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Leaders defend city loan for new hospital project

Leaders defend city loan for new hospital project

Delores Dalke The two lead officials for the city of Hillsboro say they recognize that providing a loan up to $1.5 million to help the owners of Hillsboro Community Hospital construct a new facility carries a degree of risk. But both Mayor Delores Dalke and City Administrator Larry Paine say they are confident the plan will work?and the payoff will […]

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Wal-Mart opens its doors with ribbon-cutting

Wal-Mart opens its doors with ribbon-cutting

Store manager Brian Miller cuts the ceremonial ribbon as members of the Chamber and Wal-Mart store staff gather in support. Don Ratzlaff / Free Press Love it or fear it, the new Wal-Mart Neighborhood Market store opened its doors April 8 with a grand opening launch that drew about 100 people to its Hills?boro Heights location. Under a canopy of […]

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A few bumps on the road to progress

A few bumps on the road to progress

The 12 middle school participants in the second annual Hillsboro Youth Adventure shared a pizza meal with Hillsboro Mayor Delores Dalke. ?I think it was fun for everybody, but I think they also learned a whole lot about the city and what makes it work,? Dalke said of the all-day event. Free Press file photo Mayor Delores Dalke acknowledges that […]

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Mystery business’ dominated local conversation

Mystery business’ dominated local conversation

The unsolicited prospect of a Fortune 500 ?mystery business? coming to Hills?boro ignited not only months-long speculation about the identity by concern, but ignited debates once the identity became clear. In between, city leaders and organizations took on a variety of significant initiatives that were challenging, too, but with far fewer challenges from the public. January After four years without […]

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Hillsboro council rejects local offer for Heights lot

?Offer to buy asks too much of the city. The Hillsboro City Council made the unusual decision during a Dec. 23 special meeting to decline a sales option agreement regarding the purchase of a lot in the city-owned Hills?boro Heights addition. Craig Dodd, owner of Chisholm Trail Outfitters, had submitted the agreement through Clint Seibel, the city?s economic development director, […]

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