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Hillsboro, Kansas News

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Out of poverty with a little help from their friends People living on the edge of self-sufficiency and those who know the ropes of getting by in the world can have a powerful influence on each others lives. Leaders, as they are called, who live in poverty, and allies living a middle- or upper-class lifestyl
Hillsboro Star-Journal | Apr 26, 2017 7:31 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Expired medications to be collected Saturday Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt has announced that law enforcement agencies across the state will collect leftover medications Saturday for safe disposal as part of a nationwide effort. Unused medications are dangerous for kids, pets, and the enviro
Hillsboro Star-Journal | Apr 26, 2017 7:14 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Polka and family go hand-in-hand in Pilsen It all must have been a blur for tiny Jaxon Svitak, whirling around a crowded, darkened Pilsen Community Center floor Sunday in the arms of his great-grandmother to the lively strains of live polka music. Hes too young to know that he had just been baptiz
Hillsboro Star-Journal | Apr 26, 2017 7:11 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
From pasture to auto show David Cornish spent three years and a ton of money restoring a rusty and weathered 1949 Chevrolet Coupe into a beautiful white road car he showed off Sunday at Peabodys Sunday Cruise. She literally came out of a pasture outside Augusta, Cornish said. The
Hillsboro Star-Journal | Apr 26, 2017 7:01 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
County changes vote on health insurance Despite an April 10 vote to purchase employee health insurance from United HealthCare, commissioners on April 12 held a special meeting to reconsider, ultimately voting to rescind Mondays decision and stick with Blue Cross Blue Shield. The change-of-mind
Hillsboro Star-Journal | Apr 19, 2017 6:40 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Violent offender returns to jail A Peabody man, who bonded out of jail in March shortly after being arrested on suspicion of multiple charges during a violent domestic disturbance, is back in jail at least until his next court appearance. Marion County Sheriffs deputies arrested Mathew K
Hillsboro Star-Journal | Apr 19, 2017 6:24 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Damaged sheriff's car pulled from road A squad car, damaged when Deputy Derek Calvert struck a deer, is being pulled from use early, but that wont leave the sheriffs office short on cars. Sheriff Robert Craft told county commissioners Monday that the cost of repairing the damage to the headlam
Hillsboro Star-Journal | Apr 19, 2017 6:16 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
County leery of city's upcoming decision Round two in the county commissioners quest to convert the former Straub building in Marion into county shop and offices comes Monday when Marion City Council will for a second time consider a conditional use permit for the property. Council members did n
Hillsboro Star-Journal | Apr 19, 2017 6:04 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Healthy and wealthy, but wise? This week we have two examples of how mixing health care and government officials can lead to questionable decisions. We could take county commissioners to task for how they reached a decision on health insurance for employees and then reversed themselves
Hillsboro Star-Journal | Apr 19, 2017 6:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Auto House building being considered for Marion EMS A new home for Marion ambulances and sleeping quarters for on-duty emergency medical technicians looks closer to reality. County commissioners toured a building used as a towing and recovery business and spoke to the business owner about buying it for $17
Hillsboro Star-Journal | Apr 19, 2017 6:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend

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