School Board Approves Applying For Grants

Applying for three grants for the Chillicothe R-II School District received approval from the school board.  Superintendent Dr Dan Wiebers says the first was for Mrs Marriott at CES. The second grant is for Grand River Technical School. The district’s portion would be about $133,000. The third grant is also for Grand River Technical School. That grant would span three […]

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City Council Approves School’s Request For Funding Of Safety Film

As the Chillicothe R-II School District is preparing to open bids for a protective film for the windows at the Chillicothe Elementary School, the Superintendent, Dr Dan Wiebers, requested assistance from the City and CMU with ARPA Funds.  The School Resource Officer Mike Lewis was looking into impact and bullet resistant laminate that can be applied to the windows at […]

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Community Development Block Grants For Two Area Communities

Community Development Block Grants have been awarded to 40 communities across the state3.  The total is $17 million.  In the local area, two communities are receiving grants.  They include. Subrecipient Project Description CDBG Award Amount City of Cameron Fully fund the replacement of portions of Harris Street and install storm sewer at the planned connection point provided by a previous […]

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Chillicothe City Council Approves ARPA Fund Allocations

The allocation of $1.977 million in ARPA (American Rescue Plan Act) funds was approved by the Chillicothe City Council.  City Administrator Roze Frampton says there are several projects, including: An Ambulance and equipment Simpson Park and Danner Park Playgrounds Security cameras at the parks and the airport Demolition Storm Water Tennis Court revitalization Parking lots at Danner Park and City […]

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Carrollton Town Board Meets Monday

The Carrollton Town Board will consider bids for pavement work, a farm ground lease, An Engineering Contract, and revisions to the Animal Control Ordinance as part of their meeting Monday.  The meeting begins at 6:00 pm at City Hall. Other items on the agenda include consideration of using $2,000 in ARPA funds for a slide at Martin Park, reports from […]

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