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Hesston Grad Adds Flair To Asbury Park

Posted 8/16/2018

Katrina Heinrichs, a 2016 graduate from Hesston High and senior at Bethel College earned her first major art commission with Asbury Park, painting a mural on the side of the facility. 

Heinrichs was approached last year by her art professor, Rachel Epp Buller. 

“Asbury had asked her if she knew of anyone who wanted to do a mural for Asbury Park,” she said. 

After a board meeting, and meetings with residents, and working with Asbury Park to design the mural, Heinrichs finally completed her first professional commission this June. 

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City Council Approves Comprehensive Housing Study

Posted 8/16/2018

The City of Hesston will be undergoing a housing needs assessment study in the coming months conducted by Canyon Research Southwest, a company based out of Buffalo, New York. 

The assessment was approved by the city council on Monday evening for a cost of $10,000. 

Two other companies placed bids for the assessment - Novogradic and Company, based in Kansas City, Missouri for $20,000 and Hanna-Keelan, based in Omaha, Nebraska, for $30,000. 

“As I looked through all three, they met the specifications for the 10 question we wanted answered the 10 questions we wanted researched and addressed. It is an apples-to-apples comparison, said City Administrator Gary Emry. 

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Land Bank Receives First Bid On Harvest Lane Property

Posted 8/16/2018

Monday evening, the Hesston Land Bank received one of its first purchase offers for property on Harvest Lane. Dustin Golden and R.A. Howard, both Harvest Lane residents, approached the Land Bank regarding purchasing lots adjoining their properties. 

Golden was first to address the council and expressed concern the subdivision was zoned R3 - which allows for all types of residential housing, including apartments. 

Golden, who purchased his home in October said, “I never would have bought my house if I knew I was going to have duplexes or apartments next to me.” 

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Land Bank Hears Proposed Purchase For Harvest Lane Property

Posted 8/16/2018

Monday evening, the Hesston Land Bank received one of its first purchase offers for property on Harvest Lane. Dustin Golden and R.A. Howard, both Harvest Lane residents, approached the Land Bank regarding purchasing lots adjoining their properties. 

Golden was first to address the council and expressed concern the subdivision was zoned R3 - which allows for all types of residential housing, including apartments. 

Golden, who purchased his home in October said, “I never would have bought my house if I knew I was going to have duplexes or apartments next to me.” 

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