police Officer Trent Stouder. Ruiz was stopped at State Road106 East and Destiny Drive and charged with Driving Without Ever Receiving a License.   The charges and information supplied are merely an allegation that...
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Plymouth Men Arrested after Active Meth Lab Discovered in Apartment

February 17, 2016
Plymouth Men Arrested after Active Meth Lab Discovered in Apartment

Two Plymouth men awoke to the sound of a flash-bang and the Indiana State Police SWAT team Wednesday morning as troopers served a drug related search warrant at 17149 Lincoln Highway Apt. 1.  Members of the Bremen Post Criminal Interdiction Team raided the west-side apartment after the completion of a recent meth related drug investigation. Troopers...
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Marley Arrested on Failure to Appear Warrants

February 17, 2016
Marley Arrested on Failure to Appear Warrants

A traffic stop at Center and North Streets in Bremen on Tuesday, February 16th just before 6 in the evening landed a Bremen man in the Marshall County Jail. Bremen Officer Trent Stouder arrested 21 year old Derek Marley for two failure to appear warrants.  One warrant had a $500 cash bond while the...
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Commissioners Vacate Portion of Pretty Lake Road

February 17, 2016
Commissioners Vacate Portion of Pretty Lake Road

An unimproved portion of Pretty Lake Road and it’s right-of-way was vacated at this week’s commissioner meeting. William Halvorsen owns 11 adjacent lots in the Blier’s Lakefront Subdivision and would like to replat the property into three parcels, one with the existing home, the second one where Halvorsen will build a new home and...
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Bipartisan Group of Indiana Elected Officials Urge United Technologies to Find Solution That Keeps Jobs in Indiana

February 17, 2016
Bipartisan Group of Indiana Elected Officials Urge United Technologies to Find Solution That Keeps Jobs in Indiana

Indianapolis — A bipartisan group of Indiana elected officials is urging United Technologies, the parent company of Carrier and UTEC, to work to find a solution to continue operations in Indiana. U.S. Senator Joe Donnelly, Governor Mike Pence, U.S. Senator Dan Coats, Congressman Andre Carson, Congressman Marlin Stutzman, Indianapolis Mayor Joe Hogsett, and Huntington Mayor Brooks Fetters sent a letter Wednesday requesting a meeting with United...
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Commissioners Act on Sheriff’s Requests

February 17, 2016
Commissioners Act on Sheriff’s Requests

Marshall County Sheriff Matt Hassel had several requests during Monday’s Commission meeting. Deputy Brandon Cooper has been training to be a Drug Recognition Expert and the final practicum originally scheduled for Marion County has been moved to Jacksonville, FL.  All expenses for the four day testing will be paid for by the state with...
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