Written by Aleen Ratzlaff Wednesday, 01 August 2007 07:52Doug Huxman officially begins his one-year term as USD 410 interim superintendent today, but he’s been unofficially on the job the past few weeks. Click image to enlarge
Doug Huxman already looks at ease sitting at his desk in the central office for Unified School District 410.
Huxman, who officially begins his stint as interim superintendent for USD 410 Wednesday, has spent unofficial time in the office becoming versed with his new responsibilities.
Written by Jerry Engler Wednesday, 01 August 2007 07:39The huge deisel engine from the old power plant in Canton is shown in this photo as it arrived aat Goessel's WHEAT Co. grounds earlier this year. The engine will be on display at the County Threshing Days event this weekend, but won't be running until perhaps next year. Click image to enllarge.
Jim Wiens jokes there’s “a new baby” for people to see during Country Threshing Days at Goessel on Friday, Saturday and Sunday— and it weighed in at 34,500 pounds.
The “baby” is a big diesel engine that came out of the old power plant at Canton. Wiens said the 100-member Wheat Heritage Engine and Threshing Co. collectively had its eye on engine for some time.
At 16 feet, 4 inches long, 11 feet tall and...
Written by Hillsboro Free Press Wednesday, 01 August 2007 07:18
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Written by Don Ratzlaff Wednesday, 25 July 2007 04:28Courtesy photo. Maci Schlehuber, Lauren Geis, Taylor Harms and Katey Ehrlich (from left) take a moment from their duties at the Tri-County Fair in Herington earlier this month to pose for this photo. The girls, who represent three hometowns, three 4-H clubs and two schools are united by their love for showing cattle. Click image to enlarge
They chatter about heifers and steers with as much enthusiasm as most girls muster for Beyonce and boy bands. But these four Marion County girls have forged a fast friendship in a very different arena: showing cattle at fairs and livestock events.
Taylor Harms, 13, Maci Schlehuber, 12, Lauren Geis, 12, and Katey Ehrlich, 11, will bring their skills and experience—and their animals...
Written by Don Ratzlaff Wednesday, 25 July 2007 04:21The Hillsboro City Council discussed but put off making a decision at its July 17 meeting about whether to make repairs to the city-owned AMPI building, which was damaged by fire in April.
Meanwhile, Mayor Delores Dalke confirmed that USD 410 is “looking at other options” to locate its central office and bus maintenance services.
The district, as part of its bond issue approved by voters June 5, had planned to move those services into the west portion of the building, which it would remodel.
“(The board) went to look at it, but did not decide to go ahead with it (at the board’s regular July 8 meeting),” Dalke said.
An inspection report from Professional Engineering Consultants indicated that relatively minor work would...
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