Firefighters successfully prevented a garage fire from spreading to a nearby home Tuesday, although the contents within the garage were destroyed by the blaze.
An annual vote for festival street closures comes with an element of drama this year.
During Tuesday evening’s Greenville City Council meeting, the council unanimously approved requested street closures for the 53rd annual Danish Festival, which will be Aug. 17-20; however, a conflict over the Veterans Park site brought forth questions.
Pending grant approval, this city could one day find itself expanding in the business of waste management. During Tuesday evening’s Greenville City Council meeting, City Manager George Bosanic brought forth a proposal to apply for more than $1 million in grant funding to improve the city’s current facilities at its wastewater treatment plan.
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With firefighters having just extinguished a fire within his residence, Michael Mass sat in his car, keeping a folded American flag salvaged from his home close by his side. The 21-year military veteran sat in a daze Tuesday afternoon, unaware of how the fire could have started, which likely destroyed a number of his personal items.
Growing up, Kristin Jensen recalls being fortunate enough to have family who lived downtown, specifically on Cass Street.
It was there she and her family would spend the third Saturday of every August, sitting curbside at the residence of her aunt and uncle, looking westward with anticipation.
The Greenville City Council voted unanimously Tuesday evening to approve a lease agreement on city property for a local farmer.
According to City Manager George Bosanic, city resident Jed Welder requested to lease 22 acres of vacant, city-owned property on Backus Road for the purpose of tilling, planting and harvesting crops.
After overseeing more than a decade of Danish Festivals, Pam Jorae is retiring as executive director. Jorae, 71, has been at the helm of 13 consecutive festivals, a part-time job that involves accounting, tax returns, booklet creation, set-up and tear-down of the event and more. She says now it is time to step away.
On March 16, the 110-member House of Representatives voted 108-0 to pass a 10-bill package — House bills 4148 through 4157 — aimed at expanding the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) to the governor’s office and state Legislature.
The bills now head to the Senate, specifically the Senate Operations Committee, but supporters of the legislation fear it will die.
A dust particle is believed to be at blame for triggering a fire alarm late Monday night at Sheridan Community Hospital.