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Commissioners Lift Burn Ban

July 19, 2012
Commissioners Lift Burn Ban

  07/20/12 The Marshall County Board of Commissioners have determined that with the recent rainfall we have received the last two days, conditions have improved enough to lift the Disaster Declaration that has been in place.  The Disaster Declaration prohibiting open burning will no longer be in effect beginning at 4 p.m. Thursday. However,...
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Commissioners Keep Burn Ban in Place

July 4, 2012
Commissioners Keep Burn Ban in Place

  07/05/12 The county-wide burn ban first put in place nearly a month ago and revised to specifically prohibit fireworks last week remained in effect for Independence Day festivities on Wednesday, at the order of the Marshall County commissioners Monday morning in their regularly scheduled meeting. Marshall County Emergency Management director Clyde Avery told...
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Disater Declaration Regarding Burn ban to Remain in Place

June 29, 2012
Disater Declaration Regarding Burn ban to Remain in Place

  07/02/12 The Marshall County Board of Commissioners believes that the safety of the public is there first priority.  The U.S. Drought Monitor that was released yesterday, June 28th shows that approximately one third of Marshall County is now considered to be under extreme drought conditions.  The remaining portions are still considered to be...
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Bremen Firemen’s Festival will have Fireworks/Plymouth Speedway Postpones Fireworks

June 28, 2012
Bremen Firemen’s Festival will have Fireworks/Plymouth Speedway Postpones Fireworks

  06/29/12 The Town of Bremen is going ahead with a public fireworks display on July 4 as a part of their annual Bremen Firemen’s Festival. Rich Martin, Bremen director of operations, indicated that they have a number of safety measures planned including watering down the field in Sunnyside Park two hours before the...
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M.C. Burn Ban Extended, Includes ALL Fireworks

June 26, 2012
M.C. Burn Ban Extended, Includes ALL Fireworks

 06/27/12 The dangerous dry conditions that prompted the initial implementation of a county wide burn ban on June 13th and a renewal on June 20th continue to intensify.  According to the National Weather Service in Northern Indiana, no measurable precipitation is expected thru the 4th of July holiday making it improbable that the hazardous...
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Commissioners Extend Burn Ban Another 7 Days

June 18, 2012
Commissioners Extend Burn Ban Another 7 Days

   06/19/12 Monday morning during the Marshall County Commissioner’s meeting it was determined the need to extend the emergency declaration enacting a county-wide burn ban for another week. Last Wednesday on June 13th the Commissioners enacted a burn ban at noon that is scheduled to last until noon Wednesday of this week.  The ban...
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County Wide Burn Ban Stays in Effect.

November 1, 2010
County Wide Burn Ban Stays in Effect.

11/02/10 Monday morning the Marshall County Commissioners reaffirmed the “Burn Ban” for the entire county.  During the Commissioner’s meeting County EMA Director Clyde Avery discussed the current weather conditions and the lack of moisture in the ground. Commissioner President, Kevin Overmyer said, “What rain we did get is gone after sun and high winds...
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Commissioners Add Penalty to County-Wide Burn Ban

October 18, 2010
Commissioners Add Penalty to County-Wide Burn Ban

10/19/10 Monday morning during their regular meeting the Marshall County Commissioners not only extended the county-wide burn ban but provided a way for violators to be penalized. On October 6th Marshall County joined dozens of other counties in the state to ban open burning due to the extreme dry weather conditions.  The one week...
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Commissioners Extend Burn Ban

October 13, 2010
Commissioners Extend Burn Ban

10/14/10 The Marshall County Emergency Management Agency is alerting residents to a dangerous situation. Due to the ongoing drought conditions and the potential for widespread fire hazard caused by those conditions, the Marshall County Commissioners have extended the current Burn Ban which was put in place on October 6th.  The Commissioners have asked citizens...
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DRY CONDITIONS ADD TO HARVEST DANGER

September 27, 2010
DRY CONDITIONS ADD TO HARVEST DANGER

09/28/10 While the short term weather forecast this week speaks of a couple of opportunities for rainfall, it is doubtful that it will turn around the current recent very dry and now dangerous conditions that farmers are facing as they continue the harvest. The three-month forecast offers little relief with higher than normal temperatures...
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