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City Council discusses website makeover (Updated at 9:45 a.m. May 3) (Local News ~ 05/02/16)
Two weeks after making a successful motion to move the regular meeting time of the Marshall City Council to 6 p.m., recently-elected Councilman Kirk Arends set his sights on another goal. Monday, May 2, Arends invited discussion from the council about potentially altering the city's website to increase functionality and visual appeal...
City acquisition of Hab Center campus up in the air, deadline from state quickly approaches (Local News ~ 03/21/16)
April 5 now looms even larger on the calendar for Marshall citizens. Already the date set for an election with three contested council seats on the ballot and a proposed tax levy increase for Marshall Public Schools, April 5 also stands as a deadline set for the state for the city to reach a decision. That city must decide whether or not to accept ownership and responsibility of the campus grounds and facilities of the Marshall Habilitation Center from the state at no purchase cost...
Cleaver holds meet-and-greet at Higginsville office (Local News ~ 01/27/16)
U.S. Representative Emanuel Cleaver II, a Democrat representing Missouri's fifth district, was in Higginsville Friday, Jan. 22, to meet with constituents at his Higginsville District Office. The meet-and-greet was an opportunity for Cleaver to discuss work he's conducting in Washington, D.C., as well as to introduce the community to Kelli Montgomery, who will serve as the rural development coordinator in the Higginsville office after Kyle Wilkens was moved to Cleaver's D.C. office...
Marshall City Council approves renewed agreement with MSDC, cropland lease (Local News ~ 01/19/16)
A matter tabled by the Marshall City Council in October 2015 met with divided approval at its meeting Tuesday, Jan. 19. The council approved a resolution authorizing and directing Mayor Mark Gooden to execute the renewal of the city's $25,000 contract with the Marshall Saline Development Corporation by a 6-1 vote. ...
Plans announced for old hospital building, city clean-up discussed at Marshall City Council meeting (Local News ~ 11/16/15)
A new contract for the sale of the former Fitzgibbon Hospital building, located at 868 S. Brunswick Ave., will create housing for the elderly. The building was purchased by Brookwood Realty, of Kansas City, City Administrator Connie Latimer informed the City Council at its regular meeting Monday, Nov. 16...
Miles wins first all-conference award (High School Sports ~ 09/25/15)
MHS Round-up: Golf (G), Soccer (B), Softball, Swimming (B), Tennis (G), Volleyball
Marshall Board of Education approves owners rep (Local News ~ 09/30/13)
The Marshall Board of Education held a special meeting Sunday, Sept. 29, to discuss which firm to choose as an owners rep for the new schools project if a bond issue is passed. "We're going to decide something today," Board President Anita Wright said...
Marshall Board of Education discusses sick leave policy, interviews owners reps (Local News ~ 09/25/13)
The Marshall Board of Education addressed possible changes to the districts sick leave policy at the Tuesday, Sept. 24, meeting. At the August meeting, the board discussed changing the policy to allow staff members to use their accumulated days without giving a reason for their absence. ...
Marshall Board of Education decides to hold interviews for owners rep (Local News ~ 09/17/13)
The Marshall Board of Education held a special meeting Monday, Sept. 16, to discuss a possible owners rep to help with the building of a new school and possible STEM addition to the high school if a bond issue were passed in April. The board chose to ask for interviews with Catalyst, Zimmer and Capital Performance Management of Kansas City and Landmark based out of St. Louis...
Marshall school board sets 2013 tax rate, discusses sick leave policy (Local News ~ 08/30/13)
The Marshall Board of Education approved the 2013 tax rate of $3.1246 per $100 assessed valuation Tuesday, Aug. 27. The board held the annual tax rate hearing prior to the regular meeting to hear comments and concerns regarding the tax rate. The rate is the highest it can go by standards set by state. Last year's rate was $3.1065 per $100 assessed valuation...
County Commission approves tax rates, trip to D.C. (Local News ~ 08/29/13)
The Saline County Commission set the annual tax rates Thursday, Aug. 2, with no changes from last year's rates. Rates are: 0.1867 for general revenue, 0.3560 for special road and bridge, 0.2639 for common road district and 0.2189 for common road - temporary...
School board members divided about trip to Washington D.C. (Local News ~ 08/28/13)
