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Tabor signs as Project SEARCH work site for county

Tabor signs as Project SEARCH work site for county

Participating in the signing ceremony last week making Tabor College a host site for Project SEARCH are (sitting, from left), Robert Haude, David Sheppard, Jules Glanzer and Daneen Landis; (standing) Laura Baldwin, Kimberlee Jost, Justin Wasmuth. The program officially will open in August at the start of the new school year. Tabor College signed an agreement last week to form […]

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Goessel solar project takes form on polar-cold day

Goessel solar project takes form on polar-cold day

Goessel Superintendent John Fast (left) watches as Mark Horst of King Solar secures a solar panel with assistance from co-workers Phillip Kauffman and Caleb Wheeler (far right). Against a backdrop more in tune with polar energy, the Goessel school district finally saw its solar-energy dream take form last week. Cloudy skies, sub-freezing temperatures with persistent winds on Thursday didn?t keep […]

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FFA group plants seeds for community garden project

FFA group plants seeds for community garden project

Marion FFA representatives (from left) Kaitlyn Goebel, Aidan Cairns and Cade Harms, along with (not pictured) Mark Meyer, adviser, talked with the Marion City Council Dec. 8 about developing a community garden. Three FFA students approached the Marion City Council at the Dec. 8 meeting to ask for support in developing a community garden. After listening to the group?s plan, […]

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Auxiliary to donate $20,000 for St. Luke remodeling project

St. Luke Hospital Auxili?ary has committed to donate $20,000 to St. Luke Hospital for a renovation project. The project would include the radiology department waiting room and the hallway that leads to cardiac/ pulmonary rehabilitation, the computerized tomography (CT) scanner, ultrasound suite and the DEXA (bone density) scanning unit. ?This remodel will substantially improve the ability of patients to identify […]

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Project delay adds to safety concerns for Marion schools

? Roundabout detour adds 2,500+ vehicles. Roundabout construction at the intersection of U.S. Highway 56, U.S. Highway 77 and Kansas Highway 150, east of Marion, is progressing, but the detour into the city is expected to continue longer than first anticipated. Marion City Administrator Roger Holter said the detour portion of the project was anticipated to be over by Aug. […]

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Council OKs charter change

? Move allows city to assist hospital project. The Hillsboro City Coun?cil has taken the next step in providing a bond issue for an estimated $1.5 million for the construction of a new facility for Hillsboro Community Hospital. Meeting in special session Aug. 11, the council approved changes affecting two charter ordinances relating to the city?s Public Build?ing Commission. The […]

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Agreement aims to aid project while shielding taxpayers

Hillsboro City Admini?strator Larry Paine said the proposed $1.5 million development agreement with HMC/CAH Con?solidated Inc. is unusual, but the document has been developed with the help of the city?s bond counsel. ?The hospital has asked us to help them in the construction of the new building,? Paine said. ?We are going to put the site improvements in play?basically the […]

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Goessel board hears building project ?mostly done?

The Goessel school board heard John Fast, superintendent and K-5 principal, report during its July 13 meeting that the district?s construction and remodeling project is mostly done. Chad Henson of Loyd Builders discussed the new parking lot at the high school. The cost of the parking lot turned out to be higher than the school expected. Henson said he will […]

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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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Sealing the deal

Sealing the deal

Workers with Circle C Paving of Goddard began seal coating the east half of Hillsboro?s Main Street on Monday, plus the entire 100 block of East Grand Avenue. The Axys mastic surface treatment was sprayed onto the streets primarily by truck. Free Press Photo by Don Ratzlaff Workers with Circle C Paving of Goddard began seal coating the east half […]

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