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.
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 →
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 →
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 →
Marshall County Emergency Management Agency Director Clyde Avery issued an update regarding current conditions within the county. He said a “Watch” level travel advisory remains in place for the entire county and the City of Plymouth has also implemented a watch travel advisory. Continue reading →
The Marshall County Recycle Depot is the county’s headquarters for recycling and household chemical and hazardous waste disposal. Executive Director Marianne Peters announced today that any residents whose homes have been damaged by the recent flood waters can dispose of some household items at the Depot. Continue reading →
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 →
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.
Parents of Culver Community School students may soon be asked to provide input on the school’s strategic plan.
Superintendent Karen Shuman said that when school board member met this week, they discussed the possibility of holding a public session in order to gather community feedback about the strategic plan. Continue reading →
Flood warnings continue throughout the local area, and some rivers could reach record levels in the coming days. In Plymouth, the Yellow River has risen above 17 feet, surpassing a record set in 1954, according to the National Weather Service.
According to Marshall County Emergency Management representatives, a Warning Level Travel advisory has been implemented for the entire county due to roads that have been washed out by the heavy rain and flooding.
As a result, the Marshall County Courthouse and County Building are closed today. Continue reading →
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.
The Indiana Department of Transportation awarded the City of Plymouth with funds to restore the historic LaPorte Street Footbridge.
According to city officials, the downtown landmark will be reconstructed with a new bridge deck and railing, repair of the superstructure and substructure, full cleaning and painting of all components, and new ADA accessible approaches.
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.