February 20th, 2014
MARSHALL COUNTY â€“ The harsh winter has provided challenges to many individuals. Some local businesses are getting creative to keep business going. Yet other businesses have been almost too busy.
In today's Pilot News find out how area businesses have been affected by the snow and cold.
Oct. 23, 1931 - Feb. 17, 2014
WALKERTON â€” Martin C. Steinke, age 82, of Walkerton, passed away at 5:32 a.m., Monday, Feb. 17, 2014, at his home.
June 18, 1914 - Feb. 14, 2014
PLYMOUTH â€”Â William W. Whitesell, 99, of Plymouth, passed away on Friday, Feb. 14, 2014. He was born on June 18, 1914, in Donaldson, to William F. and Mary Ellen (Bollman) Whitesell.
Hudson Owen Nielsen
Feb. 16, 2014
ARGOS â€”Â Hudson Owen Nielsen, 6 days old, died Feb. 16, 2014 at 4:17 p.m. at St. Vincent Womenâ€™s Hospital, Indianapolis.
Arrangements have been entrusted with the Earl-Grossman Funeral Home, Argos.
MARSHALL COUNTY â€” Plans for a asphalt plant at a gravel site in Marshall County stirred controversy from neighboring homeowners at a company sponsored meeting Monday.
Plans and the zoning change required to implement it are detailed in today's Pilot News.
MARSHALL COUNTY â€” Local agencies are taking steps to minimize the flooding potential caused by massive snow melts and rains forecast for tomorrow.
Emergency Management director Clyde Avery just issued the following alert:
PLYMOUTH â€”Â After Saturdayâ€™s loss to Penn, Plymouth head coach Ryan Bales had a special message for star forward Mack Mercer. The gist of it was: play bigger.
The 6-9 Belmont-bound senior took the message to heart Tuesday, charging out of the gates with nine first-quarter points on his way to a game-high 26 and putting in a stellar defensive performance on Culver Militaryâ€™s Devonte Campbell on the other end of the floor to lead his team to a 55-50 rebound win over the Eagles on Senior Night at The Rock.
Sister Mary Jane (Sr. Irene) Sloderbeck
June 22, 1926 - Feb. 17, 2014
DONALDSON â€”Â Sister Mary Jane (Sr. Irene) Sloderbeck, PHJC, 87, died at 9:13 a.m. on Monday, Feb. 17, 2014 at the Catherine Kasper Life Center, Donaldson.
She was born on June 22, 1926 in Marion to Elijah Weldon and Anna Kathryn Riplinger Sloderbeck.
On June 25, 1945 she entered the Poor Handmaids of Jesus Christ congregation in Donaldson and professed first vows on June 25, 1947.
Feb. 17, 2014
WALKERTON â€”Â Martin Steinke of Walkerton died Feb. 17, 2014 at 5:32 a.m. at his home. Van Gilder Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Jennifer L. Beck
Feb. 14, 2014
WARSAW â€”Â Jennifer Louise Beck, 49, of Warsaw, died at 5 a.m. Feb. 14, 2014 at Koscuisko Community Hospital of Warsaw. Good Family Funeral Home, 1200 W. 18th St., Rochester, is in charge of arrangements.
PLYMOUTH/BOURBON â€” The Superintendents just made the call. Triton and Plymouth Schools are closed today. In his message Plymouth Superintendent cited the drifting snow conditions as the reason for the closure. Argos is also closed, as is John Glenn.
Bremen, Culver, LaVille still indicate a two-hour delay as of 7:45 a.m.