A Word From the Publisher

Drones and privacy

Earlier this month, the Kansas Department of Trans?portation announced the first unmanned aerial systems (UAS) summit in Kansas next month in Wichita. The event seems to have a strong business bent to it, and no wonder. Kansas stands to gain $2. 9 billion ...

A letter from the Free Press publisher

Dear readers, Wal-Mart isn't our friend. They aren't our buddies. They don't care about Marion County. They see us as a way to suck up more market share and that is all. I wrote an editorial about this a few weeks ago. I have been more than vocal about it when people ask my opinion. Joel Klaassen, former owner of ...

An exciting blur

Joey

My first week at the Hillsboro Free Press has been an exciting blur of new information and smiling faces. Everyone has been extremely kind, and the thing that struck me most was how the people I met around town knew me before I knew them. It ...