Written by Hillsboro Free Press Wednesday, 17 October 2007 10:29Members of the Hillsboro Chamber of Commerce gathered Friday afternoon for a ceremonial ribbon-cutting marking the opening of Accounting & Financial Initiative LLC by Bryce Wichert, a certified public accountant. The office is located on the 100 block of East First Street. Pictured are (from left) Becky Nuss, Natalie Hoffman, Nancy Klaassen, Mike Ryan, Shelly Rooker, Lily Arthur, Kimberlee Jost, Joel Klaassen, Christy Wulf, Marcia Williams, Bryce Wichert, Gaylord Goertzen...
Written by Don Ratzlaff Wednesday, 10 October 2007 10:23Click to buy photo
Representatives from the Hillsboro Chamber of Commerce and the newly opened Hillsboro Dental Care celebrated a ribbon-cutting Sunday afternoon marking the official opening of the clinic at the corner of Grand Avenue and Washington Street in Hillsboro. Pictured from left are LaDonna Langley, Becky Soyez, Todd Vogt (Chamber president), Deena Kelsey, Jennifer Silhan (holding the “First Dollar of Profit”), Dr. Austin Babcock, Dr. Bryan Kynaston (with scissors), Dr. Jon Julian, Christy Wulf, Marlene Herzet, Andie Dunagan and Brenda McGinness. Office staff actually welcomed its first patient in June, before the structure was completely finished, said Dr. Jon Julian.
He said he was pleased with the...
Written by Bill Harmon /Farm Service Agency Wednesday, 10 October 2007 10:17Farm Service Agency
Eligible ranchers and other livestock producers can apply to receive benefits under the new Livestock Compensation Program (LCP) and Livestock Indemnity Program (LIP).
These ad hoc disaster programs provide benefits to farmers and ranchers who suffered losses caused by natural disasters in recent years.
Between 2005 and early 2007, agricultural producers across the country experienced financial difficulties as the result of devastating drought, floods, blizzards, tornadoes and other natural disasters.
The LCP provides benefits to livestock producers for feed losses occurring between Jan.1, 2005, and Feb. 28, 2007, due to a natural disaster—including producers who suffered losses resulting from blizzards that...
Written by Malinda Just Wednesday, 03 October 2007 12:46Hector Cardenas said opening the Casa Azetca in Tampa fulfills a longtime dream of his.
A bit more than four months ago, on May 25, a new Mexican restaurant, Casa Azteca, opened in Tampa under the ownership of Hector Cardenas of Marion.
Cardenas, a long-time chef originally from Mexico, said owning a restaurant is a dream of his, and Tampa opened the door.
“I tried to open (a restaurant) in Marion, but I don’t have the opportunity,” he said. “I guess (Tampa) just heard about me that I know how to cook a little bit and one time I was at the gas station and this gentleman came to me and say, ‘Hector, there’s some people in Tampa that want to talk to you. They’re willing to help you to open a...
Written by Hillsboro Free Press Wednesday, 03 October 2007 12:30The Natural Resources Conservation Service has announced Friday, Nov. 2, 2007, as the cutoff date for Environmental Quality Incentives Program applications to be considered for fiscal year 2008 funding.
EQIP, one of the largest programs in the 2002 farm bill, is a voluntary conservation program that promotes environmental quality and assists producers to meet local, state and federal regulations.
Some of the FY 2008 Kansas EQIP priority natural resource concerns are:
n grazing lands health—to improve productivity, health, and vigor of the grass;
n control noxious or invasive plants and address inadequate stockwater.
n soil condition—to reverse organic matter depletion.
n livestock waste—to address pollution controls...
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