Category: Business News

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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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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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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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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Marion St. Luke Hospital ranked in top 20 CAHs

St. Luke Hospital in Marion was recently named one of the Top 20 Critical Access Hospitals for Quality Index. Quality Index is a rating of performance based on the percentile rank across the five categories of care measures in the country. As of 2018, there are 1,346 CAHs throughout the United States in which St. Luke Hospital is compared. The […]

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Canton lumberyard moves downtown for business

Canton lumberyard moves downtown for business

Norma Nickelson cuts the Chamber of Commerce ribbon marking the opening of Nick’s Canton Hardware & Lumber on Main Street. Husband and business partner Nick Nickelson is to her right. Nick Nickelson and wife Norma have spent most of their years together either operating a lumberyard at various places in Kansas, or traveling coast to coast to help liquidate lumberyards. […]

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KFB seeks better cell phone coverage for rural Kansas

Kansas Farm Bureau was recently granted a waiver from the Federal Communi­ca­tions Commission to challenge the legitimacy of coverage maps from various major cellular carriers in Kansas. “Coverage maps of Kansas indicate there is virtually full coverage by at least one cell phone carrier in the state,” said Rich Felts, KFB president. “But we know this isn’t the case from […]

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Family attributes can guide a person through life

Grandma and Grandpa Becker were people of action rather than words. Not that they didn’t have much to say. They just chose their words well and needed only a few to convey much. As their oldest grandson, I visited them during the summer when I was growing up in the late ’50s. I always talked Grandma into letting me sleep […]

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Piano students perform in recital April 29

Piano students of Beverly Richards performed in a spring recital April 29 at Parkview Mennonite Breth­ren Church. Participating were Gabbie Arnold, Camden and Maleiah Bartel, Dawson Boldt, Joshua and Sarah Diener, Jenna Hinerman and Katie Rempel. Assisting in duets were Maleigh Bartel, Tracy Boldt, Caleb Diener, Sara Rempel and Beverly Richards.

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