Culver Takes More Steps in Preparation for Stellar Communities’ Designation

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The Culver Town Council has authorized spending funds related to the state’s Stellar Communities program.

During their meeting on Tuesday, a resolution was considered that is part of the application process for state grant assistance and planning. Culver was named a finalist as part of Stellar Communities earlier this year, but a second phase of the application is anticipated later this year.
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Knox Board of Works Condemns Vacant Home

The owner of this house at 353 E. Mound St. in Knox has until July 25 to tear it down after action by the Knox Board of Works.
The owner of this house at 353 E. Mound St. in Knox has until July 25 to tear it down after action by the Knox Board of Works.

The owner of a house on Mound Street in Knox that has been deemed unsafe has 60 days to tear it down following action yesterday by the city’s Board of Works. They acted on building inspector Bruce Williams’ recommendation to condemn the property at 353 East Mound Street. He originally recommended the structure be torn down in 2014, but the city gave the owner time to make repairs. Continue reading

Red Cross Hopes to Boost Summer Blood Donations

 
 

The American Red Cross is working to make sure it has a sufficient number of blood donations over the summer months. In a press release, the Red Cross says that summer vacations and activities often mean regular donors are too busy to give blood. They say that during June, July, and August, each Red Cross blood drive is about two donors short of what’s needed to meet patients’ needs. Continue reading