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Lake And River Enhancement Grant Applications Due Jan. 15, 2020

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December 2, 2019
Lake And River Enhancement Grant Applications Due Jan. 15, 2020

The deadline for submitting Lake and River Enhancement (LARE) applications has changed to Jan. 15, 2020, which differs from the date from previous years. The LARE program strives to protect and enhance aquatic habitat for fish and wildlife while ensuring the continued viability of Indiana’s publicly accessible lakes, rivers, and streams. The program accomplishes...
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2020 DNR Special Events Schedule Available

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December 2, 2019
2020 DNR Special Events Schedule Available

The 2020 Department of Natural Resources special events calendar is now available. See individual events at stateparks.IN.gov/3282.htm or on the DNR calendar at calendar.dnr.IN.gov. You can request an electronic copy of the calendar by emailing specialevents@dnr.IN.gov, or request a hard copy by calling 317-232-4140. Events for each property are also posted at nature centers and park gates. Some state parks...
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Online Shopping this Holiday Season? Be Sure to Stay Safe

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December 2, 2019
Online Shopping this Holiday Season? Be Sure to Stay Safe

The holiday shopping season is in full swing, and the Indiana Department of Revenue (DOR) is partnering with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to encourage online shoppers to be extra vigilant to protect their important financial data. The holidays offer cybercriminals the perfect opportunity to steal sensitive data and turn it into cash by...
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10th Annual Shop With A Cop Radio Auction this Friday

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December 1, 2019
10th Annual Shop With A Cop Radio Auction this Friday

The 10th annual Shop With a Cop Radio Auction on WTCA kicks off this Friday morning at 8 a.m.  This is the main fundraiser for a program that works to brighten the holiday season for so many. Since 1995, Plymouth Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 195 has been conducting their annual Shop With A...
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Salvation Army Looking for Volunteer Bell Ringers for Red Kettle Campaign in Marshall County

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December 1, 2019
Salvation Army Looking for Volunteer Bell Ringers for Red Kettle Campaign in Marshall County

The Salvation Army Red Kettle Campaign in Marshall County kicked off this past weekend.  Bell ringers were out in front of Walmart ringing the familiar bells hoping folks will drop in a few dollars or their spare change to help those less fortunate during 2020. Funds collected in Bremen, Culver and Plymouth remain in...
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Plymouth School Board Meeting Tuesday

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December 1, 2019
Plymouth School Board Meeting Tuesday

The Plymouth Community School Board will hold their final regular meeting of 2019 on Tuesday, December 3. The regular meeting will begin on or near 7:00 P.M. following an Executive Session. Regular meetings are open to the public; however, comments from the audience are limited to agenda items only. During the business portion of...
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City Takes No Action on County’s Request for Joint Project to Extend Veterans Parkway

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December 1, 2019
City Takes No Action on County’s Request for Joint Project to Extend Veterans Parkway

Last week Marshall County Commissioner Kevin Overmyer and Phil Beer from USI appeared before the Plymouth Common Council to discuss the possibility of a joint project to extend Veterans Parkway from North Michigan Road to the west to Pioneer Drive. Overmyer told the council there is a call for federal projects for 2025 with...
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Commissioners to Meet Monday Morning

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December 1, 2019
Commissioners to Meet Monday Morning

The Marshall County Commissioners will meet Monday morning, December 2nd at 8:30 in their second floor meeting room of the County Building. Agenda for the meeting includes a report from the County Highway Department, Jim Hulse who wants to discuss bibles at the jail.  Emergency Management Director Clyde Avery will present his quarterly report...
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Culver School Board Meeting for Monday Cancelled

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December 1, 2019
Culver School Board Meeting for Monday Cancelled

The Culver Community School Corporation Board of School Trustees has cancelled their regular school board meeting for Monday December 2nd. The next scheduled meeting is Monday, December 16th at 7 p.m. in the administration building at 700 School Street in Culver.
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Kid’s Day at the Museum – Friday, January 3, 2020

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December 1, 2019
Kid’s Day at the Museum – Friday, January 3, 2020

Kid’s Day at the Marshall County Museum is scheduled for Friday, January 3 from 10 – 2 during Winter Break. To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the walk on the moon, enjoy space-themed games and crafts, the model trains, as well as a story, “There Once Was a Sky Full of Stars,” by Potawatomi...
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Troopers are Focusing on Impaired Drivers

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November 29, 2019
Troopers are Focusing on Impaired Drivers

