Category: Daily Life

Legion honors long-time members
Legion honors long-time members

Legion honors long-time members

AmericanLegionMen.JPG (Pictured from left) Eldon Beneke, Wesley Fenske and Leland Chizek were recognized in a dinner meeting April 16 at Stone City Cafe in Marion with 60-year membership certificates and pins by the Gilbert-Poppe American Legion Post No. 347 of Lincolnville. Also receiving recognition but not present at the meeting were Lloyd Pagenkopf and Jim Ronsick. (Click image to enlarge)

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Happenings (Week of May 2, 2007)

Chat and Dine plans May 5 potluck Marion County Lake residents past and present will have their monthly Chat and Dine potluck meeting at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, May 5, at the South Lake Hall. Hillsboro bands, choirs plan concerts The Hillsboro middle and high school bands, directed by Gregg Walker, and choirs, directed by Lynn Just, will be presenting their […]

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Happenings (Week of April 24, 2007)

Turn off TV week at Hillsboro library   In honor of TV Turnoff Week from April 22 to April 28, Hillsboro Public Library has a bulletin board in the City Building with ideas of what to do with the television off. Stop by the library and fill out a coupon letting us know what you like to do instead of […]

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Happenings (Week of April 18, 2007)

Enrollment day for Head Start Marion County Head Start will hold an application fair for its free preschool program from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday, April 19, at Marion Senior Center. Income-qualifying families must bring the following items to enrollment: income verification, verification of birth, Social Security verification, health insurance card and immunication record. Enrollment space is limited. For […]

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Happenings (Week of April 11, 2007)
Happenings (Week of April 11, 2007)

Happenings (Week of April 11, 2007)

Hillsboro library book group to meet

Hillsboro Public
Library?s book discussion group will meet at 9 a.m. Friday, April 13,
in the Hillsboro City Building to discuss ?The Art of Mending? by
Elizabeth Berg.

Copies are available for checkout in large print, regular print and audiobook.

It is not necessary to have read the book to participate.

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Goessel FCCLA members attend state leadership showcase

The Goessel High School chapter of Family, Career, and Community Leaders of Amer?ica attended the FCCLA State Leader?ship Showcase in Wichita April 2-3. The conference offered members the opportunity to gain recognition, become inspired by motivational speakers, and network with other members across the state. Recognition opportunities included STAR Events (Students Taking Action with Recogni?tion), in which members plan, carry […]

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Luna awarded by administrators

Centre senior Alyssa Luna has received the Dale Dennis Excellence in Education award, sponsored by United School Administrators of Kansas. Recipients of this award are identified as individuals who have displayed the citizenship, community and school service, scholarship and common-sense characteristics that make them a quality individual.

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Friesen, Funks reel in whoppin? catch
Friesen, Funks reel in whoppin? catch

Friesen, Funks reel in whoppin? catch

friesenhawaiiantrip.jpg Courtesy photo Andy Friesen, grandson Jordan Funk and son-in-law Wendell Funk show off the 9-foot, 126 1/2-pound blue marlin they caught on a recent fishing trip off the coast of Kona, Hawaii. It took 45 minutes to reel in the fish.

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Happenings (Week of April 4, 2007)
Happenings (Week of April 4, 2007)

Happenings (Week of April 4, 2007)

Various events and news items in the Free Press readership area.

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Tyler, Anna Krich moving toward new military posts
Tyler, Anna Krich moving toward new military posts

Tyler, Anna Krich moving toward new military posts

  krichtyler marine.jpg kitchanna marine.jpg ?Lcpl. Tyler Krich ? Pvt. Anna Kritch   Two Hillsboro High School graduates have taken on new assignments through the U.S. Armed Forces. ?Lcpl. Leland Tyler Krich was deployed March 27 to Anbar Province in Iraq as part of Operation Iraqi Freedom. He is a machine gunner assigned to the Second Marine Division, Second Battalion, […]

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