Written by Don Ratzlaff Wednesday, 09 January 2008 14:39
If your New Year’s resolution for 2008 is to become more knowledgeable about the way city government works in Hillsboro—even if it means wading through hundreds of pages of dry reading—you’re in luck.
City Administrator Larry Paine is encouraging citizens to read through the city’s newly revised comprehensive plan, subdivision regulations and zoning code in preparation for a public hearing on those three documents the Hillsboro Planning Commission will host at 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 10, in city hall.
Written by Don Ratzlaff Thursday, 27 December 2007 03:36
An adage among do-it-yourselfers says that every home remodeling project is more involved—and ultimately more expensive—than you think it will be at the start.
The Hillsboro City Council is finding that adage to be true about its desire to “remodel” its rate structure for local utilities.
Written by Malinda Just Thursday, 27 December 2007 03:33
You won’t be weighed-in in front of a national audience or worry about being voted off as participants do in the hit TV reality show. But individuals in Marion County will soon have the opportunity to compete in a local “The Biggest Loser” competition.
Written by Don Ratzlaff Thursday, 27 December 2007 03:28
| Wade Weibert has pushed himself to succeed after leaving Hillsboro High School for Butler County Community College. Now he anticipates the next chapter of his athletic career at Kansas State, the
fulfillment of his dream.
If Wade Weibert dreams in color, you can be sure his imagination has a distinctly purple hue. And within the past month, two of the biggest athletic dreams of this former Hillsboro High School football standout have come true.
Written by Don Ratzlaff Tuesday, 18 December 2007 15:03
The jeering from some residents regarding tree-trimming efforts by Hillsboro city employees in mid-November may be cause for cheering following last Tuesday’s ice storm.
City Administrator Larry Paine said Thursday that the city’s aggressive tree-trimming efforts the past couple of months ago are a primary reason the city received electrical power as quickly as it did in the wee hours of Wednesday morning.
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