Written by Jerry Engler Wednesday, 07 May 2008 09:25
County leaders were waiting for the shock Wednesday, April 30, at the Marion County Commission payday meeting. But there were still whistles across the room when a record road-and-bridge fuels bid came through at a record $51,068 for combined area and transport fuel.
Written by Jerry Engler Wednesday, 30 April 2008 05:52
The northern half of Marion County endured a crushing storm of rain and hail Wednesday, April 23, that led to sand bagging in Durham, a huge set-back to the county’s road program, and a 3.5-foot rise in the level of Marion Reservoir.
Written by Hillsboro Free Press Wednesday, 30 April 2008 05:45
Tabor College President Jules Glanzer has appointed a seven-member selection committee to conduct a national search for the college’s next athletics director.
The search committee, to be chaired by Karol Hunt, professor of physical education, is comprised of a cross-section of the Tabor constituency, including current faculty, administrative staff, coaches and former Bluejay athletes.
Written by Hillsboro Free Press Wednesday, 30 April 2008 05:09KWCH Channel 12 will air two bonus three-minute segments about Hillsboro this month.
The additional promotional segments, an addition to the $9,900 advertising package funded by local business and supporters, will feature Hillsboro’s Jim Elliott being interviewed by Amy Jo Wintz, a Channel 12 reporter.
According to the Hillsboro Chamber of Commerce, these segments will run during the local CBS Morning News at 9:57 a.m. Saturday, May 3, and Saturday, May 31.
The package on KWCH includes 60 30-second spots on four affiliated stations in Kansas during spring and 60 30-second spots featuring a new commercial in fall.
It also includes the three-minute segment featuring Elliott to be aired during two 30-minute programs called the “Kansas Shopper” on Saturday April 26 and again May 3 at 11 a.m.
Written by Don Ratzlaff Wednesday, 23 April 2008 04:31
The Free Press
Some eight residential property owners expressed impatience with the city of Hillsboro during the April 15 city council meeting regarding longstanding drainage problems in their neighborhoods.
What brought the issue to the council agenda was a request by real estate developer Pat Nuss to relocate a house into the West Winds development located on the city’s west side.
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