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Election Board Proposes Polling Sites for 2012 Elections

February 1, 2012
Election Board Proposes Polling Sites for 2012 Elections

02/02/12  On Tuesday, January 31, the Marshall County Election Board finally hammered out the final list of proposed polling sites for the upcoming primary and general elections for 2012.  Although most of the sites had been verified several weeks ago, there had been some lingering concerns over sites in North Township and Union Township....
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Ancilla Athletes Excel in the Classroom

February 1, 2012
Ancilla Athletes Excel in the Classroom

02/02/12  Ancilla College student athletes continue to do well in the classroom as well as on the court and on the field. The Ancilla College Athletic Department reports that 52 of their student athletes finished the fall 2011semester with a 3.0 grade point average or better. That’s an increase of eleven students over the...
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Wythougan Toastmasters Contest Winners

February 1, 2012
Wythougan Toastmasters Contest Winners

02/02/12 Wythougan Toastmasters held two speech contests January 27, 2012.  Sharon Cudney took first place with her informative speech on Alzheimer’s disease in the International Speech Contest.  Charlie Houin was the second place winner with his speech on plant genetics.  The International Speech Contest is held once a year in Toastmaster clubs around the...
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Indiana State Police K-9 Program Statewide Stats for 2011

February 1, 2012
Indiana State Police K-9 Program Statewide Stats for 2011

02/02/12  Sgt. Tony Knox of the Indiana State Police has released statistics from the K-9 program for 2011.  There are presently 28 full service K-9 teams statewide.   Searches (Narcotics)                            2116 Searches (All Others)                           908    Arrests                                                            929 Tracks                                                             139 Apprehensions                                           47 Assists for other agencies              1048 Marijuana seizures (pounds) ...
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Gov. Daniels Speaks on Right to Work in Plymouth

February 1, 2012
Gov. Daniels Speaks on Right to Work in Plymouth

02/02/12 Indiana Governor Mitch Daniels spoke to area reporters last Friday about two topics that are in the forefront of change in Indiana. Recently the state legislators pass a right-to-work bill that would allow employees to choose whether or not they can choose to belong to a contracted union. Those opting out would not...
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FFA Fish & Chicken Fry at Argos High School Friday

February 1, 2012
FFA Fish & Chicken Fry at Argos High School Friday

02/02/12  The Argos High School FFA will be hosting a fish and chicken fry this Friday, February 3rd from 4:30 to 6:45 p.m. in the school cafeteria.  Adults are $8 and children K-6 are $5.  Children under 5 are free.  Fish and chicken will be prepared by Tyner IOOF.  If you have questions or...
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Indiana: the Nation’s 23rd Right to Work State

February 1, 2012
Indiana: the Nation’s 23rd Right to Work State

HB 1001 Heads to Governor Daniels for Signing 02/02/12   After over 40 hours of testimony, debate, and discussion over the past year House Bill (HB) 1001, Employee’s Right to Work passed the Indiana House of Representatives last week and today passed the State Senate. The final step, which is expected to occur today, is...
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Driver Pursued by South Bend Police Tries for River Escape

January 31, 2012
Driver Pursued by South Bend Police Tries for River Escape

02/01/12  A man is out of the hospital and in jail after leading police on a wild car chase. Duane Longacre, 27, of Plymouth was pulled out of the St. Joseph River Tuesday morning. South Bend police say just after midnight they tried to stop a car at 25th Street and Mishawaka Avenue. That’s...
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Dog Park Committee Moving Forward with Fundraising

January 31, 2012
Dog Park Committee Moving Forward with Fundraising

02/01/12  A local group of canine enthusiasts have banned together and formed the “BOW-WOW Friends” committee. During a meeting on Jnauary31, they discussed a number of topics on the construction of a ‘dog park” within Centennial Park. Plans are to erect the “dog park” east of the Freyman Pavilion. The group is hoping to...
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Veterans Therapeutic Art Center to Locate in Plymouth

January 31, 2012
Veterans Therapeutic Art Center to Locate in Plymouth

  02/01/12 Larry Balmer announced Tuesday the founding of the Veterans Therapeutic Art Center, Inc.   The center, a 501 ( c ) 3, not for profit corporation, will be housed in a ten thousand square foot facility at 2112 Jim Neu Drive, in Plymouth, with plans for an opening date of mid to late...
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