Articles By: Hillsboro Free Press

Goessel council pitches in for business fair

The Goessel City Council agreed at its April 16 to designate $300 to help support the Home and Business Fair scheduled from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 5 at the Goessel Grade School.

Thirty businesses will be represented.

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Dancers featured at Florence Spring Fling
Dancers featured at Florence Spring Fling

Dancers featured at Florence Spring Fling

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Dancers from Corry Academy of Irish Dancers will perform at Saturday?s Spring Fling in Florence. Click photo to enlarge.

Florence is planning its annual Spring Fling for Satur?day, April 28, at the Florence Gym.

The event is scheduled to begin at 4 p.m. with carnival games for kids, followed by performance by the award-winning Corry Academy of Irish Dancers from Andover at 4:30 p.m. The group will perform an hour of Irish dances.

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New mayor and council member sworn at Florence

New mayor Greg Winn and council member Trayce Warner were sworn in at the April 16 meeting of the Florence City Council.

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Letters could bring federal money for lake enhancement

Warren Kreutziger would like to see the same Marion County citizens who either supported or struggled against casino gambling last year show the same kind of energy in writing to Sen. Pat Roberts about expanding Cottonwood Point at Marion Reservoir.

If they would just do that, he said, this county would end up with a project of more guaranteed positive economic impact here in a shorter time than compared to almost any other project that could be done.

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County kids smarter about tobacco, alcohol
County kids smarter about tobacco, alcohol

County kids smarter about tobacco, alcohol

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Children in Marion County are making healthier choices than their peers statewide when it comes to tobacco use and binge drinking, but they continue to suffer a higher rate of violent deaths.

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Buller senior flute recital is May 1

Angela Buller, a Tabor College senior from Ingalls, will present a flute recital at 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 1, in the Tabor College Chapel-Auditorium, located in the H.W. Lohrenz Building. Buller, who is majoring in music with a minor in marketing, will perform works by Debussy, Mozart, Poulenc and Vivaldi. ?Angela's music spans a wide range of musical styles and […]

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HHS students experience prom night
HHS students experience prom night

HHS students experience prom night

HHSPromApril2007 830.jpg Phyllis Richert for the Free Press<p>Hillsboro High School seniors Megan Peachey and Travis Riesen pose for photos while making their entrance at the promenade prior to the annual prom on Saturday night. The theme for this year?s event was ?Midnight Madness.? This year the after-prom party was held in Wichita.

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Trent Voth accepted for semester of Oxford studies

Trent Voth, a Tabor College senior from Halstead, has been accepted into the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities? Scholar?s Semester in Oxford for fall 2007.

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Pop?s concert to bring 60+ program to conclusion

Richard Cantwell, professor of instrumental music and chair of the music department at Tabor College, along with his students, will present ?Our Own Pops Concert? at the 60+ Learning in Retirement Program, Monday, April 30.

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TC band concert set for Sunday

The Tabor College Concert Band and Jazz Band, under the direction of Richard Cantwell, professor of instrumental music and chair of the music department, will give their annual home concert on Sunday, April 29. The concert will begin at 7 p.m., and will be held in the Chapel-Auditorium, located in the H.W. Lohrenz Building on the Tabor campus. ?Tabor's band […]

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