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Indiana Department Of Health Update

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September 18, 2020
Indiana Department Of Health Update

The Indiana Department of Health Friday announced that 1,037 additional Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19 through testing at the state laboratory, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and private laboratories. An additional 462 positives cases were added to the daily total from a newly onboarded laboratory following corrections to a laboratory...
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NALW Special BINGO At Miller’s

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September 18, 2020
NALW Special BINGO At Miller’s

Residents at Miller’s Assisted Living love BINGO and they really love it when there are fun and unusual prizes donated by various family members and friends. Patty Miller and Frances Byrer were the big prize winners during National Assisted Living Week SPECIAL BINGO when they won “Twin” Fall Wreaths for their apartment doors. Other...
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EASTERN EQUINE ENCEPHALITIS CASE REPORTED IN LAPORTE COUNTY RESIDENT

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September 18, 2020
EASTERN EQUINE ENCEPHALITIS CASE REPORTED IN LAPORTE COUNTY RESIDENT

State health officials are urging Indiana residents to protect themselves from mosquito bites following reports of a probable case of Eastern equine encephalitis (EEE) in a LaPorte County resident and the detection of the virus in horses in northern Indiana. As of Sept. 14, two horses in LaGrange County and one horse in Kosciusko...
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Governor Holcomb Announces Indiana Top State In The Nation For Adoption

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September 18, 2020
Governor Holcomb Announces Indiana Top State In The Nation For Adoption

Governor Eric J. Holcomb and U.S. Administration of Children and Families Assistant Secretary Lynn Johnson today announced Indiana is the top state in the nation for increasing the number of children adopted from foster care. “Every child deserves to have people who will love and support them forever, so we’ve set out to ensure...
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Court Ruling Should Remind State Leaders That COVID-19 Restrictions Must Follow Constitution

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September 18, 2020
Court Ruling Should Remind State Leaders That COVID-19 Restrictions Must Follow Constitution

Attorney General Curtis Hill said today that leaders in all states should take notice of a federal court decision that declares unconstitutional certain COVID-19 orders issued by Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf. “Since the spring,” Attorney General Hill said, “I have expressed my strong belief that leaders at all levels of government must be careful...
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Senator Young: Democrats Prioritizing Politics Over Coronavirus Relief

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September 18, 2020
Senator Young: Democrats Prioritizing Politics Over Coronavirus Relief

U.S. Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.) spoke about Democrats prioritizing politics over much-needed coronavirus relief for Americans. Last week, for the second time in a matter of months, Democrats blocked critical relief that would provide a lifeline for communities across America. “Never have I, in my time in elected office, experienced such hypocrisy which could...
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Mann & Bridgman Plan to Take Donation to Florida Hurricane Victims

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September 18, 2020
Mann & Bridgman Plan to Take Donation to Florida Hurricane Victims

Laura Mann and Kevin Bridgman from Plymouth have been watching the devastation that has been brought to the paths of Hurricane Laura and Hurricane Sally. Mann said, “When the Plymouth community was devastated with flooding in 2018, folks from all over the country came to help our community. Now it is our turn to...
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County Council Seeks Additional Info on CARES Act Funds for Winnebago

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September 17, 2020
County Council Seeks Additional Info on CARES Act Funds for Winnebago

During Monday’s County Council meeting the Commissioners asked for an additional of $1,350,000 for the COVID-19 Pandemic line item, the amount of the reimbursable left from the initial $1.5 million.  Commissioner Kevin Overmyer discussed a couple of the projects that have been approved for reimbursement funding through the CARES Act. The commissioners will be...
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County Election Board Tests Voting Machines, Confirm Vote Centers

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September 17, 2020

Members of the Marshall County Election Board (Sean Surrisi, Rick Huff & Deb VanDeMark) met Wednesday morning to conduct a public test of the voting machines and review vote centers for the November Presidential Election. The Election Board will be using all 92 elections machines.  Last Sunday the board spent the day programming all...
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MSDC to Close for 14 Days, COVID Precautions

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September 17, 2020
MSDC to Close for 14 Days, COVID Precautions

