Category: Business/Farm

Goessel, Marion host Zoom 4-H meetings

Goessel, Marion host Zoom 4-H meetings

Photos by Becky Peterson Special to the Free Press 4-H Happy Hustler reporter Tripp Peterson and his family have been busy this Spring with calving season. The family and friends work together to make sure the calves are healthy and cared for as well as have shots and are tagged. Goessel The Goessel Goal Getters meeting was held on April […]

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Second positive COVID-19 case in Marion County

The second positive case of COVID-19 has been identified in Marion County today. According to the Marion County Health Department, the case involves a male between the ages of 45-54. They are identifying and contacting those individuals whom were exposed. They will be monitoring contacts for fever and respiratory symptoms. No further information about the patient will be released. According […]

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KDOT extends deadline for permits for hay harvest on KS highway right of way

For landowners wanting to harvest hay on Kansas highway right of way, the Kansas Department of Transportation announced that the deadline for permits to be issued will be extended to May 1. The extension is necessary because KDOT staff will not be in the office to accept applications until early April to follow Gov. Laura Kelly’s directive to help mitigate […]

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Local youth selected as AQHA Ranching Heritage YHD program participant

Local youth selected as AQHA Ranching Heritage YHD program participant

Charlie Peters, sophomore, of Lehigh with his horse. Peters was selected as an AQHA Ranching Heritage YHD program participant. The American Quarter Horse Association, Amarillo – Charlie Peters of Lehigh, Ks, has been selected as a participant for the 2020 AQHA Ranching Heritage Young Horse Development Program. The AQHA Ranching Heritage YHD program showcases the horses bred and raised by […]

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Several get sneak peak of new restaurant at Elgin, Parlour 1886

Several get sneak peak of new restaurant at Elgin, Parlour 1886

One of the appetizer dishes available at the new restaurant at the Elgin. It is the humus platter which features traditional, fresh herb and spicy red pepper humus topped with Parmesan cheese crisps. Laura Fowler Paulus/Free Press Many in Marion County got a sneak peek this past weekend at what looks to be a potential new hot spot, and they […]

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Dining elegance restored at Marion’s Historic Elgin Hotel

Dining Elegance Restored at Marion’s Historic Elgin Hotel Marion, Kan., September 23, 2019. The Historic Elgin Hotel in Marion, Kan., will inaugurate its Parlour 1886 restaurant and lounge just days from now for Marion’s annual celebration, Old Settlers Day. The new restaurant and lounge will offer guests a sneak peak at what’s in store for the grand opening later in October by […]

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St. Luke Wound Clinic receives patient satisfaction award

St. Luke Wound Clinic receives patient satisfaction award

L-R Jennifer Gordon, RN, Karen Larsen, APRN, Traci Waner, RN St. Luke Hospital is pleased to announce St. Luke Wound Clinic is a recipient of RestorixHealth’s Patient Satisfaction Award. Recipients of this award meet or exceed national patient satisfaction benchmarks over a six-month period. “This achievement reaffirms our commitment to the patient experience and the quality of care St. Luke […]

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Industrial hemp test plots flourishing across the state

The distinctive smell of hemp now wafts through certain test plots at multiple K-State Research and Extension sites across Kansas. The end goal is to find out whether it’s also the smell of money for farmers seeking a valuable new rotational crop. The first test crops of industrial hemp have been growing for about two months at the John C. […]

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K-State turfgrass specialist urges mid-summer checkup on lawns

Kansas State University turfgrass specialist Jared Hoyle says homeowners ought to be thinking about a mid-summer checkup on their lawns, which likely includes applying fertilizer and weed killer. Many Kansas summer landscapes include warm-season grasses, namely bermudagrass, zoysiagrass and buffalograss. Each of those requires a little care in order to stay healthy through the hot weeks ahead. “Those three grasses […]

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Area business man honored

Agent Jayson Hanschu of Hillsboro has been named an All American agent by American Family Insurance Group. He joins a select group of agents who have distinguished themselves through outstanding sales and customer satisfaction/service of American Family insurance products. Hanschu has been an agent for American Family since September 1998. His office is located at 104 E 1st St, Suite […]

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