Category: County Wide News

Goessel Goal Getters December report

The monthly meeting of the Goessel Goal Getters 4-H club was held from 2-4 p.m. on Saturday, Dec 7 in the Goessel High School cafeteria. The junior leaders hosted the party. We played the following games Snowman bowling, Candy Cane walk and unwrapped a Saran wrap ball. We enjoyed Christmas goodies while painting salt dough Christmas tree ornaments. After a […]

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Soup Supper after a hard day’s work

Soup Supper after a hard day’s work

On Saturday, Nov. 2 the City of Hillsboro staff provided and hosted a soup supper for the many volunteers who laid bricks on Grand Street this past summer. The come-and-go meal was held in the HHS Commons for volunteers and their families.   The Wichert family visits with each other, friends and neighbors as they enjoy their meal.   Dan […]

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Marion 4-H attends church, raises flag

Marion 4-H attends church, raises flag

Front row: Shelby Summerville, Alexandra Carlson, Ruby Schmidt, Tripp Peterson, Dylan Kraus, Jessica Methvin Back row: Jay Depler, Noah Schmidt, Maria Carlson, Taryn Kraus, Ryder Kraus. Members of the Marion County Happy Hustlers 4-H Club helped raise the flag at the Marion High School football game a few weeks ago. The Marion Warriors lost to the Olpe Eagles 48-6.   […]

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County Health Fair was big success

The 6th Annual Marion County Health Fair was a celebration of health and wellness; there were 30 vendors and over 200 guests who attended this annual event held at the USD 408 Sports and Aquatic Center. The Fair was sponsored by St. Luke Hospital, the Marion County Health Department and Hillsboro Community Hospital. Marion County Commissioners Dianne Novak and Kent […]

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Hillsboro Community Foundation is hosting #GivingTuesday event

The third annual #GivingTuesday event will be held from 4-6 p.m.on Dec 3 at the Hillsboro City Hall meeting rooms. The Hillsboro community and surrounding areas are cordially invited to participate in this event sponsored by the Hillsboro Community Foundation (HCF). Various fund representatives will be available to visit with attendees about their charitable organizations or program. The HCF will […]

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Marion County town hall event for parents on topic of vaping

Vaping has been promoted as a safer alternative to tobacco smoking; however, more and more researchers as well as health experts, are warning individuals of the dangers of vaping—the devastating physical effects as well as the long-term addictive effects. Kansas already has two reported deaths as a result of vaping, with many more victims suffering the ravaging consequences. Although advertised […]

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Goessel Sewer Project Begins

The Goessel city council met on October 21 and heard from public works director Karen Dalke that the sewer project has begun. Work on the project actually began that day, starting with “point repairs,” digging up and replacing piping. After that, work on “relining” the lines can begin. K. C. Construction is the contractor for the construction work. The council […]

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26th Annual Marion County Toy Run right around the corner

The 26th annual Marion County Toy Run will be held on Saturday Nov 2. The Toy Run has become a major benefactor for the underprivileged children of Marion county. Sponsored by the Sons of the American Legion #366, ABATE of Kansas Dist. 9 and Route 56 Classic Cruisers, each participant is asked to donate one new toy as their entry […]

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Marion County Commission Candidate— Dan Holub

Marion County Commission Candidate— Dan Holub

Dan Holub Editor’s Note: Dan Holub is a write-in candidate which as late into the race. We had the other commission candidates in last week. Look online to get all of them. Dan Holub is running as a write-in Marion County commission candidate running for the newly created District 4 position. The newly created District 4 includes the townships of […]

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Peabody Community Foundation offers grants to district teachers

In an effort to be supportive of teachers in USD 398, Peabody Community Foundation (PCF) is currently running a grant cycle for needs and/or opportunities that are outside of the school district’s annual budget. Student groups working in collaboration with a teacher may also apply. Up to ten $250 projects will be funded. Applications will be accepted until Oct. 17 […]

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