CONCORDIA – The North Central Kansas Teens for Christ celebrated the grand opening at 3 p.m. of the Common Grounds Coffeehouse at 104 East 7th in Concordia on Wednesday, Jan. 20.
BELOIT – The City of Beloit City Council met for their regular meeting on Wednesday, Jan. 20. The meeting was held via hybrid format with in person and virtual participants.
The inauguration for 46th President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris will take place at noon ET, on Wednesday, Jan. 20 in Washington D.C.
Mitchell County Health Department nurse, Katie Nicholson, provides a vaccine to one of the Mitchell County EMS employees. Vaccinations are being administered as doses are received (around 30) each time at the department in a controlled environment to ensure vaccines stay at the appropriate temperatures. If larger amounts begin to be received the department is prepared to do a point of dispensing (POD) site at a specific entity, such as a school for example. “We can accommodate both options, as we do offer multiple flu clinics each year throughout the county,” said Cortney Murrow, Mitchell County Health Department Administrator. “With that being said, the COVID-19 vaccine is different in that we are only receiving the doses being allocated to us by the state and administration requirements vary.
CONCORDIA – In celebration of the life and legacy of late civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Western Governors University (WGU) has announced it will award $100,000 in scholarships to those who have dreamed of furthering their education but have faced challenges in their lives that have prevented them from doing so. The nonprofit, online university aims to provide financial relief to adults through its “I Have a Dream” scholarship to help make it easier for them to fulfill their dreams and complete their degrees.