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Don't block the view: lakefront property owners request regulations

September 29, 2014

Among the topics discussed at the Thursday night meeting of the Marshall County Plan Commission was that of a new structural ordinance for lakes within the county, specifically, Pretty Lake, which has had issues with structures blocking lakefront views in recent years.

The situation has become such an issue that Pretty Lake resident Dale Gott and President of the Pretty Lake Property Owners Association Brad Serf decided to attend the commissioner’s meeting to discuss making a change countywide.

Negotiating for higher pay for some teaching positions

September 26, 2014

LAPAZ/LAKEVILLE — What’s a teacher worth, especially one in an area that is hard to fill? That is the question the LaVille School board struggled with Thursday at their board meeting.

Stemming from the Union North Teacher’s Association contract,
school board member Denis Graf opened the subject by inquiring on one aspect of the UNTA (Union North Teacher’s Association) teacher’s contract that was presented before the board for approval.

Etna Green boil advisory lifted

September 25, 2014

ETNA GREEN — A boil water advisory for Etna Green water customers was issued on Monday, Sept. 22.
Since then the water distribution problem has been corrected.
Bacteriological samples have been collected from representative sites of the affected area and tested. The test results were satisfactory and it is no longer necessary to boil the water.
If you have any questions, please contact Barry Baker at Town Hall at 574-858-9321.

South Bend weather alert system operational after delay

September 25, 2014

MARSHALL COUNTY — On Sept. 18, the South Bend NOAA Weather Radio that broadcasts the signal to NOAA radios across the area went dark when a communications fiber optic cable was cut and six days later problems still persist.

But the loss of signal for six days presents the wider problem of what to do when communications come down, especially when the method used, weather radios, are the primary source for information in an area. This is the second time in September that the NOAA signal has become disconnected.

Jefferson Street at Beerenbrook closing tomorrow night

September 24, 2014

PLYMOUTH — Construction crews will close Jefferson Street at Beerenbrook at 10 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 25.

The road will reopen by morning.

The crews have to dig under the roadway for the stormwater project underway in that area.

The detour route will be Jefferson Street at Fifth Street to Harrison Street to 8th Street and back to Jefferson.

Making meth in a shed?

September 24, 2014

PLYMOUTH — A 26-year-old Plymouth man was arrested Friday and charged with conspiracy to manufacture methamphetamine after Plymouth Police officers searched a utility shed behind his residence.

According to the press release issued Monday, Adam Lolmaugh, who lives in the 1600 block of Michigan Street, was observed entering a shed behind his residence and placing a plastic bag in a cooler.

The suspect engaged officers in conversation. When officers secured permission to search the shed, they allegedly discovered a meth lab.

Child drowns in farm pond

September 24, 2014

BREMEN — An 11-year-old boy died in a farm pond on his family property Friday evening, according to information from the Indiana Conservation officers who were investigating the incident.

Jerry Hoerdt, public information officer with the Department of Natural Resources Investigative Bureau confirmed the details of the incident. To respect the family’s wishes and religious beliefs, the child and family are not being identified and a formal police report is not being issued, Hoerdt said.

Officers involved shooting in Elkhart

September 24, 2014

ELKHART COUNTY – At the request of the Elkhart City Police Department the Indiana State Police are investigating a shooting that involved officers Tuesday night in Elkhart City.

As part of the department’s protocol an outside agency was called in to complete the investigation, according to a press release issued by Trent Smith with ISP"s Bremen Post

VIDEO: Bears defense reacts to win over Jets

September 23, 2014

VIDEO: Bears defense reacts to win over Jets

UPDATE: Boil order for Etna Green rescinded

September 22, 2014

ETNA GREEN — The problem with the public water supply in Etna Green has been fixed and the boil order lifted, according to a press release from town hall.
Bacteria samples from the affected site were collected and tested and met satisfactory levels.

On Monday, in consultation with the Indiana Department of Environmental Management, it has been determined that Etna Green water customers should boil their drinking water.

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