Category: Business/Farm

Website launched to help job seekers and employers connect

Job seekers and employers in Kansas have access to a new online solution geared to foster the right connections. Kansas Publishing Ven­tures, in partnership with TheJobNetwork, has launched KansasHired.com to help facilitate employment opportunities in the state. KansasHired.com uses wide networking and Real Time Job Matching Techno­logy to connect employers and job seekers based on matching needs and qualifications. The […]

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St. Luke designated Level IV trauma center

St. Luke Hospital and Living Center has been designated as a Level IV trauma center by the Kansas Depart­ment of Health and Environ­ment. “Trauma center designation is one component of a comprehensive statewide trauma system designed to get patients with life-threatening injuries to a hospital with the necessary resources,” said Robert Moser, KDHE secretary and state health officer. “We congratulate […]

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Florence gears up for annual Labor Day celebration

The city of Florence is inviting everyone to celebrate the end of summer with friends and family at the 77th annual Labor Day weekend Saturday through Monday. This year’s theme, said Trayce Warner, one of the committee members, is “Jewel of the Cottonwood—Find Your Treasure in Florence, Kansas.” In addition to many of the old favorite events, she said, the […]

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Corn harvest still shows strong potential

The corn harvest here is likely to start the end of this week or only a few days past that. Marion County may have a record corn crop for modern times this year, according to some observers. Or it may be a non-record, but still a very good corn crop. The recent trend has been a nearly extraordinary rise in […]

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Hagens feted for 50 years as Ford dealership owners

Hagens feted for 50 years as Ford dealership owners

Kevin Klossner (left), Ford regional manager, presents the 50th Year Continual Family Owned Dealership Award to Hillsboro Ford owners and brothers Randy (middle) and Terry Hagen. Hillsboro Ford Inc. is celebrating 50 years of ownership under the Hagen family this year. The local dealership received the 50th Year Continual Family Owned Dealership award from Ford Motor Co. in July. The […]

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Old Settler’s Day 5K race to help Janzen

A benefit for Steve Janzen of Florence, who is undergoing a clinical trial treatment for pancreatic cancer that is not covered by insurance, will begin at 8 a.m. Sept. 27 at Marion County Park and Lake in conjunction with the Old Settlers Day 5K run. Participants should register at by the lake hall at 7:15 a.m. Pre-registration is also available […]

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Tabor and Hesston make articulation agreement

Tabor College announced Monday that it is partnering with Hesston College to provide HC students with the opportunity to continue their education after receiving a two-year degree. According to Katrina Hancock, director of communications, the two schools have entered into an articulation agreement. The agreement will allow eligible students graduating with an associate of arts degree or an associate of […]

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Grand Champion

Grand Champion

Meier Emily Meier of the Goessel Goal Getters exhibited the grand champion market steer in the beef division at the Marion County Fair. The steer was also named the champion crossbred steer.

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Local resident wins CVB basket

Local resident wins CVB basket

Todd Vogt Todd Vogt, Hillsboro, accepts the gift basket he won in a drawing sponsored by the Hillsboro Convention & Visitors Bureau during the Marion County Fair. Presenting the prize is Lola Unruh (right), CVB president. Lena Hall, Cham­ber of Commerce secretary, is to the left. Some 25 local business contributed to the gift basket with items such as gift […]

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Chamber hosts ribbon-cutting for Grannie’s Mustard new location

Chamber hosts ribbon-cutting for Grannie’s Mustard new location

Ribbon Cutting Surrounded by family, friends and Hillsboro Chamber of Commerce members, Lydia “Grannie” Hein cuts the ribbon Friday at the new production home for Grannie’s Mustard, located at 301 N. Birch in Hills­boro. Hein and her late husband, Emice, began the business on the family farm north of Hillsboro in 1990. Son Eugene took over in 2010, assisted by […]

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