Category: News

Local doctors provide state-of-the-art eye care

Local doctors provide state-of-the-art eye care

Image Dr. Mark Abrahams Staff Amelia Breugem and Dr. Mark Abrahams work with some of the glasses that they offer on site in the Hillsboro Legacy Eyecare office.       Legacy Eyecare is exactly what it sounds like: eye care that has carried a legacy with it. Part of the practice, first called Grene Vision and then later Mid […]

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Goessel City Council discusses recycling

The Goessel city council met on Feb 18 and discussed recycling issues. County commissioner Jonah Gehring was at the meeting to discuss the situation with the council. Marion County had been taking recyclables to a site at Fort Riley, but that site can no longer accept recyclables from Marion County. Therefore, Marion County is no longer placing recycling bins in […]

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We’ve come this far by faith, MCC celebrates 100 years

Mennonite Central Committee (MCC) is celebrating 100 years of serving in the name of Christ in 2020. We’ve Come This Far by Faith is a celebration open to the public to celebrate the past 100 years but to also look ahead toward the next 100 years. Please join MCC to celebrate this milestone at 7:30 p.m. on Feb 29 at […]

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Commission votes to close county road

At its Feb. 24 meeting, the Marion County Commission held a public hearing to close or vacate a section of 360th Road between Bison and Chisholm Trail. Landowner Dale Koop made the request and collected signatures of other affected landowners who supported the closure. This portion of road is a minimum maintenance road that gets graded twice a year. Koop […]

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Studio 23 Dance now offering adult classes

Studio 23 Dance now offering adult classes

Amanda Abrahams (front left) and Crystal Holmes (front right) teach several adult classes at Studio 23 Dance in Hillsboro. They currently offer barre, tap and WERQ classes. Amanda Abrahams grew up doing dance. But she had no idea just how useful her training would be for her as an adult. Recently, Abrahams joined the staff at Studio 23 Dance in […]

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Hillsboro schools to update wi-fi

by Sheila G. Kelley Contingent upon the approval of e-rate funding, Hillsboro schools could soon have updated wi-fi, superintendent Max Heinrichs said at the Feb. 10 school board meeting. The project is designed to begin upgrading wireless access at the schools. E-rate funds will pay 70 percent of the cost which would leave the district to cover about $8,000. “We […]

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Goessel School Board hears Marion County Special Education Cooperative report

The Goessel school board met on February 10 and heard a Marion County Special Education Cooperative report from the director, Dr. David Sheppard. He said that 50 students in Goessel are receiving services from MCSEC, some only a small amount of services and others a substantial amount. He said MCSEC works with students who are developmentally and learning disabled, as […]

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Peabody Community Foundation awards $9,000 in grants to county non-profits

Peabody Community Foundation awards $9,000 in grants to county non-profits

Rick Rehmert, Joseph Hutchison, and Carolyn Gard accept the PCF grant check for The Hub.         Peabody, Kan. Ten projects of area charities were funded with $9,000 in grants by Peabody Community Foundation (PCF) on Sat., Feb. 1. Grant awards were presented at the annual PCF Pancake Day held at the Peabody Senior Center. The largest grant, […]

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Hillsboro Community Foundation gives out money

Hillsboro Community Foundation gives out money

The Hillsboro Community Foundation was formed in 2004 with the vision of connecting caring donors to worthy causes.  The organizers of the foundation saw the importance of being affiliated with a larger foundation and the affiliate agreement with Central Kansas Community Foundation (CKCF) was signed.  Being affiliated with CKCF allows the foundation to be under their umbrella and have the […]

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Hillsboro students show off Mr. Roboto

Hillsboro students show off Mr. Roboto

Competing well at last Saturday’s Derby Robo Challenge Turning Point Robotics tournament were teams 4101A Off Balance, consisting of Zachary Denholm and Nathan Lopez; 4101B Endeavor, consisting of Hardy Dirks and Sam Pohlman; 4101C Amigos, consisting of Garrett Helmer and Cole Moss; 4101D Optimistic Scorers, consisting of Olivia Slater and 4101J Circuit Overload, consisting of Jacob Denholm and Austin Rempel. […]

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