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PLYMOUTH LIONS CLUB HEARS FROM MARSHALL COUNTY SOIL AND WATER CONSERVATION DISTRICT

December 16, 2015
PLYMOUTH LIONS CLUB HEARS FROM MARSHALL COUNTY SOIL AND WATER CONSERVATION DISTRICT

Debbie Palmer, assistant administrator for the Marshall County Soil and Water Conservation District along with Matthew Linn, Senior Staff Scientist were on hand to explain the many aspects of the district as well as the Headwaters Yellow River Watershed.  Marshall County formed their district in 1955 to identify soil and water problems and find...
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Council Approves new Fund for Community Corrections Program and Fund Name Change

December 16, 2015
Council Approves new Fund for Community Corrections Program and Fund Name Change

As a bit of “housekeeping”, Ward Byers, Director of the new Community Corrections Program in Marshall County appeared before the County Council Monday. To stay in compliance with the agreement with the Indiana Department of Corrections Byers said the current Court Services Fund simply needs a name change to the Community Correction Project Income...
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Updated: Indiana’s Tax Amnesty 2015 Collections Now Total More Than $137 Million in Cash Payments

December 15, 2015
Updated: Indiana’s Tax Amnesty 2015 Collections Now Total More Than  $137 Million in Cash Payments

As of December 14, the Indiana Department of Revenue’s Tax Amnesty 2015 program has collected $137.6 million in cash payments. Taxpayers have agreed to pay an additional $21.6 million via payment plans. The department expects to add to these amounts as payments and amended forms continue to be processed. “Nearly 65,000 taxpayers already have...
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Senators Head and Merritt Announce Legislation to Curb Meth Production

December 15, 2015
Senators Head and Merritt Announce Legislation to Curb Meth Production

State Senators Randy Head a Republican from Logansport and Jim Merritt a Republican from Indianapolis Monday announced a plan to help curb meth production by changing the way pseudoephedrine products are sold without requiring a prescription. Senate Bill 80, authored by Head and co-authored by Merritt, would keep pseudoephedrine products, which are the key...
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Donnelly’s Bipartisanship Recognized by Lugar Center, McCourt School of Public Policy at Georgetown

December 15, 2015
Donnelly’s Bipartisanship Recognized by Lugar Center, McCourt School of Public Policy at Georgetown

Washington, D.C. — The Lugar Center and the McCourt School of Public Policy at Georgetown University rated U.S. Senator Joe Donnelly the fourth-most bipartisan U.S. Senator and most bipartisan Democrat, according to a new Bipartisan Index released Tuesday that measures the bipartisanship of Senators from 1993 to 2014.  Earlier this year, in May 2015, the Lugar Center and the...
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LaPaz Police Arrest Ramirez for Driving Violation

December 15, 2015
LaPaz Police Arrest Ramirez for Driving Violation

On Tuesday, December 15th at approximately 12:30 in the afternoon, LaPaz Police initiated a traffic stop on a Dodge Durango for an equipment violation.  The driver, Ismael Velazquez-Ramirez was found to be unlicensed and adjudged a habitual traffic violator for life.  He was incarcerated at the Marshall County Jail with a $1,500 bond.   Listeners and...
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City Council Supports Plymouth Business Expansion

December 15, 2015

Following a public hearing Monday night, the Plymouth City Council approved a seven year personal property tax abatement for WestRock Company, supporting their facility expansion.  The Council’s approval was the second step in the tax abatement process. The first step occurred on November 23rd when the Council designated the location as an economic revitalization...
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Walorski Applauds Regional Cities of Northern Indiana for Receiving $42 million in Funding from Indiana Regional Cities Initiative

December 15, 2015
Walorski Applauds Regional Cities of Northern Indiana for Receiving $42 million in Funding from Indiana Regional Cities Initiative

U.S. Representative Jackie Walorski (IN-02) issued the following statement after the announcement earlier Tuesday that the Regional Cities of Northern Indiana, an alliance representing 22 cities and towns and more than a half a million people in Elkhart, Marshall, and St. Joseph Counties, will receive up to $42 million in state matching funds to...
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Tidbits from Triton

December 15, 2015
Tidbits from Triton

Students in Mrs. Strycker’s 3rd Grade class at Triton Elementary School have been learning about how light moves, creates heat, reflects, and refracts. These science concepts were tied to reading about Antarctica and penguins, along with socials studies, as they discussed “rookeries” or communities of penguins and the battle they have to stay alive.  This battle for life...
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IN Senator Head Spotlights Argos Library

December 15, 2015
IN Senator Head Spotlights Argos Library

Indiana State Senator Randy Head’s Community Spotlight this week features the Argos Public Library. Senator Head said, “Libraries are an essential part of communities across the state.”   He continued, “The Argos Public Library, which serves Green and Walnut townships in Marshall County, provides citizens with numerous educational and fun opportunities.” The library isn’t just...
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