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Local elections produce a few surprises

? Overall turnout was low across the county. Last week?s spring general city and school election saw some surprises with voters casting their ballots for change. According to Tina Spen?cer, Marion County election officer, some of the write-in candidates even prevailed over filed candidates. ?It will be interesting to see what direction these cities go with their new leadership,? she […]

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Grass fires keep firefighters busy across county

Dry grasses, lack of rain, wind and humidity have kept Marion County firefighters busy during the last few weeks, according to local officials. Hillsboro Fire Chief Ben Steketee said Thursday that it?s typical this time of year to have controlled or prescribed burns, but weather and other conditions have worked against firefighters and landowners. ?Producers need to have prescriptive burns […]

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