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Goessel reviews grant options for water projects

The Goessel City Council talked during its Jan. 9 meeting with Jesse Sullivan, project engineer for BG ConsulĀ­tĀ­ants in Hutchinson, about water issues. Sullivan had attended the December meeting to present his findings from his preliminary study. His information could be useful for a water system grant. Sullivan suggested it would be good to upgrade all the waterlines to six […]

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HCF launches its 2016 grant cycle

HCF launches its 2016 grant cycle

Kelly Linnens presents Kelly Linnens presents a $6,000 check to Doug Sisk toward the purchase of playground equipment at the Memorial Park and a check for $2,000 toward the purchase of adjustable basketball goals at the Hillsboro Middle School. Hillsboro Community Foundation, established to promote and facilitate charitable giving in support of projects and programs that enhance the quality of […]

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County to receive $1 million grant to replace missing signs

Marion County is receiving a $1 million state grant that is expected to fund replacement of missing road signs plus hazardous road signs. In making the announcement at the Sept. 30 payday meeting of the Marion County Board of Commis?sioners, Road and Bridge Director Randy Crawford said more substantial road signs will be installed that will make it more difficult […]

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Goessel receives $73,000 Westar grant for solar panels

Westar Energy announced Friday that it has awarded USD 411-Goessel a grant worth $73,000 to install 40 solar panels on the elementary school grounds. The Solar Voltaic Grant will create a 10-kilowatt system and will save between $100 to $200 a month in electricity, according to Superin?tendent John Fast. ?I am so excited that this grant, while initially delayed, is […]

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County 4-H groups to share grant

4-H clubs in Marion County will benefit from a three-way equal split of a recent $2,000 donation by Flint Hills Rural Electric Cooperative Association made in partnership with CoBank, a national cooperative bank. 4-H clubs in Morris and Chase counties also will participate in the split, which comes to about $666 per county. Flint Hills RECA chose to donate to […]

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City of Marion receives grant to benefit East Park

City of Marion receives grant to benefit East Park

The tennis courts at East Park have seen considerable wear and tear since a rubberized surface was added in the 1980s. The current project will involve resurfacing the courts. Janae Rempel / Free Press The City of Marion is one of 49 Kansas communities to receive a community improvement grant through the Kansas Small Cities Community Development Block Grant program. […]

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Letters, June 17, 2015

Was job awarded on performance? A recent job opening for Marion County assistant to Road and Bridge Supervisor Randy Crawford had three applicants. The job was awarded to Larry Cushen?berry. Was Mr. Cushenberry selected for this position based on his excellent work performance or as a reward for being Lori Crawford-Lalouette?s election treasurer and the lead person for her campaign […]

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Daily Life, Feb. 11, 2015

FFA chapter to host Feb. 12 blood drive The Hillsboro High School FFA Chap?ter will host a Red Cross blood drive from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thurs?day, Feb. 12, in the middle school gym. If anyone from the community would like to donate, contact Sonya Roberts at 620-947-3991 to schedule an appointment or call 1-800-RED-CROSS. Commodities arrive Feb. 11 […]

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GHS receives $3,000 grant for STEM robotics project

GHS receives $3,000 grant for STEM robotics project

Goessel Superintendent John Fast and GHS science teacher Donna O?Neill (center) accept the $3,000 grant award from Cynthia McCarvel, Westar Don Ratzlaff / Free Press Goessel residents should be alert to the possibility of being invaded by light-eating robots in the not-too-distant future. The prospect became much more real Oct. 21 when Goessel High School accepted a $3,000 grant Oct. […]

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HES playground project awarded $25,750 grant

The parent-led effort to renovate the playground at Hillsboro Elementary School took a big step forward last week with the announcement that Hillsboro Com?munity Foundation will be awarding a grant of $25,750 toward the project. The amount of the grant was a surprise for members of the HES site council committee that has set a goal of raising $150,000 to […]

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