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Tidbits from Triton

August 18, 2015
Tidbits from Triton

The fourth graders at Triton Elementary School were super excited to receive their SLED (Science Learning Through Engineering Design) project supplies funded by donorschoose.org ! Superintendent Donna Burroughs said, “We appreciate those individuals and businesses who support school projects and activities through this site.” Pictured are fourth grade students: Nick Shively, Cole Shively, Raven Johnson, Anthony...
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County Commissioners Take Action on Implementation of Buggy Tax

August 18, 2015
County Commissioners Take Action on Implementation of Buggy Tax

When the County Commissioner began the discussion of the implementation of a Wheel Tax in Marshall County a few months ago there was some talk about bring the Amish into the fold with a tax on buggies.  Recently the commissioners were approached by an individual about licensing buggies to help fund more road maintenance....
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Drainage Board Awards Bid for Marvin Arm of Newcomb Eisenhour Ditch

August 17, 2015
Drainage Board Awards Bid for Marvin Arm of Newcomb Eisenhour Ditch

On Monday the Marshall County Drainage Board awarded Kolesiak Construction the bid for a maintenance project on the Marvin Arm of the Newcomb Eisenhour Ditch from Oak Drive northwest to US 30. The project will debrush and clean approximately 2800 feet of the ditch by cutting trees and treating the stumps, removing brush and...
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Teegarden Resident on Redwood Road Questions Commissioners on Changing it back to Gravel

August 17, 2015
Teegarden Resident on Redwood Road Questions Commissioners on Changing it back to Gravel

Bruce Smith from Teegarden appeared before the Marshall County Commissioners Monday with lots of questions pertaining a portion of Redwood Road being turned back into a gravel road. He said, “In late July I called the County Highway Department about filling numerous holes in the road.  At that point, half the summer was over...
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July Activity Report for Plymouth Fire & EMS

August 17, 2015
July Activity Report for Plymouth Fire & EMS

Plymouth Fire Chief Rod Miller presented the July Activity report last week to the Board of Public Works and Safety. There were a total of 197 alarm situations for both fire and EMS.  154 calls were EMS incidents, 16 medical assists and 1 extrication.  Fire calls included 2 for chemical release, 4 electrical wiring,...
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Prosecutor to Purchase Drones

August 17, 2015
Prosecutor to Purchase Drones

The Marshall County Commissioners gave their approval for Prosecutor Nelson Chipman to purchase two, quad unmanned aerial copters, more commonly known as drones. After showing a short one minute video of the drone at work on the scene of the crash two weeks ago where the dump truck fell on a passenger vehicle Chipman...
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County Budget Hearings Tuesday

August 17, 2015
County Budget Hearings Tuesday

The Marshall County Council will conduct the 2016 Budget hearings on Tuesday, August 18th beginning at 9 a.m. Budget requests for the County’s general fund total is $9,832,586 while the special funds have a total request of $13,769,126.  The general fund budget for 2015 was approved at $8,677,613 while the special funds were approved...
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Argos Republican Convention Tuesday

August 17, 2015
Argos Republican Convention Tuesday

Walnut 1 Republican Township Precinct Committee Chairman, Mark Thompson will conduct the Argos Town Convention on Tuesday. Registered republicans are asked to gather August 18th at the Argos Community School Auditorium for their town convention.  Doors will open at 6:15 p.m. giving time to verifying eligibility of voters.  A government photo ID is required to...
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Marshall County Master Gardener Intern Class to Start Soon!

August 17, 2015
Marshall County Master Gardener Intern Class to Start Soon!

Marshall County Extension Office offers an excellent class to help gardeners expand their knowledge and skills through the Master Gardener Intern Class.  This class provides the education class hours needed for an individual to become a certified Purdue University Master Gardener.  The class will start on Thursday evening, September 17th, with sixteen sessions mainly held on...
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Small Business Administration Economic Injury Disaster Loans Available

August 17, 2015
Small Business Administration Economic Injury Disaster Loans Available

The U.S. Small Business Administration announced Monday that federal economic injury disaster loans are available to small businesses, small agricultural cooperatives, small businesses engaged in aquaculture and most private nonprofit organizations of all sizes located in Indiana as a result of excessive rain and flooding beginning May 1, 2015.   The disaster declaration includes the following...
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