Articles By: Hillsboro Free Press

Marion to pursue street funding

The Marion City Council Monday approved an agreement with Ranson Financial presented by the company?s representative, Rose Mary Saunders, to seek more than $500,000 in grant and loan to finance reconstruction of Cedar and Eisenhower streets.

The amount sought could vary according to engineering desired, and whether replacement of things such as a water line in the way could be financed. Councilor Stacey Collett urged that a water line on Eisenhower be included if possible.

Saunders said it could be possible to include curb and guttering on Eisenhower.

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Checkpoint?

As disappointing as a delay would be, we need to know if the district?s public-private partnership is legal. It?s disappointing that USD 410?s voter-approved facilities-improvement project likely will be slowed, and possibly derailed, by the filing of a lawsuit by a patron who objects to the partnership between the district and Tabor College to enhance the football and track facility […]

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Farmers? market project leader stops in
Farmers? market project leader stops in

Farmers? market project leader stops in

Farmers Market.jpg Click image to enlarge. Jerry Jost (center), coordinator of the Kansas Rural Center?s ?Grow Your Own Farmers? Market Project,? visits the Hillsboro Farmers? Market Thursday. The project guides individuals in developing a business plan for a successful farmers? market, cultivating mentoring relationships to build stronger market leadership and holding annual conferences to provide information and training on better […]

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Happenings (Week of June 13, 2007)

Lions clubs to serve SightFirst II supper   The Hillsboro Leo Club, Evening Lions Club and Noon Lions Club will serve a fund-raiser meal from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday, June 14, at the Farmers? Market outside the Schaeffler House in Hillsboro. The meal will benefit the Lions Campaign SightFirst II, a program conducted by the Lions Clubs International […]

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Senior Scribbles (Week of June 13, 2007)

Commodity distribution will start at 10 a.m. June 13 at the Hillsboro Senior Center.

Wear
red, white and blue June 14 to the Hillsboro Senior Center in honor of
Flag Day. Thane Streit will speak after lunch on investing.

A Father?s Day meal will be held June 15. Bring memories and pictures to share. Men?s coffee will follow at 3 p.m.

Mary McFadden will be available for foot care by appointment from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 19.

Jeanne
Rziha will be offering diabetes classes from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. June 19
and 26. Cost is $15 per class and $10 for materials. To sign up, call
the pharmacy or Jeanne at 947-3048.

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Deaths (Week of June 13, 2007)

Larry Hiebert   Larry Elliott Hiebert, 64, certified public accountant, died June 7. The service was held June 12 at University Congregational Church in Wichita. Burial was in the Haven of Rest Cemetery in Hillsboro. He is survived by his wife, Sheryl, a son, Mark H.W. Hiebert and wife E. Marlowe Wakeman; and his mother, Nell of Hillsboro. A memorial […]

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Engagement-Ratzlaff, Arnold to marry Aug. 4
Engagement-Ratzlaff, Arnold to marry Aug. 4

Engagement-Ratzlaff, Arnold to marry Aug. 4

RatzlaffArnoldDSC01269A.jpg Don and Gayla Ratzlaff of Hillsboro and Rob and Sharon Arnold of Olathe announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their children, Emily Ratzlaff and Cooper Arnold. The bride-elect is a 2005 graduate of Hillsboro High School and this fall will begin her junior year at the University of Kansas in Lawrence. The groom-to-be graduated from Olathe South High […]

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Anniversaries (Week of June 13, 2007)
Anniversaries (Week of June 13, 2007)

Anniversaries (Week of June 13, 2007)

Dalke40thAnnivNow2.jpg Dalke40thAnnivThen.jpg Dalkes celebrate 40th anniversary Mr. and Mrs. Dan Dalke celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary June 10 with a reception at home for family and friends. Donna Delk married Dan Dalke June 10, 1967, at the Ebenfeld Mennonite Brethren Church. Their immediate family includes Darrell and Joy, Alex and Faith; Dale and Jane, Jessi and Eli; Jonathan and Dana […]

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With four wins, Legion team improves to 7-1
With four wins, Legion team improves to 7-1

With four wins, Legion team improves to 7-1

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Travis Riesen snaps off a curve ball and strikes out a Lyons batter looking to end the fourth inning on Thursday. He struck out nine and Legion Post 366 claimed a 7-1 win. Andrew Ottoson / Free Press. Click image to enlarge.

Hillsboro American Legion Post 366 added four more wins to its resume this week and improved its record to 7-1.

Hillsboro outscored Peabody 11-4 and 16-11 on Tuesday. On Thursday, Hillsboro tallied a 7-1 win over Lyons before eking out a 12-11 victory in the second game.

Lyons?Travis Riesen took the hill for the first game and allowed one run and six runners in seven innings.

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Tabor adds three more athletes by transfer

The Tabor College Athletic Department has announced the signing of additional athletes for the new school year.<p>Jason Aubrey, Bartlesville, Okla., has signed to participate in football. He will transfer from Emporia State University.<p>According to Mike Gottsch, Bluejay head coach, Aubrey was ?an exceptional passing quarterback? at Bartlesville High School.<p>?He is very competitive and will bring solid leadership qualities to the team,? Gottsch said. ?He is a young man of faith and will be a very positive influence on the Tabor campus.?

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