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Stiles nabbed as Hillsboro City Administrator

Stiles nabbed as Hillsboro City Administrator

The Hillsboro City Council announced at their meeting on Tuesday that after an extensive search they have selected a new City Administrator. “We were very happy with the way the search process worked. We had a field of outstanding and qualified candidates. At the end of the process though, it was clear to all of us that Matt Stiles rose […]

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Marion County Commissioners continue planning for summer

COVID-19 updates Marion County Health Department Health Administrator Diedre Serene explained to the Commissioners during their May 11 meeting that cases will not be taken off the case count once they have recovered. The number will not go down. “At this time all of our cases are out of quarantine (minus the one death) and they pose no risk to […]

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USD 410 Board meets tonight for May meeting

UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 410 (Durham-Hillsboro-Lehigh)  REGULAR BOARD MEETING Monday, May 11, 2020, 7:00 pm  USD 410 via Zoom 416 S. Date Street Hillsboro, KS 67063  Unified School District No. 410 Durham-Hillsboro-Lehigh  Agenda—Regular Board Meeting USD 410 via Zoom May 11, 2020, 7:00 p.m.  Meeting called to order B. Approval of regular and consent agenda  April 1st Special Board Meeting […]

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County preparing for storm season

As we head into the spring months, the risk of severe thunderstorms increases across Kansas, including the risk for tornadoes. Unfortunately, with the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, people who rely on public sheltering from tornadoes could be faced with the difficult choice of sheltering from the tornado in a community shelter or refraining from going to the shelter in order to […]

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Local student gives back to community in cap, gown

Local student gives back to community in cap, gown

Braxton Smith gives blood as part of his #capandgownchallenge. Braxton Smith helps makes lunches for Centre Elementary for kids in the community as part of his #capandgownchallenge. The class of 2020 is truly a special class. They were born during 9/11. They entered their childhood during the biggest terrorist attack on America and now they enter adulthood during a pandemic […]

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County wants to push forward to a normal life

The Marion County Board of Commissioners met on Monday, May 4 both in person and virtually. The meeting opened up reopening news from Marion County Health Administrator Diedre Serene since that is what seems to be on everyone’s mind. Serene shared that while she agrees with may of the governor’s rulings, she does have a few tweaks for Marion County […]

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City of Hillsboro appoints new City Administrator

City of Hillsboro appoints new City Administrator

The Hillsboro City Council announced at their meeting today that after an extensive search they have selected a new City Administrator. “We were very happy with the way the search process worked. We had a field of outstanding and qualified candidates. At the end of the process though, it was clear to all of us that Matt Stiles rose to […]

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Gov Kelly to hold press conference tonight at 6:30 about state plans

Governor Laura Kelly will deliver an address this evening on her administration’s official plan to reopen Kansas as the state addresses the COVID 19 pandemic. The address will be broadcast on live television and available to radio stations in Kansas, and on the Governor’s Facebook page. When:6:31 p.m. CST until speech is concluded on Thursday, April 30, from a local […]

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Hillsboro leaders are concerned about financial impact of COVID19

The Hillsboro City Council met via Zoom on Tuesday, April 21. City Administrator Larry Paine shared that he has been doing some research to look at what the impact of COVID-19 pandemic is doing particularly on our budget. “The big picture is like everywhere else in the United States. There will be some significant financial impacts on our budget, and […]

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Goessel City Council holds on-line meeting

The Goessel city council met on April 20 via technology, due to COVID-19. The council discussed the sewer project and voted to allow an extension until August 1. The project can probably be done sooner, but Mayor Dave Schrag suggested allowing extra time in case of weather interferes. Schrag said the project is taking longer because of stay-at-home orders. The […]

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