Category: Business/Farm

Community Foundation awards grants to several groups at ball game

Community Foundation awards grants to several groups at ball game

15 organizations received grants from the Hillsboro Community Foundations for a total of $21,730 given out. The checks were presented during halftime of the Hillsboro boys game two weeks ago.

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First time homebuyer’s seminar scheduled for potential buyers

Learning the ins and outs of purchasing a home will be the focus of a seminar, hosted by The Citizens State Bank from 7-8 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 21, at Newton’s Meridian Center. The First time Homebuyer’s seminar is free and open to anyone, who has ever considered taking the next step toward homeownership. “The seminar helps people understand the […]

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Veh named Parkside CEO / Administrator

Parkside is pleased to announce Dawn Veh as CEO/Administrator, as of January 2, 2019. She has been the interim CEO/Administrator since June 2018. Veh comes to Parkside with more than 30 years of experience in health care and administration. After growing up on a farm in Phillips County, she attended Kansas State University obtaining a BS in Business Administration along […]

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St Luke to bring in OB, Turner for visits to hospital

McPherson Hospital and St. Luke Hospital in Marion are pleased to announce that Carl Turner, D.O., family medicine physician with OB is now seeing patients in Marion at St. Luke Hospital. In Marion, Dr. Turner will work with expectant mothers through delivery. Services provided will include prenatal, labor and post-partum care with vaginal deliveries, c-sections and vaginal births after c-section. […]

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Marion FFA competes at district career development events

Marion/Florence FFA members took third place at the South Central District FFA Agriculture Sales Career Development Event on Wednesday, Dec. 5. The event was hosted by the Marion FFA chapter at Marion Eastmoor United Methodist Church. Participants in the Agriculture Sales Event were required to take a written test, develop and present a sales presentation for an agricultural product, as […]

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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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