Written by Hillsboro Free Press Wednesday, 05 September 2007 03:45
Written by Don Ratzlaff Wednesday, 05 September 2007 03:42<p>Brad Just (left) and Brandon Friesen admire the Robomow L850 as it moves across the law at the Just residence. During off hours from his regular job, Just is working as an installer of the computerized mower to help Friesen, who is the only authorized dealer in Kansas. Malinda Just / Free Press. Click image to enlarge
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...
Written by Hillsboro Free Press Wednesday, 29 August 2007 09:28For the fourth year in a row, U.S. News & World Report has ranked Tabor College among the best liberal arts colleges in the Midwest.
In the 2008 edition of “America’s Best Colleges” published in the magazine’s Aug. 27 issue, Tabor College ranks 40th among the best baccalaureate colleges in the Midwest region—up from 51st place last year.
“We’re pleased that Tabor again is ranked in the top tier of colleges in the Midwest,” said Lawrence Ressler, vice president of academics...
Written by Don Ratzlaff Wednesday, 29 August 2007 09:25After 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.
Flint Hills Industries Inc., doing business as Hillsboro Industries, was asking for an economic-development exemption from property taxes to help make an expansion project of nearly $1 million more financially feasible.
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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