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KDOT reminder: Political signs outlawed along highway right of way

With the 2016 election season heating up, the Kansas Depart?ment of Transporta?tion has issued a reminder to the public that political signs cannot be placed on highway right of way. By law, all right of way on state highways is to be used exclusively for public highway purposes. Only regulatory, guide signs and warning signs are allowed on the state […]

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Leaders gather for roundabout ribbon-cutting

Federal, state and local officials, along with more than 30 business owners, were in the city of Marion Dec. 30 for the new roundabout ribbon-cutting ceremony. Secretary of the Kansas Department of Transportation Mike King discussed highlights and statistical data about the roundabout. ?We build roundabouts for safety, and we have not had a fatality at any of those locations […]

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Hett Construction heads up KDOT project to add turning lanes along U.S. 56 at Adams

Hett Construction heads up KDOT project to add turning lanes along U.S. 56 at Adams

Workers with Hett Construction of Marion were back on the job Monday adding entrance and exit lanes along U.S. Highway 56 at Adams Street on the north edge of Hillsboro. The $335,265 project, funded entirely by KDOT, is expected to enhance the safety of drivers exiting and entering the highway at Adams. Don Ratzlaff / Free Press Workers with Hett […]

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In a roundabout way

In a roundabout way

? KDOT detour bringing heavy traffic through Marion. Traffic on Marion?s Main Street has grown significantly since the detour has begun for the construction of a KDOT roundabout at the intersection of U.S. highways 56 and 77 and K-150 east of town. Don Ratzlaff / Free Press Construction started June 24 to build a new roundabout at the intersection of […]

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Daily Life, June 17, 2015

Zion Church plans Sunday family day Vacation Bible School Sunday Family Fun Day is planned from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 28 at Zion Lutheran Church, 106 N. Lincoln, Hillsboro. ?Camp Discovery? is for the entire family and includes snacks, lunch, storytelling, games, music, crafts and Bible challenge. For more information or to RSVP to Pat Nuss, 620-947-1519.   […]

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KDOT targeted for $413M funding cut

by Don Schroeder Week 2 of the legislative session has come and gone. Probably because of a concerted effort of the speaker and the Senate president, things are moving faster this year, but we have a long way to go. Budget issues are on everyone?s mind. Most of the regular committees and the budget subcommittees will meet next week. When […]

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