Category: Daily Life

Daily Life (March 21, 2018)

HES screening set for April 4 and 6 Kindergarten screening will take place at Hillsboro Elementary School Thurs­day, April 5, and Friday, April 6. If you have a preschooler who will be eligible for kindergarten in the 2018-19 school year, contact the elementary office at 620-947-3184, ext. 1, to set up an appointment for the round-up. Children will need to […]

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Daily Life (March 14, 2018)

Speaker to address pioneer movement Michael Hook, director of the Dickinson County Heri­tage Center, will speak about the pioneer movement into the Kansas area at 9:45 a.m. Friday for Tabor College’s Lifelong Learning program. The presentation will be in the Richert Audi­torium of the Shari Flaming Center for the Arts. Hook will address the history of the cattle drives, agriculture […]

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Daily Life (March 7, 2018)

Severe weather meeting March 19 “Storm Fury on the Plains,” the annual weather identification and safety presentation that provides severe-weather training and education, has been rescheduled for March 19. The meeting will begin at 6:30 p.m. in the Hillsboro Middle High School auditorium. Chance Hayes, warning coordination meteorologist from the Wichita office of the National Weather Service, will be the […]

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Daily Life (February 28, 2018)

Daddy Olympics Saturday, March 3 The Marion County Parents as Teachers and Marion County Head Start are hosting “Daddy Olympics” from 9:30-11:30 a.m. March 3 at the Marion Aquatic Center and Sports Complex, 104 N. Thorp. The event is open to all children ages birth to 5 years old, and games and swimming will be come-and-go. Children can bring their […]

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Daily Life (February 21, 2018)

Daddy Olympics Saturday, March 3 The Marion County Parent as Teachers and Marion County Head Start are hosting a “Daddy Olympics,” from 9:30-11:30 a.m. March 3 at the Marion Aquatic Center and Sports Complex, 104 N. Thorp. The event is open to all children ages birth to 5 years old, and games and swimming will be come-and-go. Children can bring […]

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Daily Life (February 14, 2018)

Book discussion at Marion library “Just Mercy” will be discussed by participants in the One Book, One Community book read at 7 p.m. Feb. 15, in the Kansas Room inside the Marion City Library. The public is invited to attend, whether they read the book or not. The discussion will address feelings and thoughts about the book, the author and […]

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Daily Life (February 7, 2018)

Relay For Life plans to meet Feb. 13 Relay for Life of Marion County is hosting a planning and information meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 13, in the basement at St. Luke Hospi­tal, 535 S. Freeborn. The discussion will in­clude event kickoff, canned food drive, business sponsorships, and team and participant recruiting. Anyone interested in learning more about Relay […]

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Daily Life (January 31, 2018)

Extension offering health program Marion County K-State Research and Extension will be offering an eight-week program called, Stay Strong, Stay Healthy, which emphasizes simple strength-building exercises that will improve balance, health and state of mind. Instruction will be led by Tristen Cope of the Marion County K-State Research and Extension office, and Anne Pitts of the Harvey County K-State Research […]

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Daily Life (January 24, 2018)

Parents as Teachers to sponsor PJ event Marion County Parents As Teachers is sponsoring its annual PJ reading events in Hillsboro, Burns, Marion, Goessel and Florence be­tween Jan. 22-29. This year’s event features “Goldilocks and the Three Bears” coming to life through reading, play, art and games with coordination from each of the librarians. Each event will be one hour […]

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Daily Life news (1-17-18)

Class will focus on fermented foods The Hillsboro Recreation Commission and Amelia Breugem are hosting a “Make and Take Kefir, Kom­bucha and Cultured Vege­tables” (fermented foods) class from 7-8:30 p.m. starting either Jan. 20 or Feb. 17 in the east room at Hillsboro City Hall. Fermented foods, such as sauerkraut and trendy drinks like Kobucha tea, are gaining popularity as […]

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