Category: Business/Farm

Newton house on historic home tour

The Harvey County Historical Museum and Archives is hosting an historic home tour from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 23.

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Cardie Oil to build service center in Marion thru revitalization plan

A new division of Cardie Oil Inc. of Tampa is under construction at Batt Industrial Park in Marion under the city?s revitalization plan.

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Bagley’s Bears have become a regular attraction since ’00
Bagley’s Bears have become a regular attraction since ’00

Bagley’s Bears have become a regular attraction since ’00

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Donna Bagley poses with some of the bears she has made for her booth at the Hillsboro Arts & Crafts Fair. ?It?s really rewarding,? she says of her effort.Malinda Just / Free Press

What do chenille bedspreads, bath robes and antique quilts have in common?

For Donna Bagley, a Hillsboro resident and Tabor College education professor, the three items represent a hobby she is able to share with the public?and for the eighth consecutive year with visitors to the Hillsboro Arts & Crafts Fair on Saturday.

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First time is the charm for Duerksen
First time is the charm for Duerksen

First time is the charm for Duerksen

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Angie Duerksen, with helpers Zach and Olivia, has been making her bulletin boards and decorative doors for little more than a month, but she?s looking forward to her debut at Marion. Malinda Just/Free Press.

A little more than a month ago, Angie Duerksen discovered the potential for a new craft enterprise in the old red chicken coop that graces the family farmyard near Goessel.

This weekend she?ll be joining artists from several states as a full-fledged exhibitor at Art in the Park in Marion.

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Low-cost loans available to farmers for storage facilities

Low-cost loans are available to producers for storage facilities and drying and handling equipment.

Spesifically, the loans can be used to build or remodel on-farm facilities to store a variety of commodities, including wheat, sorghum, soybeans and corn.

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La Cabana owner pleased with start
La Cabana owner pleased with start

La Cabana owner pleased with start

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Malinda Just / Free Press<p>Owner Atanacio Nieto decided to start a Mexican restaurant in Hillsboro while looking for a place to eat while in a former job.Click image to enlarge

Having been open for nearly 10 months, La Cabana is thriving in downtown Hillsboro.

The authentic Mexican rest?aurant, owned by Atanacio Nieto, opened Nov. 17, 2006, at 117 S. Main.

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‘Corner Shops’ offer diverse specialty inventories
‘Corner Shops’ offer diverse specialty inventories

‘Corner Shops’ offer diverse specialty inventories

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Perusing inventory in The Baby?s Room, one of five businesses in The Corner Shops, owner Diane Claassen said, ?It?s just fun to extend…into different areas.? Malinda Just / Free Press. Click image to enlarge

After being in business with Quilts and Quiltracks Inc. in Hillsboro for three years, Diane Claassen and husband Dwayne are embarking on an additional venture.

The Corner Shops were opened for business Aug. 4 and are physically connected to the Quilts and Quiltracks shop.

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KDOR exercises tax warrant against business

The Kansas Department of Revenue and Marion County Sheriff?s officers executed tax warrants Friday morning that were filed in Marion County District Court against a Hills?boro business.

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Women open two businesses in Marion

Two new businesses celebrated a joint effort with a grand opening with refreshments and door prizes Saturday at 162 W. Main in Marion.

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Hanschu receives AFI award

Jayson Hanschu, an American Family Insurance agent in Hillsboro, has been recognized for customer satisfaction excellence under the J.D. Power and Associates Distinguished Insurance Agency Program. ?The Distinguished Insurance Agency award helps focus our agents on the values that are driving all of us at American Family,? said Jack Salzwedel, company president and chief operating officer. Hanschu has been an […]

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