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Hillsboro, Kansas News

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Burdick couple dies from intersection wreck Read full story for latest details.
Hillsboro Star-Journal | Apr 23, 2015 01:11 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Roundabout construction to start soon at intersection Todays planned selection of a contractor to build a roundabout to improve safety of the US-56/77 and K-150 intersection east of Marion came too late for two Burdick residents who died Friday from injuries sustained in an accident there. Officials are hope
Hillsboro Star-Journal | Apr 22, 2015 8:57 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Effort to limit underage drinking met with some resistance Students may have been surprised to encounter some resistance while participating in an effort to curb underage drinking called Sticker Shock. The conflict occurred at a couple area businesses, which relayed concerns from vendors that stickers discouragin
Hillsboro Star-Journal | Apr 22, 2015 8:49 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Newell gets 177 months Former county dispatcher and Santa Claus impersonator Kenneth Newell held a blank expression as he was sentenced Monday to 177 months (14 years and nine months) in prison for two counts of aggravated indecent liberties with a child under 14 years of age.
Hillsboro Star-Journal | Apr 22, 2015 8:26 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Gatorade thief caught on security camera An unreasonably thirsty patron at Ampride in Hillsboro decided to take a Gatorade from the shelves, have some, and put it back where he found it. Store manager Laura Legg said high-quality security cameras were used to identify the individual, and the sit
Hillsboro Star-Journal | Apr 22, 2015 8:02 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
County can't decide on wind farm finance issue They passed it off to the planning and zoning board, but when a recommendation came back to them Monday, county commissioners deferred for more study the question of what kind of financing evidence may be required for the Doyle Creek wind farm project. Zo
Hillsboro Star-Journal | Apr 22, 2015 7:37 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Grass buffer proposed to deter lake algae A 30-foot-wide unmowed grass water filter around the shoreline of Marion County Lake could remove nutrients that feed blue-green algae if Kansas Department of Health and Environment funds a plan discussed with county commissioners Monday. The proposal, be
Hillsboro Star-Journal | Apr 22, 2015 7:11 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Saturation patrol results in 3 arrests Marion police officers arrested two juveniles and one 18-year-old during a saturation patrol Saturday night and Sunday morning. Police Chief Tyler Mermis said it was raining when officers stopped an underage driver for failing to use a turn signal near th
Hillsboro Star-Journal | Apr 22, 2015 7:01 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Local farmers' markets to open in two weeks Spring has sprung, gardens are greening, and its almost time for some of that early produce to be available at area farmers markets. The Marion Farm and Art Market will open for the season at 5 p.m. May 6 in Central Park. Coordinator Kitty Laue expects ea
Hillsboro Star-Journal | Apr 22, 2015 6:05 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Leafy greens get an early start at Mockingbird Hill Green leafy vegetables are good sources of vitamins and minerals such as Vitamin A, C, and K. Darlene Carlson, owner of Mockingbird Hill Gardens in rural Lincolnville, grows a wide variety of greens that she sells at farmers markets in Hillsboro and Mario
Hillsboro Star-Journal | Apr 22, 2015 5:54 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend

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