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A push in the park
A push in the park

A push in the park

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Frustrated residents ask for action on drainage issues

The Free Press

Some eight residential property owners expressed impatience with the city of Hillsboro during the April 15 city council meeting regarding longstanding drainage problems in their neighborhoods.

What brought the issue to the council agenda was a request by real estate developer Pat Nuss to relocate a house into the West Winds development located on the city?s west side.

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Council OKs revitalization program for targeted area
Council OKs revitalization program for targeted area

Council OKs revitalization program for targeted area

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The yellow areas indicate areas included in the Neighborhood Revitalization Plan passed last week by the Hillsboro City Council. Tax incentves on building improvements will last through 2018.

Residential and commercial property owners in a designated area of Hillsboro now have an economic incentive for making building improvements, thanks to the Neighbor?hood Revitaliza?tion Plan approved by the Hills?boro City Council at its April 15 meeting.

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New TV ad campaign will promote community’s benefits

Hillsboro residents may see a familiar place being promoted over the airwaves of a Wichita television station.

Starting this week, a series of 60 30-second ads promoting Hillsboro as a good place to live, play and work are being broadcast over KWCH Channel 12 this spring and again this fall as part of a locally coordinated campaign to generate interest in the community.

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A good day for the Earth
A good day for the Earth

A good day for the Earth

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Volunteers brave chilly weather to remove trash around reservoir
Volunteers brave chilly weather to remove trash around reservoir

Volunteers brave chilly weather to remove trash around reservoir

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Young volunteers collect trash at Marion Reservoir on Saturday. Volunteers from Marion Middle School, 4-H clubs and Parkview Mennonite Brethren Church filled a Dumpster load of trash from all areas around the lake

Fifty-three volunteers braved Saturday?s strong northwest winds to clean up the Marion Reservoir.

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Lehigh fire department on rebound

When the Lehigh Fire Department successfully knocked down a fire in the early stages in a residential storage building Thursday evening, you might chalk it up to great timing.

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Relief Sale hits $406,500 mark

A picture-perfect weekend contributed to a picture-perfect 40th Kansas Mennonite Relief Sale with early sales equaling $406,500 at the Kansas State Fairgrounds in Hutchinson.

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Hillsboro is ?Tree City? for 13th year
Hillsboro is ?Tree City? for 13th year

Hillsboro is ?Tree City? for 13th year

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Mayor Delores Dalke accepts the plaque recognizing Hillsboro as a ?Tree City USA? from Ray Aslin, state forester with the Kansas Forest Service. The presentation was made by the KFS and the National Arbor Day Foundation March 26 in Manhattan.

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Incumbents win local re-election
Incumbents win local re-election

Incumbents win local re-election

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Byron McCarty retained his seat on the Hillsboro City Council by a 132-16 margin over challenger Martin Rhodes in the local elections April 1.

McCarty represents the East Ward.

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