Jodi Smith, Executive Director of Marshall Starke Development Center confirmed Wednesday that they are closing for 14 days. A rumor being floated around the community said Marshall Starke Development that staff had tested positive for COVID in March and now in September but Smith said that was untrue.  She said,  “We did close in...
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Town Of Bourbon Scarecrow Contest

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September 17, 2020
Town Of Bourbon Scarecrow Contest

Throughout the Town of Bourbon Scarecrows will be displayed for this year’s Scarecrow Contest. This year’s event will take place Thursday, October 1st through Saturday, October 31st. You are asked to have your registration form submitted prior to Monday, September 21st to the Town of Bourbon Clerk’s Office drop box or emailed to Kim...
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Indiana Department Of Health Update

September 17, 2020
Indiana Department Of Health Update

 The Indiana Department of Health Thursday announced that 850 additional Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19 through testing at the state laboratory, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and private laboratories. That brings to 108,646 the total number of Indiana residents known to have the novel coronavirus following corrections to the previous...
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Get SepticSmart this Week

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September 17, 2020
Get SepticSmart this Week

Property owners can learn about proper septic system maintenance and why it’s important during SepticSmart Week, Sept. 14th thru 18th. SepticSmart Week is a nationwide initiative through the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to raise awareness about the need for proper care and maintenance of septic systems. More than 800,000 onsite sewage disposal systems...
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Water Color Painting Continues at Miller’s

September 17, 2020
Water Color Painting Continues at Miller’s

Residents at Miller’s Assisted Living Facility in Plymouth spent an afternoon in Water Color Painting class creating a colorful fall tree painting.  They used several different techniques they have learned from their teacher Marge Burkholder. While Marge cannot be in the building she sends her painting supplies and directions to Activity Director Cindy Flagg....
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Indiana Department Of Health Update

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September 17, 2020
Indiana Department Of Health Update

The Indiana Department of Health today announced that 624 additional Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19 through testing at the state laboratory, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and private laboratories. That brings to 107,809 the total number of Indiana residents known to have the novel coronavirus following corrections to the previous...
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AG Curtis Hill Secures Nearly $10M In Debt Relief For Former ITT Tech Students

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September 17, 2020
AG Curtis Hill Secures Nearly $10M In Debt Relief For Former ITT Tech Students

Attorney General Curtis Hill has secured an agreement to obtain nearly $10 million in debt relief for 1,354 former ITT Technical Institute students in Indiana as part of a settlement in partnership with 46 other states, the District of Columbia and the federal Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. The settlement is with PEAKS Trust, a...
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Young Attends White House Signing Ceremony For Israel, Middle East Peace

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September 17, 2020
Young Attends White House Signing Ceremony For Israel, Middle East Peace

U.S. Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.) joined President Donald Trump for a ceremony at the White House marking the official signing of the historic peace agreements between Israel, the United Arab Emirates (UAE), and Bahrain. “These agreements between Israel, the UAE, and Bahrain mark a historic step forward toward peace and stability in the Middle...
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Railroad Crossing Behind Dairy Queen Closed for Repairs

September 16, 2020
Railroad Crossing Behind Dairy Queen Closed for Repairs

  Members of the Plymouth Board of Public Works and Safety were notified by Street Superintendent Jim Marquardt of a railroad crossing closure later this week and early next week. Monday evening Marquardt said the east/west railroad crossing behind the Dairy Queen will be closed either late Thursday evening or early Friday morning, September...
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County Council Supportive of Veterans Parkway Extension

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September 16, 2020
County Council Supportive of Veterans Parkway Extension

Representative from USI Consultants presented members of the Marshall County Council with information on the proposed phase II of the Veterans Parkway during their meeting Monday morning.  The two mile project would extend Veterans Parkway from North Michigan Road west to Pioneer Drive. Katie McLear said USI has been working with the Marshall County...
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NRC Expands Nature Preserve

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September 16, 2020
NRC Expands Nature Preserve

The Natural Resources Commission (NRC), during its bi-monthly meeting today, approved the addition of 57.12 acres to Elkhart Bog Nature Preserve in Elkhart County, adding to the existing 159 acres previously dedicated. This action expands the area of protected bog and associated rare species by adding bog habitat as well as dry forest and...
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