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Bourbon Looking to Get $888,000 for Trail Upgrades

The Town of Bourbon is looking to make a major upgrade to its trail system. Ward Byers recently told the rest of the town council that Bourbon has the chance to get $888,000 through Marshall County Crossroads’ Stellar Community designation after a project in Bremen fell through. “That trail itself...
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Marshall County Commissioners Updated on Redistricting Process

Marshall County Clerk Deb VanDeMark updated the Marshall County Commissioners on the redistricting process last week. She has submitted a form to the state to indicate that Marshall County officials may consider redrawing certain lines within the county for certain commissioner or county council districts. The process is typically done after a census is complete once every 10 years. She pointed out that it starts with the state.
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Three More COVID-19 Cases Reported in Marshall County

The number of new COVID-19 cases remains relatively low in the local area, but higher in the state as a whole. Marshall County had another three cases, according to Friday’s update from the Indiana Department of Health, while Starke County had one. But the state as a whole reported another...
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Celebrating Culver's Affordable Housing Initiative

CULVER - Lieutenant Governor Suzanne Crouch will join officials from the city of Culver and Marshall County Saturday to celebrate the opening of The Paddocks, an affordable housing project. The multi-family project has been several years in the making. The complex is one of Culver’s signature pieces in its Stellar...

Bremen School Board Approves Reopening Plan

The Bremen School Board members approved the reopening plan during their meeting Wednesday night. Students and teachers will have the option of whether or not to wear face coverings throughout the school day. Superintendent Dr. Jim White stressed that face coverings are required when riding all school buses. School buses are considered public transportation. Under a federal mandate, anyone utilizing public transportation is required to wear a face covering.
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Marshall County Dispatcher Given Stork Award

Marshall County Sheriff’s Department Dispatcher Morgan Hite was recently awarded the stork award for her efforts in aiding a pregnant woman to give birth before emergency responders were able to arrive to the scene. According to the Marshall County Sheriff’s Department, the 9-1-1 call came in on July 8 around...
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More Counties in the State Found with Moderate Community Spread of COVID-19

The number of counties in the state found to have a moderate community spread of COVID-19 is increasing as the number of positive COVID-19 cases increases. Wednesday’s update from the Indiana Department of Health shows an increase of nearly double the number of counties in the yellow status which indicates a moderate spread of COVID-19. Marshall County, Starke County and Pulaski County remain in the blue status which indicates a low community spread of COVID-19.

Over 700 New COVID-19 Cases Reported in Indiana

The Indiana Department of Health reported Tuesday that 713 more people in the state have tested positive with COVID-19, including 10 people in Marshall County, one person in Starke County and one person in Pulaski County. More people continue to be hospitalized with COVID-19 symptoms as there is an increase...
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Marshall County Communities Proposing Projects for READI Funding

Marshall County’s communities are putting proposals together for the state’s new regional development initiative. The READI program lets regions of counties, cities, and towns apply for up to $50 million for quality of place and talent attraction. The Town of Bremen hopes the grant funding will jumpstart the development of...

415 Lakeshore Drive Sale Could Pave Way for Culver Unsafe Building Fund

The recent sale of 415 Lakeshore Drive could help jumpstart an unsafe building fund for the Town of Culver. The town had to tear down what was left of the former City Tavern building after a fire in October of 2019. The proceeds from last month’s sheriff’s sale will reimburse the town’s demolition costs and other charges.
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More Work Needed on Marshall County Courthouse Clock Tower

The Marshall County Commissioners learned this week that more work needs to be done to the Marshall County Courthouse Clock Tower. Midwest Maintenance, Inc. Foreman/Supervisor Jerry Hazeltine explained to the commissioners Monday morning that rotted wood was found on the lower portion of the tower when workers were removing several layers of paint. He said a screwdriver could go right through the wood.