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Bremen Museum Seeking Donations of Military Items

July 25, 2014
Bremen Museum Seeking Donations of Military Items

Pam Schweizer-Betz the Marshall County Veteran Service Officer has been asked for military items that folks from the Bremen area would like to donate to the museum there. Anyone interested in donating military items to the Bremen Museum can drop them off at the museum or at the Marshall County Veteran Service Office in...
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Indiana State Police Unveil School Bus Safety Videos

July 25, 2014
Indiana State Police Unveil School Bus Safety Videos

The Indiana State Police Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Division recently unveiled two new school bus safety videos that depict the unarmed response of a school bus driver to an active shooter scenario. The videos, produced through a joint effort of the Indiana State Police, Indiana Department of Education, School Transportation Association of Indiana and the...
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Closures on south side of South Bend necessary as new U.S. 31 ties-in to existing U.S. 31

July 25, 2014
Closures on south side of South Bend necessary as new U.S. 31 ties-in to existing U.S. 31

The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) announces access to U.S. 31 will be closed to multiple side roads on the south side of South Bend beginning Monday, July 28th through the end of the year. Crews will shut down access to U.S. 31 from Jewell Avenue, Hildebrand Street, Yoder Street, Dice Street, Pulling Street,...
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Argos Woman Admits to Abandoning Dog

July 24, 2014

On Wednesday, July 16th a woman came to the Marshall County Humane Society to drop off a dog she didn’t want anymore. The woman was told that the shelter was full and they were not accepting any dogs at this time. The woman left with the dog. A short time later a man came...
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Argos Man Arrested for OWI on Controlled Substance

July 24, 2014
Argos Man Arrested for OWI on Controlled Substance

On Thursday, July 24, at approximately 1:20 a.m. an officer with the Marshall County Police Department initiated a traffic stop on a vehicle at Michigan Street near the intersection of Vandalia Street in LaPaz. During the course of the stop it was determined that the driver, 51 year old Victor Rundberg of Argos was...
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ISP School Bus Inspections

July 24, 2014
ISP School Bus Inspections

The Indiana State Police, in accordance with state law, conduct inspections of all school buses used to transport children to public and private schools. All buses are inspected annually. Buses more than 12 model years old are inspected biannually. While school bus inspection reports are a public record, historically there was not a simple...
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Walorski Attends RV Caucus Event

July 24, 2014
Walorski Attends RV Caucus Event

Representative Jackie Walorski (IN-02) attended an event Wednesday evening supporting the recreational vehicle industry association (RV Caucus), which she created last year to help educate members of Congress on the issues that impact the RV industry. “In Northern Indiana, Hoosiers are proud to be known as the “RV Capital of the World” as this...
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Worker Safety in Grain Facilities

July 24, 2014
Worker Safety in Grain Facilities

As Hoosier farm workers prepare for this year’s harvest, the Indiana Department of Labor reminds employers and employees about grain handling facility hazards and how to prevent occupational injuries and fatalities. On July 10, 2014 a 9-year-old boy died after falling into a grain bin in Lancaster, Wis., underscoring the dangerous conditions of grain...
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FREE Dirt May be Running Out at the Jail

July 24, 2014
FREE Dirt May be Running Out at the Jail

The Marshall County Commissioners have been offering FREE dirt at the County Jail. This Saturday is the last day that they have approved the giveaway. Last year the offer of free dirt was made to area residents, businesses and governmental agencies. It was extremely successful but there was still a lot of dirt left...
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Building Seems to be Booming in Marshall County

July 23, 2014
Building Seems to be Booming in Marshall County

Confidence in the economy seems to be on the rise according to Marshall County building Inspector Chuck DeWitt. During Monday’s County Commissioner meting DeWitt said he had 177 inspections in June compared to 141 in May. This is about a 26% increase. He said, “You can see that footings and foundations are higher than...
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