Category: Hillsboro State of the City

Arts center construction is Tabor’s ‘big’ story

Arts center construction is Tabor’s ‘big’ story

<p>Hutton Construction sets the steel rafters in place for the roof of the $16.2 million Shari Flaming Center for the Performing Arts rising on the Tabor College campus. The photo was taken in mid-December.</p> The biggest story in 2016 at Tabor College is easy to identify. If you visually scan the campus you can’t help but notice the huge construction […]

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USD 410 achievements continue with new leader

USD 410 achievements continue with new leader

Five students from Hillsboro High competed at the 2016 TSA National Competitive Events Confer­ence in Nashville, Tenn. Students Jacob Funk, Reece Berens, Nathan Sim­hiser, Jon Hinerman and Avery Unruh were accompanied by Creigh Bell, TSA adviser. When you consider the highlights and changes for Unified School District 410 in 2016, it starts at the top. Max Heinrichs began his tenure […]

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Private sector steps up with major projects

Private sector steps up with major projects

<p>Five and a half years after the official ground-breaking, HMC/CAH Consolidated Inc. began construction on a $11.4 million facility for its for-profit Hillsboro Community Hospital along U.S. Highway 56. This photo shows the progress as of Nov. 5, 2016. Coming off a year in 2015 during which city government initiated or assisted with significant and visible construction projects totaling nearly […]

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City projects far exceed Wal-Mart stay

City projects far exceed Wal-Mart stay

A worker with Hett Construction of Marion prepares for pouring concrete for the turn-lane project at U.S. Highway 56 and Adams Street Mayor Delores Dalke realizes most residents likely will remember 2015 for the arrival and departure of a Wal-Mart grocery store?all in the span of nine months. ?I think what we have to do is to look at what […]

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USD 410 leads the way for project-based learning

USD 410 leads the way for project-based learning

Jonathan Hinerman, a Hillsboro High School sophomore at the time, prepares his robot for competition at the VEX Robotics event hosted by HHS in March 2015. Robotics is one example of the hands-on learning that has taken center stage in USD 410. Unified School District 410 achieved a lot during the 2015 calendar year, according to Superin?tendent Steve Noble, despite […]

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Achievements, challenges grow at TC

Achievements, challenges grow at TC

Tabor College President Jules Glanzer takes his turn guiding the antique plow during the ceremonial groundbreaking May 2 for the $13 million Shari Flaming Center for the Arts. The event drew around 300 people. Tabor College President Jules Glanzer characterized 2015 as a year with numerous significant internal achievements, but also a growing number of external threats. One of the […]

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