Category: Business/Farm

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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Copenhaver’s bring detail to their Hillsboro based business

Copenhaver’s bring detail to their Hillsboro based business

Patty Decker/free press Ashley and Doug Copenhaver own a car detailing business called Mirror Image. They are located in Hillsboro. Doug Copenhaver of Hillsboro opened “Mirror Image,” an auto detailing business that goes beyond the normal car wash by making vehicles gleam. Unlike the typical automated washing system, Copenhaver said auto detailing involves a lot more. “The exterior of vehicles […]

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Hillsboro hears proposal for business

The Hillsboro City Council met on Tuesday. Mayor Lou Thurston was not in attendance. Larry and Joyce Smith own storage facilities in Salina, Lindsborg and McPherson. They made an offer to purchase part of lot 2, and all of lot 3 (both located to the East of the old Dollar General building) in the Hillsboro Heights area in order to […]

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Barkman Honey starts ‘Project re-entry’

Since 1960, Barkman Honey’s company values of corporate, industry and community growth remain front and center. With a strong commitment to its Hillsboro roots and servanthood mentality, Barkman Honey will introduce a “Project Re-entry” inmate workforce program with workers coming on board from the Hutchinson Correctional Facility beginning in July. The Project Re-entry inmate program will initially employ nine positions […]

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Local restaurant closes, will be replaced soon

Local restaurant closes, will be replaced soon

Panda Kitchen has closed but there is a sign for a new Chinese food restaurant coming to Hillsboro. Laura Fowler Paulus / Free Press For the last six years, Marion County residents have been able to enjoy Chinese food at Panda Kitchen in Hillsboro. The Lin family has run it the entire time. But now, the family is moving to […]

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Roy highlights all that TC Wireless has to offer

As Hillsboro’s Economic Development Director, one of the things I’ve wanted to do since I arrived in June of 2017, is to do a business spotlight article. My intent with this series of articles is to explore the businesses we have right here in Hillsboro and the surrounding area to help bring awareness to services they offer. My first, in […]

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Gardening class to be offered as Lifelong Learning

Jana Dalke, from Serenity Gardens near Hillsboro, will be sharing a wealth of knowledge on preparing spring flower beds and summer vegetable gardens as the topic for the March 22 Lifelong Learning program. The program will begin at 9:45 a.m. on Friday, March 22 in the Heritage Lobby of the Shari Flaming Center for the Arts. Several local vendors will […]

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