Bremen Superintendent Holds Work Session to Discuss Building Improvements

Bremen Superintendent Dr. Jim White held a special work session on Monday to discuss potential building improvements with school board members.

During their January meeting, Dr. White suggested looking into the possibility of taking out a bond in order to make some renovations to the school buildings.

Superintendent White called the work session because he said he wants members to have ample time to consider the option, with some of the proposed projects in mind, before they vote on whether or not to move forward with the bond during their next meeting. Continue reading

Triton Students Will Be Receiving New Computers for Project Lead the Way Classes

Triton schools will be receiving more than 20 new computers to assist with Project Lead the Way curriculum, following a decision made by Triton School Board members on Monday.

Members approved a quote of $16,258 from DakTech for 22 computers to assist with Project Lead the Way. Superintendent Jeremy Riffle explained that the older computers didn’t have necessary features that are required for particular lessons. Continue reading

Marshall County Historical Society Considers Summer Architecture Tour of Argos

Photo Courtesy of Wythougan Valley Preservation Society

The possibility of a summertime architecture tour around Argos is being considered by town council members.

Council member Suzanne Umbaugh was contacted by a Marshall County Historical Society Museum representative about potentially doing a walking or driving tour of various structures in the town.

Historical Society Assistant Director Sue Irwin stated the tour would focus on Argos buildings that were designed by William Lake Foker, an accomplished stonemason of the late 19th and early 20th Centuries. Continue reading

Looking for FAFSA Assistance? Don’t Miss College Goal Sunday at Plymouth High School

College-bound students looking for financial assistance will need to fill out a FAFSA and unfortunately, many people find the process time consuming or confusing.

However, there’s no need to stress, as free financial aid assistance is just a few weeks away with College Goal Sunday.

At 2 p.m. ET on February 25th financial aid professionals will be volunteering at 40 sites across the state, assisting Hoosier students with filling out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). This year’s nearest College Goal Sunday site is Plymouth High School. Continue reading

Argos Town Council Approves Property Subdivision Request from Marshall County Economic Development Corporation

Argos Town Council members unanimously agreed to allow the Marshall County Economic Development Corporation to subdivide approximately 17 acres of property at their meeting Wednesday night.

Town Attorney Derek Jones explained that the MCEDC initially intended to utilize 15 acres for the manufacturing center project at the Dewey Street property so they came before the council to request the additional acreage.

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Culver Superintendent Informs School Board of Leftover Bond Funds

At Monday night’s Culver School Board meeting, Superintendent Karen Shuman told members that renovations to the cafeteria at the Middle/High School are officially complete.

She stated that the flooring and furnishing portion of the cafeteria project cost about $90,000 and was paid for with bond funds.

Shuman also shared that there is a little more than $300,000 worth of bond funds leftover which must be spent prior to the end of the fiscal year in December. Continue reading

Triton Graduate Among ISP Probationary Troopers who Received Car for Solo Patrol

Former Marshall County resident Timothy Borsa was among thirty-two probationary troopers from the 77th Indiana State Police Recruit Academy who were issued their state police cars earlier this week. The cars were presented during a ceremony on Tuesday at the Indiana State Police Youth and Education and Historical Center in Indianapolis.

The officers recently completed a three month field training period with veteran troopers along with 917 hours of structured training in law enforcement techniques at the ISP Recruit Academy. Continue reading

Culver School Board Members Hold Work Session to Discuss Strategic Plan

Culver School Board members held a 2-hour work session prior to their regularly scheduled meeting on Monday night.

Superintendent Karen Shuman stated that the work session was to go over policies and to discuss a strategic plan for the school corporation. “We’ve just started looking at creating the goals and objectives and then creating action steps.” Continue reading