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NIPSCO Scolded by Commissioners

December 20, 2011
NIPSCO Scolded by Commissioners

12/20/11 Jim Bettin from NIPSCO appeared before the Commissioners Monday to answer their question, why a gas line was installed in the area of 5B and King Road without a County permit.  The pipe is in the county’s right-of-way crossing the Seltin Right Ditch. Bettin said the project had been submitted to their Merrillville...
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Swihart Honored by County

December 19, 2011
Swihart Honored by County

12/20/11 Marshall County Sheriff Tom Chamberlin took a few minutes during the County Commissioner’s meeting Monday to recognize one of his staff. On November 18th Jailer/Dispatcher Tracy Swihart was able to talk father through the delivery of his son.  The couple was in a vehicle on Main Street in Culver and before the ambulance...
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Drainage Board Awards Contracts for Maintenance Work

December 19, 2011
Drainage Board Awards Contracts for Maintenance Work

12/20/11 The Marshall County Drainage Board awarded two maintenance contracts during their meeting Monday morning.  Four bids were received for the Deep Creek Outlet Arm east of Argos.  The project begins at State Road 10 and goes northward for 9,500 feet.  The project calls for all brush along the ditch banks burn and bury...
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Chamber Announces 2nd Basket Winner

December 19, 2011
Chamber Announces 2nd Basket Winner

12/20/11 The Plymouth Chamber of Commerce happily announced the second Christmas Basket Winner Pati Meyer of Plymouth. Pati registered at Yoder’s Sports Center. There will be one more basket winner announced before Christmas. You can register at any of the participating merchants… Pictured is Pati Meyer and Betty Glaub-Gibbs, Chamber of Commerce office Manager.
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County-Wide DUI Task Force Honored

December 19, 2011
County-Wide DUI Task Force Honored

12/20/11 The Marshall County DUI Task Force was honored on December 14 with an award of “Best in the State-DUI Task Force” from the Governor’s Council on Impaired and Dangerous Driving. The Task Force consists of officers from Marshall County, Bremen, Bourbon, Culver and the Plymouth Police Departments. Presenting the award to area law...
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Stone Creek Homes Growing in Plymouth

December 19, 2011
Stone Creek Homes Growing in Plymouth

12/20/11 Stone Creek Homes will be moving their corporate headquarters to Plymouth from Nebraska, according to David Ferguson, president and CEO. Ferguson made the announcement at the Christmas party held on December 16 for all of their employees and families from the Plymouth plant. Ferguson said the quality and work ethic of the employees...
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Menominee Principal Takes a Dunk for Reading

December 19, 2011
Menominee Principal Takes a Dunk for Reading

12/20/11 Usually people don’t like to hear that they are in “hot water”, but Menominee Elementary Principal Michael Dunn was glad that the dunk tank set up in the school’s cafeteria was filled with warm water. For the past five years, Dunn has let all of the kids in the school who achieved their...
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GRANT APPLICATIONS BEING ACCEPTED

December 19, 2011
GRANT APPLICATIONS BEING ACCEPTED

12/20/11 The Marshall County Community Foundation announces it is now accepting applications for the first General Endowment and Ralph C. Vonnegut, Jr. Fund grant cycle of 2012.  Organizations desiring to apply for a grant should visit the website at www.marshallcountycf.org for an application.  The website application must be used by all applicants and signatures...
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Holiday Cooking Increases House Fires

December 19, 2011
Holiday Cooking Increases House Fires

12/20/11 Cold weather and family gatherings for the holidays are prime triggers for home fires.  According to the U.S. fire Administration (USFA) an estimated 108,400 home fires occur in the U.S. each winter.  Approximately one-third of home fires and home fire deaths occur during December, January, and February.  A twenty-one percent increase in cooking...
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STATEHOUSE REPORT FROM REP. NANCY DEMBOWSKI

December 19, 2011

12/20/11 You may have heard the news that the governor’s people “found” $320 million of your tax dollars the other day.             You also may have noticed that the governor greeted this news with little more than a shrug of his shoulders, an “Oops,” and a promise to do better next time. One wonders...
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