Post Tagged with: "Marion County"

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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Area High School Sports Roundup (Sept. 9, 2015)

CROSS COUNTRY Goessel?The Bluebirds kicked off the season at Clearwater Thursday. For the girls, Jen Meysing earned a medal by placing 27th in 25 minutes, 32 seconds. All other Goessel girls ran the 2-mile race. In the freshman/sophomore race, Julia Nighten?gale was 14th (15:34), Maddy Meier 57th (18:50) and Edel Miller 61st (19:24). In the junior/senior race, Lauren Rymill was […]

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Communities that care

? We sometimes surprise ourselves about what we can accomplish together if we try. What can a community accomplish when it is presented with a worthy cause, has people who are willing to give of their time and financial resources to see it happen and then resolve to keeping working toward the goal until it is achieved? Maybe the sky?s […]

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Public records, September 2, 2015

DISTRICT COURT Criminal Todd Michael Beneke, hearing, 8 a.m. Oct. 21. Patrick O. Bernhardt, pre-trial conference, 10 a.m. Sept. 28. Jan T. Buckland, pre-trial conference, 10 a.m. Sept. 28. Christopher L. Daniel, second appearance, 1:15 p.m. Sept. 8. Stacie Ann Daniel, second appearance, 1:15 p.m. Sept. 8. Eddie Arian Eaves, second appearance, 1:15 p.m. Sept. 28. Nancy D. Garcia, arraignment, […]

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Abandoned pets not so common in county

Abandoned pets not so common in county

It is a lot harder to find owners for homeless cats, like the one pictured, than kittens?but black cats are even harder to be placed, according to some experts. Patty Decker / Free Press Most communities in Marion County report they haven?t seen a lot of abandoned animals, but that doesn?t mean all animals have good homes or owners. One […]

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Delinquent Tax Notices (2014)

As a public service by the Hillsboro Free Press, find the 2014 Marion County Delinquent Tax list available for download here. Click here

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Green grass spurring faster weight gains

Green grass spurring faster weight gains

Whether in Marion County farm pasture or the rolling grazing lands of the Flint Hills, significant rains during the summer have provided an unusually high quantity of quality grass for cattle nourishment. Don Ratzlaff / Free Press You can nearly hear the smile in Chuck McLin?den?s voice. From his ranch lands east of Marion, he?s able to send more feeder […]

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Commissioners nix tax hike

Marion County commission voted 3-0 Monday to not take a two-mill increase in county budget next year for increased graveling of rain-deluged roads because budget considerations reveal the money is already going to be there. The commissioners agreed in discussions with consultant Scot Loyd to work on leaving the mill levy the same as it was for this year. The […]

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Change needed through time

Times change. Needs change. What we do. What we think we know. All of that is always changing. My great-great-grandfather farmed in Kansas while helping lay out and build some of the first section roads after the American Civil War. He was in another county. But during that same time frame, Marion County built about 1,600 miles of roads. These […]

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Federal disaster relief coming to Marion County

Three agencies in Marion County have submitted a project in response to President Barack Obama?s federal disaster declaration for public assistance as a result of storms between May 4 and June 21 in Kansas. The federal assistance, said Jane Welch with the Adjutant General?s department in Topeka, will help repair damage to public infrastructure and critical services from a series […]

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