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Tuesday, Mar. 11, 2014
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...
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)
Saline County Road and Bridge Supervisor Justin Cowart said roads in the Common Roads District may not be open until Sunday, Feb. 24, if weather conditions prevail. "If this snow event is anything like the one in 2011, it will be three days," Cowart said at the county commission meeting Thursday, Feb. 21. Cowart said his crew will wait until it is less windy before plowing the streets...
Zimmer Plan Intro: Every community is unique and has a distinct personality (Local News ~ 02/21/13)
Promote Entrepreneurship | Leverage Innovation | Create Success: A Strategic Economic Development Plan for Saline County, Missouri --- Editor's note: Because the new economic development plan document is nearly 200 pages long, the PDF file could be too large for some readers to download. We'll publish the entire document in smaller sections in coming weeks so everyone will have a chance to read it. This first section is an introduction by Zimmer Real Estate Group Chairman and CEO Hugh Zimmer...
Zimmer/MSDC economic development plan unveiled (Local News ~ 02/20/13)
More than 100 people gathered at the Martin Community Center in Marshall for the official presentation of the Marshall-Saline County Development Corporation and Zimmer group's economic development plan during a convention-style event Wednesday, Feb. 20...
Marshall council approves contract to update comprehensive plan, sells parcels of land (Local News ~ 02/19/13)
Marshall City Council agreed to enter into a contract Tuesday, Feb. 19, with Zimmer Real Estate Group to update the city's comprehensive plan. The plan was previously revised in 1973, and City Administrator Connie Latimer said there has been interest in recent years in bringing it up to date, but the cost was prohibitive...
MSDC notes additional details for public unveiling of economic development plan Wednesday (Local News ~ 02/19/13)
Marshall-Saline Development Corporation announced more details Tuesday for the event Wednesday, Feb. 20, to officially unveil the new countywide economic development plan. The key features of the long-awaited plan, created in partnership with Zimmer Real Estate Group, will be unveiled at Martin Community Center, 1985 S. Odell Ave. in Marshall...
Newscope: Marshall council will meet Tuesday (Local News ~ 02/15/13)
Marshall City Council will meet at 5:15 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 19, in the City Office Building, 214 N. Lafayette Ave. The council will host a public hearing on the request by property owner Pat O'Hanlon to rezone the old Fitzgibbon Hospital at 868 S. Brunswick from P-D, planned development to R-2, residential...
Newscope: What's happening next week (Local News ~ 02/15/13)County Commission officially endorses Zimmer/MSDC plan (Local News ~ 02/13/13)
The Saline County Commission will meet at 9 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 19; Wednesday, Feb. 20; and Thursday, Feb. 21. Meetings take place in the County Commission Office, lower level west side of the Saline County Courthouse. Slater City Council will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 19, in City Hall on Main Street...
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)
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)
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)
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)