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Mayor welcomes back students

It’s back to school time and kids from Pre-School through Post-Secondary are headed back to the classroom. I would like to take this opportunity to welcome our Tabor College students back to Hillsboro! With a consistently growing enrollment, Tabor College students, faculty and staff represent a significant portion of our community. A special welcome goes out to those that are […]

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Work begins on new hospital

Work begins on new hospital

Work begins on new hospital Earth-movers were on site in full force as construction began last week on the $11.4 million new facility for Hillsboro Community Hospital. The team of heavy machines was scraping and moving dirt in preparation for the building project. JE Dunn Construction is the contractor for the project.

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Construction begins on Dollar General store at Marion; completion target is Nov. 11

Construction begins on Dollar General store at Marion; completion target is Nov. 11

Dirt work started Aug. 10 on the new Dollar General store, located on a corner lot in Batt Industrial Park, and off U.S. Highway 56 at Marion. According to Terry Jones, the city?s economic development director, construction continued this week with crews pouring concrete. The new store is expected to impact the city with taxable sales of more than $1 […]

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Safety-related projects progress as the start of school approaches

Safety-related projects progress as the start of school approaches

  Workers from Hett Construction of Marion prepare Friday to pour concrete on the south side of U.S. Highway 56 at Adams Street for the addition of exit and entrance lanes. Similar lanes on the north side of the highway are already complete. The $335,285 project, funded entirely by the Kansas Department of Transportation, is expected to enhance the safety […]

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Healthier outlook

? Hope is rekindled for the construction of a new hospital for Hillsboro. This time it feels real. If your response to HMC/CAH?s announcement that construction could begin this fall on the long-awaited new Hillsboro Community Hospital facility was ?I?ll believe it when I see it,? you?re likely in good company. Seven years have passed since the initial promise was […]

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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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Safe Routes to School shows concrete progress

Safe Routes to School shows concrete progress

Workers for Vogts-Parga Construction were pouring curbing in the 600 block of East A St. last week, the first leg in the $250,000 Safe Routes to School project, which features a 6-foot sidewalk from Hillsboro Elementary School on the side of town to near Trinity Mennonite Church on the west side of town. Don Ratzlaff / Free Press Workers for […]

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?Pardon the dust? / Hillsboro residents will see numerous major projects addressed this summer

?Pardon the dust? / Hillsboro residents will see numerous major projects addressed this summer

? Projects represent a $14 million investment. Among the projects in Hillsboro on tap for summer transformation will be the addition of turning lanes at the intersection of North Adams and U.S. Highway 56 Hillsboro City Admini?strator Larry Paine is thinking about putting this wel?come sign at the city limits as summer arrives. ?Pardon our dust. We?re under construction.? Between […]

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Work begins on Wal-Mart store in Hillsboro

Work begins on Wal-Mart store in Hillsboro

Work begins on Wal-Mart store in Hillsboro<p><p>Workers with Crossland Construction Co. Inc. resumed work Monday on the lot in the Hillsboro Heights development where the Wal-Mart Neighborhood Market will be located. The construction project began the previous week. Company officials have said that the store should open this spring, weather permitting. Don Ratzlaff / Free Press Workers with Crossland Construction […]

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