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L’Max Film Fest: both feel-good favorite and tearjerker ending (heating donations still sought)

September 7, 2011

If Friday evening went spectacularly better than hoped for organizers of the 4th annual Lake Maxinkuckee Film Festival “Gift of Warmth” event, which raises funds and collects winter wear for area needy children and their families, the weather rained on the proverbial parade of Saturday evening’s offerings to the community.

Pioneer Dr. 90% complete; road may be open this month

September 7, 2011

PLYMOUTH — Construction on Pioneer Dr. has reached the home stretch, according to a report from DLZ Engineering in the county commissioners meeting Tuesday.

Road workers finished the final placing of asphalt on Pioneer Dr. Tuesday and plan to pave Jim Neu drive later this week.

“They’re moving right along out there,” commented commissioner Kevin Overmeyer.

Over the next month, the new road will be decked out with markings, monuments, and signs in preparation for the first traffic it has seen since the project began in spring of 2010.

Citizens express concern; appreciation for Young

September 7, 2011

PLYMOUTH — Several citizens visited the Plymouth Park Department board meeting Tuesday night to express their concern and appreciation for Gina Young, recreation director.

Young was terminated by the city of Plymouth Aug. 8 for a total of 17 violations, mostly to do with child labor laws.

Judy Delp presented findings that she had collected by speaking with Young, looking at a copy of Young’s personnel file that Young had shown her, and reviewing a news release from the city of Plymouth regarding the termination.

Plymouth resident sells hand-crafted oils

September 6, 2011

PLYMOUTH — Jennifer Trump recently moved to Plymouth in search of one thing — a bigger kitchen.

“I needed a bigger kitchen so I could make my olive oils,” said the former Argos resident, slightly breathless from waiting on customers in her booth at the Marshall County Blueberry Festival Saturday afternoon.

Trump started making her own olive oil six years ago, after her father contracted cancer and needed to eat more healthily.

Storms prompt officials to evacuate park

September 6, 2011

PLYMOUTH — Saturday night’s severe thunderstorms caused the Blueberry Festival to be shut down about three hours earlier than normal closing time.

According to festival official Larry Faulstich, he and festival director Karen O’Neal made the decision to shut down the festival after a thunderstorm watch changed to a warning at about 6:30 p.m.

A royal flush: Marshall County company provides ‘thrones’ for dignitaries, royalty

September 5, 2011

Culver resident David Harling recognizes it’s important to have a sense of humor in his line of work, which is a good thing, since there were more than a few chuckles accompanying genuine amazement at the level of prominence his Argos-based company holds in the country and even the world.
Harling heads up Ameri-Can -- a name derived from its American and Canadian connections, lest the reader had other implications in mind -- whch supplies “luxurious” toilet trailers to for a range of uses, from small, outdoor events to presidential inaugurations, to the Queen of England’s jubilee.

Council will likely hear from wind farm reps

September 4, 2011

Culver’s town council will likely invite representatives of Florida energy company Nextera to a council meeting in the very near future, to discuss the company’s proposed project of placing 60-plus wind turbines in the Marshall and Fulton County areas.
Discussion of the project arose when audience member Patty Stallings expressed concerns over the recently-controversial project, which have included property values in the area, views of Lake Maxinkuckee affected by the turbines, and concerns over the health of those near the project.

Culver-raised Geiselman impacts world via detection methods

September 3, 2011

Culver High School graduate (class of 1967) Edward Geiselman has been making waves nationally due to his innovations in the study of truth-telling, something he's developed through his years as a psychology professor at UCLA, where he's taught for nearly 33 years.
Geiselman has taught investigative interviewing techniques to members of the FBI, the Department of Homeland Security, the Marines, the Los Angeles police and sheriff's departments, and several international agencies.

Remainder of Saturday Blueberry events cancelled

September 3, 2011

Due to weather the remainder of the Blueberry Festival events have been cancelled for today, Saturday September 3rd. The festival will open as usual tomorrow Sunday, September 4th with the regular scheduled events.

WARNING: Heat advisory for Marshall County

September 2, 2011

The Marshall County Emergency Management Agency (EMA) has issued a heat advisory until 8 p.m. Friday. Temperature highs are expected to reach the mid to upper 90's across the area with heat index topping out in the 100 to 105 degree range.
The combination of hot temperatures and high humidity will combine to create a situation in which heat illnesses are possible. Stay out of the sun as much as possible, take frequent breaks if you must be outside, drink plenty of water, and know the signs and symptoms of heat exhaustion and heat stroke.

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