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Hillsboro, Kansas News

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Reservoir under algae warning again Kansas Department of Health and Environment announced today that Marion Reservoir is once again under a blue-green algae warning. The warning will remain in effect until July 9, when KDHE is expected to update the lakes status. During a warning: Lake wate
Hillsboro Star-Journal | Jul 2, 2015 10:02 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Even paved roads in county are out of line A county resident has raised concern about the lack of road lines on Old Mill Rd. south of Peabody. Beth Eldridge of Peabody said repairs were made last spring to several miles south of Peabody, but no lines were painted back on after repairs were done. I
Hillsboro Star-Journal | Jul 1, 2015 7:07 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Whistler lives on through pyrotechnic tradition he created Today, $100 buys enough fireworks for a familys backyard display, but in 1940 it was enough money for Quintis Jack Whisler to start creating the annual Peabody fireworks spectacular seen by tens of thousands of people since then. Little has been recorded
Hillsboro Star-Journal | Jul 1, 2015 6:01 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Fireworks schedules vary by area Independence Day is coming, and pyrotechnic aficionados will likely celebrate with fireworks. When people may legally discharge fireworks depends where the person is in Marion County. Rural areas of the county have a longer period for fireworks sales and
Hillsboro Star-Journal | Jul 1, 2015 6:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
4 projects, 4 grant checks Goessel Community Foundation presented four grants Sunday at the annual community picnic to support various community endevors. The recipients include: USD 411 Board of Education, $200, school/community garden. [MORE]
Hillsboro Star-Journal | Jul 1, 2015 5:59 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Fishers unite for family friendly fun Every problem has a solution, and for Shannon Allen, that solution is usually an afternoon with his fishing family. Growing up, that meant fishing the Arkansas River with his father. Now, Allen, along with his wife and a few friends, have decided to pay t
Hillsboro Star-Journal | Jul 1, 2015 5:59 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
For the love of meat: Guys talk barbecue There probably wasnt any barbecue sauce at little Delany Barlows baptism on Sunday, but afterward there was likely plenty. Her father, barbecue enthusiast Chris Barlow, celebrated the event with his wife, Kate, family, friends, and 18 pounds of bone-in sm
Hillsboro Star-Journal | Jul 1, 2015 5:58 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Road rage: Beneke confronts county Mike Benekes frustrations over the poor conditions of county roads simmered Friday as he dumped 27 tons of gravel to repair a section of road east of Lincolnville he said was hazardous. They boiled over Monday when he dumped a truckload of dead tree branc
Hillsboro Star-Journal | Jul 1, 2015 5:19 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Teen dies in fatal crash Kaleb Montgomery, 18, of Marion, died Saturday after he was ejected from his vehicle during a collision 14 miles west of Strong City. According to a Kansas Highway Patrol report, Montgomery was traveling east on K-150 at 10:55 a.m. when he attempted to pa
Hillsboro Star-Journal | Jul 1, 2015 5:16 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Wreck sends two to jail instead of hospital Two Newton men were jailed Monday after the car they were in ended up in a Peabody St. ditch. The vehicle, a black 1998 Chevrolet Monte Carlo, made an abrupt right turn and nose-dived off a concrete box culvert into a ditch on the west side of Peabody St.
Hillsboro Star-Journal | Jul 1, 2015 5:10 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend

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