Category: Senior Living / Health & Fitness Focus

Carquest moves into larger building
Carquest moves into larger building

Carquest moves into larger building

More room for more inventory is what store manager Bob William?son is anticipating when Carquest of Hillsboro completes its move this week into a new store in Hills?boro Heights. ?We?ve been needing more room for quite some time,? said Williamson, who is in his eighth year as store manager. ?Car parts is an immediate kind of business. If we don?t […]

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Preparation can reduce winter grief

Taking a few simple precautions, now, can increase your motoring safety this winter season. Gates Corp., the auto aftermarket?s leading supplier of belts and hoses, offers the following checklist for you and your service technician on how to winterize your car. ? Battery. Icy-cold temperatures can reduce a vehicle?s battery power by up to 50 percent. If the battery is […]

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Martin horse takes first at state fair
Martin horse takes first at state fair

Martin horse takes first at state fair

Cara Martin of Marion, daughter of Melissa and Matt Zieammermann, showed her registered miniature horse, Mighty Mick (Micky), taking first-place honors in the 4-year-and-older non-stock division at the Kansas State Fair. This placed Martin in competition with all champion geldings in the show resulting in a reserve grand champion win over the other geldings at the show.

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Marion County Home Care ranked in top 500 agencies

Marion County Home Care has been named one of the Top 500 home-health agencies in the nation, according to the 2010 HomeCare Elite. Home?Care Elite, in its fifth year, identifies the top 25 percent of home-health agencies in the United States and further highlights the top 100 and top 500 agencies overall. Winners are ranked by an analysis of performance […]

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ESU business consultant in Marion Nov. 17

The Emporia State Univer?sity Kansas Small Business Devel?opment Center will have a small business consultant in Marion from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednes?day, Nov. 17, at the Butler Com?munity College-Marion Campus located at 412 N. Second St. Anyone who would like to discuss issues concerning his or her existing business or starting a new business, can receive free and […]

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Hillsboro council votes to refinance bonds

The Hillsboro City Council took three actions at its Nov. 2 meeting that should enhance the city?s financial situation over the not-too-distant future. Meeting as the Public Build?ing Commission, members first approved a resolution that would refinance the city?s revenue bonds that were used in 2005 to finance the construction of the family aquatic center. Because of lower interest rates, […]

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Acupuncture gives patients another treatment option
Acupuncture gives patients another treatment option

Acupuncture gives patients another treatment option

Area residents have another treatment option for a wide variety of health issues, should they choose to stick with it. More to the point, acupuncture has come to Marion County. Kodi Panzer, lead practitioner at Panzer Chiropractic Clinic, began offering the service last month at her office at 122 S. Main in Hillsboro. The centuries-old treatment approach is best known […]

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?Great Pumpkin Race? set for Oct. 30

First Mennonite Church will sponsor ?The Great Pumpkin Race? Satur?day, Oct. 30. The event includes a 5-kilometer run/walk at 9 a.m. and a kids? half-mile run/walk at 9:30 a.m. Participants need to pre-register by Oct. 20 to guarantee a long-sleeved T-shirt. The cost is $20 per entrant in the 5-K and $10 in the kids? run prior to Oct. 20. […]

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Classical guitarist to perform in Hillsboro this month

Music lovers will have several opportunities to hear Elizabeth Busch, a classical guitarist and songwriter from California, later this month. Busch will perform at Java Jays on the Tabor College campus at 2:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 21.?The public is welcome to attend and enjoy this afternoon performance. At 7:30 p.m. she will do a show at Little Pleasures in downtown […]

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Tai Chi an option for easing pain, improving balance
Tai Chi an option for easing pain, improving balance

Tai Chi an option for easing pain, improving balance

? For people who are leery of the physical demands of most exercise programs, these claims are pretty enticing. ?Say goodbye to sweating, puffing and panting. Say hello to feeling cool, calm, refreshed and energized. ?Just 30 minutes a day is your passport to better health, fitness, peace of mind and so much more, as your mind and body work […]

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