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Hillsboro, Kansas News

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Algae warning downgraded Last weeks blue-green algae warning for Marion Reservoir was downgraded Thursday to a watch. No restrictions on boating or fishing are in place. However, visitors should wash with clean water after coming in contact with lake water. A more serious warning
Hillsboro Star-Journal | Jun 24, 2016 3:14 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Summertime, and the algae are blooming As surely as waves of ripening wheat, blue-green algae warnings have become perennial harbingers of summer for the county. Three consecutive weeks of warnings for Marion Reservoir have affected the countys largest tourism draw. It has decreased visitation
Hillsboro Star-Journal | Jun 22, 2016 11:11 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Freedom on the road has dual meaning for Florida biker Windex and squeegee in hand so he can do odd jobs along the way, a former Florida man pedaled his bike through Marion with a pull-behind cart carrying all his possessions Tuesday. Born Daniel Lockridge, but now known as Daniel Freedom, he pedaled from Hil
Hillsboro Star-Journal | Jun 22, 2016 8:48 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Bluegrass festival draws record crowd Campsites were in short supply Saturday as bluegrass fans took over Marion County Park and Lake for the lakes annual bluegrass festival. Campers started filling up sites Thursday. By Saturday, lake superintendent Steve Hudson was scrambling to find places
Hillsboro Star-Journal | Jun 22, 2016 6:05 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
County hires two full-time EMTs Two full-time emergency medical technicians have been hired for Marion County. Kevin Marler, who has been working as a volunteer out of Hillsboro, and Matt Williams, who has been working out of Florence, were selected from among seven applicants. EMS dire
Hillsboro Star-Journal | Jun 22, 2016 5:52 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Economical Development panel's mission unclear After all the introductions and opening comments at the first meeting of the countys new economic development committee Tuesday night, many attendees appeared surprised to learn they werent a committee after all. This is a consensus-building meeting; this
Hillsboro Star-Journal | Jun 22, 2016 5:49 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Teen arrested on drug dealing charges Clayton Tate Lingenfelter, 18, Hillsboro, was arrested June 12 on suspicion of multiple drug charges, including dealing. Hillsboro officer David Funk investigated a report from a citizen who witnessed what the citizen felt was a drug transaction at 8:24 p
Hillsboro Star-Journal | Jun 22, 2016 5:41 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Doctor wants to start health center for low-income patients Hillsboro physician Michael Reeh wants to start a health center to serve low-income Marion County residents who might not have insurance or be able to pay for medical services. It would be called Marion County Community Health Center, Reeh said. We would
Hillsboro Star-Journal | Jun 22, 2016 5:33 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Theme park miniatures give maximum fun for local man Read full story for latest details.
Hillsboro Star-Journal | Jun 22, 2016 5:33 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Hillsboro High graduate hoping to join firefighters Recent Hillsboro High School graduate Matt Wintermote is serious about being a firefighter. Ive been going to meetings and trainings for over a year and I really like it, Wintermote said. I have family that have been firefighters and its always been an in
Hillsboro Star-Journal | Jun 22, 2016 5:32 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend

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