Shady Rest Committee to Take Public Input Under Advisement Before Making Any Recommendations to Commissioners

Shady Rest Home

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

Commissioners Considers Various Options for Securing County Building

Marshall County Commissioners (L to R) Deb Griewank, Kevin Overmyer and Kurt Garner
Marshall County Commissioners (L to R) Deb Griewank, Kevin Overmyer and Kurt Garner

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.
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Amid Major Data Breaches, BBB Advocates for Protections

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.
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