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Wind Energy Ordinance Comes Back To Culver Town Council

The Culver Town Council may finally be taking a vote on their wind energy ordinance at tonight’s meeting.

The Council tabled the measure at their last meeting after certain portions were felt to be unclear. The Town of Culver has spent years attempting to develop a wind energy ordinance that addresses residents’ concerns.
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Culver Park Department Receives Bids for Beach Lodge Projects

Lake Maxinkuckee beach in Culver

Lake Maxinkuckee beach in Culver

The Culver Park Board held an informational meeting yesterday that saw bids opened for projects planned to start this year.

The Beach Lodge in Culver is considered to be lacking quite a few updates over the last 40 years. Among the items the Culver Park Board has been looking at is safety features.
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Culver Traffic Stop Leads to Officer Struggle, Vehicle Pursuit

Culver Police identified a suspect that led to an arrest after a routine traffic stop led to the discovery of a few items believed to be associated with the manufacture of methamphetamine.

The incident happened the evening February 17th on State Road 10 near the Family Dollar store in Culver. Officers say they viewed the vehicle, driven by 27-year-old Lance Walter, to be speeding. A traffic stop was initiated where Walter was subsequently asked to exit the vehicle.
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Culver Schools Continue Area Trend For Balanced Calendars

CulverHSThe Culver School Board has decided to take action similar to neighboring school corporations.

During last night’s Board of Education meeting, members agreed to adopt a balanced calendar. The balanced calendar allows for shorter summers, but often requires more frequent breaks during the school year.
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Culver Schools Consider Balanced Calendar Option (Mon)

Culver Community School CorporationCulver Schools could be joining the group during tonight’s School Board meeting.

The Board will consider the adoption of a balanced calendar for the 2015-2016 school year. The move would put Culver in line with other school corporations in Marshall County, including Plymouth and Triton.
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Culver Wind Ordinance Tabled Amid Uncertain Language

The matter was heard on first reading when they last met, but the Culver Town Council ran into additional problems with their wind energy ordinance when it came back for a vote.

The Town has been working to craft an amendment to the zoning ordinance focusing on Wind Energy Conversion Systems for some time. The proposal has run into problems with residents on a consistent basis.
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Culver Town Council Irons Out EMS Issues in Work Session

The Culver Town Council continues to discuss its EMS Department.

During a work session meeting on Wednesday, the Council held talks that involved a few of the problems facing the Emergency Medical Services Department. Previous reports have indicated that a lack of volunteers may be preventing adequate operations.
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Ancilla College Hosts Financial Aid Night in Culver

Ancilla College NEWStudents looking to receive financial assistance paying for college have an opportunity to learn more tonight at Culver High School.

Ancilla College has been hosting financial aid workshops on a weekly basis to help parents and students better prepare to enter college, and receive tips on properly applying for financial aid.
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Kidney Transplant Brings Culver Students Together

Culver Community School CorporationStudents at Culver Elementary hope to help a former classmate with a bit of fundraising.

The student is currently thought to be in 3rd grade at Plymouth Community Schools, but is in need of a kidney transplant. A “GoFundMe” account has been set-up to help raise funds which will assist the student in meeting certain financial obligations.
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Culver Schools Receive Donation For Technology Purchase

Culver Community School CorporationThe Culver School Board was happy to accept a donation made Monday night that will help improve some of Culver High School’s technology equipment.

According to Superintendent Vicki McGuire, a $1-thousand donation was made by a member of the Culver Lion’s club to help make the purchase of audio technology.
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Culver Works Toward EMS Staffing Solutions

The Culver Town Council met yesterday to review what some board members consider a recurring lack of volunteers with the Town’s EMS Department over the last five years.

Due to Culver’s size and perhaps department set-up, the Emergency Medical Services Department often lacks adequate staffing. A special session was held Monday to aid in reviewing the matter.
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Culver Town Council Hears Wind Energy Language On First Reading

An ordinance that better defines when and where wind energy can be used in Culver went to first reading last night.

The Culver Town Council delayed the first reading after a public hearing at their last meeting. The decision was made after the council said they needed additional time to review the ordinance before making a decision.
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