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North Webster bank robbery under investigation

September 12, 2014

(Video of the scene attached)

NORTH WEBSTER — The North Webster Police Department, along with the Kosciusko County Sheriff's Department, are currently investigating a bank robbery that occurred this morning in North Webster.

Argos Community Schools School Board Meeting, September 17

September 12, 2014

Argos Community Schools will hold an executive school board meeting September 17 before their regular meeting.
Below is their proposed agenda.

Argos Community Schools
Executive School Board Meeting Agenda
Wednesday, September 17, 2014
Place: School Administration Building Time: 6:45 p.m.
1. Call to Order Time
2. To Discuss a Job Performance Evaluation of Individual Employees Pursuant to IC 5-14-
1.5-6.1(b)(9) .
3. Adjournment Time
Argos Community Schools
Public Hearing Agenda
Wednesday, September 17, 2014
Place: School Administration Building Time: Immediately Following

New curriculum standards in place at LaVille

September 12, 2014

LAPAZ/LAKEVILLE — LaVille High School ninth grade English teacher Shawn Hill presented curriculum changes for the new College and Career Readiness standards passed in April by the State Board of Education for language arts and math to Union North school board members at their Sept. 11 school board meeting.

The general assembly had rejected the Common Core standards in response to push back from Indiana residents. The standards are going into effect this year and will directly impact the school, forcing them to move quickly to implement them.

If IRS calls, it's likely a scam

September 12, 2014

AREA ­— The Office of the Indiana Attorney General released a scam warning Hoosiers of a potential scam hitting taxpayers nationwide.

One hundred fifty-nine Hoosiers have reported received unsolicited calls from scammers claiming to be the IRS to Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller’s office.

According to the Marshall County Sheriff’s department, the department has received no calls from residents reporting scam incidents at this time.

It is estimated that the nation-wide scam has cost Americans $5 million total.

Boil order issued for Argos' water customers

September 12, 2014

ARGOS — An alert was issued early Friday morning, advising residents in Argos to boil water before drinking it.

According to the notice, an equipment malfunction in the Argos Water Department caused water pressure to be lost early this morning.

"When this happens we must issue a Boil Order for all town residents. A boil order means that water for drinking and cooking must be boiled before consuming," the Town's press release advised.

There is no confirmed time when the boil order will be lifted.

State Education Supertintendent visits Plymouth School

September 11, 2014

PLYMOUTH — On Wednesday Weidner School of Inquiry (WSOI) received a special visit by Indiana’s Superintendent of Public Instruction, Glenda Ritz.

Ritz visited the school to personally view the WWII Veterans videos sophomore students worked on as part of a project with the Marshall County HIstorical Museum.

VIDEO: Obamas, Americans Remember Victims of 9/11 Attacks

September 11, 2014

Sept. 11 (Bloomberg) -- Bloomberg News takes you to the south lawn of the White House and Lower Manhattan as President Barack Obama, Vice President Joseph Biden, and First Lady Michelle Obama join Americans in observance of a moment of silence in remembrance of the victims of the 9/11 terror attacks 13 years ago today.

Elected officials react to President's speech

September 11, 2014

(A transcript of President Obama's remarks is attached)

DAN COATS (R-IN)

WASHINGTON, DC – Senator Dan Coats (R-IN), a member of the Senate Intelligence Committee, tonight issued the following statement after President Obama’s speech about the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL):

“The president’s speech was a sharp, welcome reversal to his previous comments on foreign policy. He has finally grasped the true nature of the threat that ISIL poses, and his response to begin the process of taking down this so-called caliphate is welcome news.

Coroner asks for additional funds

September 11, 2014

MARSHALL COUNTY — The Marshall County Council held their regular meeting Monday and learned about the cost of running the coroner’s office.

The Marshall County Coroner requested an additionally $26,500 in funding. Of that $21,000 is for autopsy supplies, $4,000 for toxicology, $1,000 for radiology and $500 for morgue supplies.

“We came to request an additional appropriation initially because we are already at a deficit of approximately $5,000,” said Bill Cleavenger, coroner. “Since that request for additional appropriations, we have had an additional three autopsies.”

Riverside Intermediate students take on self-discovery

September 11, 2014

PLYMOUTH — Riverside Intermediate was a flurry of activity in the sixth grade as the 100 students gathered to present personal projects detailing who they were on Sept. 9.

Titled “Who Am I?”, the project based learning (PBL) project gave students an opportunity to examine their lives and the event, people, places, and things that made them unique.

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Monday, Sept. 29 Argos volleyball at ECA 7:15 p.m. Bremen volleyball vs Mishawaka 5:30 p.m. Bremen...
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