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October 15th

Seed warehouse coming soon

October 15, 2014

MARSHALL COUNTY — There was quite a bit of discussion during last night's Board of Zoning Appeals meeting in the Marshall Building.
Jason Walk and Andy Copeland of Innovation Seed approached the board with plans to build a warehouse complete with 3-4,000 bushel bins to hold and dispense seed to local farmers. The proposed site is on busy King road. Nearby homeowners expressed their concerns about increased traffic, noise and dust among other things.

Are your pets at risk?

October 15, 2014

AREA — The potential risk of suffocation and plastic bags is something most people don't think about when it comes to their pets.
For Bunnie Sullivan and countless others that have lost their beloved pets there is a new mission. To warn others about the dangers of pets and plastic bags. Sullivan lost her three year old German Shepard to suffocation in a dog food bag.

October 14th

County EMA receives grant funding

October 14, 2014

MARSHALL COUNTY — Clyde Avery of the Marshall County Emergency Management Agency updated the Marshall County Council on some grants. One grant that was recently approved was for $20,000 to assist in offsetting the cost of upgrading the radios to the new P25 system. The entire state will be using the system in the near future and the grant helps Marshall County stay up to date with the equipment changes.

Freedom Park moving forward

October 14, 2014

PLYMOUTH — The Common Council opened a public hearing concerning additional appropriations on Oct. 13. The appropriations dealt with a variety of issues, including allocating funds for the Freedom Park project.
Last week at the recent Park Board meeting, the board decided to allow Freedom Park to move to Packard Woods from the previous spot at the Hoosiers Old Wheel Pavilion. Freedom Park is an all inclusive playground.
The council also passed four resolutions and one new ordinance. Complete details in today's Pilot News.

October 13th

VIDEO: Ebola - Everything You Need to Know in 94 Seconds

October 13, 2014

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Two injured in late Sunday crash on US 31

October 13, 2014

ARGOS — An accident involving three vehicles sent two people to the hospital with critical injuries sunday night.

According to the report provided by Argos police, the accident occurred at US Highway 31 and State Road 10 about 9 p.m. sunday.

Two brothers from Fort Wayne and Portage were in the vehicle that hit a second vehicle forcing that vehicle in front of a semi tractor/trailer. The two brothers were emergency air lifted by helicopter to St. Joseph Memorial Hospital were they are listed in critical condition.

Kosciusko police seeking identity of alleged robber

October 13, 2014

LEESBURG — Kosciusko County Sheriff's Department deputies responded Friday evening at 9:20 p.m. to the location of the Leesburg Freedom Express gas station/convenience store, 201 South Main Street regarding an attempted robbery. 

Officers were advised that a male, possibly teenager, had entered the business and attempted to rob the cashier.  The suspect was denied, and fled the business.  He was last viewed running eastbound on Prairie Street, in the town of Leesburg. 

Football sectional draws

October 13, 2014

Here are the draws for the 42nd annual IHSAA State Football Tournament:

Class 4A
Sectional 18
First round
South Bend Riley at Kankakee Valley
New Prairie at South Bend Clay
Plymouth at South Bend Washington
Hobart at South Bend St. Joseph
Winner Game 1 vs Winner Game 2
Winner Game 3 vs Winner Game 4
Winner Game 5 vs Winner Game 6

Class 3A
Sectional 25
Gary Roosevelt at Calumet
Glenn at Mishawaka Marian
Hammond at Andrean
Knox at Winner Game 1
Winner Game 2 vs Winner Game 3
Winner Game 4 vs Winner Game 5

Class 2A

Argos downs Bremen, 4-peats at sectional

October 13, 2014

ARGOS — The Argos Dragons and the Bremen Lions have made a habit of meeting in the boys soccer sectional final.
For the fourth straight year, the two teams have advanced to face each other, and for the fourth year it was the Dragons taking the title, this time 3-1 in an Argos Soccer Sectional final Saturday.

Panthers top Rockies for title

October 13, 2014

PLYMOUTH — After the late regular-season matchup between NLC rivals Plymouth and NorthWood ended in a scoreless tie, Saturday’s Plymouth Soccer Sectional championship game promised to be a dramatic one.
The title match delivered as NorthWood scored the game’s only goal on a controversial penalty kick in the 59th minute, then held on for the narrowest of 1-0 wins over the host Rockies at Kindt Soccerplex.

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