Category: Business/Farm

Chamber gala to feature mentalist

The Hillsboro Chamber of Commerce will host its 2018 Winter Community Gala Monday, Feb. 26, in the fellowship hall of Hillsboro Mennonite Brethren Church, 300 Prairie Pointe. The event is open to the Marion County community, and will include entertainment, a silent auction and a catered meal by Scott Catering. “The gala is going to be an incredibly fun event,” […]

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4-H (January 31, 2018)

◼ Caroling, gift baskets and Angel Tree gifts were the main ingredients for the Dec. 10 meeting of the Tampa Triple T’s 4-H Club at the Senior Center at Tampa. Roll call was answered by, “Your favorite Christmas movie.” After a short business meeting, a meal of chili, hot dogs, chips and a drink provided by the Rziha families, the […]

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Beef producers expecting impact with relaunch of beef slogan

Farmers and ranchers in Kansas are excited about the relaunch of the iconic, “Beef. It’s What’s For Dinner” brand that has captured the attention of millions of consumers and evolved as one of the top commodity food brands over the past quarter century. The relaunch began Oct. 3 with the unveiling of the new BeefItsWhatsFor­Din­ner.com website, complete with a new […]

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BCC to offer drones program in fall

BCC to offer drones program in fall

New program is possible with a partnership with Kansas State Polytechnic in Salina. Starting in the fall of 2018, students at Butler Community College can learn to fly a drone thanks to a partnership between the college and Kansas State Polytechnic in Salina. According to Amy Kjel­lin, director of the Flint Hills sites, BCC and K-State have an articulation agreement […]

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TC facility reaches ‘debt free’ goal

TC facility reaches ‘debt free’ goal

The Shari Flaming Center for the Arts was dedicated in December and will be completed free of debt, officials say. Tabor College has announced that the Shari Flaming Center for the Arts, which was dedicated and opened in early December, will be completed debt free. “With the combination of end of year gifts and the ongoing fulfilment of donor commitments, […]

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Marion couple find their niche in Newton

Marion couple find their niche in Newton

Daryl Enos (left) and Pat Enos work out some framing possibilities with a picture at their shop, located in the Newton outlet mall on Southeast 36th Street. by Wendy Nugent Newton Now When Pat Enos came home one day, her husband Daryl needed her to be a model and asked her to lay on the ground. “Because then he’d chalk […]

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New coffee shop gives out 500 free cups of coffee

New coffee shop gives out 500 free cups of coffee

Terry Ens, director of facilities and operations at Tabor College, estimates that close to 500 cups of free coffee drinks were served at the opening day of Adrienn’s We Proudly Serve Starbucks, the coffee shop located in the foyer of the Shari Flaming Center for the Performing Arts. Adrienn’s manager is Emma Roberts.

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Marion County health-care services make news

Health-care related services and institutions in Marion County were frequently in the news during 2017, whether remodeling or building new facilities, adding staff or trying to meet the needs of constituents with efficient services. JANUARY Lyman Adams was the guest of honor at a retirement open house for his 30 years as general manager of Cooperative Grain and Supply Jan. […]

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Now’s the time to find your best tax situation

With the new year straight ahead, there’s no better time for farmers and ranchers to take stock of where they are financially in order to put them in the best tax situation possible, according to agricultural economist Mark Dikeman. Some farmers arrive at the end of the year without a good understanding of where they are financially, said Dikeman, associate […]

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Campus coffee competition heating up with new arts facility

Campus coffee competition heating up with new arts facility

At left is the Java Jays location in the Student Center, while the “Adrienne’s” location selling Starbucks products will be situated in the Regier Atrium inside the newly opened Shari Flaming Center for the Arts. Can the two coffee bars financially co-exist? The new Shari Flaming Center for the Arts, which features a coffee shop that serves Starbucks coffee and […]

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