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Disk golf is a laid back walk in the park Its been something of a dull summer, with there being no tournaments and all; but Jacob Bruntz is still winging discs around Peabody City Park, taking part in a sport thats become a statewide fad. Bruntz plays disc golf with a few of the dozen or so cours
Hillsboro Star-Journal | Aug 27, 2014 6:24 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Trojan football players wield machetes for good Summer weightlifting and conditioning sessions are staples of Kansas high school football. Machetes, however, are not. When Hillsboro High School head coach Lance Sawyer told the team one morning during weightlifting they were going to be slashing volunte
Hillsboro Star-Journal | Aug 27, 2014 6:10 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Flower drying class is Thursday Karyn Woodward will teach flower drying from 10 a.m. to noon Thursday at Villa on the Prairie in Florence. Contact Woodward at (620) 878-4600 for more information. [MORE]
Hillsboro Star-Journal | Aug 20, 2014 2:51 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Department gets new fire truck Hillsboro Fire Department has had fun this week learning all the bells and whistles on its new fire truck. The truck, which arrived last week, will be the showpiece of the departments open house from noon to 6 p.m. Aug. 30. Fire Chief Ben Steketee receive
Hillsboro Star-Journal | Aug 20, 2014 2:16 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
With father ill, farm becomes teen's responsibility Dusten Plenert, 16, loves to play football. A Hillsboro High School sophomore, he hopes to get varsity playing time this fall at running back. Basketball is a different story. Reflecting on last years long season, Dusten isnt certain hell play this winter
Hillsboro Star-Journal | Aug 13, 2014 10:06 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
After 6 months, Ewert is cough-free It happened at a rest stop in Vail, Colorado. Whos that coughing? the scraggly drunkard asked. Quite used to the ire and admonitions of strangers by now, Gary Ewert raised his hand: Me. [MORE]
Hillsboro Star-Journal | Aug 13, 2014 9:33 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Cooped up in luxury When Stephanie Ax and Larry Lago got engaged, one of the things Lago said he would enjoy was space to raise chickens as he did when he was a child. He loved taking care of them and having them around, Ax said. He said he thought they were relaxing. The co
Hillsboro Star-Journal | Aug 13, 2014 8:53 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Commissioners debate FACT funding reallocation County health department director Diedre Serene excluded Families and Communities Together Inc. from the proposed 2015 budget, sparking discussion among commissioners Monday about how to continue support for the nonprofit social service agency. Serene rem
Hillsboro Star-Journal | Aug 13, 2014 7:34 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Cows go mad for music; farmer's video goes viral Rural Peabody farmer Derek Klingenberg has done it again. A video of him playing Royals by Lorde on the trombone to his cows has gone viral, amassing more than 5 million views since it was uploaded to YouTube Friday. The video, one of the simpler ones Kli
Hillsboro Star-Journal | Aug 13, 2014 7:29 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
How to estimate corn yields Growers can get an estimate of their corn yield by sampling small sections of a field. For corn planted in 30-inch rows, select a 17.5-foot length of one row. Husk five random ears and count the total kernels. Divide by 5 to determine the average number o
Hillsboro Star-Journal | Aug 13, 2014 7:02 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend

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