Culver Considers Permit Fees for Large Events

The Town of Culver could soon develop a permit for special events requiring a police presence.

An ordinance outlining a possible fee schedule was introduced during a meeting Monday night. That ordinance, if adopted, would assess fees for events over a certain size or time limits. Permits would only be issued for events requiring the use of public property.
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Marshall County Police to Conduct Sobriety Patrols

Marshall County Police will be conducting sobriety patrols and checkpoints around the clock for the next couple of weeks. It’s part of the the 2015 nationwide Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over campaign.  Continue reading

Sen. Donnelly To Support Iran Nuclear Agreement

Joe Donnelly

Senator Joe Donnelly

U.S. Senator Joe Donnelly says he will be supporting the proposed Iran nuclear agreement.

After playing things close to the vest for some time, Senator Donnelly said in a statement that a nuclear-armed Iran would pose a threat to the security of the United States.

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Ancilla Officials, Bishop Dedicate Residence Hall

Blessing 8The new residence hall at Ancilla College is ready for the rest of the student body to move in on Friday. The Most Reverend Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades of the Fort Wayne-South Bend Diocese blessed the building during a ceremony yesterday in Donaldson attended by about 200 people. He says the word “Ancilla” is Latin for “handmaid.” When Mary was asked by the angel Gabriel if she would say yes to being the mother of the son of God, she answered, “I am the handmaid of the Lord, let it be done to me according to your work.” Bishop Rhoades says that act of faith inspired the sisters of the Poor Handmaids of Jesus Christ to found Ancilla College. Continue reading