July 16

COMMISSIONER’S PROCEEDINGS July 16, 2019 The Rooks County Board of Commissioners met in regular session.  Those present were the Commissioners: John Ruder, Corky Hagan, and Greg Balthazor.  Ruthmary Muir, Rooks County Clerk, was present to write the minutes.  Virgi Laska, Read on! →

July 9

COMMISSIONER’S PROCEEDINGS July 9, 2019 The Rooks County Board of Commissioners met in regular session.  Those present were the Commissioners:  John Ruder and Greg Balthazor.  Corky Hagan was absent.  Ruthmary Muir, Rooks County Clerk, was present to write the minutes.  Read on! →

July 2

COMMISSIONER’S PROCEEDINGS July 2, 2019 The Board of Rooks County Commissioners met in regular session.  Those present were the Commissioners:  John Ruder and Greg Balthazor.  Corky Hagan was absent.  Ruthie Muir, Rooks County Clerk was present to write the minutes.  Read on! →

Census Bureau positions

With the upcoming Census in 2020, some part-time and a few full-time positions are available.  The position descriptions and application can be found at this link: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/537149300

Midland Marketing holds ribbon-cutting at Palco

Midland Marketing held a ribbon-cutting at their new 1 million bushel storage facility at Palco on Monday, June 10, 2019. Representatives of Midland Marketing, as well as board members, local officials, and contractors were present to formally dedicate the new expansion Read on! →

424 Main, Stockton

The building located at 424 Main St. in Stockton (the former Baxter Bait & Tackle) is for sale.  There are still some displays that will be sold with the building.  The first floor front has approximately 2,000 sq. ft. of Read on! →

Gifts & More transitions to Mill Street Market

After being a mainstay on Mill Street in Plainville for almost 14 years, owner Carol VanDyke has announced the successful transition of her business, Gifts & More, to Deanna and Mark Hammerschmidt. Deanna and Mark assumed ownership of the business Read on! →

311 W. Mill St., Plainville

Arnhold’s Furniture has been a mainstay of downtown Plainville for over 50 years. The owner is looking to sell the existing business. The two buildings could either be purchased or leased. Call owner Wes Bjornstad at 785-737-6065 or Contact Roger Read on! →

Bret’s Bike opens in Plainville

Bret Greenwood has taken the first step in opening a bike shop in Plainville, simply called Bret’s Bike.  The shop is a bicycle repair, rental, and resale service located at 420 W. Mill Street.  Bret will be open limited hours Read on! →