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Hillsboro Star-Journal | 8 hours, 39 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Suspect with multiple charges meanders in court system A total of 12 charges brought Monday against Matthew Kangas of Peabody brought the total number of charges filed against him in the past 12 months to 30, yet he walked free Friday on $25,000 bond. The litany of court and prosecutorial actions illustrate t
Hillsboro Star-Journal | 8 hours, 50 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Lacerated intruder arrested A violent domestic disturbance led to a life-threatening injury and eventual arrest of a Peabody man last week. At approximately 6 p.m. March 15, Peabody police investigated a disturbance at 310 N. Elm St. at which a bleeding Matthew Kangas was allegedly
Hillsboro Star-Journal | 8 hours, 54 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Snakes slither seeking spring While some are shivering from the cold in the winter, rural Hillsboro resident Megan Hein was shivering from fear when she and her husband Nick found where a lot of snakes were hiding from the cold: their water meter. In the water meter there were probabl
Hillsboro Star-Journal | 9 hours, 23 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Growing pains If youve read our front-page story on the matter, you know that there was a bit of a tiff at Mondays county commission meeting, and if youve paid much attention at all, you, like me, saw this one coming. If there was one thing central to Dianne Novaks cam
Hillsboro Star-Journal | 9 hours, 37 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Medicaid expansion bill gets testimony Many healthcare eyes are watching a bill that would expand Medicaid eligibility in Kansas and bring some relief to both medical providers and patients in the county. The Kansas Senate Committee on Public Health and Welfare now has in its hands a bill that
Hillsboro Star-Journal | 9 hours, 45 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Kansans urged to prevent spread of mumps Marion County residents who have or may potentially encounter people from any of 12 Kansas counties that recently reported 56 cases of mumps should take precautions to prevent further spread of mumps. As of Tuesday, county health department director Diedr
Hillsboro Star-Journal | Mar 15, 2017 9:02 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Burn resolution put on ice This will not be the year a new burn resolution will take effect in the county. Although fire chiefs from Peabody, Lincolnville, Hillsboro, Marion, Lehigh, and Burns spoke to county commissioners Feb. 20 about replacing a burn regulation passed in 2014 wi
Hillsboro Star-Journal | Mar 15, 2017 7:47 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Treating food impurities like a crime When someone dining out finds something odd and disgusting in their food, its cause for angst, for protests, perhaps for nausea, and certainly for a refund. But if that person is forensic biochemist Dan Madgwick of Marion, its a cause for learning. Madgwi
Hillsboro Star-Journal | Mar 15, 2017 7:19 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Economic exit The news of county economic development director Teresa Huffmans resignation Monday came as a bit of surprise, but the timing is right for her and for the county. Huffman said this is her gateway to retirement, and we have little doubt shell make the most
Hillsboro Star-Journal | Mar 15, 2017 6:33 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend

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