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Fall wheat acreage down across county Three farm officials agree that the overall acreage of fall wheat is down in Marion County and may be the lowest it has ever been. Although he could not quantify exactly how much it is down, county extension agent Rickey Roberts said the reason for the de
Hillsboro Star-Journal | Dec 7, 2016 7:24 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Harpist soothes patients with music Judy Mace recently wooed an audience with the soothing sounds of her harp at Tabor College. Many Lifelong Learning patrons closed their eyes and absorbed her harps sonic vibrations as they rippled through a room in the Wohlgemuth Music Education building.
Hillsboro Star-Journal | Dec 7, 2016 7:07 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
New Arts and Crafts director named The Arts & Crafts Association announced that Brenda Walls will be its new fair director. Walls, who started in November, will be taking over for Penni Schroeder, who held the position six years. Im excited about it, Walls said. Its something Ive done as a
Hillsboro Star-Journal | Dec 7, 2016 6:36 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Deadline extended for FSA committee elections Kansas Farm Service Agency has extended the deadline to submit ballots for 2016 county committee members until Tuesday. Producers who participate in a farm program are eligible to vote. Ballots were mailed for return to local offices. Producers who have n
Hillsboro Star-Journal | Dec 7, 2016 6:28 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Big rigs banned from dam Large motor homes, fifth-wheelers, and other large vehicles are now too heavy to cross the dam at Marion Reservoir. The road across the dam now has a six-ton weight limit. The road passing over the bridge has developed stress fractures, Brannen Parrish, s
Hillsboro Star-Journal | Dec 2, 2016 01:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
History buffs set sights on country schools Jim Bredemeier of Marion was researching Luta Creek, also known as Brook Luta, Luta Brook, Muddy Creek, and Mud Creek, on historical maps, when he noticed the proclivity of country schools that once existed in Marion County. I realized my parents saying t
Hillsboro Star-Journal | Dec 1, 2016 2:25 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
'Tis the season of scams Its the busiest time of year for scammers to try to take money out of peoples pockets. Perhaps thats why my roommate got a call from someone with a heavy accent claiming shed won a huge prize from a well-known magazine marketer. He said he was calling to
Hillsboro Star-Journal | Dec 1, 2016 01:51 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Prices drop, labels change with grocery warehouse merger The recent merger of two cooperative grocery distribution businesses that supply three county grocery stores seems to be garnering a favorable response from store owners and customers overall. Affiliated Foods Midwest Cooperative, Inc., a retailer-owned c
Hillsboro Star-Journal | Nov 30, 2016 11:06 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Car calls aren't safe Read full story for latest details.
Hillsboro Star-Journal | Nov 30, 2016 10:43 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Teen allegedly threatens people with stolen gun A Hillsboro teen was arrested last week after allegedly stealing a gun and threatening the lives of three people with it. At approximately 7:25 p.m. Nov. 23, Clayton Tate Lingenfelter, 18, Hillsboro, allegedly took a Savage .22 rifle, valued at $300, that
Hillsboro Star-Journal | Nov 30, 2016 8:27 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend

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