With the gardening season coming to an end, now’s the time to start getting ready for winter, according to Purdue Extension Agricultural Educator Phil Woolery. Continue reading
Harvest season continues for local farmers.
Purdue Extension Agricultural Educator Phil Woolery says that when it comes to the major crops, farmers are just about done harvesting soybeans. Corn is taking a bit longer, though. Continue reading
Hunters are reminded to stay safe while using tree stands. Over the weekend, an Illinois man broke eight bones in his neck and back when he fell from a tree stand while deer hunting in Newton County, according to Indiana Conservation Officers.
Some local police officers will soon have extra protection, thanks to a grant from the U.S. Department of Justice. Several Indiana law enforcement agencies have gotten 50-50 matching grants to help buy ballistic or stab-resistant body armor, as part of the Bulletproof Vest Partnership. That’s according to the Indiana Criminal Justice Institute.
As colder weather approaches, the Indiana Department of Homeland Security reminds residents to stay safe while keeping their homes warm. State Fire Marshal Jim Greeson says alternative heating sources, like space heaters and other devices are a big cause of home fires and fire-related deaths.
Two people were arrested, after police say they found meth during a search of a Plymouth home Friday morning. Officers with the Indiana State Police, Plymouth Police Department, and the Marshall County Drug Task Force say they got a warrant to search the home at 822 West Madison Street, after getting complaints about possible drug activity.
A drug investigation in Plymouth led to the arrests of five people Friday morning. Officers from the Indiana State Police, Plymouth Police Department, and the Marshall County Drug Task Force say they served a search warrant at 212 Monroe Street. Police say they had gotten complaints about possible drug activity at the home, which is close to St. Michael Catholic School.
Two people were arrested last week, after a pursuit involving Starke and Marshall County Police. Officers with the Marshall County Police Department say it happened shortly before 9:00 a.m. on Saturday, October 21.
The suspected burglary of a LaPaz home is being investigated by Marshall County Police. Officers believe it happened sometime between 3:30 Wednesday afternoon and 5:00 Thursday evening in the 200 block of South Street.
Marshall County officials are coming up with ways to promote the county to potential residents and those interested in relocating businesses. The county government and the Marshall County Economic Development Corporation have hired the Mishawaka-based Big Idea Company to lead a branding effort, according to Bremen Director of Operations Trend Weldy.
Those who receive WIC benefits have a new way to get program information, thanks to a new mobile app.
Marshall County’s unemployment rate continues to drop. The county posted a rate of three percent for the month of September, according to the latest report from the Indiana Department of Workforce Development. That’s down from 3.6 percent in August and 3.3 percent in September of 2016.
Three people were arrested on drug-related charges Saturday morning in Starke County. Around 9:30 a.m., police from the Starke and Marshall county sheriff’s offices say they went to the 11,000 block of 400 North for a wanted person.
Two Marshall County natives are among the 33 new Indiana State Police troopers sworn in this week. Benjamin A. Beers of Plymouth and Timothy G. Borsa of Bourbon officially graduated from the State Police Recruit Academy during a ceremony at the State Capitol Thursday. It marked the end of 24 weeks of training in criminal and traffic law, crash investigations, firearms, and a bunch of other modern policing subjects, according to ISP officials.
Those planning on attending college next fall can get an early start on the financial aid process. On Sunday, November 5, students and their parents can get some free help filling out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid. As part of College Goal Sunday, volunteers around Indiana will be holding FAFSA workshops.
A carjacking at the Plymouth Walmart parking lot remains under investigation. Plymouth Police say it happened around 7:12 Tuesday morning.
Local job-seekers are invited to meet with representatives from more than 20 Marshall County employers tomorrow. MAX 98.3 and The Pilot News are hosting a job fair. Continue reading
A Plymouth man was injured, following a two-vehicle crash near U.S. 6 and Redwood Road Monday morning. Marshall County Police say it happened around 5:48 a.m.
NIPSCO’s home heating bills are expected to stay about the same as they were last year. Projections released by the company Wednesday say an average residential customer can expect to pay about $390 on gas bills between November 1 and March 31. Continue reading
Children new to the English language will be getting some extra help, during Plymouth Schools’ upcoming intersession period.