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State Education Supertintendent visits Plymouth School

September 11, 2014

PLYMOUTH — On Wednesday Weidner School of Inquiry (WSOI) received a special visit by Indiana’s Superintendent of Public Instruction, Glenda Ritz.

Ritz visited the school to personally view the WWII Veterans videos sophomore students worked on as part of a project with the Marshall County HIstorical Museum.

VIDEO: Obamas, Americans Remember Victims of 9/11 Attacks

September 11, 2014

Sept. 11 (Bloomberg) -- Bloomberg News takes you to the south lawn of the White House and Lower Manhattan as President Barack Obama, Vice President Joseph Biden, and First Lady Michelle Obama join Americans in observance of a moment of silence in remembrance of the victims of the 9/11 terror attacks 13 years ago today.

Elected officials react to President's speech

September 11, 2014

(A transcript of President Obama's remarks is attached)

DAN COATS (R-IN)

WASHINGTON, DC – Senator Dan Coats (R-IN), a member of the Senate Intelligence Committee, tonight issued the following statement after President Obama’s speech about the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL):

“The president’s speech was a sharp, welcome reversal to his previous comments on foreign policy. He has finally grasped the true nature of the threat that ISIL poses, and his response to begin the process of taking down this so-called caliphate is welcome news.

Coroner asks for additional funds

September 11, 2014

MARSHALL COUNTY — The Marshall County Council held their regular meeting Monday and learned about the cost of running the coroner’s office.

The Marshall County Coroner requested an additionally $26,500 in funding. Of that $21,000 is for autopsy supplies, $4,000 for toxicology, $1,000 for radiology and $500 for morgue supplies.

“We came to request an additional appropriation initially because we are already at a deficit of approximately $5,000,” said Bill Cleavenger, coroner. “Since that request for additional appropriations, we have had an additional three autopsies.”

Riverside Intermediate students take on self-discovery

September 11, 2014

PLYMOUTH — Riverside Intermediate was a flurry of activity in the sixth grade as the 100 students gathered to present personal projects detailing who they were on Sept. 9.

Titled “Who Am I?”, the project based learning (PBL) project gave students an opportunity to examine their lives and the event, people, places, and things that made them unique.

Teaching students to aim for the sky

September 11, 2014

PLYMOUTH — Teaching school children how to build a plane may become a possibility if a proposal from Plymouth Airport Manager Dave Lattimer is successful.

At the Aviation Commission meeting Sept. 9, Lattimer discussed his idea with the board. In an effort to help school children with their engineering skills, Lattimer proposed an educational program that teaches students how to build an airplane.

VIDEO: Notre Dame football report

September 11, 2014

VIDEO: Irish Dominating in Early Season | ND Football Report

US 421 closing in Starke/Pulaski counties

September 10, 2014

STARKE/PULASKI COUNTY – The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) announces the closure of U.S. 421 between the west junctions of State Road 10 and State Road 14 beginning Thursday, Sept 11 through the end of the day Friday, Sept 12, weather permitting. This stretch will close again to finish the project during the day Monday, Sept 15. Crews will perform a chip seal and fog seal operation to preserve the road surface. Crews will do their best to escort local traffic through the worksite, but drivers are encouraged to find another route due to loose stone which will be present.

UPDATE South Bend NOAA alerts back online

September 10, 2014

UPDATE: The NOAA Weather Service Transmitter, WXJ-57, in South Bend is back in service.

MARSHALL COUNTY — From the Marshall County Emergency Management office:

The NOAA Weather Radio station in South Bend, WXJ-57 at 162.400 MHz is currently off the air. That means that the NOAA All Hazard Alert Radios will NOT activate if a watch or warning is put out.

VIDEO: Apple Announces iPhone 6

September 9, 2014

In the highly anticipated announcement, Apple unveils a bigger, better, thinner, and expensive iPhone. Jen Markham has all the details.

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