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Aug 30, 2016

County ends board’s health benefits

The 15 members of the Grundy County Board present Tuesday evening all agreed that the board members elected in November should not receive health insurance. It took them, awhile, however to get around to that conclusion. In fact, three split votes on various questions related to whether insurance should be provided for board members and,……

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Aug 30, 2016

Future Grundy County construction plans may be put to voters

In the future, constructing a new building to house county facilities could take more than a majority vote among the 18 members of the Grundy County Board. If a resolution presented for the first time Tuesday evening eventually wins approval, any such construction project would require a favorable vote by the majority of the voters……

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Aug 30, 2016

Kudos to Welter for taking action

The headline in the Morris Herald Feb. 9, 2011 read WELTER CALLS FOR HALPIN TO RESIGN. It’s refreshing to have a politician keep his promise to the people. You said, if elected to the county board you would work for the people. I and many many more say thank you. We need more young people……

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Aug 30, 2016

State Police investigating allegations against Halpin

No one is expected to renew a call for former Grundy County Board Chairman Frank Halpin’s resignation at this evening’s regular monthly meeting of the panel. The board, which meets at 5:30 p.m. tonight, Tuesday, March 8, has no power over the Gardner Democrat, who stands accused of receiving $20,800 in undeserved payments while he……

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Aug 2, 2016

Welter calls for Halpin to resign

Former County Board Chairman Frank Halpin says he is stunned accusations levied against him at Tuesday evening’s monthly meeting.  “It caught me completely off guard,” the Gardner Democrat and long-time board member said of the allegations by new member David Welter, a Morris Republican, who read his four-page summary of charges to the board at……

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