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Hillsboro, Kansas News

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A basic soil test can save time, money, and more Gardeners and lawn care enthusiasts can save time, money, and potentially reduce pollution by utilizing a basic soil test. Most gardeners think that soil tests are done only to find out what nutrients are deficient, county extension agent Rickey Roberts s
Hillsboro Star-Journal | 12 hours, 9 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
County resident incensed by litterlout mentality What do beer cans, pop bottles, cigarette butts, and fast-food containers have in common? Marion resident John Mulvenons answer would be ditches, more specifically, Marion County ditches. There is trash everywhere, he said. Its not like Im shaking a finge
Hillsboro Star-Journal | 12 hours, 16 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Fire chiefs propose new burn regulations County fire chiefs are calling for a tougher burn resolution to protect both landowners and firefighters. Six county fire chiefs, including those from Peabody, Lincolnville, Hillsboro, Marion, Lehigh, and Burns, spoke to county commissioners about replaci
Hillsboro Star-Journal | 12 hours, 20 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
56 years of Wyatts coming to an end at Centre schools For all but two years in its 58-year history, Centre school district has had a Wyatt on its teaching staff. That will change this spring when Greg Wyatt will retire. Jim Wyatt joined the staff in 1959 and retired in 1990 after 31 years. His son, Greg, joi
Hillsboro Star-Journal | 12 hours, 29 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Petitioners snarl county Straub bid Just four signatures could be enough to scuttle the countys plans to buy the former Straub International building, unless Marion city council chooses to overrule them. A petition filed Feb. 15 opposing rezoning of the Straub parcel for governmental use in
Hillsboro Star-Journal | 12 hours, 32 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Becker to fill commission seat Durham resident and soon-to-be-retired Tampa banker Kent Becker is the choice of Republican electors in the countys 1st District to fill the county commission position soon to be vacated by Lori Lalouette. Jared Jost and Craig Dodd, both of Hillsboro, als
Hillsboro Star-Journal | 12 hours, 36 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Evicted by fire, family to rebuild County commissioners granted a lot split to a rural Peabody couple who lost their home in a Jan. 10 fire to clear the way so they can obtain financing to build a new home. Eric and Clarissa Duttons property was originally zoned for agricultural use, and t
Hillsboro Star-Journal | 12 hours, 41 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Choice words Something thats crystal clear about our line of work is this: If people didnt make choices, we wouldnt have a newspaper. There are plenty of choices we make that just arent newsworthy. You dont care one whit what socks I chose to wear this morning (white)
Hillsboro Star-Journal | 12 hours, 42 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Tabor trash can fire extinguishes itself A wastepaper basket that ignited early Thursday morning in a bathroom at Cedar Hall on campus at Tabor College could have been a catastrophe had it not burned through nearby a water supply line. At 1:20 a.m., Hillsboro fire responded to a campus fire alar
Hillsboro Star-Journal | 12 hours, 47 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Plan and prune, but don't plant just yet, experts say With recent spring-like weather, gardening enthusiasts may be tempted to get a head start on planting. But they should refrain, area experts said, instead using the opportunity for preparing gardens, as well as pruning trees, shrubs, and bushes. February
Hillsboro Star-Journal | 12 hours, 48 minutes ago | comment? | recommend

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