• It’s time to claim spring

    Local high schools have had a hit-and-miss affair with the spring sports season as the Kansas weather changes from warm to cold in recent days. April 10 proved to be a good day to start the track and field season as Marion hosted a Central Kansas League Track meet. Pictured at the far left is Hillsboro freshman Carson Linnens show­ing […]

    It’s time to claim spring
  • County opts to retain insurance provider

    About 20 county employees sat in during Monday’s Marion Coun­­ty Commission meet­ing to hear how the commissioners would come up with a “fair and equitable” way to handle the single and family insurance plans. County Clerk Tina Spencer said there are 90 single employees using the insurance and 17 families using the family plan. “The difference between the options is […]

    County opts to retain insurance provider
  • 50th Kansas Mennonite Relief Sale offers vehicles, food and more to raise money for world relief

    The 50th annual Kansas Mennonite Relief Sale is gearing up for this weekend in Hutchinson. The sale offers 24 hours of bidding on quilts and vehicles and tractors, purchasing crafted items, activities for kids and enjoying a variety of foods. The event’s purpose is to raise funds for Mennonite Central Commit­tee—a world-relief organization offering relief, development and peace programs in […]

    50th Kansas Mennonite Relief Sale offers vehicles, food and more to raise money for world relief
  • Goessel’s man of trails

    Goessel resident Brian Stucky uses his water dowsing tool near his residence. by Wendy Nugent Newton Now The Kansas sun of the 1870s beat down on the longhorn cattle, numbering in the thousands as they ambled along, grunting and grazing as the wind blew. Cattle as far as one could see. Cowboys on horses. A thundering on the plains. Scenes […]

    Goessel’s man of trails

    Hundreds of children and their families attended the annual Easter egg hunt Saturday at Memorial Park sponsored annually by the Hillsboro Kiwanis Club. Clint Seibel, one of the members, said the group made about 250 baskets, which is about the same as last year. “We hope the parents (and children) will remember to thank the businesses involved.” Seibel said that […]

  • Bluejays on track

    The Tabor men’s roster of 21 athletes will be led by their throwers again this season as head coach Dave Kroeker begins his 18th season at the helm Coming off a fifth-place finish at the KCAC Indoor Track and Field Champion­ships in early February, the Tabor College men’s and women’s teams opened its spring season March 15 with an encouraging […]

    Bluejays on track

    Students persevered in bone-chilling wind as they reflect on the 17 people who died as a result of the school shooting in Parkland, Fla., March 7. Thirty-five Hillsboro High School students joined in spirit with students from an estimated 3,000 high schools across the country who walked out of their classrooms Wednesday, March 14, to remember the 17 victims from […]

  • Centre partners win third annual

    Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge

    Economic development directors Anthony Roy of Hillsboro and Randy Collett of Marion congratulate the winners of the third annual Marion County Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge, partners Cole Srajer and Max Svoboda from Centre High School. Eight high school business teams competed in the third annual Marion County Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge March 6 in the Wohlgemuth Music Education Center on the Tabor […]

    Centre partners win third annualYouth Entrepreneurship Challenge
  • Rewarding the soil keepers

    More than 100 ranchers, landowners and people interested in protecting wildlife and the environment, attended the 71st annual meeting of the Marion County Conserva­tion District Feb. 24 at East­moor United Methodist Church in Marion. In addition to the annual poster contest, a new contest was added. Jackie Hett presents the first-place award in conservation photography to Karsen Kroupa. This was […]

    Rewarding the soil keepers
  • MB Foundation project feted by general contractors organization<

    MB Foundation’s new corporate headquarters building in Hillsboro was presented with the “Award of Honor for New Construction under $2 million” from the Associ­ated General Contrac­tors of Kansas Inc. The award was presented March 2 at the AGC of Kansas luncheon at the Hyatt Regency in Wichita. Jon C. Wiebe, president and CEO of MB Foundation, joined Conco Construction and […]

    MB Foundation project feted by general contractors organization

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It’s time to claim spring

It’s time to claim spring

April 18, 2018 at 2:10 pm

Local high schools have had a hit-and-miss affair with the spring sports...

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Warrior golf team competes

April 18, 2018 at 2:06 pm

Warrior Golf, combining Marion and Peabody-Burns golfers, competed at Central Christian’s meet at Carey Park Monday, where teams played 15 holes as three were under construction. Devin...

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Local woman receives 70-year award from DAR

Local woman receives 70-year award from DAR

April 18, 2018 at 2:02 pm

Jean Beauchamp of Hills­boro was awarded a 70-year certificate April 14...

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Marion FFA team takes 1st in mechanical CDE

April 18, 2018 at 1:16 pm

Students from Marion High School earned first place in the South Central District Agriculture Mechanical and Technical Systems Career Develop­ment Event Monday, April 4,...

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USD 410 board delays vote on $118,480 alert system

April 18, 2018 at 1:19 pm

The USD 410 Board of Education tabled approval of a P1 Groups proposal for installation of a new intercom, clock and bell system for Hillsboro Middle High School and Hillsboro...