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September 25th, 2014
ETNA GREEN â€” A boil water advisory for Etna Green water customers was issued on Monday, Sept. 22.
Since then the water distribution problem has been corrected.
Bacteriological samples have been collected from representative sites of the affected area and tested. The test results were satisfactory and it is no longer necessary to boil the water.
If you have any questions, please contact Barry Baker at Town Hall at 574-858-9321.
MARSHALL COUNTY â€” On Sept. 18, the South Bend NOAA Weather Radio that broadcasts the signal to NOAA radios across the area went dark when a communications fiber optic cable was cut and six days later problems still persist.
But the loss of signal for six days presents the wider problem of what to do when communications come down, especially when the method used, weather radios, are the primary source for information in an area. This is the second time in September that the NOAA signal has become disconnected.
PLYMOUTH â€” Construction crews will close Jefferson Street at Beerenbrook at 10 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 25.
The road will reopen by morning.
The crews have to dig under the roadway for the stormwater project underway in that area.
The detour route will be Jefferson Street at Fifth Street to Harrison Street to 8th Street and back to Jefferson.
PLYMOUTH â€” A 26-year-old Plymouth man was arrested Friday and charged with conspiracy to manufacture methamphetamine after Plymouth Police officers searched a utility shed behind his residence.
According to the press release issued Monday, Adam Lolmaugh, who lives in the 1600 block of Michigan Street, was observed entering a shed behind his residence and placing a plastic bag in a cooler.
The suspect engaged officers in conversation. When officers secured permission to search the shed, they allegedly discovered a meth lab.
BREMEN â€” An 11-year-old boy died in a farm pond on his family property Friday evening, according to information from the Indiana Conservation officers who were investigating the incident.
Jerry Hoerdt, public information officer with the Department of Natural Resources Investigative Bureau confirmed the details of the incident. To respect the familyâ€™s wishes and religious beliefs, the child and family are not being identified and a formal police report is not being issued, Hoerdt said.
ELKHART COUNTY â€“ At the request of the Elkhart City Police Department the Indiana State Police are investigating a shooting that involved officers Tuesday night in Elkhart City.
As part of the departmentâ€™s protocol an outside agency was called in to complete the investigation, according to a press release issued by Trent Smith with ISP"s Bremen Post
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ETNA GREEN â€” The problem with the public water supply in Etna Green has been fixed and the boil order lifted, according to a press release from town hall.
Bacteria samples from the affected site were collected and tested and met satisfactory levels.
On Monday, in consultation with the Indiana Department of Environmental Management, it has been determined that Etna Green water customers should boil their drinking water.
MARSHALL COUNTY -- The area is under a severe thunderstorm warning until 10 p.m. today.
The National Weather Service says winds 70 mph, large hail and tornadoes are possible.
The NOAA weather transmitter in South Bend is off line and not transmitting. Use alternate means of notification.
WARSAW -- Kosciusko County Sheriffâ€™s Deputies have apprehended and arrested the suspect from last weekâ€™s North Webster bank robbery, according to a press release issued this morning by Sheriff W.R. Goshert.
Kosciusko County Sheriffâ€™s Department deputies and detectives took the alleged suspect involved in last weekâ€™s bank robbery of the Key Bank into custody without incident this morning just north of Warsaw.