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Hillsboro, Kansas News

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County issues 1st same-sex marriage license For all the voices in the discussion and debate on marriage equality, the decision to allow Marions first wedding of a same-sex couple came down to one person, that being the chief justice of the district court, Mike Powers. Kaci Miller and Amanda Horacek
Hillsboro Star-Journal | Nov 26, 2014 9:45 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Boy, 2, OK after shooting himself A 2-year-old boy is recovering after accidentally shooting himself with his fathers .22-caliber pistol Friday evening inside their rural Marion home. Sheriff Robert Craft said the childs father opened his gun safe, turned around, and the boy grabbed the b
Hillsboro Star-Journal | Nov 26, 2014 8:55 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Alco shoppers deal with store closing While Linda Mish raised a family, she shopped at the Hillsboro Alco regularly. Now that her children are grown, she does not visit the store as often but she still hunts for bargains. I wait for deals on canned vegetables, Mish said outside the Alco on Tu
Hillsboro Star-Journal | Nov 26, 2014 8:22 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Food for the soul Growing numbers of tour groups are finding their way to the rural Marion County town of Pilsen and are finding food for the soul as they learn more about chaplain Emil Kapaun, who gave his life serving others in a North Korean prisoner-of-war camp and is
Hillsboro Star-Journal | Nov 26, 2014 8:04 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Charges filed in Tabor beatings Lance Carter and Tabarrius Quordez Coffey were charged in an incident that left a former Tabor football player hospitalized on Oct. 26. Carter was one of two athletes that suffered injuries that night, the other being Manuel Michael Pineda. Pineda was hos
Hillsboro Star-Journal | Nov 26, 2014 7:53 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Hillsboro looking to hike utility rates again The Hillsboro city council will consider increasing its utility rates for the fourth time since 2008, with council members planning to discuss the measure at a work session Tuesday following their regular meeting. City officials last year decided to take
Hillsboro Star-Journal | Nov 26, 2014 6:57 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Police investigate prowler reports Hillsboro police investigated two separate reports of prowlers atop buildings Saturday. The first occurred in the afternoon at Hillsboro High School. A neighbor reported hearing a ceramic tile break on the ground. Police Chief Dan Kinning said a youth eve
Hillsboro Star-Journal | Nov 26, 2014 6:51 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Hillsboro Alco closing All 198 Alco locations across 23 states, including the Hillsboro store, are closing, the company announced Thursday. U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Dallas approved the order for the retail chain to conduct Going Out of Business sales, which begin Friday. This e
Hillsboro Star-Journal | Nov 21, 2014 9:12 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Earthquake tremors don't shake area homeowners Even after a 4.8 earthquake in southern Kansas sent tremors through Marion County and as far north as Omaha, Nebraska, last Wednesday, local insurance agents say people arent rushing to add earthquake insurance to their homeowners policies. Although rated
Hillsboro Star-Journal | Nov 20, 2014 06:08 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Health Department eyeing move to St. Luke Hospital Health Department Administrator Diedre Serene and St. Luke CEO Jeremy Ensey approached the commission at Mondays meeting to ask about relocating offices of the Health Department to a former physician clinic at St. Luke Hospital, and the commission ultimat
Hillsboro Star-Journal | Nov 19, 2014 10:17 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend

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