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Swearing In Ceremony for City of Plymouth

December 28, 2015
Swearing In Ceremony for City of Plymouth

Recently elected Plymouth municipal office holders will be administered the oath of office on Thursday, December 31st at 1 p.m. in the Council Chambers of City Hall. Those being sworn into office by the Honorable Clerk of Marshall County, Deb VanDeMark are Mayor Mark Senter, Jeanine Xaver Clerk Treasurer, City Council members Don Ecker...
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City Opens Warming Station

December 28, 2015
City Opens Warming Station

The City of Plymouth will be using the Plymouth Fire Station as a warming station for residents that do not have power due to widespread NIPSCO outages. If you need a warm place to stay until your power is restored, please call the Marshall County Sheriff’s Department at 574-936-3187 and they will assist you....
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Drainage Board Places Maintenance Assessment on Leonard Wilson Ditch

December 28, 2015
Drainage Board Places Maintenance Assessment on Leonard Wilson Ditch

Despite a number of residents protesting the consideration of implementing a maintenance fee on the Leonard Wilson Ditch in the southern part of the County, the Marshall County Drainage Board approved the measure following a public hearing last week. In late fall, Jon Benedict came to the Drainage Board seeking assistance in getting some...
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Crews Working to Assess and Restore Power; Many Customers Expected to Last Through Tuesday

December 28, 2015
Crews Working to Assess and Restore Power; Many Customers Expected to Last Through Tuesday

NIPSCO crews continue to work through icy, windy conditions to restore power to approximately 29,000 customers across northern Indiana currently without power as a result of Monday’s winter storm. A current list of affected communities can be found on NIPSCO’s online power outage map. The combination of ice and wind has created substantial, widespread damage to...
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Commissioners Make 2016 Appointments

December 28, 2015
Commissioners Make 2016 Appointments

Last week the Marshall County Commissioners made a number of appointments for 2016. Commissioner Kevin Overmyer was re-appointed to the MACOG Policy Board and Joe Martin Jr. and Dill Davis were both re-appointed to the Michiana Regional Economic Development Board. Brenda Myers, Larry Fisher and Matt Hassel will sit on the Sick Bank Board...
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Kolar Construction Awarded Contract for Renovations in Dispatch Center

December 27, 2015
Kolar Construction Awarded Contract for Renovations in Dispatch Center

Kolar Construction of Argos was awarded the quote for the renovation work in the Marshall County 9-1-1 Dispatch Center during last week’s Commissioner’s meeting. Sheriff Matt Hassel and Gary Masterson from the county’s Buildings and Grounds Department reviewed the two quotes and recommended the low quote of Kolar. The project will place a drop...
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Resolve to give blood in January for National Blood Donor Month

December 27, 2015
Resolve to give blood in January for National Blood Donor Month

This January, during National Blood Donor Month, the American Red Cross encourages people to roll up their sleeves to give blood to help maintain a sufficient blood supply for patients. Since 1970, National Blood Donor Month has been observed in January to not only honor blood and platelet donors, but also to help increase...
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2016 Park Dept. Bus Trips Announced

December 27, 2015
2016 Park Dept. Bus Trips Announced

Morgan Koops, Recreation Director for the Plymouth Park Department recently announced the 2016 Park Trip schedule. On January 25th they’ll take a tour of Albanese Candy Factory in Merrillville, and then have lunch at Portillos. The cost for the bus is $3.00 (residents) or $5.00 (non-residents). Lunch is your own payment. February 22nd it’s...
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Freezing Rain Advisory Monday

December 27, 2015
Freezing Rain Advisory Monday

The National Weather Service in northern Indiana has issued a FREEZING RAIN ADVISORY which is in effect from 7 a.m. Monday until 4p.m. Freezing rain is expected to lift northward across the area after daybreak on Monday. Warmer air lifting northward should change the freezing rain to rain from south to north early to...
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Commissioners Approve Intergovernmental Agreement with City for Planning

December 26, 2015
Commissioners Approve Intergovernmental Agreement with City for Planning

Last week the Marshall County Commissioners approved the intergovernmental agreement between the county and the City of Plymouth for planning services. Ralph Booker, the Planning Director for Marshall County and has served the City of Plymouth for a year now with a joint agreement that allows Booker to handle city business during his work...
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