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Hillsboro, Kansas News

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Palette of Dreams goes mobile While many local area activities were canceled Saturday due to weather, about 30 women from Marion County and beyond made their way over snow-covered roads to attend a Palette of Dreams painting party at the senior center in Tampa. For two hours, they vis
Hillsboro Star-Journal | Mar 4, 2015 7:42 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
US-56 intersection to get safety upgrades The busy intersection of US-56 and N. Adams St. will receive a significant upgrade to improve safety, with both a left and right turn lane added to the highway for easier access to N. Adams St. The Kansas Department of Transportation is expected to comple
Hillsboro Star-Journal | Mar 4, 2015 7:28 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Energy code shocking to business owner Fei George Yang, who opened Panda Kitchen in Hillsboro four years ago, discovered that opening a restaurant in town these days is much more expensive. Energy efficiency requirements the city recently adopted are keeping Yang from leasing space he owns to
Hillsboro Star-Journal | Feb 25, 2015 7:12 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Wear Red Day was a success Participation in Wear Red Day Feb. 6 was great. People wore red to raise awareness about heart disease as it affects women. Keith Allison wore a red sweat suit and won the non-existent prize. Judy Thompson, the Veterans Service representative from Salina,
Hillsboro Star-Journal | Feb 18, 2015 7:19 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
County seniors to meet Friday in Durham The board of directors of Senior Citizens of Marion County will meet at 9:30 a.m. Friday at the Durham Community Building. Morning refreshments will be served, and attendees are invited to eat lunch at Main Street Caf. Reservations are needed today by cal
Hillsboro Star-Journal | Feb 18, 2015 6:52 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Farm bill deadlines approach Deadlines are near for new safety-net programs established by the 2014 federal farm bill. Farmers wanting to update yield histories or reallocate base acres must do so with the Farm Service Agency by Feb. 27. The deadline for choosing between agriculture
Hillsboro Star-Journal | Feb 18, 2015 6:50 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Huelskamp town hall meeting is Thursday Congressman Tim Huelskamp will be in Hillsboro on Thursday to provide updates on current legislation and receive feedback from constituents. The town hall meeting will be at 4:30 p.m. at Hillsboro City Hall. [MORE]
Hillsboro Star-Journal | Feb 18, 2015 6:10 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Historic house relocating brick by brick Not all of the stones remain. The Bartel House, built 136 years ago, is a shell of its original form. Glen Kliewer, on whose property the historical house teeters, said some of the stones are gone. Kliewer does not think the missing stones were necessaril
Hillsboro Star-Journal | Feb 18, 2015 6:02 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Goessel scholars win state title Goessel High School won the Class 1A Division 1 Scholars Bowl state championship Saturday at Centre, with a tiebreaker deciding the outcome. Four teams had 3-2 records at the end of the championship round. Among the four teams tied, Goessel was 2-1 and ha
Hillsboro Star-Journal | Feb 18, 2015 6:01 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Former Santa impersonator charged with raping minor A former Marion County sheriffs dispatcher, who also worked as an emergency medical technician and firefighter and played Santa for local preschool children, has been jailed for the past seven weeks on 13 counts, including statutory rape of an 8-year-old
Hillsboro Star-Journal | Feb 11, 2015 10:18 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend

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