Category: Business News

Museums coordinator enjoys learning how ‘old stuff’ works

Museums coordinator enjoys learning how ‘old stuff’ works

Steve Fast, new museums coordinator: “There’s a lot more preservation-type work than I expected…. Objects in the museum need to be repaired, and it has to be done right. You can’t just use super glue.” With a master’s degree from Harvard in hand, and 11 years experience as a financial adviser for oil companies in Kazakhstan under his belt, Steve […]

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R2 Dentistry to add two new dentists

R2 Dentistry in Marion will be adding two dentists, Michael Adams and Nolan Andrews, to its practice in June, according to owners Ty and Terra Reusser. “We have known Dr. Andrews for two years and Dr. Adams for just under that,” said owners Ty and Terra Reusser. “When we purchased Dr. Vinduska’s practice, we knew they would be joining us […]

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MCFBA donates to local food bank

MCFBA donates to local food bank

Courtesy photo Jeanie Bartel, Marion County Farm Bureau Association board member, presents a check of $100 to Ciara Cox, Main Street Ministries food bank coordinator, on March 25 in support of the cause. The donation came from the farm and ranch members of Marion County Farm Bureau Association in recognition of National Agriculture Week, March 19-25.

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Grace Community Fellowship breaks ground for facility

Grace Community Fellowship breaks ground for facility

Grace Community Fellowship Despite temperatures in the mid-30s and a strong south wind to boot, constituents from Grace Community Fellowship gathered Sunday after church services to break ground for their new meeting facility. Located just south of the city works yard, the future building (pictured at right) will be about 18,000 square feet and is estimated to cost $1.2 million. […]

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Munoz to share business insights at Tabor College lecture series

Munoz to share business insights

at Tabor College lecture series

José Muñoz, former CEO of Chicken of the Sea, will be on campus March 9 as the latest speaker in the Nachti­gall Lecture Series. José Muñoz, former CEO of Chicken of the Sea, will be on campus March 9 as the latest speaker in the Nachti­gall Lecture Series. Muñoz will speak to students throughout the day and address the public […]

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Marion Streetscape meeting draws 50 people for feedback

About 50 people attended the Streetscape project meeting on Feb. 23, but many others attended the fundraising soup dinner beforehand in the Marion Community Center. The PRIDE Committee hosted the soup supper with all donations going to the group’s revitalization efforts associated with the undertaking. Darin Neufeld, professional engineer with EBH & Associates in Marion, met with the public to […]

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Parkside Homes receives PEAK Award for service

Parkside Homes receives PEAK Award for service

Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services Secretary Tim Keck (right) came to Parkside Homes Wednesday to present the adult-care facility with an achievement award. Parkside received a Promoting Excellent Alternatives in Kansas Nursing Homes (PEAK) award for providing person-centered care for its residents. Accepting the award on behalf of Parkside was Jane Makovec (sitting), a Parkside resident, and care […]

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Hillsboro council OKs new park equipment

The Hillsboro City Coun­cil agreed to purchase a sizeable piece of play equipment for Memorial Park during its Feb. 21 meeting. The Pegasus climbing net, valued at $17,428, will “challenge kids and provide an exciting piece of equipment for them to play on,” according to City Admini­strator Larry Paine. Paine said he and Doug Sisk, city recreation director, have been […]

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Hillsboro pharmacy cuts the ribbon on new facility and new name

Hillsboro pharmacy cuts the ribbon on new facility and new name

Assisted by his coworkers and backed up by a significant contingent of community supporters, owner Eric Driggers cuts the ceremonial ribbon marking the opening of the newly named and located Hillsboro Hometown Phar­macy Monday morning, Feb. 27. The 3,500-square foot building at the corner of Ash Street and Orchard Drive will mark a new beginning and new home for the […]

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Public invited to hear Koch exec speak at Tabor

Mark Holden, Koch Industries senior vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary, will speak to Tabor College students, faculty and staff as part of the Nachtigall Lecture Series on Entrepre­neurship at 7 p.m. March 1 in the chapel Hillsboro and surrounding community members are encouraged to attend. Holden’s topic is “Mak­ing Communities Safer and Removing Barriers to Opportunity: The Moral, […]

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