Written by Jerry Engler Wednesday, 31 October 2007 06:59
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|Leaves and other vegetative debris floating along French Creek north of Hillsboro contribute to the silatation issue that could result of water shortages by 2012 under drought conditions. Area officials met in Marion last week to consider options. Jerry Engler / Free Press.|
Marion Reservoir is filling with sediment and nutrients that cause it to change to swamp conditions at a fast pace.
The change is occurring so quickly that experts at an Oct. 23 meeting in the Marion City Auditorium said there could be water shortages by 2012 if a 2 percent drought occurred.
Written by Hillsboro Free Press Wednesday, 31 October 2007 06:39
Written by Malinda Just Wednesday, 31 October 2007 06:37
Deer migration and mating season, known as “the rut,” has begun. In Kansas the season runs from October through December with the peak occuring within the first two weeks of November, said Matt Farmer, public lands wildlife biologist technician with Kansas Wildlife and Parks.
Written by Don Ratzlaff Wednesday, 24 October 2007 05:57
Falling short of having the “super majority” needed to ratify an ordinance that would have broadened the location options for restaurants desiring to serve liquor by the drink, the Hillsboro Council decided at its Oct. 16 meeting to table the issue.
Written by Malinda Just Wednesday, 24 October 2007 05:52
|Alice Anna Jordan, 3, daughter of Jeremy and Amy Jordan, Hillsboro, eyes the Halloween candy display at Alco. Hillsboro dentist Loren Loewen and physician Randal Claassen encourage eating candy in moderation. Malinda Just / Free Press|
The doorbell rings. As soon as you open the door, myriad pirates, princesses, cowboys and other imaginative characters yell “trick-or-treat” and wait for goodies to be placed in open bags.
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