Written by Jerry Engler Wednesday, 21 November 2007 06:31
The Marion County Commission meeting Nov. 13, pushed ahead with plans that may put a new $7.5 million 75- to 78-bed jail in Marion’s Batt Industrial Park.
The commission plans to place the initiative on the November 2008 general election ballot for a decision by voters.
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Written by Don Ratzlaff Wednesday, 21 November 2007 06:15
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|Hillsboro Industries management team members Mike Gerken, Phil Wyssenbach and Merle Friesen (from left) stand behind the main plant where a new 22,500-square-foot addition will soon be under construction. The project will enable the company to consolidate its production under one roof. Don Ratzlaff / Free Press|
The concrete that will be poured at Hillsboro Industries over the next weeks will do more than accommodate a $900,000 facility expansion at the company’s Industrial Park site.
The ownership and management team, in its third year of spearheading a dramatic turnaround of the 39-year-old business, sees the project as laying a foundation for long-term growth and success.
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Ben Steketee will be adding to his resume as a city servant. The Hillsboro Fire Chief was appointed by the city council at its Nov. 6 meeting as its new building inspector and code-enforcement officer.
He succeeds Martin Rhodes, who resigned earlier this year.
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