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Becker picks up win for commission

Becker picks up win for commission

Volunteers Cheryl Bartel and Brenda Kimberly assist Hillsboro Residents Randy and Vianne Hagen as they vote at the poll at the Hillsboro United Methodist Church on Tuesday, Aug. 7. Patty Decker / Free Press The Marion County Commission completed its canvass during the Monday meeting with some adjustments made after the provisional ballots were reviewed. In the primary race for […]

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Holub encountered his share of difficult issues as commissioner

Holub encountered his share of difficult issues as commissioner

“An elected official should pay attention to what people are saying. Someone doesn’t have to look for problems; they will come to them. And don’t let the job wear you down.” For 12 years, Dan Holub of rural Marion served as the Marion County commissioner in the 2nd District, but in the Nov. 8 election he was defeated by challenger […]

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Commission responds to concerns on rural roads

Commission responds to concerns on rural roads

This week may mark a turning point in Marion County?s road and bridge program.<p>The Marion County Commission was expected to meet all morning Monday to discuss road and bridge options with department personnel (See story on page X).<p>Commission Chairman Dan Holub said this would be likely followed at the Friday payday meeting with major announcements for expansion of road and […]

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Commission approves bridge construction

On Monday, the Marion County Commission approved $45,390 in immediate emergency construction for the bridge over the Cottonwood River going into Marion Reservoir at Durham Cove on Kanza Road. Road and Bridge Superintendent Randy Crawford said he had to close the highly traveled blacktop road south of 260th because the rain-swollen river washed out heavy supporting stones underneath for approximately […]

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Commission troubled by state budget actions

Marion County Board of Commissioners chairman Dan Holub called Monday for a 20-minute session to discuss county problems caused by actions of the Kansas Legislature. Holub said legislators are considering easing the state?s budget problems by adding a $3 per acre excise property tax for all landowners. Holub said that might not add up to much for city owners of […]

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Commission gives school farm project unanimous OK

The Hillsboro Planning Commission voted unanimously at its Jan. 29 meeting to recommend that the city council approve a special-use permit for USD 410 to develop a school farm on the elementary school campus. The two-hour meeting was a follow-up to a 21?2-hour meeting Dec. 11. About 20 people attended the first meeting, several of whom live in neighborhoods near […]

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