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THE FUTURE OF SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT DISTRICTS

January 27, 2012
THE FUTURE OF SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT DISTRICTS

01/30/12 Mike Good, Director of the Marshall County Solid Waste District released the following information concerning legislation currently being considered in Indianapolis. If you value the services of solid waste management districts in Indiana, please call your Senator TODAY, 1-800-382-9467 to tell them to oppose Senate Bill (SB) 210. The bill shifts funding of...
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SJRMC CEO Speaks Out on U.S. Dept. of Health’s Ruling on Conttraception

January 27, 2012
SJRMC CEO Speaks Out on U.S. Dept. of Health’s Ruling on Conttraception

01/30/12 A ruling by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has prompted some religious groups to begin speaking out in opposition. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius issued a statement on January 20 concerning the final ruling on preventive health services. She said, “Today the department is...
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Union North School Board Hears Suggestion for Principals to Atttend RISE Training

January 27, 2012
Union North School Board Hears Suggestion for Principals to Atttend RISE Training

01/30/12 Beginning in the 2012-2013 school year, Indiana school administrators will be required to provide meaningful feedback to their teachers on their job performances. Part of a teacher’s effectiveness will be based on student performance and growth. The Indiana Department of Education (IDOE) is providing a model evaluation tool along with resources to support...
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FEMA ENCOURAGES AMERICANS ACROSS THE COUNTRY TO JOIN MORE THAN ONE MILLION IN PUBLIC EARTHQUAKE DRILL

January 27, 2012
FEMA ENCOURAGES AMERICANS ACROSS THE COUNTRY TO JOIN MORE THAN ONE MILLION IN PUBLIC EARTHQUAKE DRILL

01/30/12 Nine states across the central U.S. will participate in The Great Central U.S. ShakeOut on Tuesday, Feb. 7 at 10:15 a.m. CST.  This second annual central U.S. ShakeOut is a public earthquake drill organized and coordinated by the Central U.S. Earthquake Consortium and its Member and Associate States, the Federal Emergency Management Agency...
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Starke United Accepting Applications for 2011 Campaign Funds

January 27, 2012
Starke United Accepting Applications for 2011 Campaign Funds

01/30/12  Starke United, Inc. is a member of the Indiana Associations of United ways and has announced that they are accepting applications from non-profit organizations in Starke County who wish to apply for undesignated funds from the 2011 fund-raising campaign. Sandy Kersting-Rudd, Vice-chairman of the Allocations committee for Starke United reports that applications are...
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Miller’s Helps with “Little Dresses for Africa” Project

January 27, 2012
Miller’s Helps with “Little Dresses for Africa” Project

01/30/12 Several residents and staff from Miller’s Senior Living community attended a sewing night at Argos High School on Tuesday, January 24th.  They helped with the “Little Dresses for Africa Project” which is part of a Senior Project for Argos student Brittanie Williams. Approximately 30 people helped with the sewing project led by Williams...
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MCEDC, 222 New Jobs Created in County

January 26, 2012
MCEDC, 222 New Jobs Created in County

01/27/12 Jennifer Laurent, Executive Director of the Marshall County Economic Development Corporation released the 2011 summary this week.  The report is a glimpse into the activities and the anticipated impact of that work, and to illustrate what a strong resource Marshall County businesses have in MCEDC, Marshall County government and local municipal leaders. When...
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Indiana DOE Changing Report Cards

January 26, 2012
Indiana DOE Changing Report Cards

01/27/12 It was only last fall that the Indiana Department of Education (IDOE) started giving Indiana schools a report card using a simple A-F grading system. Now with changes being considered to the grading system, schools are taking a hard look at the possible ramifications. To measure progress, schools are placed in one of...
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New Elementary Art Teacher has Students Recreating Murals of Master Painters

January 26, 2012
New Elementary Art Teacher has Students Recreating Murals of Master Painters

01/27/12 Haley Church loves teaching and loves art. The two have proven to be a perfect combination for the first year art teacher with the Plymouth Schools. Church teaches K-4 at both Menominee and Washington Elementary Schools. Recently the fourth grade students at Menominee saw how using a variety of learned skills that Church...
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Columnist Roger Cohen to speak at Culver

January 26, 2012

01/27/12 The New York Times columnist Roger Cohen will speak at Culver Academies at 7 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 7. Cohen is the first speaker in the Global Studies Institute’s “Global Ideas” series. His talk will be “Writing about the World.” Cohen joined The Times in 1990 as a foreign correspondent before becoming acting foreign...
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