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City Street Dept. Prepares for Demolition of Bauer Building

March 27, 2012

03/28/12 Street Superintendent Jim Marquardt came before the Board of Public Works and Safety and informed them that his department is working on the removal of the Bauer Building.  The ReStore has asked for the opportunity to go through the building and salvage what they can for use with the Habitat for Humanity organization. ...
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Free Tax Filing

March 27, 2012
Free Tax Filing

  03/28/12 With “Tax Day 2012″ just around the corner, area residents are encouraged to take advantage of free tax preparation services available through the IRS Free File program. Hoosiers with an Adjusted Gross Income of $57,000 or less may visit www.IRS.gov/freefile to prepare, complete and e-file their federal tax returns at no cost. On...
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DONNELLY URGES PRESIDENT OBAMA TO OPEN STRATEGIC PETROLEUM RESERVE, LOWER GAS PRICES

March 27, 2012
DONNELLY URGES PRESIDENT OBAMA TO OPEN STRATEGIC PETROLEUM RESERVE, LOWER GAS PRICES

   03/28/12 On Monday, Congressman Joe Donnelly sent a letter to President Obama urging him to open the Strategic Petroleum Reserve (SPR). Opening the SPR has temporarily reduced gas prices in the past. Last year, President Obama’s order to release 30 million barrels of oil from the SPR lead to a six percent reduction...
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Miller’s Residents Learn about Hospice Care

March 27, 2012
Miller’s Residents Learn about Hospice Care

  03/28/12 Heartland Hospice Care Nurse Liaison Lynn Hawkins, R.N. spoke at Miller’s Senior Living Community Saturday afternoon March 24th.  Hawkins’s topic Hospice 101: dispelling the Myths proved to be educational and enlightening to those in attendance.  Hawkins stated that in this area many believe hospice is the “place you go when you are...
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Drug Seizure on Indiana Toll Road

March 27, 2012
Drug Seizure on Indiana Toll Road

     03/28/12 Steuben County – A traffic stop on the Indiana Toll Road on Monday night led an inquisitive group of troopers to more than 200 pounds of marijuana.  Indiana State Trooper John Grant stopped the driver of an east bound green Chevrolet Z71 for unsafe lane movement near the 147 mile marker in...
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City Board of Public Works Grants Permission to Board Up Park Jefferson Apartments

March 26, 2012
City Board of Public Works Grants Permission to Board Up Park Jefferson Apartments

    03/27/12  Building Commissioner Keith Hammonds reported to the Board of Public Works and Safety that the owners of the Park Jefferson Apartments at 1311 West Jefferson Street have not responded to his letters and he was requesting permission to proceed with boarding up the property from the Board.   City Attorney Sean Surissi...
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Argos Town Council May Consider Rate Change for Electricity & Storm Water

March 26, 2012
Argos Town Council May Consider Rate Change for Electricity & Storm Water

  03/27/12 The Argos Town Council was informed by Utilities Superintendent, John Archambeault, of the meetings he has had with Topps Industries.  Topps Industries, based in Rochester, has had a manufacturing plant in Argos for several years.  They would like to expand and upgrade the electric service to their facility.  John contacted Jennifer Laurent...
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Menominee Students Gather Donations for Operation Quiet Comfort

March 26, 2012
Menominee Students Gather Donations for Operation Quiet Comfort

  03/27/12 Fourth grade Menominee Elementary Teacher, Carla Manchak  is co-leader of the Student Council organization.    The Student Council’s Acts of Service Committee headed up a campaign for Operation: Quiet Comfort.  This is a charitable organization that gives “go bags” full of toiletry items, goodies, puzzle books, socks, etc. to injured military members....
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Busy Agenda for Plymouth Board of Public Works and Safety

March 26, 2012
Busy Agenda for Plymouth Board of Public Works and Safety

    03/27/12 The Plymouth Board of Works met Monday night with a full agenda.  Mayor Senter informed the Board that Councilman Wayne Smith was out of state and wouldn’t be available for the meeting.  The first order of business was the awarding of a quote for new dump truck for the Street Department.  The...
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County Police Investigate Theft of Trees

March 26, 2012
County Police Investigate Theft of Trees

    03/27/12 On Wednesday, March 21st the Marshall County Sheriff’s Department was notified about 4 p.m. of a theft that occurred in the area of 19B Road and Linden Road. The property owner said unknown persons entered the farmland south of 19B Road, approximately 1200 feet off of Linden Road in approximately a 5...
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