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Marshall County's computer savvy discuss net neutrality

May 30, 2014

PLYMOUTH - Since it’s birth in the 1980s, the internet has served as an informational wild west where the rules of data sharing are not hard and fast. But the FCC (Federal Communications Commission) seeks to change this with a new proposal that would allow large internet service providers (ISPs) such as Comcast and Verizon the ability to charge more for use of outfits like Neflix and Hulu due to the higher bandwidth needed to maintain download speeds. Currently, the FCC has left the matter open for public review.

Weidner School of Inquiry at PHS selected as national demonstration site

May 30, 2014

PLYMOUTH — The Weidner School of Inquiry has been named a New Tech Network Demonstration Site for the 2014-2015 school year. The “school within a school” located in the Plymouth High School building is only in the second year of operation.

Plans are to add another 100 students next year to the current approximately 200 student enrollment as a new group of freshman move to high school.

Only 27 schools national-wide were demonstration sites for the 2013-2014 school year.

Details on what this means for the School of Inquiry and the school district are discussed in today's Pilot News.

Plymouth Brewery eyes opening downtown location

May 30, 2014

PLYMOUTH — Josh Walker and Mick Carlson are working diligently to open Black Sail Brewery in downtown Plymouth by the beginning of 2015.

The friends have been brewing for several years while fine tuning their skills and planning the business. The brewery will be located beside the Marshall County Museum and the history may have seeped through the walls.

Read more about this endeavor in today's Pilot News. Did you know an e-edition of Marshall County's ONLY daily newspaper is available? Sign up today.

Students raising money to fight cancer

May 29, 2014

HAMLET — Oregon-Davis students are joining in the fight against cancer by raising money and walking during school on Friday, May 30 beginning at 7:30 a.m. CDT and
concluding at 1:50 CDT. Oregon-Davis students are holding their 10th annual “Mini-Relay,” which is an abbreviated version of the American Cancer Society’s national signature activity, Relay For Life.
Students will be collecting money donations and will walk during the event as they learn about ways to stay healthy to help prevent cancer for one class period.

St. Michael's Race for Education

May 29, 2014

PLYMOUTH — Saint Michael's Catholic School spent part of their day working on 'Race for Education' a national fundraiser used to provide funds for various educational needs at the school. The students work hard to get pledge funds then race one another around the school. The students also participated in other activities and challenges as race day was combined with Olympic Day. Photos and full story in today's Pilot News.

Weekend Graduations

May 29, 2014

MARSHALL COUNTY — Marshall County high school seniors have been busily preparing for the end of their high school career. Graduation ceremonies are beginning this weekend. To find out which schools will be having their students walk and all the details pick up a copy of today's Pilot.

Congresswoman's staff to hold Plymouth office hours today

May 28, 2014

PLYMOUTH — A member of Congresswoman Jackie Walorski's staff will be holding office hours today, Wednesday in Plymouth to assist constituents with casework and official business.

Residents who cannot attend the listed office hours are encouraged to contact Brian Spaulding at (574) 780-1330 to schedule an appointment.

In Plymouth, congressional staff will be available from 1 - 4 p.m. in the Common Council Chambers (entrance off Garro Street).

Board of Works nixes $3,000 overbilling on roofing project

May 28, 2014

PLYMOUTH — An incorrect calculation and not following procedures caused the Board of Works to deny a new bill for replacing the roof at the Plymouth Police Station. The new bill was more than $3,000 above the original bid.

Details on the miscalculation and other actions are provided in the Pilot News' coverage of this meeting.

City grants economic development designation for plant expansion

May 28, 2014

PLYMOUTH — The Plymouth Common Council granted an economic revitalization zone around Pregis Innovative Packaging Inc. on Pidco Drive. The designation comes as news of the company's proposed expansion was announced. The company plans to move some company operations to a news facility across from their existing plant, add $2.3 million in equipment upgrades and add 10 jobs.

For more on this story and the other action taken by the Council, see today's Pilot News.

Memorial Day Ceremonies

May 27, 2014

MARSHALL COUNTY — Argos, Bremen, Culver, Plymouth and other towns took time on Memorial Day to honor those brave men and women who have given the ultimate sacrifice for the country. There were parades and various ceremonies featuring 21 gun salutes and taps.
Sgt. E-5 Carlos Arambula, an Army war veteran of Viet Nam, with two Purple Hearts, addressed the crowd at Plymouth's Oak Hill Cemetery in this image. The Plymouth High School Band also participated in the day's activities. See more photos and read the article about the day's events in today's Pilot News.

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