Category: Hillsboro

Hillsboro: 2017 was a year for completion

Hillsboro: 2017 was a year for completion

Hillsboro citizens gathered May 4 for a ribbon-cutting ceremony to officially open the new facility for Hillsboro Community Hospital. Five and a half years after the ground-breaking, HMC/CAH Consolidated Inc. completed construction on the $11.4 million facility along U.S. Highway 56. Several significant construction projects that were years in the making came to completion in Hillsboro during 2017. “I think […]

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USD 410 accepts challenge to ‘redesign education’

USD 410 accepts challenge to ‘redesign education’

SUPERINTENDENT MAX HEINRICHS: “Our goal would be to try to make our education more student-centered, and not like a mass-production line like we do,” Heinrichs said. “We want to do more for the individual, so we can engage the individual.” In the ongoing effort to provided the best academic program to equip students for the challenges and opportunities of the […]

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2017 will be remembered as a big year for Tabor

2017 will be remembered as a big year for Tabor

It’s no secret that 2017 was a big year for Tabor College. The evidence is in plain sight on the campus. The long campaign to plan, fund and build the $13 million Shari Flam­ing Center for the Arts was essentially completed by year’s end. Given the effort he invested from the start, it should surprise anyone that President Jules Glanzer […]

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Business Capsules

Business Capsules

We thank the businesses of Hillsboro that took the time to update their profiles with us in this publication. We have tried to include as many businesses as possible, even if you didn’t update your information. Businesses of Hillsboro, you are the financial life­blood of our community. Board members and supporters of the Hillsboro Community Foundation celebrated in February when […]

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A few bumps on the road to progress

A few bumps on the road to progress

The 12 middle school participants in the second annual Hillsboro Youth Adventure shared a pizza meal with Hillsboro Mayor Delores Dalke. ?I think it was fun for everybody, but I think they also learned a whole lot about the city and what makes it work,? Dalke said of the all-day event. Free Press file photo Mayor Delores Dalke acknowledges that […]

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Schools achieve despite more funding challenges

Schools achieve despite more funding challenges

Evan Ollenburger, a member of the 2014 graduating class, shows some of the projects created on the 3D printer used in the Hillsboro High School technology department. Even with ongoing budget cuts due to declining enrollment and state funding reductions, USD 410 Super?inten?dent Steve Noble believes the district did a good job of protecting classroom learning and student activities from […]

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President Glanzer’s list of ‘Top 14 Highlights of 2014’

President Glanzer’s list of ‘Top 14 Highlights of 2014’

Tabor President Jules Glanzer 14. Champions of Character recognition of athletic programs and athletes, both NAIA and KCAC. 13. We signed a contract with the BGW engineering firm to design the Shari Flaming Center for the Arts. 12. Fourteen athletic teams received NAIA Scholar team awards; our football team was one of four in the nation that achieved a 3.0 […]

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Tabor nears start for fine arts center

Tabor nears start for fine arts center

You know it?s been a good year when Tabor College President Jules Glanzer can?t limit his list of highlights to 14, much less a traditional ?Top 10.? ?I have a couple of bonus ones,? said Glanzer, referring to the list he had already shared. One was the addition of best-selling author and American culture expert Leonard Sweet as a distinguished […]

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Business profiles

We thank the businesses of Hillsboro that took the time to share their profiles with us in this publication. You are the lifeblood of our community. ACCOUNTING & FINANCIAL INITIATIVE, LLC Bryce Wichert, CPA Address: 104 East First St., Ste. C Phone: 620-947-3976; (toll free) 888-700-8617 Email: bwichert@outlook.com Year opened: 2007 About us: We offer tax preparation, tax planning and […]

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Campus projects, record donations key at TC

Folks who live in Hills?boro, and the guests who visit, probably judge progress at Tabor College by what they see as they drive by or walk through the campus. If that?s true, 2013 was a pretty good year. The college completed several more campus improvement projects over the past 12 months. During the summer, the college invested around $2 million […]

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