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Lee's Summit Tribune
John Kliewer Elected to SCA Board
Danan Hughes and John Kliewer were elected by the parents of students at SCA and will be seated at the end of the May 23 Board meeting.
Wed May 22, 2013
Sweet potatoes rise in popularity
One of the frequently asked questions at Serendipity Gardens near Hillsboro last week was "when are the sweet potatoes coming in" and owner Jana Dalke' s answer was "sometime next week." Warm weather and sunny skies stirred the gardening bug in many area residents' lives recently, and judging from garden shop traffic, most were on the hunt for ... (more)
Hagen earns athlete of the year award
Sarah Hagen, granddaughter of Lewis and Lavada Hagen and Velma Funk of Hillsboro, earned Female Athlete of the Year distinction at Central Christian High School in Hutchinson.
Marion County Record
Visitor gets 'helping hand'
Although it would have been easier to pass the buck when McPherson County dropped a hitchhiker off in Hillsboro, Marion County Sheriff's Department took a more humanitarian approach, with assistance from the Marion Ministerial Alliance.
Service gets under Bartel's skin
Ashley Bartel of Hillsboro thought long and hard about the things she might miss this summer if she went on another service trip, things like the Marion County Fair demo derby, going to the lake with friends, and just being around friends and family.
Wed May 15, 2013
Former car dealer passes away
Irvin "Irv" Schroeder, former owner of Irv Schroeder County Motors, died Tuesday at Parkside Home in Hillsboro.
Crop dusters turn heads above Marion County
Gordon and Judy Pendergraft look up every time they hear a plane flying overhead.
Sun May 12, 2013
Oklahoma Establishes Historic Chisholm Trail Bike Route
From 1867-1887 over 5 million head of cattle traveled up the Chisholm Trail from Texas to the railroads in the cattle towns of Kansas, including Abilene, Newton, Wichita, and Caldwell.
Wed May 08, 2013
Mayor's prayor breakfast brings community together
Despite dismal weather conditions, community leaders and concerned citizens of Hillsboro gathered at 7 a.m. Thursday for the annual Mayor's Prayer Breakfast at Grace Community Church offices.
Wed May 01, 2013
Pink 'bug' is colorful landmark
If Jeanette Schaefer's wishes come true, the 1965 pink Volkswagen "bug" sitting in the yard at 218 Ash will soon be traveling the streets of Hillsboro.
Band helps Lifelong Learning wrap up season
Toes tapped, chins bobbed, and smiles lit up the faces of more than 100 Lifelong Learning participants Friday as they listened to the music of the Cottonwood River Band at Wolgemuth Music Education Center in Hillsboro.
Goessel man dies under vehicle
Gary L. Schroeder, 62, of Goessel was pronounced dead Sunday morning after being found pinned beneath a vehicle he had been working on.