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June 24th, 2014
PLYMOUTH â€” Saint Joseph Regional Medical Center has a new leader. Tamara Awald is the new Chief Nursing Officer and Chief Operations Officer at the Plymouth hospital. Loretta Schmidt, MSN, CPHQ, SJRMC president in Plymouth shares her thoughts in today's Pilot News.
PLYMOUTH â€” Founded in 1986, Pregis is expanding their 360,000 sq. ft. complex through the lease of a 62,000 sq. ft. building, as reported in May by the Economic Development Corp. The newly leased building will allow the company to relocate a portion of their operations while providing additional space for $2.3 million in new manufacturing equipment. Pregis representatives estimate that 10 additional employees with an average wage of $17 per hour will be hired as a result of the expansion.
PLYMOUTH â€”In what became a contentious discussion during the Plymouth Common council meeting Monday, homeowner Janice Treesh and her husband Dale, along with friend Eileen Price, spoke to the board about a violation of the code of ordinances concerning the keeping of livestock within the city limits.
Changes in zoning for Treesh's property has caused issues with the family's sustainability plans. In today's Pilot News all the details of the meeting are available.
ETNA GREEN â€” A Boil Water Advisory was issued for Etna Green on June 18. Since then the distribution problem has been corrected. Bacteriological samples have been collected from representative site(s) of the affected area and tested. The test results were satisfactory and it is no longer necessary to boil the water.
If you have any questions, please contact Water Superintendent Barry Baker at 574-858-9321.
PLYMOUTH â€” The body of a man was found about 7:30 p.m. according to a brief press release issued late Thursday by the Marshall County Coroner's office.
The victim has not been identified and no further details are available at this time.
An autopsy is scheduled for today.
PLYMOUTH â€” Rehearsals and performances for the Missoula Children's Theater workshop this week have been relocated to Menominee Elementary School.
Rapunzel will be performed at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday at Menominee School auditorium. Tickets are $10 for adults and children and students are free.
ETNA GREEN â€” The town of Etna Green water department is placing a boil order advisory for water customers due to a mechanical failure on routine tower maintenance. Boil order is from June 18 until further notice. If you have questions please contact Barry Baker, water department superintendent at 574-858-9321.
WALKERTON â€” Schools Superintendent Richard Reese got the green light to solicit bids for a planned rehab to the school district's tennis court.
The project will begin in July and wrap up in early fall. Cost for the work is estimates at about $300,000.
For more on this story and the other actions taken by the school district in yesterday's board meeting pick up a copy of today's Pilot News.
NAPPANEE â€” Scott and Angie Eash are the winners of the new recliner in a contest sponsored by the Pilot News and Bailey's Home Furnishings.
The contest was based on photos submitted of the ugliest recliner. Check out the before photo to see the winning submission.
PLYMOUTH â€” Officials at St. Joseph Regional Medical Center issued a statement at about 1:30 p.m. this afternoon noting that a threat received about an hour earlier had been "resolved."
According to information available at this time, a family member of a suicide victim outside the City allegedly made threats against the hospital and the Bowen Center.
The hospital posted a notice that anyone coming to the hospital should use the main entry.
The nature of the threat is unavailable at this time.