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Prof issues social media challenge

Tabor College students attending the opening academic convocation Aug. 25 were encouraged to consider the pros and cons of social media as they begin a new school year. Carisa Funk, winner of the Clarence R. Hiebert Excellence in Teaching Award this spring, challenged students to enjoy life in the moment. ?Are you actually present in your life, or do you […]

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County road plan to address multiple issues

County road plan to address multiple issues

? ?Mudders,? overloaded farm trucks, farmers cultivating into road ditches motivate response. This dirt road north of Hillsboro shows the residual damage caused by ?mudders? following rain that fell almost two weeks ago. Randy Crawford, the county?s road and bridge director, is asking the public to call the sheriff?s office when they observe ongoing abuse to see if more violators […]

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Council adopts hospital plan

? Despite opposition from local physician, city takes first step toward $1.275 million bond Despite strong opposition from a local physician and his spouse and former office manager, the Hillsboro City Council approved at its Aug. 4 meeting a development agreement with HMC/CAH Consolidated Inc. to support the construction of a new $11.4 million facility for Hills?boro Com?munity Hos?pital. The […]

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Goessel City Council gets down and dirty with sewer, runoff issues

The Goessel City Council met on July 20 and discussed the need for a back-up motor for the lift station. Public Works Director Karen Dalke said she was called in at 1:30 a.m. one night because of a malfunction. She cautioned that there would be flooding ?if a motor would go down during heavy rain.? Mayor Dave Schrag agreed. ?If […]

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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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Health dept. issues rabies alert for county

? Three positive cases reported since March. With three positive cases of rabies reported in Marion County since March, the county health department issued an alert Satur?day that residents be aware of the situation. The rabies cases included a skunk and two calves, according to Diedre Serene, administrator. Rabies is a fatal viral disease in people and animals, according to […]

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Legislators have lots of issues to address

This is scheduled to be the last week of the regular legislative session for 2015. Often it seems as though time goes slowly, but suddenly the end of the session is here. Budget and tax issues are still not completely settled, so work continues on those issues when we return. Normally only the Appropriations and Tax committees meet during this […]

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