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Michiana Contracting to Turn On New Traffic Signals at Wal-Mart/K-Mart

October 30, 2011
Michiana Contracting to Turn On New Traffic Signals at Wal-Mart/K-Mart

10/31/11 Mike Delp from Michiana Contracting announced late Friday the new traffic signal on Oak Drive between the entrances to Wal-Mart and K-Mart is scheduled to be turned on this Wednesday, November 2nd between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. This a complex project and will require having the traffic signals on US 30 at...
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In Marshall County, 8.9 Percent of All Income Comes From Social Security

October 30, 2011
In Marshall County, 8.9 Percent of All Income Comes From Social Security

10/31/11 If Marshall County residents didn’t receive their monthly payments from the Social Security Administration, 8.9 percent of total personal income in the county would be lost, a total of $120,099,857 in 2009. Marshall County is more dependent on Social Security payments than is the rest of the country. Nationally, 5.5 percent of total...
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United Way & Money Smart Partners Launch Fall Personal Finance Programs

October 30, 2011
United Way & Money Smart Partners Launch Fall Personal Finance Programs

10/31/11  Understanding your credit report, identifying where your money goes, maximizing your social security benefits, and rising healthcare costs are among the topics covered this fall in Money Smart Marshall County programs. The United Way of Marshall County and a team of program and funding partners are promoting a series of free classes and...
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Miller’s Staff Decorates Mini-Pumpkins

October 30, 2011
Miller’s Staff Decorates Mini-Pumpkins

10/31/11 Jenny Wagers, Assistant Chef at Miller’s Assisted Living in Plymouth was the winner of the Staff pumpkin decorating contest held last week.  Activity Director Cindy Flagg gave each staff person a mini-pumpkin to decorate any way they wished. Nine staff members participated and they came up with many creative ways to decorate.  Some...
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Public invited to explore the ties that bind education, industry and workforce development in Marshall County on Nov. 16

October 28, 2011
Public invited to explore the ties that bind education, industry and workforce development in Marshall County on Nov. 16

10/31/11 Despite the national recession and high rates of unemployment, many businesses have jobs to fill but lack qualified applicants. What roles do K-12 education, post-secondary training institutions and adult learning play in providing the skills needed for the high-demand jobs of today and tomorrow?  Marshall County residents are invited to a public conversation...
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Stone Creek Homes Launch Mentoring Program

October 28, 2011
Stone Creek Homes Launch Mentoring Program

10/31/11 Stone Creek Homes announced this week they have launched an Employee Mentoring Program. According to Stone Creek’s President /CEO, David Ferguson, the motto of the company has always been “Building Communities and Changing Lives”. The addition of the Mentoring Program also falls in line with the company’s philosophy of “hire for attitude, train...
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DONNELLY REQUESTS COMMITTEE ACTION ON AMERICA WORKS ACT

October 28, 2011
DONNELLY REQUESTS COMMITTEE ACTION ON AMERICA WORKS ACT

10/31/11 Thursday, Congressman Joe Donnelly wrote a letter to the leaders of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce requesting action on his bipartisan legislation, The AMERICA Works Act.  He requested a hearing on the bill, and he asked that the provisions in his bill be included in the Workforce Investment Act (WIA)...
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Toddler Time Halloween Party at Library

October 28, 2011
Toddler Time Halloween Party at Library

10/31/11 Children enrolled in the story time classes at the Plymouth Public Library held their own parade in costumes on Friday. The classes that meet each week for a total of six weeks are designed for children 2-5 who are not in school. Librarian Miss Marie, as she is known to the children, leads...
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Three Injuried in 2-Vehicle Crash

October 27, 2011
Three Injuried in 2-Vehicle Crash

10/28/11 A 16 year old Plymouth girl was airlifted to a South Bend hospital and two other women were transported to the Plymouth hospital following a two vehicle crash Thursday afternoon. Indiana State Police Trooper Jim Strong investigated the crash that occurred at the intersection of State Road 17 and Quince Road at 2:53...
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Pedestrain Hit by Car

October 27, 2011
Pedestrain Hit by Car

10/28/11  On Wednesday morning October 26th at approximately 11:30 Officer Ray West with the Plymouth Police Department investigated a pedestrian being struck by a car at the intersection of Michigan and Jefferson Street. The accident occurred when 61 year old Carol Baker of Walkerton who was east bound on Jefferson Street attempted to make...
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