Highway Projects Approved for 2022

Marshall County Highway Superintendent Jason Peters received information from INDOT about a recent call for projects for the year 2022.

Peters submitted information on phase two of the Veteran’s Parkway, Bridge No. 120 and Bridge No. 87. He learned on Friday, Feb. 16 that the two bridge projects were approved for funding but the Veteran’s Parkway was not approved for funding.

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Bremen School Board Adopts Uncharted Learning Entrepreneurship Program

The Bremen School Board approved the adoption of the Uncharted Learning Entrepreneurship Program when they met on Monday. Superintendent Jim White said program development is still ongoing. However, they plan to offer it at various different grade levels.

He explained, “That is an entrepreneurial program for what probably is going to be fourth or fifth graders, one of those two and then either seventh or eighth graders and then in our high school.” Continue reading

Public Perception of Safety Discussed During Culver School Board Meeting

School safety was a topic discussed at this week’s Culver School Board meeting.

Superintendent Karen Shuman said that the school recently sent out a survey to teachers, students and parents. Though the survey included a variety of questions, Superintendent Shuman focused on the question that gauged the community’s perception of safety at Culver Community Schools during Monday’s meeting. Continue reading

Tri-Kappa’s Promenade to Prom Event is This Saturday

Plymouth Tri Kappa’s annual Promenade to Prom event will be held tomorrow from 9 a.m. until noon at the Plymouth Wesleyan Church.

Tri-Kappa is a women’s philanthropic organization that has chapters throughout the state of Indiana. Every year, the Plymouth chapter holds this event in order to help local young ladies find free and affordable dresses for prom. Continue reading

Thursday Update from Marshall County Emergency Management Agency

The Marshall County Emergency Management Agency has announced that the “Warning” level travel advisory that was implemented yesterday morning has been terminated and a “Watch” level travel advisory has been put in place.

The City of Plymouth has implemented an Executive Order for a “Watch” level travel advisory as well. The Marshall County Building and Courthouses are now open. Continue reading

Indiana Department of Homeland Security Collecting Property Damage Reports, Following Flooding

Those who’ve experienced property damage due to recent flooding can report it to the Indiana Department of Homeland Security. Department officials say homeowners, renters, businesses, and non-profit organizations can all report uninsured damage caused by severe storms and flooding since February 15. That could include structural damage to homes, as well as the loss of personal property.

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Bremen School Board Approves 2018-2019 Calendar

When Bremen School Board members met on Monday, they approved a calendar for the 2018-2019 school year.

Superintendent Dr. Jim White explained that he provided the members with three options and they selected the option most similar to this year’s school calendar.

Dr. White said they will be starting a little sooner than some other local school corporations and shared some of the factors that influenced the decision to begin earlier. Continue reading

Inmates Assist with Sandbag Needs in Marshall County

Inmates at the Marshall County Jail assisted community members in need of sandbags on Tuesday.

Marshall County Sheriff Matt Hassel and officers transported inmates to the Marshall County Highway Department where the trustees worked to fill hundreds of sandbags for area residents to deter the threat of flooding. The inmates were under the supervision of Marshall County Community Corrections Field Officers.

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Culver Community Schools to Implement E-Learning Days in 2018-2019 School Year

Culver Community School students will be participating in e-Learning in next school year.

Superintendent Karen Shuman said that when school board members met on Monday, they approved the calendar for the 2018-2019 school year.

Shuman explained that the calendar has three E-Learning days built in, to allow students and teachers to get familiarized with the system. Continue reading

Culver Park Department to Adjust Hours of Operation

Hours of operation at the Culver Beach will change this summer.

Park Superintendent Anna Campbell Nowalk told the Culver Town Council last week that people want to get out on Lake Maxinkuckee in the morning when the water is calm. The extra activities with additional rentals plus activity with the sailing group left the staff struggling to keep up with visitors first thing in the morning.

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