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County Police Pursuit through Marshall, Starke and into Pulaski County

September 15, 2017
County Police Pursuit through Marshall, Starke and into Pulaski County

A Carmel man is in the Marshall County Jail after he led County Police on a pursuit that went into three counties.  About 1:45 Thursday afternoon, September 14th County Police Officer Jonathan Bryant attempted to conduct a traffic stop on a vehicle that was west bound on U.S. 30 near Tulip Road. The driver...
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Marshall County Jailer Injured in Cell Block Fight

September 15, 2017
Marshall County Jailer Injured in Cell Block Fight

A Marshall County Jailer was injured in a fight Wednesday night at the County Jail.  About 8:30 Wednesday evening, September 13th, officers from the Marshall County Police Department and the Plymouth Police Department were summoned to the Marshall County Jail for the report of a jail officer being injured during a fight in a...
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Fatal Crash at US 30 & Oak Drive

September 15, 2017
Fatal Crash at US 30 & Oak Drive

A Plymouth man was killed Thursday morning in a crash on US 30 at Oak Drive. Although Plymouth Police have not released details of the 11:30 a.m. crash, Marshall County Coroner John Grolich has released his name. 63 year old Richard D. Kunkle died at Saint Joseph Health Systems after riding his motorcycle across...
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County Council Approves $50,000 Additional for Probation Department

September 15, 2017
County Council Approves $50,000 Additional for Probation Department

The Marshall County Council unanimously approved the additional appropriation request of the Probation Department during their meeting Monday. New Probation Director James Bend and James Pheibush asked the council for $50,000 additional in the line item Care of Patients and Inmates. Bend said, “We’ve had an inordinate number of bed days that juveniles have...
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Kewanna Man Arrested by Culver Police, Charged with 10 Counts

September 15, 2017
Kewanna Man Arrested by Culver Police, Charged with 10 Counts

On Friday, September 8th at approximately 10:15 in the evening, Officer Bennett of the Culver Police Department initiated a traffic stop on a silver 2002 Mazda passenger van in the area of State Road 10 and School Street.   The driver of the vehicle, 39 year old Nicholas J. Hummel of Kewanna was found to...
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Caucus Sept. 21st for Polk Twp. Advisory Board

September 14, 2017
Caucus Sept. 21st for Polk Twp. Advisory Board

David Holmes, Chairman of the Marshall County Republican Party announced a caucus for a vacant position on the Polk Township Advisory Board. The vacancy comes as former advisory board member; Jerry Lamb was selected through a caucus on September 7th into the Township Trustee position after the death of Lynn Stull who’d served many...
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Plymouth Wins Competitive Workshop to Create More Walkable, Bikeable Communities

September 14, 2017
Plymouth Wins Competitive Workshop to Create More Walkable, Bikeable Communities

The City of Plymouth has won a competitive award from the Michiana Area Council of Governments to attend a free Complete Streets workshop in October. This week, the National Complete Streets Coalition (NCSC), a program of Smart Growth America, and Michiana Area Council of Governments (MACOG) announced the winners of a competitive opportunity for...
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Paving Projects to Start in Centennial Park

September 14, 2017
Paving Projects to Start in Centennial Park

Plymouth Park Superintendent Mike Hite gave park board members an update during their meeting this week. Hite said Blueberry Festival prep went fantastic with lots of organization by his staff, festival committee members and volunteers.  He also said the park experienced minimal damage to grass in spots and the festival is handling the re-seeding....
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Kindergarten & 1st Graders to take a “Walk Into My Future”

September 14, 2017
Kindergarten & 1st Graders to take a “Walk Into My Future”

All first grade and kindergarten students will be taking a “Walk Into My Future” this month as part of the Marshall County Promise program.  Students will all receive a Promise T-shirt through the program to wear on their special “Walk”.   Ancilla College will once again host this event for all of the students in...
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City Council Approves Transfer and Lease for 118 N. Michigan as Temporary City Hall

September 14, 2017
City Council Approves Transfer and Lease for 118 N. Michigan as Temporary City Hall

Monday evening the Plymouth Common Council approved a resolution transferring $12,600 from Capital Outlays to Other Services and Charges.  The transfer is for a lease of the first floor of 118 North Michigan Street as the temporary city hall while renovation work is underway.  The Mayor’s Office and Clerk’s office will move to the...
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