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Holidays are a changin? too

?Come gather ?round people, wherever you roam and admit that the waters around you have grown…. As the present now will soon be the past…for the times they are a changin?.? ?Bob Dylan All of us are poster children for the phrase ?the times they are a changin?.? Many years ago, in loaves and fish fashion, my parents fit 10 […]

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Council OKs charter change

? Move allows city to assist hospital project. The Hillsboro City Coun?cil has taken the next step in providing a bond issue for an estimated $1.5 million for the construction of a new facility for Hillsboro Community Hospital. Meeting in special session Aug. 11, the council approved changes affecting two charter ordinances relating to the city?s Public Build?ing Commission. The […]

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Change needed through time

Times change. Needs change. What we do. What we think we know. All of that is always changing. My great-great-grandfather farmed in Kansas while helping lay out and build some of the first section roads after the American Civil War. He was in another county. But during that same time frame, Marion County built about 1,600 miles of roads. These […]

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Hometown principal says it?s time for a change

Hometown principal says it?s time for a change

Outgoing Hillsboro High School Max Heinrichs enjoys one of his last days in the office he?s occupied for the past seven years. ?It?s just time for a change,? he says. ?I love the job but it?s about the time. Behind him are some ?treasures,? including pictures of his family and a mounted 30-pound striped bass he caught in Beaver Lake, […]

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Commissioners call for change with Tampa EMS

Marion County Commis?sioners, during their Feb. 27 payday meeting, notified Jesse Brun?ner, Emergency Medical Services ambulance crew chief at Tampa, to resign his position. They also notified the Tampa ambulance crew to come up with a new crew chief within 72 hours. If the Tampa crew failed to comply, the commissioners voted 3-0 to have EMS Director Brandy McCarty remove […]

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Bowers has seen farming change over 38 years

Bowers has seen farming change over 38 years

Greg Bowers takes a break from working on the antique Ford tractor he recently acquired and plans to restore following his retirement from Central National Bank after 38 years. He and wife Mary Beth will continue to operate their farm northeast of Marion. Don Ratzlaff / Free Press Greg Bowers came home to Marion County after serving as a first […]

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