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Hillsboro, Kansas News

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Council raises Peabody's water rates Hillsboro supplies water to Peabody, and on Tuesday the Hillsboro city council approved a rate increase for Peabody, effective for 2015. The cost per thousand gallons of water will rise from $1.48 to $1.85. Stephanie Ax, Peabodys city clerk, said the curr
Hillsboro Star-Journal | Dec 17, 2014 6:21 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Frostbite fun run will be New Year's Day The 10th annual Frostbite four-mile fun run will be at 2 p.m. on Jan. 1 starting at the Hillsboro Scout House in Memorial Park. Runners and walkers can weave their way through the city on the certified course. The entry fee is $15. Every pre-registered pa
Hillsboro Star-Journal | Dec 17, 2014 6:18 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Hillsboro chamber moves to Main St. Hillsboro Chamber of Commerce is currently transplanting its office from 111 W. Grand St. about a half a block west and a half a block north to its new location at 120 N. Main St. We had an opportunity to move to a newer, recently remodeled building, so w
Hillsboro Star-Journal | Dec 17, 2014 6:17 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Businesses sponsor holiday lighting contest Seven nominations made the list for 2014 Marion County Holiday Lighting Contest. The winner will receive a gift certificate. Readers can cast their vote by filling out the form in the Marion County Record, Hillsboro Star-Journal, and Peabody Gazette-Bulle
Hillsboro Star-Journal | Dec 13, 2014 7:42 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Honey holds health benefits The healing qualities of honey are well known, and no one knows better than the beekeepers themselves. I take my share, five spoonfuls every morning, said Norman Ensz, a beekeeper outside Hillsboro since 1973. The key to health-rich honey is avoiding the
Hillsboro Star-Journal | Dec 11, 2014 3:02 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Alco building for sale The Alco building in Hillsboro is up for sale, but as of Tuesday no buyers have stepped forward, said Hillsboros economic development director Clint Seibel. Walmart representatives took a tour of the Alco building recently, but Seibel added, They decided
Hillsboro Star-Journal | Dec 10, 2014 9:19 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Dollar General interested in Marion Dollar General has expressed interest in opening a store along the south side of US-56 in Marion next year. Economic Development Director Terry Jones announced at Mondays city council meeting that Dollar General wants to be located at the corner of Indust
Hillsboro Star-Journal | Dec 10, 2014 9:10 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Van demolished, man unscathed When Mitchell Unruh jerked awake after his van went into a ditch, what he experienced was worse than any nightmare his world, his van, was literally spinning out of control. Police said Unruh reportedly fell asleep at the wheel of his 2008 Dodge Caravan a
Hillsboro Star-Journal | Dec 10, 2014 8:15 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Huntress, looking for big buck, bags a bobcat Shawna Johnson couldnt fight the urges any longer she had to go out to the blind. Studying nursing at Wichita State, she initially wanted to wait until her finals ended in December to go hunting, but the anticipation proved too much. She went by herself t
Hillsboro Star-Journal | Dec 10, 2014 7:52 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
County's gravel roads swallowed by mud Residents around the county awoke Monday to find gravel roads swallowed whole by mud pits, and, in many places, only an inch of rain responsible for it. While some took to social media to voice concerns, rural Florence resident John Siebert approached the
Hillsboro Star-Journal | Dec 10, 2014 7:31 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend

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