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Hillsboro, Kansas News

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Pitfalls to avoid in your college search It was only five years ago that I was a first-semester freshman, bright eyed and ignorant of most of what gets me through the day anymore. College is a glorious time of personal growth and leaving your parents and hometown behind to start living on your o
Hillsboro Star-Journal | Nov 23, 2015 8:07 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Call for EMS reinstatement leads to allegations of wrong doing County commissioners were to meet Monday with an emergency medical services consultant about the future of EMS while remaining embroiled in controversy surrounding the possible reinstatement of fired Peabody paramedic Larry Larsen. Randy Dallke asked fell
Hillsboro Star-Journal | Nov 23, 2015 7:46 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Family can't save pet in rural fire A house fire caused extensive damage to a rural Hillsboro residence and claimed the life of a family pet Friday. Firefighters had to restrain homeowners who attempted to rescue their beloved pet, said Hillsboro Fire Chief Ben Steketee who was first on the
Hillsboro Star-Journal | Nov 23, 2015 7:09 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Mapping a life path Marion County students seem to be determining specific careers before graduation and deciding to pursue further education, school counselors say. Marion High School counselor Mark Felvus said students typically did not make informed decisions in the past.
Hillsboro Star-Journal | Nov 23, 2015 7:05 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Bluejays grind out win in playoffs Tabor head coach Mike Gardner is no prophet, but he couldnt have given his team a more fitting mantra in the week leading up to its first ever home playoff game Saturday. I talked to my guys all week about how these games come down to 10 plays or less, he
Hillsboro Star-Journal | Nov 23, 2015 6:56 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Workers to receive allowance for winter work clothes Amid employee wage concerns, county commissioners tried Nov. 16 to get road and bridge workers to warm up to them by issuing an allowance to purchase winter work gear. More than a dozen county road and bridge workers met with commissioners at 7:30 a.m. to
Hillsboro Star-Journal | Nov 23, 2015 6:54 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Lone survivor from coop merger looks back The folks at Cooperative Grain and Supply wanted to mark the coops 50th annual meeting Nov. 17 with a historical review. Fortunately, they had living history to consult: Eldon Funk was there at the beginning in 1966 and stayed with the company until he re
Hillsboro Star-Journal | Nov 23, 2015 6:50 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Relativity of thanks Thanksgiving is a relatively simple celebration for most folks, when you take away the technical aspects of preparing turkeys and fixings. Families and friends gather in homes or restaurants for a meal. More often than not, someone recites a lengthy but s
Hillsboro Star-Journal | Nov 23, 2015 6:49 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Helping during the holidays You and my six regular readers are waiting for me to announce that it is time to think creatively about your holiday and year-end giving, werent you? So here I am to do just that. Few of us need more stuff. I am happy to report that The Daughters have fin
Hillsboro Star-Journal | Nov 23, 2015 6:34 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Mother, daughter unload decades of Christmas cheer Anyone who stopped by Shirley Reussers Christmas-themed garage sale early Saturday might have thought she hadnt sold much. Tables were jammed with a vast selection of miniature trees, ornaments, dishware, Santas, and snow people, with more underneath. But
Hillsboro Star-Journal | Nov 16, 2015 7:13 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend

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