With the busy Thanksgiving Day weekend upon us, Indiana State Police Troopers are focusing on finding impaired drivers.  According to NHTSA (National Highway Traffic Safety Administration) each day in the United States, 30 people die as a result of an impaired driver.  That is almost 10,000 lives each year.  If you drive while impaired,...
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Holcomb Statement on Cease and Desist Letters

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November 29, 2019
Holcomb Statement on Cease and Desist Letters

 Governor Eric J. Holcomb offered the following statement after his General Counsel Joe Heerens sent the attached cease and desist letters to “Reveal” and the “Indianapolis Star.” “While filing a cease and desist letter is an unusual step to take, I’m compelled to do so. I will not let the false accusations about Indiana...
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James Lee Campbell Arrested for Murder in Starke County Shooting

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November 29, 2019
James Lee Campbell Arrested for Murder in Starke County Shooting

Sheriff Bill Dulin announced on Facebook that the Starke County Sheriff’s Department is investigation a Thanksgiving Day fatal shooting. Starke County Sheriff’s Office received a call around 2:10 in the afternoon on Thursday, November 28th of a male subject that was shot and deceased at the residence in the 2000 block of County Road...
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WDA 4th grade students participate in 6th annual Pumpkin Drop

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November 28, 2019
WDA 4th grade students participate in 6th annual Pumpkin Drop

Washington Discovery Academy fourth-grade students and teachers gathered outside in the parking lot on a cold November morning to witness the 6th annual Pumpkin Drop. “Students have been investigating the effects of gravity, thrust, drag, and lift. Then our students try to build contraptions to counteract the gravity of their pumpkins to keep them...
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Commissioners Reappoint Jonathon Oswald to Lake of the Woods Regional Sewer District

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November 28, 2019
Commissioners Reappoint Jonathon Oswald to Lake of the Woods Regional Sewer District

Last week the Marshall County Commissioners were asked to make their appointment to the Lake of the Woods Regional Sewer District. The Lake of the Woods Regional Sewer District submitted a letter requesting reappointment of Jonathon Oswald to the Regional Sewer District for a four year term beginning January 1, 2020 and ending December...
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Caring Cupboard in Plymouth Being Used and Not Abused

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November 28, 2019
Caring Cupboard in Plymouth Being Used and Not Abused

Rebecca Palmer of Plymouth was pleased to tell the Plymouth Board of Public Works and Safety the Caring Cupboards mini food pantry at the Fire Department is being used and not abused.  She said a second pantry will be placed at the Plymouth Police Department next month. Palmer, the organizer of Caring Cupboards has...
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Commissioners Hire Rowland Design for Courthouse Clock Tower Restoration Design

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November 28, 2019
Commissioners Hire Rowland Design for Courthouse Clock Tower Restoration Design

Earlier this month the Marshall County Commissioners entered into a contract with Rowland Design, Inc. of Indianapolis to design the scope of work for a major renovation project on the Courthouse Clock Tower. Former county commissioner Kurt Garner helped the county receive a $25,000 matching grant from the Indiana Department of Natural Resources Division...
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County’s MVH Distribution Down over $350K from Last Year

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November 28, 2019
County’s MVH Distribution Down over $350K from Last Year

Jason Peters, Superintendent of the Marshall County Highway Department updated the commissioners this week on his department’s revenues. The Motor Vehicle Highway (MVH) distribution for November 2019 came in at $368,870.92.  Last year the November distribution was $349,615.67 so there was an increase of $19,255.25 over last year. The Local Roads and Streets (LR&S)...
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National Desert Storm War Memorial Association Receives Concept Approval of Design

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November 28, 2019
National Desert Storm War Memorial Association Receives Concept Approval of Design

The National Desert Storm War Memorial Association (NDSWM) is pleased to announce the Memorial’s design concept has been approved by the Commission of Fine Arts. Concept Approval is an important step toward remembering the service and sacrifice of America’s brave men and women during Operation Desert Storm and Desert Shield. Final Design Approval is...
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New York City Songwriter & Poet, Bill Scorzari, To be Featured on the Wild Rose Moon Radio Hour this Saturday

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November 28, 2019
New York City Songwriter & Poet, Bill Scorzari,   To be Featured on the Wild Rose Moon Radio Hour this Saturday

New York City songwriter, Bill Sorzari, shares his emotionally moving songs and stories from his new album, Now I’m Free, for the up and coming 29th edition of the Wild Rose Moon radio hour.  Join host, George Schricker and radio announcer, Hannah Livengood, to hear childhood tales of Bill and his friends being chased...
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