Business Farm General
Written by John Schlageck Tuesday, 04 August 2009 15:25Now that gardens across Kansas are bearing vegetables, it’s time to taste, enjoy and appreciate the fruits of our labor.
Just a few short weeks ago, many folks walked out to their machine sheds or garage and plucked a spade out of one of the dark corners or cranked up the turf tiller and headed for the garden. Springtime on the farm or in town always means preparing the soil, planting seeds and growing food.
During a typical year, most Kansans are experiencing the dog days of summer—you...
Written by Andrew Ottoson Tuesday, 14 July 2009 14:20Kliewer
As part of her coursework in support of the degree she seeks from Kansas University’s pharmacy school, Greenhaw Pharmacy summer intern Mary Kliewer helped fill prescriptions, packed nursing home medications, and counseled customers throughout the month of June.
A Newton native, Kliewer graduated from Tabor with a degree in biochemistry, and has three years remaining at KU. She worked at Greenhaw during her junior and senior years as an undergraduate, but will earn course credit for her internship.
Kliewer said the internship experience she’s gaining is required for those seeking a pharmacy degree.
“They want everyone to have the experience,” she said. “Not everyone in my class has...
Written by Hillsboro Free Press Tuesday, 14 July 2009 14:18
n Tampa Triple T’s. Club members did very well at the Tri-County Fair in Herington; 18 members and five leaders participated in the club’s mini-tour on the fairgrounds July 10.
Animal projects viewed on the tour were dairy, beef, goats, swine, sheep, poultry and rabbits. Members also toured the buildings and told about their exhibits in foods, photography, arts and crafts, horticulture, floriculture, field crops, woodworking, clothing, exploring 4-H, miscellaneous and the club’s banner.
Snacks afterward were served by the tour committee: Shelby and Justin Deines, Chad Mueller and Reece Berens.
The next meeting will be Aug. 24 at the Tampa baseball diamond.
—Reece Berens, reporter
Written by Hillsboro Free Press Tuesday, 12 May 2009 13:37
Keynote speaker Aleen Ratzlaff shares her findings about the more than 1,000 women who have contributed to the success of Tabor College over the past 100 years. They were honored Saturday during her presentation titled, “Tabor Women of Influence,” at the annual spring dinner meeting of the Center for Mennonite Brethren Studies. As part of the college’s year-long centennial celebration, Ratzlaff, associate professor of communications, presented her research findings along with dozens of photographs of women who left an imprint on Tabor since its founding in 1908. Afterward, those women in attendance who were mentioned in the presentation posed for a photograph with Ratzlaff and President Jules Glanzer.
Written by Hillsboro Free Press Tuesday, 12 May 2009 13:36With layoffs and the uncertain economic climate, Doug Kjellin, economic development director for Marion, said the state is offering help for people looking for a new job or for new skills that could lead to better employment opportunities.
Sponsored by the Marion County Economic Development Council, the workshop will be from 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Wednesday, May 20, in the basement of the Marion City Auditorium, 203 N. Third St.
Tucky Allen, workforce specialist with KansasWorks, will explain how people can obtain the skills they need even if they cannot afford it.
Allen will provide information on how to write a resume, prepare for interviews and network to find employment. He will also provide information on the Kansas WorkforceONE...
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