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Written by Hillsboro Free Press Wednesday, 09 January 2008 14:46The goal has been reached.
Hillsboro Community Foundation announced Friday that upon the closing of its Hillsboro Area Impact Fund capital campaign on Dec. 31, pledges and contributions totaled more than $265,000, exceeding the goal of $250,000.
“This is the result of what a great community is made of,” said HCF chairman Mike Kleiber in a memo to foundation board members announcing the successful completion of the campaign.
More than 100 donor households and businesses pledged funds...
Written by Don Ratzlaff Wednesday, 09 January 2008 14:44The first buyer of a lot in the newly platted Hillsboro Business Park has changed his mind about proceeding with his project.
City Administrator Larry Paine told the Hillsboro City Council at a Jan. 2 special meeting that local entrepreneur Albert Reimer’s “plans have changed.” Paine did not elaborate on the reasons.
The issue came before the council because Reimer was asking the city to return the $1,000 he had submitted as earnest money.
The council noted that in most real estate...
Written by Don Ratzlaff Wednesday, 09 January 2008 14:39If 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...
Written by Jerry Engler Thursday, 03 January 2008 02:43“We want the weeks and months left to be as comfortable and pain-free as they can be. It is a delicate balance, because we want the patient to be as alert as they want to be.”—Nadine Friesen, grief counselor Hospice Care of Kansas
The hospice organization you believe is there only for your loved one’s death may actually be extending that person’s life while improving its quality.
Nadine Friesen, a grief counselor with Hospice Care of Kansas, which serves 50...
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