Category: Letter to the Editor

Letters (Week of August 29, 2007)

Blood drive exceeded goal of organizers   We would like to thank the people who came to donate blood at the American Red Cross blood drive Aug. 19 and also to all who volunteered to help make everything work smoothly. We can feel proud that each had a part in making blood available for those who need it. There were […]

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Letters (Week of August 22, 2007)

Support made the 2007 fair a success   The Marion County Fair Association would like to thank all the people who helped make the 2007 Marion County Fair a success. Thanks to all of the volunteers that worked the events, all the people who showed up to see the attractions and everyone who paid their hard-earned money to attend the […]

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Letters (Week of August 1, 2007)

Peabody a good host for baseball tourney I had the privilege as a Cal Ripken Baseball official of being a part of the just completed 9-year-old Cal Ripken Kansas State Tournament of Champions held in Peabody. The tournament featured district champions from the state who were vying for a berth in the eight-state 2007 Midwest Plains Regional at Derby. The […]

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Letters to the Editor (Week of July 18, 2007)

Farm bill holds key to algae solution The death of three dogs after contact with Marion Reservoir water (July 11 issue) may be linked to an algae bloom after all of the evidence is examined. But the event once again reminds us the problem of water quality still exists with siltation and nitrogen/phosphorus loading. This season?s heavier than usual rainfall […]

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Letters (Week of July 4, 2007)

Would have liked local hospital support I would like to thank everyone for their support during Perry?s recent illness and month-long hospital stay, especially Dr. Hodson. However, I am sad that we didn?t receive support where we needed it most?from our area hospitals. Both Hillsboro and Marion hospitals refused to admit him to swing bed because he is ?too much […]

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Letters (Week of June 27, 2007)

Corrections needed for recent article   For the most part I was pleased with the article about me in the June 13 issue, but I want to make a few corrections. The first is about my previous employment. I lived in McPherson 14 years and in Wichita 16 years, where I worked as district manager for a safety company. I […]

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Letters (Week of June 6, 2007)

Thanks for the school reunion   I am a 1953 HHS graduate and want to thank all who were involved in putting together such a great All-High School dinner and program! I've attended several of these in the past (not for at least two years) and I think it is great to have a "program" such as Mr. Mohn presented. […]

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Letters (Week of May 30, 2007)

Athletics contribute to education package   The USD 410 bond issue election scheduled for June 5 invites the community to vote on a tax package that will improve four areas: the Hillsboro Elementary School, the Hillsboro High School, the district central office, and an athletic complex in partnership with Tabor College. As the vice president of academics and student development […]

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Letters (Week of May 23, 2007)

Help for clarifying impact of bond   USD 410 has completed a series of public meetings designed to inform district patrons concerning the June 5th bond election. The following information is offered as a way of clarifying the bond?s tax impact on land used for agriculture. Following are two examples using real pieces of ag land owned by USD 410 […]

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Letters (Week of May 16, 2007)

More information about Coumadin   I would like to add some information to the article in last week?s paper (?Healthy Hills?boro?) regarding food precautions when taking Couma?din. It is important to know that Warfarin is the generic name for Coumadin, so if two prescriptions are listed with only one of the names, do not take both at the same time, […]

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