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Volunteers Needed to Ring the Bell for the Salvation Army Red Kettles

December 10, 2012
Volunteers Needed to Ring the Bell for the Salvation Army Red Kettles

 12/11/12 Much interest was stirred by LaPorte’s Reverend Billy Nichrand’s record-breaking bell-ringing fundraiser.  For 2 ½ days he remained on his feet ringing a bell for Salvation Army in an attempt to raise $5,000 to help those with needs in LaPorte County.   Congratulation to Pastor Nickrand for exceeding his goal and raising $6,300 with...
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County Council News

December 10, 2012
County Council News

12/11/12 Members of the Marshall County Council approved a number of transfers and additional appropriations during their meeting on Monday.  Since it is at the end of the year there were nearly two dozen transfers that were approved so that all line items in the budget would end the year in the black. Council...
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Special Santa Visit at Conservation Clubhouse, Reservations Needed

December 10, 2012
Special Santa Visit at Conservation Clubhouse, Reservations Needed

  12/11/12 Santa is taking a break from the North Pole to come to the Conservation Clubhouse on Sunday, December 16th. Your child will enter a winter wonderland and be read “The Night Before Christmas”. Then Santa will arrive with gifts and each child’s name will be announced to come receive their gift from...
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Church Orchestra Performs at Miller’s

December 10, 2012
Church Orchestra Performs at Miller’s

  12/11/12 The Marshall County Church Orchestra performed their annual Christmas concert at Miller’s Senior Living Community on Thursday evening December 6th at 7:00 p.m.  The orchestra tells the story of the birth of Christ titled “Who Shall Come” through traditional Christmas hymns and Bible scripture.    The concert drew big a crowd with an...
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Leonard “Sam” Cook – 79 – from Argos

December 10, 2012
Leonard “Sam” Cook – 79 – from Argos

  Click Van Gilder Funeral Home at right for complete details.
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FINAL 2012 EVENT: Tri-County Christmas Bird Count

December 10, 2012
FINAL 2012 EVENT: Tri-County Christmas Bird Count

  12/11/12  Are you interested in bird watching? Want to learn how to identify birds? Come bare the cold, or heat wave-it is Indiana, and help the staff and volunteers at Potawatomi Park identify and track bird populations on the park grounds. All count data is also forwarded to the National Audubon Society for...
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MAKE YOUR LIST AND CHECK IT TWICE—FOR SAFETY

December 10, 2012
MAKE YOUR LIST AND CHECK IT TWICE—FOR SAFETY

  12/11/12 The holiday season is a time for celebrating and giving gifts. However, some toys and gifts can pose a hazard for children.  December is National Toys and Gifts Safety Month and State health officials want to remind parents to take care when buying toys and gifts for children and adolescents. “It is...
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WTCA Radio Auction Raises over $17,000 for Shop With A Cop

December 9, 2012
WTCA Radio Auction Raises over $17,000 for Shop With A Cop

  12/10/12 The 5th Annual Shop With a Cop WTCA Radio Auction on Friday, December 7th was a huge success.   The idea of an auction began just a few years ago when three items brought in $600 for Shop With A Cop.  That showed Hurshel Hunter, President of Plymouth FOP 195 that a...
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County Council to Meet Monday

December 9, 2012
County Council to Meet Monday

  12/10/12 The Marshall County Council will meet Monday morning at 9 a.m. in the second floor meeting room of the County Building.  Their short agenda includes the request of Prosecutor David Holmes to have the probationary period and pay removed from an employee who has been promoted from part time to full time...
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Triton Elementary Students Do Well in Sumdog Contest

December 9, 2012
Triton Elementary Students Do Well in Sumdog Contest

  12/10/12 Donna Burroughs, Superintendent of the Triton Community School Corporation announced some fabulous results from a recent math competition.   235 students from Triton Elementary School participated in the week long Northern Indiana Sumdog Math Contest. Combined they answered 63,343 questions correctly. Triton ended up in 5th place out of 16 schools participating....
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