Written by Malinda Just Wednesday, 29 August 2007 09:18
Lugging nearly 80 pounds of solid concrete in the form of a cowboy boot, Sue Klassen was full of PRIDE as she displayed the boots on a table in the Florence ambulance building.
Klassen, chair of Florence PRIDE since October 2003, said the organization is selling the concrete boots, painted or unpainted, as a fund-raiser for the renovation of the downtown Veteran’s Park.
Written by Hillsboro Free Press Tuesday, 21 August 2007 10:48
Written by Hillsboro Free Press Tuesday, 21 August 2007 10:32
|Prairie Wranglers members Orin Friesen, Jim Farrell and Stu Stuart are scheduled to perform during the Florence Labor Day weekend. The downtown concert is planned for 6:30 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 2. Courtesy photo. Click image to enlarge|
The Prairie Rose Wranglers, now known as the Prairie Wranglers, will be the featured entertainment in Florence Sunday, Sept. 2, during the Labor Day celebration.
The group is scheduled to perform at 6:30 p.m. downtown. A $4 Florence Labor Day button is required for admission; lawn chairs are recommended.
Written by Don Ratzlaff Tuesday, 21 August 2007 10:28
Hillsboro residents who have encountered incidences of discolored city water over the past few months should be in the clear again, according to the city’s chief water manager.
Morgan Marler, water-treatment plant supervisor, said she is hopeful the issues that have contributed to a yellowish hue to the water have been corrected.
Written by Don Ratzlaff Tuesday, 21 August 2007 10:22
Joan and Jerry Jost, who live on West B Street in Hillsboro, were preparing Friday evening to drive these two new nine-passenger buses to Dallas over the weekend. The buses will be repainted and customized for use by the Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART).Don Ratzlaff / Free Press . Click image to enlarge.
A little more than a year ago, Joan and Jerry Jost looked to their retirement years with a desire to travel around the United States, but didn’t feel they had the financial means to do it.
Since then, the Hillsboro couple, whether together or on their own, have taken more than 30 trips and logged more than 60,000 miles along U.S. highways.
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