Written by Aleen Ratzlaff Tuesday, 15 July 2008 14:03
|Workers from Coonrod & Associates Construction were hard at work
Monday on two of the four projects USD 410 patrons approved in the June
2007 bond election.
Eighth District Judge Steven Hornbaker announced Monday he would issue “a written ruling in the designated time allowed by law” regarding the Raymond Brandt vs. Unified School District 410 lawsuit on the counter motion of summary judgment. Hornbaker made his statement after listening to attorneys present their arguments and counter arguments regarding Brandt’s suit against USD 410 for the aspect of the June 2007 bond election in which voters approved financing construction of athletic facilities for track and football with Tabor College.
Written by Hillsboro Free Press Tuesday, 22 July 2008 13:48
With the Aug. 5 primary less than two weeks away, the Free Press will introduce the candidates competing for their party nominations—all of which happen to be Republicans. With this issue we feature the candidates for the 70th District sat in Topeka. We asked each candidate to respond to the same three questions with a limit of 300 words per answer.
Written by Jerry Engler Tuesday, 22 July 2008 13:50
Sewage water was dripping down from the top floor where the prisoners are housed down to the offices in the Marion County Jail Monday, and the county commissioners went to look at the repeating problem first-hand.
They confirmed what Michele Abbot, communications and emergency management director, had just told them in their meeting, that despite previous attempts to have the problem repaired, the water with an odor again was soiling carpet and contributing to wood rot.
The commissioners told Sheriff Lee Becker to have the problem fixed, even though it might involve running some new lines.
Becker said the jail had 17 inmates Monday with an average population of 12 prisoners this year, and an official jail capacity for 11 people.
Written by Hillsboro Free Press Tuesday, 22 July 2008 13:54
The local swimming pool was a cool place to be Monday, as temperatures hit triple digits for the first time this summer — just in time for the start of the Marion County Fair.
Written by Don Ratzlaff Tuesday, 15 July 2008 13:55
Jonah Kliewer, best known for his musical contributions at Tabor College, poses with a wood-craft he made for the college in this 2006 photo. Kliewer died Saturday following a battle with pancreatic cancer.
Jonah C. Kliewer, a multi-talented man best known for his contributions in music education at Tabor College, died July 12 following a battle with pancreatic cancer.
He was 75.
A native of Isabella, Okla., Kliewer came to Tabor as assistant professor in 1975 and served out the rest of his career in a variety of roles. When he retired from full-time teaching in 1998, he was appointed emeritus professor of voice and choral music in recognition of his service to the college.
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