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Pizza Hut gives check to Hillsboro Fire Department

Pizza Hut gives check to Hillsboro Fire Department

Matt Hein and Merlin Funk of the Hillsboro Fire Department accept the close to $400 check from Pizza Hut Manager Angela Williams. On Saturday, June 30, Pizza Hut donated 20% of all their sales from noon to 8 p.m. to the Hillsboro Fire Department. “I decided to have the fundraiser to show my support for the community. This community has […]

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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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Feeding the multitudes

Feeding the multitudes

Goessel’s Keith’s Foods raises money for MCC with no annual sale These are just a few of the people picking up the approximate 700 meals on Sunday sold for Mennonite Central Committee. GOESSEL—The activity on Sunday echoed the sign painted on the east side of Keith’s Foods in Goessel, which reads, “Small town, big heart.” People from all over demonstrated […]

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Hillsboro teacher wins prestigious award

Hillsboro teacher wins prestigious award

School buildings may be closed but learning and teaching are not on hold. And this past week, the Kansas Teachers’ Hall of Fame (KTHOF) acknowledged some teachers who have been doing a great job including one of Marion County’s own, Anne Janzen of Hillsboro. According to the KTHOF press release, the Class of 2020 will be the 44th Class to […]

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Dr. Erb continues to see patients at Hillsboro Healthcare Clinic

Dr. Erb continues to see patients at Hillsboro Healthcare Clinic

Dr. Gregory Erb currently sees patients in Hillsboro Monday-Wednesday and then in Herington the rest of the week. Many people in Marion County are already familiar with Dr. Gregory Erb from when he worked at Hillsboro Community Hospital and the Hillsboro clinic. Last year, he switched over to Herington Hospital where he spends part of his time. The rest of […]

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I highly rec’almond’ delicious shortbread bars

I highly rec’almond’ delicious shortbread bars

SpiceUpYourLife-AlmondShortbreadBars Almond shortbread bars don’t skimp on the almond flavor, with lots of almond extract and some sliced almonds on top. Several months ago, I wrote that my New Year’s resolution was to get my pantry cleaned out and organized over the course of the year. I must have somehow jinxed myself, because now that we’re staying at home and […]

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Surviving quarantine- County commissioner stuck in home after trip to Colorado

Surviving quarantine- County commissioner stuck in home after trip to Colorado

For Marion County Board of Commissioners Chairman Jonah Gehring, the reality of COVID-19 became very real to him after an attempted snowboarding trip to Colorado with his 13-year-old daughter during Spring Break last week. “We have been there before, and it still is one of my favorite places to frequent — shredding some slopes, taking in nature, and campfire cookouts. […]

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We’ve come this far by faith, MCC celebrates 100 years

Mennonite Central Committee (MCC) is celebrating 100 years of serving in the name of Christ in 2020. We’ve Come This Far by Faith is a celebration open to the public to celebrate the past 100 years but to also look ahead toward the next 100 years. Please join MCC to celebrate this milestone at 7:30 p.m. on Feb 29 at […]

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Senior Scribbles

  HILLSBORO SENIOR CENTER This week we will have bingo on Wednesday, Feb. 26 after the noon meal and then we come to the end of February and start the new month of March and hopefully warmer temps, too. The senior center is needing a fill in cook and a fill in dishwasher. You will get paid training for both […]

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Area Sports Roundup 2-19-2020

Canton-Galva Basketball—The Canton-Galva Lady Eagles beat Peabody on Friday 71-60. Coming – The Eagles played Tuesday at home against Centre High School. They will play at Wichita Home School on Tuesday, Feb 25. The girls game starts at 6 p.m. and the boys will play when they are done. Centre Basketball— The Centre Girls Basketball team had an exciting game […]

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