Week in Review

Staff Writer

PWP holds pancake breakfast and fishing derby

The 23rd annual Potawatomi Wildlife Park pancake breakfast and fishing derby fundraiser went swimmingly this year. More than 70 participants caught fish, or didn’t catch fish, but had a great time.

More than 50 people attend Barn Talk at MCM

Carolyn Rahe, president and founder of the Indiana Barn Foundation gave a talk Friday on the organization she began to save old barns in Indiana.

Six to be honored at Bremen chamber dinner

The proprietor of a community culinary mainstay and the retired owner of what was a downtown destination are among the business leaders and volunteers who will be honored during the Bremen Chamber of Commerce’s annual dinner.

Union-North school board hears math presentation

The Union-North United School Corporation board of school trustees met Thursday at LaVille Jr.-Sr. High School.

Statue Man a hit at the Blueberry Festival

The Blueberry Festival had a very unique kind of act walking around its crowds of festival goers. He is lovingly referred to as, “Statue Man”.

2016 county budget approved with raises

A nip here and a slash there was necessary for the Marshall County Council to get their budget in line for next year.

Four structures slated for demolition

Things will start crashing down for the city of Plymouth, in order to better use property purchased by the city.

Triton increases substitute teacher pay

The Triton School Board got down to business during their regular meeting Monday night and approved pay increase for substitutes.

Summit Chapel School hosts Music and Quilt Show

Just past the cow field and up the hill that looks as though it leads to heaven, there’s the Summit Chapel School in Tippecanoe.

Lakeville’s main street group works towards future growth

The Town of Lakeville’s Facilitator, Shirley Rynearson, brought meeting attendees up to date on the Indiana Main Street Program by OCRA.

Poet Laureate plans two stop visit

Poetry can be visceral, metaphorical, and even nourishment for the soul.

Bricks on Michigan and Laporte Streets get clean

While they may not be off to see the Wizard, the Redevelopment Commission is certainly working to get Michigan and Laporte Streets’ bricks all fixed up.

Downtown parking penalties approved

Those upset with current parking policies will be glad to see their desire become reality with the adoption of new parking codes.

Town of Lakeville works to improve quality of life

At the regular Lakeville Town Council Meeting, the Streetscape project was discussed.

MoonTree annual festival adds new ‘flying’ features to event

Beautiful art, a scenic nature-scape, and good times for the family help to create a harmonious weekend for the MoonTree Festival, coming up Sept. 19.

Harvest season is near, motorists should heed caution for farm equipment on roadways

Farm equipment on the road is not an uncommon sight for drivers in Marshall County.

Rally for Sarah Gibbs to be held Sept. 26

Losing a child is said to be one of the most difficult traumas to ever experience.

Community Corrections board formed to assist in Level 6 felons’ rehabilitation process

Community Corrections is well on its way to being an established entity in the county after their first official meeting Sept. 16.

MCCF annual dinner registration ends Sept. 18

Big changes mean good things, particularly for the Marshall County Community Foundation (MCCF).

Scally Waggers to perform at Blazin’ BBQ & Bluegrass Friday night at Centennial Park

The Scally Waggers will be playing their own style of drinking songs with comedic relief at the third annual Marshall County Blazin’ BBQ & Bluegrass event this weekend at Centennial Park in Plymouth.

Pheasants Forever Rick Megonnell Youth Hunt Saturday, Sept. 19

Youth will get an opportunity to stretch their legs and get away from everyday hassles and technology with the upcoming Pheasants Forever Rick Megonnell Youth Hunt.

Learning the ‘Facts, Folktales and Facades’ of Plymouth tour

Taking a walk may never have been so much fun.

Bremen’s bicentennial plans come together

Maria Mikel, president of the Bremen Bicentennial Committee discussed next year’s Indiana Bicentennial plans for the town.

Storing data in smart phone helps EMS and hospital staff

Technology is everywhere and almost totally integral in our lives, particularly if it may mean the difference between life or death.

JGSB approves nearly $219,000 in construction bills for work

The John Glenn School Board operated business as usual as it prepared a quick review of transfer tuition during its Sept. 15 meeting.

Be on the lookout for deer

Road dangers are everywhere, from other drivers to uncontrollable weather and wildlife factors that can present a serious hazard.