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NEIGHBORLY LOVE

NEIGHBORLY LOVE

Melanie and Dale Franz and son Darren pull weeds Sunday along sidewalks in Marion’s downtown business district as their contribution to HMBC’s service day. Sometimes it’s hard to show love toward your neighbors without getting your hands a little dirty. Rather than inhabit their clean and comfortable worship center this past Sunday, more than 200 people from the Hillsboro Menno­nite […]

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Student hopes love for acting becomes tool for service

Student hopes love for acting becomes tool for service

Hillsboro native Molly Wiebe Faber says the upcoming Tabor College production of “A Doll’s House” is a favorite among a long resume of productions that began for her in the second grade. Her career goal is to combine her love for theater and her love for helping others. Don Ratzlaff / Free Press Molly Wiebe Faber has had her eye […]

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Hillsboro native advances in Senior Foreign Service

Mark Seibel, a native of Hillsboro, has been promoted to the Senior Foreign Service at the rank of counselor, a civilian diplomatic equivalent to the military rank of brigadier general. President Obama made the appointment Dec. 14, after confirmation by the Senate on Dec. 7. Seibel graduated from Hillsboro High School in 1982 and received his bachelor and master degrees […]

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Job well done

? Clint Seibel leaves a laudable track record after eight years of service to the Hillsboro community. Economic development director has to be one of the toughest jobs in small-town government. Who would chose a public job where it?s possible to work (very hard) for weeks, months, sometimes years behind the scenes with little evidence of tangible productivity, much less […]

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Enduring liberty

Enduring liberty

The Statue of Liberty replica in Hillsboro marks 65 years of service. Hillsboro?s Statue of Liberty has served as a continuing reminder of the need to be vigilant about American freedom since 1950. Don Ratzlaff / Free Press She stands in silent vigil at the head of American Legion Memorial Drive, not only as a familiar landmark in Hillsboro, but […]

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Goessel board fetes school bus driver for 20 years service

The Goessel school board presented a plaque to Ran?nie Schmidt, a longtime school bus driver, during its June 8 meeting. Schmidt is retiring after 20 years of driving for the district. ?I thoroughly and sincerely love the children,? he said. ?It has truly been a joy and an honor.? Schmidt said he appreciated the support from John Fast, superintendent and […]

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New Greenhaw building to enhance service

New Greenhaw building to enhance service

This artist?s rendition of the new Greenhaw Pharmacy building shows the drive-through window on the left side of the 3,500-square foot structure. Owner Eric Driggers said he plans to break ground at the corner of North Ash Street and Orchard Drive in late May with the hope of occupying the building by fall.Courtesy artwork Greenhaw Pharmacy owners Eric and Tami […]

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Towns prepare Memorial Day observances

Marion County residents can pay tribute to the men and women who gave their lives in service to their country at one or more events Monday. In Hillsboro, Memorial Day services are planned for 10:30 a.m. at Memorial Park, according to Dick Carr, commander of American Legion Post 366. This year?s speaker will be Colonel Tim Marler, retired. The ceremony […]

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