At the Tuesday, Aug. 27, meeting of the Marshall Board of Education, board members were very vocal about the disapproval of how a trip to Washington D.C. was handled. Board members were contacted about an opportunity to meet with Representative Emanuel Cleaver and other federal officials and agencies in D.C. ...
Marshall food pantry receives funds from KC businesspeople (Local News ~ 07/17/13)
Marshall City Administrator Connie Latimer and Bill Riggins, executive director of the Marshall Saline Development Corporation, attended a business trip promoting urban/rural alliances Friday, July 12, in Kansas City. During the meeting, Riggins and Latimer received support from several entrepreneurs from Kansas City who stepped forward to help raise funds for Marshall's food pantry, which is currently trying to raise money for its expansion...
MSDC reports progress on workforce, economic development projects (Local News ~ 05/14/13)
Marshall-Saline Development Corporation reported progress Tuesday, May 14, on two big projects, one involving workforce development efforts and one involving the implementation of the MSDC/Zimmer economic development plan...
2013 Spring Fling Gala a Tremendous Success (Local News ~ 04/23/13)
Patients in the emergency department at Fitzgibbon Hospital will ultimately benefit from funds raised at the 2013 Spring Fling Gala, sponsored by the Fitzgibbon Hospital Foundation. The event, held on April 5 at the Martin Community Center, raised nearly $55,000 for the emergency department redesign, which will introduce "fast-track services" at Fitzgibbon Hospital...
Marshall delegation meets with KC mayor | Sly James talks economic cooperation between urban, rural areas (Local News ~ 04/19/13)
A delegation of five Marshall public officials as well as representatives from other west central Missouri towns met with Kansas City Mayor Sly James Friday, April 19, to discuss ways for the Kansas City metropolitan area to cooperate with rural communities in improving the area economy...
Marshall leaders to meet with Mayor of Kansas City (Local News ~ 04/19/13)
Marshall Mayor Mark Gooden, along with other area government officials and business leaders will meet with with Kansas City Mayor Sly James and Hugh J. Zimmer, chairman and CEO of Zimmer Companies Friday, April 19, at Papa Lew's Soul Food Restaurant in Kansas City...
Slater Council hears updates on upcoming events, ordinance to go into effect (Local News ~ 04/16/13)
The Slater Council heard updates on the Steve McQueen Car Show and a reminder about the pet ordinance that will go into effect on May 1 at the Tuesday, April 16, meeting.
Candidate profiles: Marshall City Council, Ward 1 (Local News ~ 03/29/13)
These are the two candidates running for the Marshall City Council's Ward 1 seat in the Tuesday, April 2, election.
MMU agrees to rework contract with Water Supply District No. 3 (Local News ~ 03/28/13)
George Dehn, with Water Supply District No. 3, was at the Marshall Municipal Utilities Board of Public Works meeting on Thursday, March 28, to ask to amend the 35-year contract to allow the district higher monthly usage.
2 local groups offer support to Medicaid expansion plan (Local News ~ 03/19/13)
Gov. Jay Nixon's office announced Monday, March 18, that 30 chambers of commerce, non-partisan business groups, and economic development organizations in every corner of the state have come out in support of a federal plan to expand Medicaid coverage...
Sweet Springs Board of Aldermen approve 2013-2014 budget (Local News ~ 03/12/13)
The Sweet Springs Board of Aldermen held a public hearing to discuss the budget for the fiscal year starting April 1, 2013, and ending March 31, 2014, on Tuesday, March 12, prior to the regular meeting.
MSDC/Zimmer plan: Community conversations (Local News ~ 03/01/13)
To seek answers to the question posed above and others, we believe that every great idea starts with a conversation. A true community conversation combines imaginative, intense working sessions with public workshops and open houses. A community conversation is a collaborative planning process that harnesses the talents and energies of all interested parties to create and support a report that represents transformative community change...
MSDC/Zimmer plan: Introduction (Local News ~ 02/28/13)
The Saline County Economic Development Strategic Plan is meant to articulate priorities that have been revealed through project-specific reports, community leaders, county and city officials, partner agencies, community conversations and stakeholder interviews...
Zimmer plan: Executive Summary (Local News ~ 02/22/13)
Mary Jo Berry flipped through the yellowing pages of the 1896 Saline County Plat Book, as she rattled through the names of vanished and nearly vanished towns. Communities such as New Frankfort, Stanhope, Blosser, Fairville, Blue Lick, Saline City and McAllister Springs thrived at the end of the 19th century...
County Road Supervisor: Common Roads may not reopen until Sunday (Local News ~ 02/21/13)

