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EPA Announces $1.2 Million for Brownfield Sites in South Bend and Plymouth

June 6, 2014
EPA Announces $1.2 Million for Brownfield Sites in South Bend and Plymouth

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Region 5 Administrator Susan Hedman this week announced a $600,000 grant to the City of South Bend and a $600,000 grant to the City of Plymouth to help redevelop contaminated brownfield sites. Hedman was joined by U.S. Rep. Jackie Walorski, South Bend Deputy Mayor Mark Neal and Plymouth Mayor Mark...
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Cold Water Challenge Comes to the Plymouth Fire Department

June 6, 2014
Cold Water Challenge Comes to the Plymouth Fire Department

Have you heard of the cold water challenge? Popular on Facebook, a person is challenged to take a dip in cold water and then donate $10 to the charity of their choice. If they fail to meet the challenge within the 24 hour time frame they are obligated to pay $100 to charity of...
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Plymouth School Board Pledges Support for Tennis Court Project

June 6, 2014
Plymouth School Board Pledges Support for Tennis Court Project

The Plymouth School Board is moving ahead with their support of efforts to construct new tennis courts in Centennial Park. During the June 3 meeting of the Board, the members voted unanimously to pass a resolution to contribute to the proposed construction. The schools have had long-standing practice of leasing facilities within the park...
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John Bobby Sentenced to Ten Years in Prison for Possession of Methamphetamine

June 5, 2014
John Bobby Sentenced to Ten Years in Prison for Possession of Methamphetamine

John Bobby, 49, claiming an Argos address, was sentenced Thursday, June 5 in Marshall Superior Court Number One to ten years imprisonment for possessing methamphetamine within a public housing complex.  In open court, Bobby admitted that on February 21, 2013, he possessed methamphetamine at an apartment on Madison Street in Plymouth.     Judge Robert...
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Building Trades open house this weekend

June 5, 2014
Building Trades open house this weekend

The Plymouth High School Building Trades Program, now called the Construction Technology Program, will be hosting an Open House on Sunday, June 8th, from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. Students from Plymouth, LaVille, and Argos recently completed the 36th home for the Program.  The students learn and work in a hands on environment covering most aspects of...
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Riverside raises money shoots video for Relay

June 5, 2014
Riverside raises money shoots video for Relay

A spring of activity has produced a boost for Relay for Life. Students at Plymouth’s Riverside Elementary set out in March to see what they could do to help fight cancer in the community through Relay for Life. At the end of the school year they presented a check to Kara Allison of Relay...
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Huckleberry Queen Featured at Brown Bag Lunch Series

June 5, 2014
Huckleberry Queen Featured at Brown Bag Lunch Series

More than 100 years after Tyner’s own Adellbert Knott published The Queen of the Huckleberry Marsh in 1879, a rare copy of the book was donated to the Marshall County Historical Society Museum.  Since then, the story has piqued the curiosity of many modern-day readers.  Knott narrates the “Queen’s” tell-all tale in first person...
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Indiana State Police Offers Summer Driveway Safety Tips

June 5, 2014

  In an effort to keep our children safer, the Indiana State Police would like to offer residential summer safety tips concerning driveways. With summer upon us, our most valuable resource will be outside enjoying the weather, playing in the yard and in our driveways. Tragically, over 2,400 driveway accidents involving young children happen...
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Camp Riley Empowers Marshall County Youth with Physical Disabilities

June 5, 2014
Camp Riley Empowers Marshall County Youth with Physical Disabilities

Camp Riley empowers children with physical disabilities by providing enriching, life-changing experiences in a traditional camping environment tailored to their individual needs. For 59 years, campers have shattered perceived limitations, met new friends and reached higher achievements, allowing them to return home with an increased sense of independence and confidence. Camp Riley sessions offer...
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ISP Offers Young People an Up Close Look at Law Enforcement Camp at Notre Dame

June 5, 2014
ISP Offers Young People an Up Close Look at Law Enforcement Camp at Notre Dame

Most television viewers have seen at least part of a CSI or Law and Order episode. These shows seemed to have spurred a new interest in law enforcement and forensics. Now the Indiana State Police is giving young people an up close look at law enforcement through its youth camps program. Respect for Law...
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