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NEIGHBORLY LOVE

NEIGHBORLY LOVE

Melanie and Dale Franz and son Darren pull weeds Sunday along sidewalks in Marion’s downtown business district as their contribution to HMBC’s service day. Sometimes it’s hard to show love toward your neighbors without getting your hands a little dirty. Rather than inhabit their clean and comfortable worship center this past Sunday, more than 200 people from the Hillsboro Menno­nite […]

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FFA group plants seeds for community garden project

FFA group plants seeds for community garden project

Marion FFA representatives (from left) Kaitlyn Goebel, Aidan Cairns and Cade Harms, along with (not pictured) Mark Meyer, adviser, talked with the Marion City Council Dec. 8 about developing a community garden. Three FFA students approached the Marion City Council at the Dec. 8 meeting to ask for support in developing a community garden. After listening to the group?s plan, […]

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Letters, September 2, 2015

Donors, volunteers are appreciated The Hillsboro Commun?ity Red Cross Blood Drive was a busy and very productive dat at the city building Aug. 21. Thank-you especially to all who donated blood, and anyone else who doanted their time to make it all run smoothly. Fifty-nine units were collected, which will help many needy patients. The next drive will be Monday, […]

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Agreement aims to aid project while shielding taxpayers

Hillsboro City Admini?strator Larry Paine said the proposed $1.5 million development agreement with HMC/CAH Con?solidated Inc. is unusual, but the document has been developed with the help of the city?s bond counsel. ?The hospital has asked us to help them in the construction of the new building,? Paine said. ?We are going to put the site improvements in play?basically the […]

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Letters, July 29, 2015

County fair needs community support Another Marion County Fair is in the books. I have been entering in the fair for over 20 years?ever since we moved to this area. Usually I am really excited to see all the exhibits, but this year the entries were down. I am sure there are many reasons for the decline?maybe the economy? I […]

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New principal aims to enable goals of others

New principal aims to enable goals of others

? Clint Corby to boost staff, students, parents. Clint Corby, new HM/HS principal Clint Corby says a singular goal has fueled his wide-ranging career in K-12 education the past 12 years. ?It didn?t matter whether the kid was 18 or 3, I enjoyed working with them and helping them get to where they want to go,? said the new principal […]

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Job well done

? Clint Seibel leaves a laudable track record after eight years of service to the Hillsboro community. Economic development director has to be one of the toughest jobs in small-town government. Who would chose a public job where it?s possible to work (very hard) for weeks, months, sometimes years behind the scenes with little evidence of tangible productivity, much less […]

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Goessel Community Foundation issues $2,170 in project grants

Goessel Community Foundation issues $2,170 in project grants

Goessel Community Foundation issues $2,170 in project grants<p><p>James Wiens, Rachel Boden, Susie Shipp and Eric Schrag (from left) hold the grant awards they received from the Goessel Community Foundation Sunday evening at the annual community picnic sponsored by the Goessel Ministerial Alliance. The four grants, totaling $2,170, will be used to support various community endeavors. Wiens, vice-president of the USD […]

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A new era begins

? People who care about the future of our community will move forward with grace. A new economic era began last Wednes?day with the grand opening of the Wal-Mart Neigh?bor?hood Market in Hillsboro Heights. Few topics have generated more speculation and conversation over the past 12 months than the ?mystery business? that simultaneously generated fears and cheers when its identity […]

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Private and community colleges strike a deal

The Kansas Association of Community College Trustees and the Kansas Independent College Asso?ciation announced the successful negotiation of a global reverse transfer agreement between all 18 private colleges and all 19 community colleges. The agreement is expected to boost the number of Kan?sans who earn at least an associate?s degree?which has been linked to higher life?time incomes, lower unem?ployment, better […]

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