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Residents and guests celebrate being ?Redneck in Ramona?

Residents and guests celebrate being ?Redneck in Ramona?

Margaret Stroda (waving) rides through the Ramona Redneck Parade as this year?s grand marshal. Organizers agreed Stroda couldn?t have been a more deserving person to be chosen to serve as grand marshal. Patty Decker / Free Press Organizers of the annual Redneck in Ramona July 4 celebration may have seen a fewer parade entries this year, but many spectators said […]

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Victory Plaza a win-win for Marion residents

Victory Plaza a win-win for Marion residents

One of the 10 duplexes in the Victory Plaza housing project along Eisenhower Drive. Don Ratzlaff / Free Press Two long-awaited housing projects in Marion crossed the finish line in 2014: the Victory Plaza duplexes (along Eisenhower Road), and the rehabilitation of the September I Atrium building at 1500 E. Main St. Tom Bishop, director of Homestead Affordable Housing Inc. […]

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A library for Tampa

A library for Tampa

? Tampa residents dedicate their new Little Free Library Saturday. Darla Hall, daughter of Dee and the late Thomas Duggan, contributes a couple of books to the new Little Free Library developed in honor of her father. Patty Decker / Free Press Little Free Libraries are popping up all over the country. Tampa, with a population of about 115 people, […]

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?Pardon the dust? / Hillsboro residents will see numerous major projects addressed this summer

?Pardon the dust? / Hillsboro residents will see numerous major projects addressed this summer

? Projects represent a $14 million investment. Among the projects in Hillsboro on tap for summer transformation will be the addition of turning lanes at the intersection of North Adams and U.S. Highway 56 Hillsboro City Admini?strator Larry Paine is thinking about putting this wel?come sign at the city limits as summer arrives. ?Pardon our dust. We?re under construction.? Between […]

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Subdivision residents at county lake may change addresses for EMS clarity

Subject to approval by 911 Emergency Medical Services, residents living in the Wilden Subdivision at Marion County Lake will have their addresses changed to Lois Lane rather than Lakeshore Drive. The Marion County Commission voted 3-0 Monday to make the change. Commissioner Randy Dallke said that a previous commission had decided not to allow driveways on Lakeshore Drive prior to […]

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Residents resist permit for HES farm project

? Planning Commission tables issue for a month The initiative to develop a school farm behind Hills?boro High School met with strong resistance from several residents and landowners from the neighborhood during a meeting of the Hills?boro Planning Commis?sion Thursday night. Around 20 people, plus commission members, crowded into the city council meeting room either to present the project, object […]

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