BELOIT – Trojan athlete and Beloit High School senior, Creighton Johnson, was presented with a certificate by the Kansas Isis Shriners on Tuesday in between basketball games, as being selected to participate in the 47th Annual Kansas Shrine Bowl.
City Manager Jason Rabe announced at Tuesday's City of Beloit council meeting that there will be a public meeting at the council meeting room at 5:30 p.m. tonight (Wednesday), Feb. 19 to discuss the ongoing new water treatment plant/ pipeline project. All interest parties are encouraged to attend so they can be well informed regarding this issue.
BELOIT – One in four older adults has a fall each year according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). But the good news is that falls are not a normal part of aging and can be prevented. The Stepping On program, that will be offered in Beloit by the NCK Wellness Center, has been researched and proven to reduce falls by 31 percent and will take place on Tuesdays from March 10 through April 21. It is sponsored by the Mitchell County Hospital Health Systems (MCHHS) and Mitchell County Regional Medical Foundation (MCRMF).
Because Monday was the National Holiday celebrating Presidents Day, the county commissioners met on Tuesday, Feb. 18. All commissioners and the county clerk were present.
Beloit High School Stucco presented Dave Mealiff with a donation check of $4,500 for the Beloit Ministerial Association (BMA), which ended as a grand total of $5,500 after buckets were passed around the gymnasium during Friday nights Trojan basketball games. Shown are from left to right: Shea Larson, Dave Mealiff, Stucco President Trase McQueen, Vice President Avery Johnson. The Beloit Student Council kicked off it’s 11th annual charity event for the BMA with the sailing of tee-shirts which were worn on Tuesday night. “We would like to thank our business sponsors, those who purchased a T-shirt, and our generous donors at the basketball game,” said BHS Counselor/Stucco sponsor Brennan Eilert.” Through these efforts, we were able to raise the money to keep within our local community, benefitting many families in return.” See more on page 3.