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National photographer has a strong local perspective

National photographer has a strong local perspective

Gavin Peters For Gavin Peters, everything is about perspective. Whether he’s looking for the perfect angle to capture the grease dripping from a hamburger or connecting with potential clients across the country, Peters relies on his unique perspective to succeed. “I always try to connect with everyone I meet,” Peters said. “You can find salt of the Earth people anywhere.” […]

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County food bank seeking donations

With Christmas less than two weeks away, the Marion County Food Bank/Resource Center board continues to depend on the generosity of others in order to get through the holiday season. Jackie Volbrecht, board member, said they have received many generous gifts and hope this will continue with Christmas coming. After Thanksgiving, the shelves were almost bare again, she said. ?We […]

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Farmers, find ways to tell the food story

A successful farmer said it best about his obligation to provide the public with an understanding of his profession. ?It?s my story and I gotta? tell it,? he said. ?No one knows more about what I do on my farm than me.? This western Kansas producer believes if the people who buy his products have a better appreciation of the […]

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County hospitals sign on for statewide food and beverage review

Hillsboro Community Hospital and St. Luke Hos?pital and Living Center in Marion are among 75 Kansas hospitals that have pledged to examine their current food and beverage practices. The challenge to do so was issued by the Kansas Hospital Education and Research Foundation. Participating hospitals will consider new policies that provide healthier food options in the hospital cafeteria and throughout […]

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Church organizing food program for kids

? Financial support key for summer launch. Trinity Mennonite Church has decided that feeding the hungry should begin with the children living in the Hillsboro area this summer. The congregation has taken on the goal of organizing a community-wide ?Summer Food 4 Kids? program from May 25 through Aug. 14. ?There are over 200 children in the Hillsboro school district […]

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I like my chicken rare, please

Did you know that you can save animals by eating them? This is the slogan of the conservationists working to preserve old breeds of livestock and poultry. During the last century, a few breeds of animals were chosen to be the basis of the animal products supply chain in the USA. Certain breeds were chosen for good reasons, such as […]

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Tabor plans athletic Spring Showcase

Tabor College will offer its athletic Spring Showcase featuring several sports teams, food and a fun from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday April 25, at various campus facilities. The event will showcase football as well as the men?s and women?s soccer teams, which have been having spring workouts. The baseball and softball teams will be playing their last regular-season […]

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Daily Life, March 25, 2015

Legislative coffeeApril 4 in Hillsboro A legislative coffee, originally planned for March 2, has been changed to 10 a.m. Saturday, April 4, at the Scout House in Memorial Park. The event is sponsored by the Hillsboro Chamber of Commerce and will feature State Rep. Don Schroeder and State Sen. Rick Wilborn. Everyone is invited to attend.   Relay collecting food […]

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Food needs better public relations

by John Schlageck Kansas Farm Bureau Hype is a word often associated with advertising agencies, public relations firms and spin doctors who attempt to create, change or repair an image. Many people consider hype a dirty word, something to detest. On the flip side, hype, or attention-provoking material, can also help shape and mold a public?s way of thinking. If […]

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City folk have a lot to learn about food

Class warfare is an ugly thing. It seems like you can?t turn around these days without hearing how certain groups get preference, certain groups are discriminated against, or some groups are just plain evil because they don?t brush their teeth the way everyone else does. Heck, even reading this column, you can?t escape it. Well, folks, I?m gonna come right […]

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