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Loyalty renewed with success

I was done with this year?s Kansas City Chiefs. I was so done that I went on a written tirade and publicly declared the team left for dead after losing a home game to the Chicago Bears. Sitting at 1-5 with another season headed for a high draft pick, I was gearing up for basketball season and hoping 2016 would […]

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Nickel continues to find success on triathlon circuit

Nickel continues to find success on triathlon circuit

Kevin Nickel, Goessel High and Tabor College alum, is ranked No. 1 in Kansas in the 30-34 age group. Delbert Peters photo With another win on the triathlon circuit, Kevin Nickel has placed his mark as the leading triathlete in the Midwest. Nickel won the Mud?water Triathlon (Olympic Dis?tance) at Lake Afton July 12 and was the only participant to […]

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One for the team

One for the team

? Clint Seibel retires after eight years as point man for Hillsboro economic development. Clint Seibel After eight years as economic development director for the city of Hillsboro and executive director of the Hillsboro Development Corp., Clint Seibel says the secret to community success isn?t so secret after all. ?Some think if we could just hire the right person our […]

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Trojans find success at state

Trojans find success at state

Emily Sechrist races to a fourth-place state finish in the 1,600-meter run with a time of 5:19.74. The mark lowered her school record. She also re-set her school record in the 3,200 with a time of 11:30.05, good for third place. Sechrist finished ninth in the 800 (2:27.19). Joey Young / Free Press Hillsboro?s relatively small group of track and […]

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Luck doesn?t explain success

?I would wish you luck, but I believe luck is a concept invented by the weak to explain their failures.? ?Ron Swanson, ?Parks & Recreation? According to C. Hope Clark, a novelist and blogger from South Carolina, ?If something isn?t working for you, it isn?t friggin? luck. It?s you needing to do more.? She is excellent at writing editorials in […]

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Warriors retooling for success

Warriors retooling for success

These seniors and returning letter-winners will anchor the Marion baseball team this season: (from left) Dakota Stimpson, Nathan Cyr, Trevor Kruse, Bret Voth, Jacob Baldwin. Not pictured: Jared Barney. Janae Rempel / Free Press The Marion baseball team will rely on a number of new faces this year, having graduated all but two members from last year?s starting lineup. Fifth-year […]

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Can you spell ?success??

? Students who want to excel at it are refreshing in this age of texting and Twitter. It was refreshing to observe the Marion County Spell Bee again this year. There?s something special about being among students who care about spelling and think it?s worthwhile to excel at it. We work in a profession that cares deeply about words?how they […]

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Teamwork key for our success

Even though my husband has been eating Paleo (carbohydrate free) since March?and in effect I am as well?there?s something about fall that makes me want to bake. So Sunday evening found me in the kitchen whipping up a batch of apple streusel muffins to eat alongside As with almost all baking projects in the Just household, there is plenty of […]

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