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Rochester Man Arrested Sunday at Wings Ect.

November 23, 2016
Rochester Man Arrested Sunday at Wings Ect.

On Sunday afternoon about 4:30 City Police Officers were dispatched to Wings Ect. On Oak Drive for an intoxicated male who was thrown out of the restaurant for wanting to start a fight. Officers arrived on the scene and located 27 year old Sargon Bet-Nimrod of Rochester driving a Dodge Ram in the parking...
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50,000 pounds of Poultry Products Donated to Hoosier Food Pantries

November 23, 2016
50,000 pounds of Poultry Products Donated to Hoosier Food Pantries

Members of the Indiana State Poultry Association (ISPA) recently donated over 25 tons, or 50,000 pounds, of Indiana poultry products for local distribution to food pantries across the state. These products will provide thousands of highly nutritious meals for Hoosiers during the holidays. Ted McKinney, Director of the Indiana State Department of Agriculture, accepted the donation and...
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Thanksgiving Tidbits from Triton

November 23, 2016
Thanksgiving Tidbits from Triton

Tuesday kindergarten students at Triton Elementary School got to make stone soup for their Thanksgiving feast. They read the story Stone Soup and everyone brought in items to contribute to the soup. When the soup was ready, they all sat down together to have their feast. Pictured are Finola C. and Mrs. Melling’s class. Students in sixth grade at...
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Be Alert When Cooking This Holiday Season

November 23, 2016
Be Alert When Cooking This Holiday Season

Thanksgiving is the leading day for home cooking fires, and many home fires and related injuries are caused by unattended cooking. This season, the Indiana Department of Homeland Security and the State Fire Marshal are reminding citizen to remain attentive during the hustle and bustle of the holiday. “Each year, home cooking-related fires are...
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Commissioners Approve Sheriff’s Salary, Software Upgrade & Vehicle Purchase

November 23, 2016
Commissioners Approve Sheriff’s Salary, Software Upgrade & Vehicle Purchase

The 2017 salary for Marshall County Sheriff Matt Hassel will be $85,506. This week the Marshall County Commissioners approved the 2017 Salary Contract which is exactly the same as 2016 agreement except for a wage increase. The contract was approved by the commissioner and will be presented to the County Council for approval at...
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Senator Mishler Begins New Term, Kicks Off 2017 Budget Session

November 23, 2016
Senator Mishler Begins New Term, Kicks Off 2017 Budget Session

State Senator Ryan Mishler (R-Bremen) gathered with fellow legislators Tuesday at the Statehouse for Organization Day — the ceremonial start of the 120th Indiana General Assembly. Mishler took the oath of office, officially beginning a new term as the State Senator representing District 9. Indiana Supreme Court Chief Justice Loretta Rush led the swearing-in ceremony....
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October Indiana Employment Report

November 23, 2016
October Indiana Employment Report

Indiana’s unemployment rate decreased by 0.1 percent to 4.4 percent in October.  The national unemployment rate for October is 4.9 percent.  The state’s labor force, a measure of Hoosiers employed or seeking employment, has increased by 83,409 (2.5 percent) over the year.  Indiana’s total labor force stands at over 3.3 million and the state’s...
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Jordan Sworn in as State Representative for House District 17

November 22, 2016
Jordan Sworn in as State Representative for House District 17

Surrounded by family and fellow legislators in the Indiana House Chamber, member-elect Jack Jordan (R-Bremen) took the oath of office today, officially becoming the state representative of House District 17. Jordan was sworn in by Indiana Supreme Court Chief Justice Loretta H. Rush and he was elected to fill the seat vacated by Tim...
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Argos School Board President Puts School Closing Rumor to Close

November 22, 2016
Argos School Board President Puts School Closing Rumor to Close

Kirk Nellans, President of the Argos School Board took time during Monday evening’s meeting to assure patrons that the rumor mill is not accurate. Apparently a rumor was circulating indicating that the Argos Schools are going to close. Nellans said, “We’ve never talked about that.  We’ve never considered that.  We aren’t considering that.  We’re...
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Organization Day at the Statehouse, Head Reappointed as Assistant Majority Floor Leader for Commmunications

November 22, 2016
Organization Day at the Statehouse, Head Reappointed as Assistant Majority Floor Leader for Commmunications

Earlier Tuesday, Randy Head took the oath of office, beginning a new term as the State Senator representing District 18. Indiana Supreme Court Chief Justice Loretta Rush led the ceremony. Senator Head was also reappointed as the Assistant Majority Floor Leader for Communications by Senate President Pro Tem David Long. Following the formal swearing-in ceremonies,...
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