Category: Business/Farm

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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Dance Studio dream available for kids and adults

Dance Studio dream available for kids and adults

Krista and Jeremy Matlock are all smiles following the ribbon-cutting for Studio 23 at 107 S. Main in Hillsboro. Krista will direct the new dance studio with help from community instructors. Krista Matlock’s Califor­nia dream has been fulfilled in Hillsboro, Kan. “I always dreamed about opening a dance studio since I was a little girl, but I never really thought […]

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Insurance company donates $3,000 to HCF

Insurance company donates $3,000 to HCF

<p>Jayson Hanschu, middle, American Family Insurance agen­cy owner, gives Todd Jost, chair of Hillsboro Community Foundation, a check for $3,000. The check was awarded to HCF as a donation in honor of the company’s 90th anniversary. Others pictured include Cynthia Fleming, HCF director, far left; and Susan Schultz, far right, and Jan Hanschu, second from right, both American Family agents.Patty […]

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Home-based businesses join Christmas promotion

Home-based businesses join Christmas promotion

Annette Klamm of Hillsboro, operator of Plunder Me Beautiful, discusses her products with Shawna Vogt (left) and Shana Stepanek (right). Klamm said she has been developing the business, which specializes in customized Jewelry, for three years now. Photo by Don Ratzlaff / Free Press.

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4-H News (December 6, 2017)

• Corn mazes, pumpkins, and all things fall were the setting for the October meeting of the Tampa Triple T’s 4-H Club. The club met at the Sunnyside Pumpkin Patch in Assaria. Upon returning to Tampa, there was a short meeting followed by hot dogs, chips, cookies and drinks. Roll call was answered by your favorite Halloween candy. Kim and […]

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Peabody Community Foundation opens grant application cycle for 2018

The Peabody Commun­ity Foundation opened the 2018 Grant Cycle on Dec. 4, with grant applications due Jan. 7, 2018. PCF grants supported 10 Peabody area charities or projects with $10,864 in 2017. Hundreds of Peabody citizens continue to benefit from the installation of an ADA compliant automatic front door at the Senior Citizens Center. The biggest grant of 2017, $3,619, […]

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Parkside Homes named one of the best nursing homes by USN&WR

Parkside Homes named one of the best nursing homes by USN&WR

As a celebration of being named one of the best nursing homes for 2017-18 by U.S. News & World Report, Parkside Homes recognized 12 team members who have a combined 170 years of experience serving residents in the areas of nursing, assisted living, maintenance and administration. Pictured are: from left, Renee Gehring (12 Years), Sonya Hefley (12), Sharon Hess (12), […]

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