Category: Breaking News

Hillsboro Community Hospital files bankruptcy

Hillsboro Community Hospital files bankruptcy

HCH The Hillsboro Community Hospital declared bankruptcy on Wednesday, March 13. The Empower owned hospital was placed fully into the hands of the Receiver, Cohesive Healthcare Management and Consulting, on March 5. Olivia Robinson, who works in Human Resources at the hospital, responded to questions regarding the bankruptcy with a prepared statement. She said, “On behalf of the Hillsboro Community […]

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DEATH: John Savoia

John Savoia, 91, Hillsboro, died March 9, 2019, at Parkside Home in Hillsboro. A Celebration of Life Service was at 11 a.m. on Thursday, March 14, 2019, at Parkview Mennonite Brethren Church in Hillsboro. Memorials to M.B. Missions in care of Jost Funeral Home P.O. Box 266 Hillsboro, KS 67063. Online condolences at www.jostfuneralhome.com. He was born June 5, 1927, […]

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KDOT announces pavement reconstruction

The Kansas Department of Transportation released the following information: US-56/US-77 Pavement Reconstruction Beginning Monday, March 11, work will begin on a three-mile-long section of US-56/US-77 for pavement reconstruction. The section begins five miles north of Lincolnville and extends north to the Marion/Dickinson county line. Traffic can expect delays of up to 15 minutes. Traffic will be carried through construction around the […]

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Hillsboro water declared safe

The results of the tests of the Hillsboro water have come in, and the boil water advisory is now rescinded. The water is completely safe. “The analysis of the water samples that were delivered to the PACE laboratory in Saline came back showing no sources of contamination. We had four test samples of water taken from various places around town and […]

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Update on continued boil water advisory in Hillsboro

Update on continued boil water advisory in Hillsboro

Michael Weber and his daughter, Ellie, get a case of water from employee Jena Terrell at Midway Motors. Michael Weber and his daughter, Ellie, get a case of water from employee Jena Terrell at Midway Motors.     Update on Hillsboro Water Hillsboro continues to be under a boil water advisory until at least 4 p.m. tomorrow. USD 410 has […]

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Tabor’s amazing season has come to an end

The Tabor College Bluejays lost in the first round of Nationals today in their game against the Corban University Warriors. The game was a nail biter to the end and kept fans in suspense the entire game. Tabor tied the score with 3.1 seconds left. Corban hit a 2 point shot with .7 left on the clock and Tabor was […]

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Faulty pump leads to possible water contamination in Hillsboro

Faulty pump leads to possible water contamination in Hillsboro

Many Hillsboro residents experienced issues with their water this morning around 7:20 a.m. when water failed to come out of faucets. “I just thought it was more of the pipework being done on Grand. But I thought it was weird because the city hadn’t warned us like they usually do,” said a west side resident. The issue was not a […]

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Water issues for Hillsboro

Please see below for a press release for the Kansas Department of Health and Environment regarding the water in Hillsboro. USD 410 will be closing all schools at 10 a.m. We will update you as we get more information.   Boil Water Advisory Issued for The City of Hillsboro, Marion Co.   TOPEKA – The Kansas Department of Health and […]

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Good news in latest hospital hearing

The Marion County District Court ruled yesterday that Cohesive Healthcare Management and Consulting, the company that took over the management of the Hillsboro Community Hospital, is to have full power over everything including CAH Aquisition Company #5, a corporation with ties to Empower. The ruling is a big victory for the hospital and the city of Hillsboro in the ongoing […]

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Tabor College addresses budget and personnel rumors

Rumors have been swirling this last week about layoffs and other changes at Tabor. An all-staff meeting was held this morning where Jules Glanzer, the current president at Tabor, gave a speech regarding the decisions made recently. A press release was also issued today to update the public. Here is what Tabor had to say: Tabor board: Hard decisions, hopeful […]

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