Hospital owner’s tax bill cut by more than half

By BLAKE SPURNEY Hesston Record Staff Property taxes on the former Halstead Hospital properties have been reduced by more than half, putting to rest nearly a decade of haggling between owner Azzy Reckess and county officials. County Appraiser Craig Clough told the Board of Harvey County Commissioners on Monday that he finally was able to walk through the properties a couple of weeks ago and


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