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Marshall County Master Gardener Intern Class to Start Soon!

August 21, 2013

08/22/13 Marshall County Extension Office offers an excellent class to help gardeners expand their knowledge and skills being the Master Gardener Intern Class.  This class provides the education class hours needed for an individual to become a certified Purdue University Master Gardener.  The Class will start on Thursday evening, September 19th, and have sixteen...
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Kern Road Closure Begins Next Week for New U.S. 31 Project

August 21, 2013
Kern Road Closure Begins Next Week for New U.S. 31 Project

    08/22/13 The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) announces the closure of Kern Road to all traffic, between U.S. 31 and Locust Road, beginning Monday, August 26th through Wednesday, September 4th. The closure is necessary as crews construct an interchange for the new U.S. 31 project. PLEASE NOTE: To accommodate Labor Day weekend...
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DNR campgrounds almost full for Labor Day weekend

August 21, 2013
DNR campgrounds almost full for Labor Day weekend

  08/22/13 A limited amount of campsites at Indiana state parks and reservoirs remain available for Labor Day weekend, Aug. 30 through Sept. 2.  Last-minute planners should make reservations soon before the campgrounds are booked to capacity. Properties with sites left are: Charlestown, Clifty Falls (non-electric only), Lincoln (non-electric and primitive only), McCormick’s Creek,...
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Budget Works Shop for City’s 2014 Budget

August 20, 2013
Budget Works Shop for City’s 2014 Budget

08/21/13 The budget for the city of Plymouth is set and even with a two percent pay increase, city officials and department heads were able to keep the bottom line below that two percent. In 2013 the city total budget was for $11,082,572. This year’s final bottom line will be $11,301,788 a raise of...
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County Council Begins Work to Cut $450,000 from 2014 Budget Request

August 20, 2013
County Council Begins Work to Cut $450,000 from 2014 Budget Request

    08/21/13 Members of the Marshall County Council spent nearly the whole day Tuesday reviewing the 2014 budget requests.  The General Fund budget requests are $8,985,691 compared to this year’s approved budget of $8,331,335.  County Auditor Penny Lukenbill estimated the need to cut a total of $450,000 to $480,000.  With most of the...
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Local Twirlers Compete at State Fair

August 20, 2013
Local Twirlers Compete at State Fair

  08/21/13 On Saturday, August 17th, PHS students Alicia Dennie and Jillian Smith traveled to the Indiana State Fairgrounds in Indianapolis to compete in the 2013 State Fair Baton Twirling Competition.  Both girls did very well coming home with a combined 16 first place trophies.  As a pair, the girls won Intermediate and Advanced...
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Indiana’s Unemployment Rate Remaind Steady, Marshall County’s Rate Increases Slightly

August 20, 2013
Indiana’s Unemployment Rate Remaind Steady, Marshall County’s Rate Increases Slightly

  08/21/13 For the Fourth month in a row Indiana’s private sector has experienced significant growth as July’s job gains totaled 5,900. The Trade, Transportation and Utilities (10,800) and Professional and Business Services (4,100) sectors far outweighed losses in the Construction (-3,400) and Manufacturing (-2,000) sectors. The Hoosier State has now added over 203,000 private...
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CONGRESSWOMAN WALORSKI RETURNS FROM TRIP TO ISRAEL

August 20, 2013
CONGRESSWOMAN WALORSKI RETURNS FROM TRIP TO ISRAEL

  08/21/13 Congresswoman Jackie Walorski (IN-02) recently returned from Israel where she gained firsthand understanding of some of our nation’s most pressing foreign policy challenges.  During the trip, Walorski met with senior Israeli and Palestinian leaders and learned more about the U.S.-Israel relationship, Israel’s security situation, and current political and economic trends in the...
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Vietnam Moving Wall Memorial Coming to Three Oaks, MI

August 20, 2013
Vietnam Moving Wall Memorial Coming to Three Oaks, MI

  08/21/13  A half size replica of the Washington D.C. Vietnam Veteran’s Memorial has been touring the country for the past 20 years and will be making an appearance in Three Oaks, MI this Thursday through Sunday .  The memorial is a tribute to fallen heroes of the Vietnam War and is inscribed with...
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WorkOne and Heartland RV Host Hiring Event Thursday in Elkhart

August 20, 2013
WorkOne and Heartland RV Host Hiring Event Thursday in Elkhart

  08/21/13  WorkOne will be teaming up with recreational vehicle manufacturer  Heartland to host a hiring event to find qualified candidates for numerous positions available in Elkhart County.  On Thursday, August 22nd from 2:00 p.m. till 6:00 p.m. job seekers should come to the event at the Elkhart D.A.V. Facility located at 1205 Middleton...
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