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City of Knox not closing MPI

April 29, 2011

One of the hot topics of discussion in the community the past few days is the closing of MPI. Knox Mayor Rick Chambers heard about the rumor and decided to take steps to ease people’s minds.
“In an effort to dispel rumors that I am going to close MPI, let me say this is completely false. The City of Knox is in the business of expanding industry, not closing it,” Chambers said.

Local brothers embark on national tour

April 28, 2011

SAVANNAH, GA — Music fans will be cheering some of the world’s top acts again this year as part of the Van’s Warped Tour that will criss cross the country through June, July and August.
Along with some of the hottest acts in music today — Paramore, Gym Class Heroes, Jack’s Mannequin, and Simple Plan to name just a few — will be a band from Savannah, Ga. called Passafire, that just happens to feature two names that will be very familiar to Plymouth residents.

AARP Driver Safety course May 19

April 28, 2011

PLYMOUTH — The Marshall County Council on Aging is hosting the AARP Driver Safety Program at the Life Enrichment Center Thursday, May 19. The class will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., and box lunches will be available for purchase to those who RSVP. Although the program is geared toward drivers 50 and older, all ages of drivers are encouraged to attend. In this course, attendees will learn:
• Defensive driving techniques, new traffic laws and rules of the road
• How to deal with aggressive drivers

Women's Connection hosts 'Hoping for Spring' May 4

April 28, 2011

LAPAZ — Women's Connection will host "Hoping for Spring" Wednesday, May 4 at 11:30 a.m. at Occasion's Banquet Hall, LaPaz. The meal and presentations are included in the $8.50 cost. Speakers include Karen Ferguson and Mary Brown, and musical guests are Ali Dimmitt and Amber Jenney, Argos music students.
RSVP before April 29 by calling Edna at 574-936-9341, Marge at 574-784-3569, Marilyn at 574-546-3271 or Mary at 574-842-3224.

40th annual historical society dinner May 17

April 28, 2011

PLYMOUTH — The Marshall County Historical Society is holding its 40th annual dinner Tuesday, May 17 at 7 p.m. at Christos Banquet Center. The dinner will feature Theodore Roosevelt (as performed by Gib Young). For more information about historical interpreter Gib Young, visit www.trlive1915.com online.
Tickets are $20 and can be purchased at the Marshall County Museum, 123 N. Michigan St. Plymouth. Ticket purchase deadline is Friday, May 13. For more information, call 574-936-2306.

New fitness site will match Culver’s unique makeup, says founder

April 27, 2011

It’s no secret Culver is a unique community with a diverse and often well-traveled population, and fitness trainer Shaina Lampton thinks it deserves a fitness facility to accommodate its character.
That’s why she’s opening Bottom Line Training Company at 232 South Main Street in Culver, in the Main Street Centre (though locally it’s often referred to simply as the Collins Building). The business will kick off with an open house May 7 from 4 to 7 p.m., with an official opening May 9.

Fate of Monterey Elementary is hot-button topic at meeting

April 26, 2011

There were plenty of questions, a number of suggestions, and ample emotions running high at Monday night's meeting of the Culver Community School board, but at the end of the night, few easy answers.

Abatements approved for area businesses

April 26, 2011

PLYMOUTH — The efforts of three area businesses to continue with their awarded tax abatements was approved by the Plymouth Common Council.
Aearo Technologies, Glenmark Industries and LSAC Plymouth all met the requirements for their abatements to continue. It is current city policy to review all businesses awarded abatements by the city on a yearly basis to determine if they are in “substantial compliance” with the terms of the abatement.

Commission ordinance will get facelift

April 26, 2011

PLYMOUTH — The re-working of the city ordinance on the Community Improvement Commission will continue to undergo improvement.
Scheduled for second and third reading at last night’s meeting of the Plymouth Common Council the measure was sent back to the drawing board — of sorts — for City Attorney Nelson Chipman.
Discussion of the ordinance’s language was dissected by the Council and the decision was made to amend the work before hearing a second reading.

On the run for goodies

April 25, 2011

Charity Bradley, 3 years old, gathers eggs and a little sunshine at the Centennial Park Easter egg hunt Saturday.

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