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LAKEVILLE â€” Current NASCAR Cup series champ Tony Stewart once again met with his fans to raise funds for Newton Park. All proceeds from the meet-and-greet and question-and-answer session Wednesday night with the NASCAR star will go to the park, and for the Little Hoosier 100, which will be held August 10 and 11 at Newton Park in Lakeville.
PLYMOUTH â€”Â Some former Stone Creek Homes employees in Plymouth and Central City, Nebraska were grateful to find that at least one week of the back pay they were due was deposited into their banking accounts Tuesday; but with no job to go back to, the future looks bleak.
At least four former employees were on salary and have not received any back pay.
PLYMOUTH â€”Â About five years ago, it used to be Angieâ€™s Junk Garden. Now, the antique shop at 1431 W. Jefferson St., just east of Dairy Queen and across from Family Express, is owned and operated solely by one man â€” Jonathan Stigler. The shop has no discernible name or hours of operation, but what is does have is an incredible collection of uncommon and distinctive antiques. Those lucky enough to stop by while Stigler is refinishing furniture, unloading new finds, or arranging haphazard displays usually find what they are looking for, said Stigler.
PLYMOUTH â€” Running nearly 3,000 miles is a feat for any athlete, but 18-year-old Rae Heim is taking it to the next level by hitting the road barefoot.
Heim, of Las Vegas, Nev., stopped in Plymouth this week for a quick break on her coast-to-coast run across America. She is staying with friends â€” and friends of friends of friends â€” along her journey in order to keep costs down. This week, she stayed with the Shidler family in Plymouth.
PLYMOUTH â€”Â A juvenile and her parents visited the Plymouth Police Department Sunday to report that the child had been inappropriately touched. An investigation was done, which led to the arrest of Roberto Rosas, 38, of Plymouth. Rosas was charged with child molesting, a Class C felony, and given an initial court date of June 5.
Young Alina Pizur used to sit and cry, says her mother Barb, when working on her school reading assignments.
"She would know her sight words," recalls Barb, "but couldn't grasp a new word."
Alina's 2nd grade teacher, Tina Bailey, contacted Barb and discussed the specifics of Alina's struggles, eventually beginning to tutor the Culver Elementary youngster after hours, starting last December.
Barb has noticed a significant difference in her daughter's scholastic performance.
2012 Yellow River Festival Entertainment & Education ScheduleÂ
10:00 a.m. Welcome - Teressa Welborn; Invocation - Rev. Dr. Ron Liechty; Mayoral Proclamation - Mayor Mark Senter
10:15 a.m. Mark & Liza Woolever. This folk music set will include "The Yellow River Song" featuring the song's writer, George Schricker.
11:00 a.m. Johnny Appleseed (as performed by Steve McPhail)Â - sponsored by Del Monte Foods
11:20 a.m. Yesterday's News (folk music by Brent Martin)
11:40 a.m. Dr. Tom Buchanan (Professor of History at Ancilla College discussing 1800s medicine.
ARGOS â€” While optimistic race fans, weekend-warrior do-it-yourselfers and campers alike can attest to the soggy weather the end of May generally has planned for us, we were blessed this Memorial Weekend with uncharacteristic sunny skies and temperatures warranting a heat advisory.
Memorial Day Monday morning was the perfect outdoor opportunity for a much deserved tribute in honor or our fallen soldiers of the United States Armed Forces.
Culverâ€™s VFW Post 6919, as well as its Ladiesâ€™ and Mensâ€™ Auxiliaries, observed the occasion at the Masonic cemetery in Culver. Culverâ€™s fire department and EMS also took part, and Post Commander Bryce Lindvall discussed the origins of the holiday (as â€śDecoration Dayâ€ť following the Civil War), in addition to a flag burning ceremony and 21-gun salute.
Culver's Kiwanis Club gathered Thursday evening to fete local students, an outstanding area business, and an outstanding citizen from its own ranks, in addition to inducting new members Charlotte Hahn and Paul Liette.
At the Mystic Hills-based event, catered by Culver Coffee Company, Kiwanian Dick Swennumson introduced members of the Oliver family of Plymouth's Oliver Ford Lincoln-Mercury, recipients of special recognition by the Club, by noting the business "has helped our community for over seven decades."