Category: Business/Farm

Parkside Homes opens a new beauty shop

Parkside Homes opens a new beauty shop

Members of the community, members of the Doris Arnold family and Parkside Homes residents gather around as Doris Arnold cuts the ribbon for the new fully equipped beauty salon called Hairsay Salon. Laura Fowler Paulus / Free Press Parkside Homes opened a new beauty shop, Hairsay Salon, on Tuesday, Oct. 30. It is located in the East Hall, also known […]

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Mental health should be in the discussion about farm safety

Unpredictable weather, falling net farm income, spotty health care services and a host of other factors can make for incredible stress on farms and in rural communities. Many of the factors causing sleepless nights are beyond an individual’s control, yet there are often ways to manage the stress, according to North Dakota State University family science specialist Sean Brotherson. “People […]

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Great Plains Grazing webinar spotlights beef cattle production in the United States

MANHATTAN, Kan. – Have you ever wondered where the food you buy comes from? Do you know the manner in which it was produced? A growing number of consumers are increasingly interested in where their food comes from and want to know that it reached their plate in a sustainable manner. As part of the Beef Industry Sustainability Assessment, a […]

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Results announced for recent fundraiser

Drive 4ur School Results The sign ups have been counted and the Official count is 273 x $20 = $5,520!! That’s a whole bunch of Money!! Way to go Everyone!! The waivers have been confirmed by the Drive 4 ur School HQ , and here are the official results and how the sign ups break down. Again Congrats to Hillsboro […]

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Local boy runs his own business

Local boy runs his own business

Lane Rogers helps his customer Becky Suderman as she chooses what lures she wants. He had a booth near the Hillsboro Arts and Crafts Fair on Sept. 15 and did well in sales. Laura Fowler Paulus / Free Press Lane Rogers, 13, is your average busy middle school student at Hillsboro Middle School. But, in addition to the normal school, […]

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Marion County Fair Results for 2018

Marion County Fair Results for 2018

4-H / FFA 4-H Clothing and Textiles 375 D: Female Purchased Outfit Style Revue Ages 14-18 Addie Berens (TTT) Purple/Reserve Grand Champion Purchased Style Revue Female; Reserve Champion Purchased Style Revue Senior Female Elyse Boden (GGG) Purple/Grand Champion Purchased Style Revue Female; Champion Purchased Style Revue Senior Female Cassandra Meyer (HH) Purple Brooke Nafziger (GGG) Blue Cierra Nolte (GGG) Purple […]

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New cardiovascular doctor joins ranks in Hillsboro

New cardiovascular doctor joins ranks in Hillsboro

Hillsboro area residents now can receive comprehensive cardiovascular care at Hillsboro Community Hospital, your neighborhood hospital, rather than traveling to out-of-town for similar services. “Our mission is to provide cardiology care Monday through Friday (at HCH) and be available on call 24-7 to provide high level physician directed cardiovascular care,” said Susie McClintock, an advanced registered nurse practitioner with more than 20 years of […]

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Herington KanEquip hires new local manager

Herington KanEquip hires new local manager

Aaron Helmer is settling into his new role as store manager at the Herington KanEquip, which he started at the end of May. Kristi Lovett / Free Press “I’ve dabbled in odds and ends over the years, but it’s always been ag for me,” said Aaron Helmer of Marion. It’s the passion for the agriculture lifestyle that encouraged him to […]

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Bank making large management changes

After 33 years of tenure at The Citizens State Bank, Fred Schrag, president and chief operating officer, announced his retirement, effective at the end of June. In that time, he has served in a variety of roles, from loan officer and operations manager to his current position as president. “I will always cherish my years of work at The Citizens […]

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Farmers finding outlets in community markets

In communities across Kansas, farmers’ markets continue to offer homegrown and homemade products. Everything from freshly picked fruits and vegetables to mouthwatering baked goods, fresh eggs, beef, lamb, pork, colorful flower arrange­ments and assorted bedding plants. Today, 94 farmers’ markets are registered in the “From the Land of Kansas” program. Another 20-30 probably exist scattered throughout the state. This access […]

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