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M.C. Jail to Offer Off-site Video Visitation and Email for Inmates

January 21, 2015
M.C. Jail to Offer Off-site Video Visitation and Email for Inmates

Inmates in the Marshall County Jail will soon have the opportunity to video visit with loved ones who are at home instead of at the jail.  They will also have to ability to send and receive emails. During Tuesday’s Marshall County Commissioner’s meeting Sheriff Tom Chamberlin received approval to enter into a four year...
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Menominee Elementary to get new Playground Equipment

January 21, 2015
Menominee Elementary to get new Playground Equipment

Students at Menominee Elementary School in Plymouth will soon have a new playground structure thanks to many parents and staff volunteers. The announcement that a playground structure had been purchased was made during the PTO meeting on Tuesday night. According to Menominee Principal, Steven Boyer, Menominee’s PTO collected donations and held fundraisers that netted...
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Gary Cook Files for City Council

January 20, 2015
Gary Cook Files for City Council

Former Mayor of the City of Plymouth, Gary Cook filed Tuesday on the Democratic ticket for one of three city council at large seats.   Due to the fact that the City of Plymouth has increased in population to over 10,000 this municipal election will now have three at large seats instead of one. Cook...
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Body Found by South Bend Overpass is that of Argos Man

January 20, 2015
Body Found by South Bend Overpass is that of Argos Man

On Thursday, January 15, South Bend police officers responded to a report of a body found on the south side of town. The body was found by two men near the newly constructed Jackson Road bridge over U.S. 31. On Tuesday, the St. Joseph County deputy coroner made an initial ruling of suicide. According...
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Drainage Board Approves Legal Drain Relocation and Vacation

January 20, 2015
Drainage Board Approves Legal Drain Relocation and Vacation

Tuesday the Marshall County Drainage Board approved the request of Loves Travel Stop to relocate the legal drain that crosses their property at the north west corner of US 30 and Pioneer Drive. County Surveyor Larry Fisher said the drain is a hindrance to the development of the property due to their need to...
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Hoosier Tire Excited with Metronet

January 20, 2015
Hoosier Tire Excited with Metronet

Tuesday afternoon Hoosier Racing Tire in Plymouth showed off their server room which houses the equipment for their new Metronet fiber connection. Hoosier Tire was one of the private businesses that joined the public private partnership to bring dark fiber to Marshall County from South Bend.  Other participants included Marshall County, the City of...
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Michiana Contracting Changing Out Signal Heads on US 30

January 20, 2015
Michiana Contracting Changing Out Signal Heads on US 30

A crew from Michiana Contracting in Plymouth will be spending the better share of the next six months replacing signal heads on stoplights at every intersection on U.S. 30 from King Road in Plymouth to the Illinois state line. The company secured the INDOT contract to install approximately 900 “blackheads” at 86 intersections. They...
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Washington Legislators Reaction to State of the Union Address

January 20, 2015

WASHINGTON D.C. – Representative Jackie Walorski (IN-02) made the following statement in response to President Obama’s State of the Union Address: “The president and I have two very different visions for the future of this country. His vision is an idea of higher taxes on hardworking Americans, burdensome government regulations, higher spending, and a...
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Craft Graduates from U.S. Army Basic Training

January 20, 2015
Craft Graduates from U.S. Army Basic Training

Army Pvt. Cory T. Craft has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C. During the nine weeks of training, the soldier studied the Army mission, history, tradition and core values, physical fitness, and received instruction and practice in basic combat skills, military weapons, chemical warfare and bayonet training, drill and ceremony, marching, rifle marksmanship, armed and...
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Plymouth High School BPA District Competition Results

January 20, 2015
Plymouth High School BPA District Competition Results

The Plymouth High School Business Professionals of American Club competed at District competition in Warsaw on Saturday January 17. The team qualified 29 of 32 students to compete at the State competition in Indianapolis in March.  The following placed first: “Video Production Team” of John Hunter and Lucas Vervynckt, “Economic Research” and “Human Resource...
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