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Marshall County EMA Offers Swim Season Safety Tips

June 8, 2015
Marshall County EMA Offers Swim Season Safety Tips

Summer is just around the corner and swimming is a great way to beat that summer heat. But it’s important to know how to be safe while enjoying the water.  Drowning is the leading cause of accidental injury and death among American children aged 1 to 4, and can occur in as little as...
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Senator Head Supported New Law on Dyslexia

June 8, 2015
Senator Head Supported New Law on Dyslexia

This year the General Assembly worked to support students with dyslexia, which is a reading and learning disorder that affects 20 percent of American students. One of the challenges of dyslexia is that it can be tricky to diagnose because poor reading and writing skills are often mistaken for other disabilities. Teachers are frequently unable to...
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Tidbits from Triton

June 8, 2015
Tidbits from Triton

All third graders at Triton Elementary School were visited by Mandy Feehman and Joelle Schrader from the IAB Bank.  The bank offers a program to help elementary children learn about saving money.  During the program students were introduced to several terms such as income, delayed gratification, personal identification number, and balance. Students also heard a story called...
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Agenda for City Meetings

June 8, 2015
Agenda for City Meetings

The  City of Plymouth will their regular meetings tonight beginning at 6 a.m. with the Board of Public Works and Safety.  The agenda includes awarding the contracts for the Ledyard Water Project, reports by city department heads and approval of invoice #4 for SEH on phase II of the Greenway Trail Project. Other agenda...
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County Council Meeting Monday

June 7, 2015
County Council Meeting Monday

The Marshall County Council will meet Monday morning at 9 a.m. in the second floor meeting room of the County Building. Agenda includes an appointment to the Plymouth PUBLIC Library board, a conversation with Jerry Chavez, Executive Director of the Marshall County Economic Development Corporation and Regina Emberton from the Michiana Partnership of the...
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More on Out of District Busing by Schools

June 7, 2015
More on Out of District Busing by Schools

Area public schools continue to look for ways to balance their budgets, which is no small feat with dwindling dollars for many school districts due to state  and federal funding cuts, reallocation of funds throughout the state, and lower local tax collections. Since education dollars follow the students in the state, one way to...
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Remaining Fiscally Strong According to Senator Head

June 5, 2015
Remaining Fiscally Strong According to Senator Head

Indiana State Senator Randy Head said Friday, “A recent report shows that over half of the states will still be struggling with budget deficits next year – more than six years after the Great Recession ended.”  He continued,  “By contrast, Indiana continues to operate with a balanced two-year state budget that funds vital state services, contains no tax increases and ensures ongoing revenues...
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“This Senator Will Fight and Fight Nonstop to Make Sure that the Ex-Im Bank Survives”

June 5, 2015
“This Senator Will Fight and Fight Nonstop to Make Sure that the Ex-Im Bank Survives”

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Joe Donnelly emphasized the importance of the Export-Import (Ex-Im) Bank, which provides export financing assistance to American businesses, in two hearings of the U.S. Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs this week. During those hearings, he questioned the witnesses on the possible negative repercussions to small businesses and jobs...
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Riverside Intermediate Students Raise $3,500 For Relay For Life

June 5, 2015
Riverside Intermediate Students Raise $3,500 For Relay For Life

Riverside Intermediate School students raised $3500 to go towards the cost of finding a cure for cancer! On June 2, 2015, students presented a check to a Marshall County Relay for Life representative!  This year the 6th Grade Innovation Academy at Riverside students spearheaded all of the school’s fundraising efforts.  The 100 students that...
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FREE FISHING ON JUNE 6-7

June 5, 2015
FREE FISHING ON JUNE 6-7

This weekend is the final opportunity for free fishing days for Hoosiers to enjoy in 2015.    On Saturday and Sunday, Indiana residents do not need a fishing license or a trout/salmon stamp to fish the state’s public waters. Typically, only youth (age 17 and younger) and a few other special anglers are exempt from the license requirement.
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