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A Musical Brown Bag Lunch event at the Museum

June 8, 2015
A Musical Brown Bag Lunch event at the Museum

The Marshall County Museum is featuring a musical Brown Bag Lunch Event Friday, June 10, from 12-1 with tunes of the 30s, 40s and 50s! These popular vintage hits will be performed by a group of retired members of the Maxinkuckee Singers called, “Stage ll.”  They will be singing songs entitled, “A Big Band...
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Triton Students Honored in TXT L8R

June 8, 2015
Triton Students Honored in TXT L8R

Lt. Governor Sue Ellspermann Friday honored 30 Indiana high school and college students who earned $5,000 scholarships by urging their social media followers to “Drive Now. TXT L8R.” “A texting driver is 23 times more likely to get into a crash than a non-texting driver,” said Lt. Governor Ellspermann, who voted for the texting...
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Marshall County EMA Offers Swim Season Safety Tips

June 8, 2015
Marshall County EMA Offers Swim Season Safety Tips

Summer is just around the corner and swimming is a great way to beat that summer heat. But it’s important to know how to be safe while enjoying the water.  Drowning is the leading cause of accidental injury and death among American children aged 1 to 4, and can occur in as little as...
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Senator Head Supported New Law on Dyslexia

June 8, 2015
Senator Head Supported New Law on Dyslexia

This year the General Assembly worked to support students with dyslexia, which is a reading and learning disorder that affects 20 percent of American students. One of the challenges of dyslexia is that it can be tricky to diagnose because poor reading and writing skills are often mistaken for other disabilities. Teachers are frequently unable to...
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Tidbits from Triton

June 8, 2015
Tidbits from Triton

All third graders at Triton Elementary School were visited by Mandy Feehman and Joelle Schrader from the IAB Bank.  The bank offers a program to help elementary children learn about saving money.  During the program students were introduced to several terms such as income, delayed gratification, personal identification number, and balance. Students also heard a story called...
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Agenda for City Meetings

June 8, 2015
Agenda for City Meetings

The  City of Plymouth will their regular meetings tonight beginning at 6 a.m. with the Board of Public Works and Safety.  The agenda includes awarding the contracts for the Ledyard Water Project, reports by city department heads and approval of invoice #4 for SEH on phase II of the Greenway Trail Project. Other agenda...
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County Council Meeting Monday

June 7, 2015
County Council Meeting Monday

The Marshall County Council will meet Monday morning at 9 a.m. in the second floor meeting room of the County Building. Agenda includes an appointment to the Plymouth PUBLIC Library board, a conversation with Jerry Chavez, Executive Director of the Marshall County Economic Development Corporation and Regina Emberton from the Michiana Partnership of the...
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More on Out of District Busing by Schools

June 7, 2015
More on Out of District Busing by Schools

Area public schools continue to look for ways to balance their budgets, which is no small feat with dwindling dollars for many school districts due to state  and federal funding cuts, reallocation of funds throughout the state, and lower local tax collections. Since education dollars follow the students in the state, one way to...
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Remaining Fiscally Strong According to Senator Head

June 5, 2015
Remaining Fiscally Strong According to Senator Head

Indiana State Senator Randy Head said Friday, “A recent report shows that over half of the states will still be struggling with budget deficits next year – more than six years after the Great Recession ended.”  He continued,  “By contrast, Indiana continues to operate with a balanced two-year state budget that funds vital state services, contains no tax increases and ensures ongoing revenues...
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“This Senator Will Fight and Fight Nonstop to Make Sure that the Ex-Im Bank Survives”

June 5, 2015
“This Senator Will Fight and Fight Nonstop to Make Sure that the Ex-Im Bank Survives”

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Joe Donnelly emphasized the importance of the Export-Import (Ex-Im) Bank, which provides export financing assistance to American businesses, in two hearings of the U.S. Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs this week. During those hearings, he questioned the witnesses on the possible negative repercussions to small businesses and jobs...
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