Written by Don Ratzlaff Wednesday, 12 September 2007 04:44
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|Lance Booker, of the city street department, was busy leveling bricks last week in Hillsboro’s downtown business district. While traditionally not one of the tasks city workers undertake in preparation for the Arts & Crafts Fair, it will make the sidewalks safer and more aesthetically appealing when 40,000-plus buyers and browsers come to town Saturday. “It’s one of those neat things where somebody sees something, then sees something more and takes the initiative to get more of it done,” City Administrator Larry Paine said. Don Ratzlaff / Free Press|
Written by Hillsboro Free Press Wednesday, 05 September 2007 03:45
Written by Don Ratzlaff Wednesday, 05 September 2007 03:42
The next time you’re out in the yard pushing your gas-powered lawn mower in the mid-day heat, imagine the day when you can keep your lawn perfectly trimmed without breaking a sweat or an eardrum—or hiring somebody else to break theirs.
Written by Don Ratzlaff Wednesday, 29 August 2007 09:25
After a public hearing that did not elicit comments from the general public, the Hillsboro City Council approved an ordinance at its Aug. 21 meeting that would grant 10 years of property-tax abatement for an expansion project initiated by a local trailer manufacturer.
Written by Hillsboro Free Press Wednesday, 29 August 2007 09:23
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Elaine Nikkel, whose husband Larry is president of Tabor College, volunteered her services amid the rainy Friday weather to help a new freshman move her belongings into her dorm room. Freshmen students and their parents participated in various orientation activities over the weekend in preparation for their first year of college. Classes were scheduled to begin for all students on Tuesday.
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