Zimmer Plan Intro: Every community is unique and has a distinct personality (Local News ~ 02/21/13)

Zimmer/MSDC economic development plan unveiled (Local News ~ 02/20/13)

Marshall council approves contract to update comprehensive plan, sells parcels of land (Local News ~ 02/19/13)

MSDC notes additional details for public unveiling of economic development plan Wednesday (Local News ~ 02/19/13)

Newscope: Marshall council will meet Tuesday (Local News ~ 02/15/13)

Newscope: What's happening next week (Local News ~ 02/15/13)

County Commission officially endorses Zimmer/MSDC plan (Local News ~ 02/13/13)

Sweet Springs Board of Aldermen hear Zimmer plan (Local News ~ 02/12/13)

MSDC opts to support MVC ROTC program (Local News ~ 02/12/13)

MSDC announces event to unveil Zimmer economic development plan (Local News ~ 02/11/13)

Nash, Riggins present Zimmer plan to Slater Council (Local News ~ 02/05/13)

County Commission postpones vote on MSDC/Zimmer economic development plan (Local News ~ 02/05/13)

Marshall City Council endorses MSDC/Zimmer economic development plan (Local News ~ 02/04/13)

Embracing immigration part of Zimmer plan: Riggins presents plan to MMU board (Local News ~ 01/29/13)

Riggins, Nash ask Marshall council to endorse economic development plan (Local News ~ 01/22/13)

MSDC official recaps 2012 economic progress in county (Local News ~ 01/08/13)

MSDC approves new contract with Zimmer (Local News ~ 12/11/12)

New signage points to economic development (Local News ~ 12/04/12)

Missouri Tax Credit Review Commission meeting in Marshall (Local News ~ 11/27/12)

MSDC considers proposal for implementation of development plan (Local News ~ 11/13/12)

Marshall school board starts laying groundwork for April bond issue | School facility issue tied to economic development efforts (Local News ~ 10/10/12)

Zimmer rep reviews nearly finished economic development plan (Local News ~ 10/09/12)

Fitzgibbon officials, dignitaries break ground on new building (Local News ~ 10/05/12)

Fitzgibbon to construct new medical office building (Local News ~ 09/28/12)

MSDC receives updates on proposed use tax, Enbridge Pipeline project (Local News ~ 09/12/12)

The answers: Old hospital remains in limbo: What now? (Local News ~ 08/24/12)

MSDC discusses old hospital, pending projects (Local News ~ 08/14/12)

Regional tourism group holds development summit (Local News ~ 08/03/12)

Building owner presents restoration plans to Marshall council (Local News ~ 07/16/12)

MSDC/Zimmer project delayed, development projects booming (Local News ~ 07/10/12)

Riggins named Citizen of the Year by Marshall Chamber of Commerce | Salt Fork YMCA honored as Business of the Year (Updated noon June 20) (Local News ~ 06/19/12)

Rezoning request for old hospital redvelopment put on hold (Local News ~ 06/12/12)

MSDC supports mission, receives data (Local News ~ 06/12/12)

MSDC praises progress of economic development plan (Local News ~ 05/08/12)

Businesses 'sell' Marshall in local promotion campaign (Local News ~ 04/23/12)

MSDC director lauds community response to Zimmer public meetings (Local News ~ 04/10/12)

Fourth county development meeting reveals community's priorities (Local News ~ 03/27/12)

Zimmer gears up for 4th public economic development meeting (Local News ~ 03/26/12)

Newscope: Final public meeting on economic develop set for Tuesday (Local News ~ 03/23/12)

Local tourism official to join MSDC (Local News ~ 03/15/12)

MSDC  board reviews Zimmer meeting results (Local News ~ 03/14/12)

Marshall hosts third economic development meeting (Local News ~ 03/13/12)

MSDC discusses Zimmer economic planning project (Local News ~ 03/13/12)

Slater hosts second Zimmer econ development meeting (Local News ~ 03/12/12)

Saline County officials prepare for Government Day (Local News ~ 03/07/12)

Slater Council swears in Brumit (Local News ~ 03/06/12)

First MSDC/Zimmer meeting generates ideas for Sweet Springs economic development (Updated 8:58 a.m. March 8) (Local News ~ 03/06/12)

Economic development planners to hold series of public meetings in March (Local News ~ 03/02/12)

Riggins reports progress to MSDC board of directors (Local News ~ 12/14/11)

Sweet Springs contributes to county plan (Local News ~ 12/12/11)

Slater Council votes to contribute to county plan (Local News ~ 12/06/11)

In Print: Stories in our print edition and E-edition December 1 (Local News ~ 12/01/11)

MSDC prepares to sign Zimmer contract (Local News ~ 11/30/11)

Marshall utility voices support for MSDC strategic plan (Local News ~ 11/15/11)

MSDC moves forward with Zimmer plan (Local News ~ 11/08/11)

County development plan now backed by Marshall council (Local News ~ 11/07/11)

City to welcome public comments on county development plan Monday (Local News ~ 11/04/11)

Marshall Council invites public input on economic development plan process (Local News ~ 10/19/11)

Marshall moves closer to development plan, College Street to close Tuesday morning (Local News ~ 10/17/11)

MSDC discusses hog waste odor treatment project (Local News ~ 10/11/11)

MSDC explores European, area contacts, discusses city properties (Local News ~ 09/15/11)

MSDC support development plan, searches for funding (Local News ~ 08/16/11)

Marshall council agrees to study proposed economic development contract (Local News ~ 08/15/11)

MSDC report: Company expresses interest in I-70 junction (Local News ~ 06/14/11)