Written by Jerry Engler Wednesday, 21 November 2007 06:31The 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.
Commissioners said the project likely would be funded by a combination of sales-tax revenue and a property-tax bond issue.
Commission Chairman Randy Dallke and commissioners Bob Hein and Dan Holub said their first step...
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Written by Don Ratzlaff Wednesday, 21 November 2007 06:15Click to buy photo 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...
Written by Don Ratzlaff Wednesday, 14 November 2007 03:44La Cabana has opened the bar at its South Main location in Hillsboro after being approved for a local license from the city council at its Nov. 6 meeting. The action caps recent debate about the location for authorized “drinking establishments” in the city. Don Ratzlaff / Free Press.
Hillsboro’s downtown business district will include a restaurant that serves liquor by the drink.
The Hillsboro City Council approved at its Nov. 6 meeting a local...
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