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Best partners for our busy lives

Juggling business and relationships, and being a good steward of your community can be a crazy dance on most days. It would be a far tougher dance without a great partner, and that is why I was feeling pretty lucky recently on my five-year anniversary with my wonderful wife, Lindsey. I should have already been home at 6:30 p.m., but […]

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USD 411 to seek LOB increase

In response to a bleak and confusing funding future for schools, the Goessel school board agreed at its March 9 meeting to call for a public election to increase local taxes designated for the local option budget. Superintendent John Fast explained the options under consideration in the Kansas Legislature. Even though some legislators claim schools will not lose money, the […]

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Council to review new energy code

?Requirements could stymie business growth. In response to spirited criticism by a local businessman, the Hillsboro City Council likely will be reviewing its decision in December to adopt the 2012 International Energy Conservation Code. Mayor Delores Dalke reported that, immediately prior to the meeting, she had a ?pretty heated? conversation with ?George? Fei Yang, owner of the former Quick Flick/Radio […]

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Goessel council says ?no? to local election changes

The Goessel City Council went on record at its Feb. 17 meeting as being against a proposal in the Kansas Legislature to move city council elections to the fall. According to that proposal, nonpartisan city and school elections would become partisan and would be held in even numbered years in conjunction with state and federal elections. Council members said such […]

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Goessel faces $20,638 cut this spring

The Goessel school board heard during its Feb. 9 meeting about more cuts in K-12 education being proposed by Gov. Sam Brownback and the Kansas Legislature. The board heard that $20,638 likely will have to be chopped out of the current school year?s budget. That would be in addition to cuts that have already been made. Superintendent John Fast said […]

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Marion business profiles, Feb. 18, 2015 cont. H-Z

HOMESTEAD SENIOR RESIDENCES – MARION Address: 1500 E. Main, Marion Phone: 620-382-2606 Web: homesteadks.org Email: hsrmarion@homesteadks.org Year opened: 2013 About us: Affordable senior housing community serving the Marion County area. News from 2014: Major renovation of the units and common area. Looking ahead to 2015: Residents now have access to the unity and common area, flat-screen TV with stereo for […]

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New county agent meets commissioners

During their payday meeting Friday, Marion County commissioners were formally introduced to the new family and consumer science agent assigned to the county by K-State Research and Extension. Renae Riedy has been working in the Marion County office since October. Rickey Roberts said this is Riedy?s first assignment with the extention service. Pre?viously, she worked in the Dickinson County Health […]

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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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Goessel board updated on building progress

The Goessel school board was updated about the construction project by Chad Henson during its Dec. 8 regular meeting. Board chair Dan Miller said it is exciting to think students might be in some of the new classrooms by January. ?We?ve got a tremendous facility,? added member Maynard Knepp. He said the project was daunting in the beginning, but the […]

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Tabor to launch online A.S. degree in business in 2015

Tabor College?s School of Adult & Graduate Studies in Wichita will be launching an associate of science degree in business beginning January 2015. The new degree is designed for adult students. The college describes the program as ?an excellent educational experience paired with the convenience of online classes?all in an affordable package supported by world-class customer service.? Brett Andrews, executive […]

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