Written by Hillsboro Free Press Wednesday, 24 October 2007 05:38
| Tabor College photo. Jules Glanzer, who was named Monday as the next president of Tabor College, spoke at a chapel service Sept. 21.
After a seven-month search, Jules Glanzer, current dean of George Fox Evangelical Seminary in Portland, Ore., has accepted an invitation from the Board of Directors of Tabor College to lead the college into its second century as president.
Written by Don Ratzlaff Wednesday, 17 October 2007 09:15
|HES second-graders follow fire-safety protocol during Friday’s presentation: TOP RIGHT: Paige Craney rolls out of her bed as Fire Chief Ben Steketee sounds the fire alarm. BELOW: Amanda Bartel, having touched the hot “door” to the right of the photo, crawls to safety through her bedroom “window.” TOP LEFT: Taylor Giesbrecht receives his reward from Firepup, played by the fire chief’s son, Ben. “Sometimes Firepup scares the younger kids, but there’s always someone close by to give them a hug,” Chief Steketee says.<p>|
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If learning is most effective when it’s fun, then Hillsboro Fire Chief Ben Steketee may be learning as much as anybody during his annual Fire Prevention Week presentations at Hillsboro Elementary.
“It’s a lot of fun for me,” said Steketee, who was back at HES on Friday. “It’s probably my favorite thing about being fire chief.”
Written by Jerry Engler Wednesday, 17 October 2007 08:24
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|Gerald Kelsey’s heart condition forced him to resign as director of the county’s for road and bridge department 31⁄2 years ago. His progress toward recovery since then has been “amazing,” he says.|
Gerald Kelsey, 64, Marion, is off the list to receive a heart transplant after more than three years of heart problems, and he’s thankful.
He’s thankful for his faith in God, for family, friends and medical attention. But he is also thankful for the interview that produced this article because he has a message.
Written by Don Ratzlaff Wednesday, 10 October 2007 09:45
The Hillsboro City Council heard at its Oct. 2 meeting the first impressions from its engineer on how to address drainage problems in three residential locations.
Bob Previtera, of Reiss & Goodness Engineers, had been asked by the council to review the three trouble spots that homeowners had brought to its attention following heavy rains this summer.
Written by Malinda Just Wednesday, 10 October 2007 09:39
Maybe you’ve seen them around Hillsboro. A lone cat roaming downtown, rummaging in dumpsters behind restaurants, or even packs of cats traveling from yard to yard on your street.
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