Last night’s Shady Rest Committee public hearing was emotionally charged with various members of the community coming out to show support, ask questions and express concerns over Ted Hayden and Gregg Erickson’s proposal to utilize the county building for an addiction recovery facility.
Those speaking in favor of the “David’s Courage” program taking occupancy of the Shady Rest Home included County Health officials, recovered addicts and family members personally impacted by addiction, as well as people who wanted to see the historic structure utilized to help the community. Continue reading →
The 50th Marshall County Blueberry Festival officially gets underway tomorrow in Plymouth. But keeping thousands of visitors safe during the event is a year-round job, according to security coordinator Duane Culp. Festival security involves about 125 officers from various police departments, with 30 to 35 in Centennial Park at any given time. Continue reading →
Another option for securing the Marshall County Building will be presented to the County Council at their meeting next week.
Marshall County Sheriff Matt Hassel discussed a recommendation from the County’s Personnel Committee to hire another security officer during Monday’s Commissioner’s Meeting. The recommendation comes following a previous recommendation to hire a deputy EMA Director to provide security at the site. Continue reading →
The Better Business Bureau is reminding Americans to protect themselves from having personal and sensitive information stolen.
The message is in response to a major data breach at Anthem Insurance. According to a press release, hackers stole personal identifying information from both current and former customers. Items taken include names, addresses, Social Security numbers, and dates of birth. Continue reading →