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Road repair machinery cost $165,000

June 3, 2014

MARSHALL COUNTY — The Marshall County Highway Department is looking into purchasing an Asphalt Zipper to repair the county roads. During the regular Marshall County Commissioners meeting Monday morning, Jason Peters of the highway department, shared what the zipper can do and how it would help fix the roads. The machine has a big price tag however it would allow the reuse of current road materials.
Read more about the Asphalt Zipper and what the next step is for the department in today's Pilot News.

Ancilla College's May to retire

June 2, 2014

DONALDSON — After eight years of service to the students, faculty, and community at Ancilla College, Ron May is retiring.

On Saturday, June 7, Ancilla College will celebrate May’s service at Cana Hall in the Center at Donaldson from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

A native Hoosier who grew up in southern Indiana, May received his doctoral degree from Indiana University in Bloomington before teaching at IUPUI for 11 years. This kicked off a 46-year career in educational service.

Five schools hold graduation exercises this weekend

June 2, 2014

MARSHALL COUNTY – Culver Community, Culver Academies, Argos, John Glenn and Triton School administrators, parents, families and fellow students bid the Class of 2014 good bye this weekend.

Culver Community High School held their graduation on Friday. The other four schools held ceremonies Sunday afternoon.

Photos and stories are featured in today's Pilot News.

IN-DOT announces job fair

May 30, 2014

NORTHWEST INDIANA – The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) announces a job fair next week, on Wednesday, June 4 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. (CST) at the INDOT Northwest District Office in LaPorte (315 E. Boyd Blvd., LaPorte, IN, 46350).

INDOT Northwest is looking to fill at least 35 full time positions located across our 13 county district (map below).

Positions available include: Highway Technicians, Equipment Mechanics, Inventory Clerks, Traffic Signal Technician, Heavy Equipment Operators, Business Systems Consultant, Highway Engineer

IMPORTANT JOB FAIR INFORMATION:

Weather Radio Saturday is tomorrow

May 30, 2014

PLYMOUTH — A chance for local residents to purchase weather radios at a discount and get any radio programed to local channels takes place from 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. Saturday at the Plymouth Walgreen's on Michigan.

For details on the event, check out the story on the front page of today's Pilot News.

Marshall County's computer savvy discuss net neutrality

May 30, 2014

PLYMOUTH - Since it’s birth in the 1980s, the internet has served as an informational wild west where the rules of data sharing are not hard and fast. But the FCC (Federal Communications Commission) seeks to change this with a new proposal that would allow large internet service providers (ISPs) such as Comcast and Verizon the ability to charge more for use of outfits like Neflix and Hulu due to the higher bandwidth needed to maintain download speeds. Currently, the FCC has left the matter open for public review.

Weidner School of Inquiry at PHS selected as national demonstration site

May 30, 2014

PLYMOUTH — The Weidner School of Inquiry has been named a New Tech Network Demonstration Site for the 2014-2015 school year. The “school within a school” located in the Plymouth High School building is only in the second year of operation.

Plans are to add another 100 students next year to the current approximately 200 student enrollment as a new group of freshman move to high school.

Only 27 schools national-wide were demonstration sites for the 2013-2014 school year.

Details on what this means for the School of Inquiry and the school district are discussed in today's Pilot News.

Plymouth Brewery eyes opening downtown location

May 30, 2014

PLYMOUTH — Josh Walker and Mick Carlson are working diligently to open Black Sail Brewery in downtown Plymouth by the beginning of 2015.

The friends have been brewing for several years while fine tuning their skills and planning the business. The brewery will be located beside the Marshall County Museum and the history may have seeped through the walls.

Read more about this endeavor in today's Pilot News. Did you know an e-edition of Marshall County's ONLY daily newspaper is available? Sign up today.

Students raising money to fight cancer

May 29, 2014

HAMLET — Oregon-Davis students are joining in the fight against cancer by raising money and walking during school on Friday, May 30 beginning at 7:30 a.m. CDT and
concluding at 1:50 CDT. Oregon-Davis students are holding their 10th annual “Mini-Relay,” which is an abbreviated version of the American Cancer Society’s national signature activity, Relay For Life.
Students will be collecting money donations and will walk during the event as they learn about ways to stay healthy to help prevent cancer for one class period.

St. Michael's Race for Education

May 29, 2014

PLYMOUTH — Saint Michael's Catholic School spent part of their day working on 'Race for Education' a national fundraiser used to provide funds for various educational needs at the school. The students work hard to get pledge funds then race one another around the school. The students also participated in other activities and challenges as race day was combined with Olympic Day. Photos and full story in today's Pilot News.

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