Post Tagged with: "Marion County"

Werth leads HHS at Marion County Invite

Werth leads HHS at Marion County Invite

Elias Werth led the Trojans at the 36-hole Marion County Invitational Friday, carding a 101 at Marion and a 93 at Hillsboro for an overall score of 194. He placed 29th overall. Phyllis Richert Photo Hillsboro?s golf team experienced a challenging day at the 36-hole Marion County Invitational, which was played Friday on the golf courses at Marion and Hillsboro. […]

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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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Holub: Energy devaluation in Marion County will affect operating budget

Oil and natural gas tax valuation in Marion County has declined from $7.375 million to $2.528 million in the last year with the energy market drop, causing even more concern for the county budget. Marion County Commis?sion Chairman Dan Holub addressed the issue at Monday?s meeting. Holub couldn?t say immediately what that means in terms of the exact oil and […]

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2015 Marion County tax guide

Click here for valuations of more than 12,000 Marion County real estate parcels. 2015TaxGuide

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Riedy aims to make life better as county FCS agent

Riedy aims to make life better as county FCS agent

? Being a partner with residents is her goal. Renae Riedy began working in?October as the Marion County Extension agent for family and consumer sciences. ?I chose this field because I like to help people and share what I have learned to hopefully make their lives a little better, easier or safer,? she said. Patty Decker / Free Press Helping […]

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Wheat State League athletes feted

Marion County schools place 12 athletes on all-league basketball teams Wheat State League coaches have released all-league honors for the 2014-15 basketball season. Marion County athletes were well-represented with 12 players from Centre, Goessel and Peabody-Burns receiving recognition. For the Centre girls, three members of the Cougars? state-qualifying team received recognition. Senior Shelby Makovec and sophomore Shelby Pankratz were named […]

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5 athletes earn all-state honors

Five Marion County basketball athletes have received all-state recognition from The Wichita Eagle. Centre?s Shelby Makovec, a senior, received first-team recognition in girls? Class 1A-Division I. Two members of the Goessel girls? basketball team received honors: junior Page Hiebert was named to the Class 1A-Division I second team, while junior Aleena Cook received honorable mention. In Class 2A girls, Canton-Galva?s […]

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HCF awards $16,900 in service grants to 11 groups

HCF awards $16,900 in service grants to 11 groups

Hillsboro Community Foundation board member Todd Jost presents a grant award of $2,000 to Ashley Gann and Tamara Hinerman representing Families and Communities Together, which serves families that reside in USD 410. FACT was one of 11 area organizations and programs serving Marion County to receive grant funding Friday during the foundation?s 10th annual distribution. Don Ratzlaff / Free Press […]

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KPA names Joey Young to board of directors

The Kansas Press Asso?ci?ation has appointed Joey Young, Hillsboro Free Press majority owner, to its board of directors, effective Feb. 20 ?I am very excited to represent Marion County, this newspaper group, and the entire region on the state?s board,? Young said. ?It is a great honor to serve and work with such a distinguished group of journalists and publishers. […]

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No-till on the Plains draws 60 in Marion Co.

No-till on the Plains? whirlwind exposition was in Marion County late in 2014 with about 60 people participating. The focus of the expo, according to information from the Natural Resources Conservation Service, was on planting diverse mixes of cover crops in order to improve the health of the soil. NRCS personnel opened the workshop with demonstrations of how rainfall is […]

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