Category: News

Voluntary reduction in burning suggested

KDHE and KDA recommend voluntary reduction in burning  In response to the COVID-19 pandemic currently impacting all states, including Kansas, the Kansas Department of Health and Environment and the Kansas Department of Agriculture strongly encourage all landowners and managers to voluntarily reduce the number of acres that they intend to burn this spring.  “With the potential for this pandemic overwhelming […]

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Surviving quarantine- County commissioner stuck in home after trip to Colorado

Surviving quarantine- County commissioner stuck in home after trip to Colorado

For Marion County Board of Commissioners Chairman Jonah Gehring, the reality of COVID-19 became very real to him after an attempted snowboarding trip to Colorado with his 13-year-old daughter during Spring Break last week. “We have been there before, and it still is one of my favorite places to frequent — shredding some slopes, taking in nature, and campfire cookouts. […]

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Tabor College moves to online instruction for rest of semester

Press release from Tabor 3/24/20: TABOR COLLEGE MOVES TO ONLINE INSTRUCTION FOR REMAINDER OF THE SPRING SEMESTER In response to the events that unfolded over the weekend related to the national health crisis, as well as the Marion County Department of Health directive yesterday, decisions have been reached concerning ongoing operations. For the common good of our Hillsboro community, the […]

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Small Business Administration Assistance available

Federal Disaster Declaration for Kansas Approved. SBA Assistance Available! The Kansas Emergency Declaration for the COVID-19 crisis was approved by the federal government. Business owners can now apply for a SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loan online in the Disaster Loan Application Portal at https://disasterloan.sba.gov/ela/. We encourage all businesses to review the following application filing requirements in order to expedite the […]

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Junior reporters needed in Marion County!

Marion County Health Department issues a new Public Health Order effective tomorrow morning

Marion County Emergency Public Health Order 20200323 REFERENCE: KSA 65-119 and KSA 65-129b ORDER: WHEREAS the Local Health Officer is authorized and required, pursuant to KSA 65-119 and KSA 65-129b to immediately exercise and maintain supervision over known or suspected cases of any infectious or contagious disease during its continuance, and to issue orders seeing that all such cases are […]

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Hillsboro City Hall public doors closed but public still served

According to City Administrator Larry Paine, the public doors to City Hall closed as of 2 p.m. on Friday. “We are doing this out of precaution for our employees that serve the community. We can’t do this if we are sick. There are a lot of people depending on the work we do. Our action is taken with the view […]

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Kansas National Guard offers assistance

KANSAS NATIONAL GUARD SUPPORTS STATE EFFORTS TO COMBAT COVID-19 VIRUS The current global situation involving the COVID-19 virus is at the forefront of the news, and the Kansas National Guard is doing its part to support the communities of Kansas. “The National Guard is a unique military component with both a state and federal mission,” Maj. Gen. Lee Tafanelli, the […]

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Hillsboro Police Department puts fingerprinting on hold

Due to regulations and recommendations as a result of the COVID-19, the Hillsboro Police Department is suspending all fingerprinting until further notice. They apologize for any inconvenience.  

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The Hillsboro Choir and Band CKL Regional Music Festival results

The Hillsboro High School band, choir and singing groups attended the CKL Regional Music Festival On Tuesday, March 4 at Tabor College. Their scores are as follows: II ratings: Solos: Abby Fryhover, Taryah Miller, Tristan Reed, Isabelle Whorton I ratings: Concert Band Concert Choir Women’s Glee Men’s Glee Spirit-N-Celebration SNC Women SNC Men Mixed Ensemble Men’s Ensemble Soloists: Dillon Boldt, […]

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