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Tax Impact of Bond Issue Will be Minimal

Tax Impact of Bond Issue Will be Minimal

March 25, 2015

By USD 239 Superintendent Chris Vignery Voters in North Ottawa County USD 239 will go to the polls on April 7 to decide a bond issue proposal to expand and improve school facilities in Minneapolis. The District and Board of Education believe that now is an opportune time to consider the needed improvements financially. A […]

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Meeting of Ottawa County Commissioners

March 25, 2015

March 23, 2015 The Board of Commissioners met in regular session with all commissioners present. The township report of Morton was confirmed by the board. Jody Parks, Ottawa County Health Center Administrator, gave an update on the hospital bond project and gave the board the recent hospital audit. Jason Rourke, RMA Engineering, gave the commissioners […]

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Delphos Mayor’s Minute

March 25, 2015

The City of Delphos has hired Mandy Jamison as the 2015 Recreational Director. Mandy started March 1 and immediately organized the Delphos Walk Kansas teams. We have five teams walking from Delphos this year. Each week a team will be picked at random for a prize from the Delphos Rec program. This week’s winning team […]

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Minneapolis Has Two Choices for Mayor

Minneapolis Has Two Choices for Mayor

March 25, 2015

Virginia Hoover For the last 18 years, Virginia Hoover has been heavily involved in city leadership, and she’d like to keep it that way. “I would like to serve at least one more term as Mayor of Minneapolis to complete the projects we have started,” Hoover said. “I can promise this city a continuation of […]

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District Court

March 25, 2015

A marriage license was issued to Thomas Zorn and Amanda Quay. Criminal: Brandon Harder, Minneapolis, was charged with interference with law enforcement. Kyle Tipton, El Dorado, was charged with DUI. Small Claims: Angela Reinking seeks judgment against Michele Wendt, Tescott, for amount owed of $2,715.00 for daycare. Limited: Discover Bank was granted judgment against Richard […]

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Around the County

Around the County

March 25, 2015

By Karen Brumbaugh A lot of progress is being made on the 50th Rd. (landfill) bridge. On March 10, I went out to watch the process of the Ottawa County highway crew using cutting torches to dismantle the old steel stringers and beams that will be replaced with new ones. On March 16, John Copple and […]

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USD 239 Board Meets

March 25, 2015

The USD 239 conducted their monthly meeting on Monday, March 9. Board members present at the meeting were David Pounds, Les Johns, Dr. Bruce Labes, Justin Abell. Members absent were Alicia Schmidt and Angie Rubles, no visitors were present. Principal Reports MGS Principal Pat Anderson discussed combining Mrs. Shaft and Mrs. Noon’s kindergarten classes into […]

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Informational Meeting for School Bond to be Held in Delphos

Informational Meeting for School Bond to be Held in Delphos

March 24, 2015

An informational presentation regarding the proposed bond for USD 239 will be given in Delphos at the Auditorium this Thursday at 7 p.m.. There will be a question and answer session following the presentation. Community members are encouraged to attend.

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Huelskamp Taking Applications for Academies

Huelskamp Taking Applications for Academies

March 18, 2015

Congressman Tim Huelskamp is now taking applications for Military Service Academy nominations. The deadline for submission is October 1, 2015.  Congressman Huelskamp has the privilege of nominating a limited number of young men and women aged 17-23 to attend four of the nation’s five service academies. The process requires an applicant to have a history […]

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Meeting of Ottawa County Commissioners

March 18, 2015

March 16, 2015 The Board of Commissioners met in regular session with all members present. Truette McQueen, Zoning Administrator, inquired about an individual participating via telephone for an upcoming zoning hearing. The commissioners felt that since he was the applicant they would prefer him to be here. Phil Aumick, Economic Development Director, was also present. […]

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