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October 15th, 2014
AREA â€” 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.
MARSHALL COUNTY â€” 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.
PLYMOUTH â€” 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.
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ARGOS â€” 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.
LEESBURG â€” 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.Â
Officers were advised that a male, possibly teenager, had entered the business and attempted to rob the cashier.Â The suspect was denied, and fled the business.Â He was last viewed running eastbound on Prairie Street, in the town of Leesburg.Â
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PLYMOUTH/MARSHALL COUNTY â€“ Blair Milo has been hitting the road to get residents statewide to get moving. Now itâ€™s Plymouthâ€™s turn.
At noon on Saturday, Oct. 11, Milo is inviting Marshall County residents to come to Young Amphitheater in Centennial Park for a free 5k race where folks can run, walk, hop, skip or whatever they like to get moving. The program is called Step-Up Saturdays.
Milo is the mayor of LaPorte. After successfully implementing fitness Fridays that got her residents up and moving, she wanted to bring that success elsewhere.
MARSHALL COUNTY â€” Police are asking for help in solving a burglary that occurred sometime between mid-September and today in the 7000 block of Redwood Road.
The crime, which was reported to Marshall County Sheriff's Department this morning included forced entry through a window by using a small metal table to break it. The suspect(s) took a 32â€ť television and a mount for the television. Drawers within the bedroom and kitchen had been gone through, but nothing else was missing.
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