Articles By: Adam Strunk

Board approves Hillsboro School attendance plan

HILLSBORO—For the Month of February, schooling for elementary school buildings will be done face to face. The Hillsboro Board of Education made that decision at its regular January meeting. Students in grades sixth through 12th will still conduct their learning in a hybrid setting. The action was approved 6-0 The board will also act at a Feb. 8 board meeting […]

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Health care clinic closing in Hillsboro

Health care clinic closing in Hillsboro

Herington Municipal Hospital’s Hillsboro Health Clinic will close. The announcement follows questions about the legality of the clinic operating outside of HMH’s geographical charter, as well as a lawsuit by a Herington resident requesting a moratorium on operation of the clinic until it complies with Kansas law.On Jan. 5, Herington Resident Robert Danzman filed suit in the Eighth District Court, […]

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Pine tree business offers experience off beaten path

Pine tree business offers experience off beaten path

Kenton and Eunice Nickel stand in front of one of the 5,000-plus trees on the Peaceful Pines tree farm they operate. The farm has been selling trees for two years, though the trees have been growing for longer. Following summer employment on a tree farm as a teenager, Kenton Nickel knew someday he wanted to grow pine trees as well. […]

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Branding Iron in Goessel will reopen for weekends

A restaurant in Goessel will reopen on weekends and serve what its operator described home-made home-grown food. This Friday from 5 to 7:30 p.m., The Branding Iron, 106 N Cedar St, Goessel,will open its doors again to serve meals prepared by Ruth Ann Wells and Joyce Dirks. The Friday opening menu will feature bacon wrapped pork tenderloin, cucumber salad, seasoned […]

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