Articles By: Hillsboro Free Press

Hillsboro named ?Tree City USA?

Hillsboro has once again been named a Tree City USA community by the National Arbor Day Foundation to honor its commitment to community forestry. It is the 12th year Hillsboro has received this national recognition. Hillsboro has met the four standards to become a Tree City USA community: a tree board, a trree-care ordinance, a comprehensive forestry program, and an […]

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Schranz, Brown to marry April 21

Lisa Schranz of Arlington Heights, Ill., and Lane Brown of Goessel, together with their parents, announce their engagement and approaching marriage. The bride-elect is the daughter of Charles and Rose Schranz of Arlington Heights,. She has a bachelor?s degree is social work from Illinois State University and is employed by Lincoln Financial in Arlington Heights. Her fiance is the son […]

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Tippin, Farney to marry Aug. 3

Laurel Ruth Tippin of Elbing and Wyatt James Farney of Stafford, together with their parents, announce their engagement and approaching marriage. The bride-elect is the daughter of R.J. and Mary Ellen Tippin of Elbing. She is a graduate of Berean Academy and is a junior at the College of Human Ecology at Kansas State University. Her fiance is the son […]

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Retired Goshen prof to present 60+ program on China visit

Marlin Jeschke, Goshen, Ind., will present “Impressions from our visit to China” at the 60+ Learning in Retirement Program, Monday, March 26.

The session will begin at 10 a.m. in the Wohlgemuth Music Education Center, located on the Tabor College campus.

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Deaths (Week of March 21, 2007)

Don Bezdek Don Bezdek, 64, boat repairman, died March 13 at Robert J. Dole V.A. Medical Center in Wichita. The service was held March 16 at Hillsboro United Methodist Church with Nancy Douglas officiating. Burial was at Haven of Rest Cemetery in rural Hillsboro. He was born June 3, 1942, to Mike and Georgia (Urbanek) Bezdek in Marion. On May […]

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Births (Week of March 21, 2007)
Births (Week of March 21, 2007)

Births (Week of March 21, 2007)

Reed Friesen ReedFriesenBirth.jpg Shannon and Carrie Friesen of Hesston announce the birth of a son, Reed Cooper, born Jan. 27 at Newton Medical Center. He weighed 8 punds, 10 ounces and was 21 inches long. Grandparents are Stuart and Lynette Penner and Dennis and CleoBeth Friesen, all of Hillsboro. Great-grandparents are Milton and Linda Goertzen of Goessel, Elmer and Leona […]

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Senior Scribbles (Week of March 21, 2007)

GOESSEL SENIOR CENTER MENU, HILLSBORO SENIOR CENTER MENU & other activities.

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Happenings (Week of March 21, 2007)

MCSEC board plans March 26 meeting The Marion County Special Education Cooperative board of directors will hold its monthly meeting at 7 p.m. Monday, March 26, in the MCSEC conference room at 302 West Eighth in Florence. Gathering to mark 100th birthday Friends and relatives re invited to a celebration in honor of Marie Jantz?s 100th birthday from 2 p.m. […]

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Marion friends will share $20,000 lottery prize
Marion friends will share $20,000 lottery prize

Marion friends will share $20,000 lottery prize

It happens at least four days a week, sometimes more. At 3 p.m. sharp,
Robert Schmidt and Ralph Kreutziger meet at the Ampride coffee shop in
Marion to drink coffee, ?tell lies,? and play a single lottery
ticket.

?It?s almost always a $2 bonus crossword,? Schmidt said.

?Costs us $1 apiece,? Kreut?ziger added.

 

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County votes never to change regs for mobile homes at lake

The Marion County Commis?sion Monday reassured renters of mobile home and camper lots at Marion County Lake by voting unanimously never to change use or zoning requirements on trailers moved there.

The only restrictions the commissioners said they would make would be for public safety and insurance requirements. Commissioner Bob Hein noted it would have to be a home in ?pretty bad shape? not to be insured somewhere.

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