• Making a move

    Tabor teams soar into first-place ties in KCAC races Andrew Thomas, Tabor College’s 6-foot-7 post player, makes a strong move to the basket during the Bluejays’ showdown with Bethany College Thursday night in Hillsboro. Thomas contributed 17 points and 10 rebounds to his team’s 87-84 victory, which tied Tabor for first place in the Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference. After Saturday’s […]

    Making a move
  • Schools gain some savings from low fuel prices

    • Fuel contracts from fall lessen savings. USD 410 Superintendent Steven Noble says the district should see about $10,000 in savings, but it’s a far cry from offsetting revenue reductions due to declining enrollment. Don Ratzlaff / Free Press Falling fuel prices have benefitted many families and businesses to the tune of $1.50 less per gallon of gasoline from the […]

    Schools gain some savings from low fuel prices
  • Hillsboro boys 1-1 for the week

    Preston Loewen draws a foul during the third quarter at Halstead Thursday. He made both free throws and scored 14 points in Hillsboro’s 52-42 loss. Phyllis Richert Photo The Hillsboro boys saw an opportunity for victory slip away in the final quarter, dropping a 52-42 decision at Halstead Thursday. The Trojans (6-3) played from behind all night. The Dragons (5-5) […]

    Hillsboro boys 1-1 for the week
  • Bowers has seen farming change over 38 years

    Greg Bowers takes a break from working on the antique Ford tractor he recently acquired and plans to restore following his retirement from Central National Bank after 38 years. He and wife Mary Beth will continue to operate their farm northeast of Marion. Don Ratzlaff / Free Press Greg Bowers came home to Marion County after serving as a first […]

    Bowers has seen farming change over 38 years
  • New Marion County commissioner sworn in Monday morning

    Before a gathering of well-wishers, Lori Lalouette takes the oath of office Monday morning from Judge Michael Powers prior to this week’s Marion County Board of Commissioners meeting. Lalouette won a close election in November to earn the right to succeed retiring commissioner Roger Fleming. Lalouette and Fleming are both from Hillsboro. Don Ratzlaff / Free Press Before a gathering […]

    New Marion County commissioner sworn in Monday morning
  • HHS team named ‘Best in State’ for first-aid app

    Members of the “Best in State” app development team from Hillsboro High School pose with the certificates they received from Verizon. Seated from left are Jared Dyck, Travis King, Jonathan Hinerman, Reece Berens, Carson Herbel and Nathan Simhiser. Standing behind them is Creigh Bell, HHS technology instructor and TSA adviser. Don Ratzlaff / Free Press • Team in the running […]

    HHS team named ‘Best in State’ for first-aid app
  • Tabor men win twice in OT

    Malik Brooks shoots for three at Bethel Thursday. Brooks made four threes, including the tying basket at the end of regulation, and was Tabor’s leading scorer in an 86-80 overtime win. Saturday, Brooks led all scorers with 18 points in Tabor’s 72-69 overtime win over the Coyotes. Janae Rempel / Free Press Having won in overtime two evenings prior, the […]

    Tabor men win twice in OT
  • Jays defeat Coyotes in double OT

    Tonisha Dean shoots for two during the second half against Kansas Wesleyan Saturday. Dean led all scorers with 31 points in Tabor’s double-overtime, 82-73, victory. Janae Rempel / Free Press In a battle between two of three KCAC-leading teams, the Tabor College women’s basketball team maintained a share of first place with an 82-73 victory over Kansas Wesleyan in double […]

    Jays defeat Coyotes in double OT
  • Hillsboro splits first CKL games

    Micah Allen scores to give Hillsboro a 16-14 lead over Larned during the second quarter Friday. Allen led Hillsboro with 11 points in the Trojans’ 43-39 loss. Phyllis Richert Photo Poor shooting during the final quarter cost Hillsboro a big win over Larned Friday at Brown Gymnasium. The Trojans, leading 33-31 through three quarters, missed 11 of 13 shots down […]

    Hillsboro splits first CKL games
  • Back to the hardwoods

    Tabor College hosts its annual hoops Classic Tena Loewen (32) looks to make an interior pass during the Bluejays’ game Saturday against Benedictine. Both the men’s and women’s teams played a pair of games during the annual Tabor Classic. Despite the effort of Loewen, a Hillsboro product, the Bluejay women lost both games while the men went 1-1. Area high […]

    Back to the hardwoods

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January 20, 2015 at 6:24 pm

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Hillsboro boys 1-1 for the week

Hillsboro boys 1-1 for the week

January 20, 2015 at 5:26 pm

Preston Loewen draws a foul during the third quarter at Halstead Thursday. He made both free...

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New owner continues food tradition in downtown Florence

New owner continues food tradition in downtown Florence

January 20, 2015 at 4:29 pm

Tammy Britton looks over the menu at the On the Corner Cafe, the downtown eatery she reopened...

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Bowers has seen farming change over 38 years

Bowers has seen farming change over 38 years

January 20, 2015 at 4:39 pm

Greg Bowers takes a break from working on the antique Ford tractor he recently acquired and...

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USD 410 board to seek patron vote for LOB

USD 410 board to seek patron vote for LOB

January 20, 2015 at 4:47 pm

Members of the USD 410 Board of Education received plaques from Superintendent Steve Noble...