• It’s a growing thing at Goessel

    Goessel second graders proudly exhibit produce from their school garden. This year they have harvested more than 125 pounds of sweet potatoes alone. Goessel Grade School students are really digging at least one of their weekly activities, and lately have been reaping the rewards of their effort for the benefit of the whole school. This fall, students are harvesting sweet […]

    It’s a growing thing at Goessel
  • Foundation sets $2 million goal

    This mailer features the automotive theme of the “10 and 2: Driving Into the Future” fundraising campaign launched by the Hillsboro Community Foundation. The board of directors of Hillsboro Com­munity Foundation is launching a fall fundraising campaign with the goal of celebrating its 10th year of operation by increasing total endowment funds to $2 million. With just over $1.61 million […]

    Foundation sets $2 million goal
  • Hillsboro teams feted for 1990s’ streak of 41 wins

    Members of the 1997-98 state championship team: back row (from left), coach Darrel Kohlman, Scott Brubacher, Ryan Bina, Joe Woods, Micah Ratzlaff, head coach Darrel Knoll, Nathan Funk, Derrick Funk, Tyson Ratzlaff, C.J. Hill, coach Dustin McEwen; front row, manager Jason Terrel, manager Vance Frick, Jesse Hamm, Chad Duerksen, David Enns, Grant Brubacher, manager Michael Hagen, manager Tim Hein. It’s […]

    Hillsboro teams feted for 1990s’ streak of 41 wins
  • Big trucks, big fun

    While some children explored the big trucks, these youngsters simply got a kick playing in a stock tank containing plastic balls. More than 400 people attended this year’s “Big Truck Night” Thursday at the Hillsboro Elementary School. Lori Soo Hoo, director of Marion County Parents as Teachers, said the turnout represented about 119 family units, which was a higher turnout […]

    Big trucks, big fun
  • Finding Father

    A devoted teacher, Ernest Hiebert died trying to save two of his drowning students during a swimming outing 72 years ago this week. People who lived through the trauma of those times have called it “the saddest day in Hillsboro history.” During an otherwise routine school outing at a popular swimming hole near Marion, a beloved Hillsboro teacher and principal […]

    Finding  Father
  • Bluejays win opener, 36-0

    Tabor quarterback Simon McKee scrambles while looking for an open receiver during the third quarter Saturday. McKee, who missed most of last season with a knee injury, returned to lead the Bluejays to a 36-0 victory over Nebraska Wesleyan in the season-opener. McKee led the team in rushing with 91 yards and a touchdown on 17 carries. Through the air, […]

    Bluejays win opener, 36-0
  • Surprising HHS dominates in season opener

    Hillsboro’s David Dick snags a pass from quarterback Justus Hilliard near the 5-yard line. The Trojan senior than powered his way into the end zone for the team’s third touchdown in a 54-20 win against Sterling. Question marks turned into exclamation marks as the Hillsboro High School football team rolled to 54-20 conquest of Sterling in the season opener for […]

    Surprising HHS dominates in season opener
  • Marion whips Wildcats in first game

    Marion quarterback Jack Schneider runs for 24 yards during the first quarter Friday at Moundridge. The play set up a 3-yard touchdown run by Adam Janzen for Marion’s first score in the 38-7 victory. Marion showed it had what it took to defeat Moundridge in the football season-opener Friday night. With a strong defensive showing—Marion maintained a shutout until the […]

    Marion whips Wildcats in first game
  • ‘Birds have always been my thing,’ says canary fan

    Esther Wiebe of Hillsboro enjoys an up-close and personal moment with Crippy, one of the 21 canaries she is raising at her residence on South Wilson. “Birds are very interesting to watch,” she said. “I have a television in the same room with the birds, but I watch the birds more.” Esther Wiebe of Hills­boro has 21 little feathered friends. […]

    ‘Birds have always been my thing,’ says canary fan
  • Hillsboro claims preseason tournament title

    Hillsboro’s Alex Ratzlaff goes for the kill shot past the defense of Sterling’s Chelsey Riffel (8) and Kasady Smith (33) during the championship game of the Central Kansas League Preseason Tournament Saturday in Hesston. The Trojans won the title for the third consecutive time with a 5-0 sweep. The Hillsboro volleyball team showed it will be a force to be […]

    Hillsboro claims preseason tournament title

Tippy Top Banner (Above Top)

 

Top Rotating Banner

 

Front Page News »

It’s a growing thing at Goessel

It’s a growing thing at Goessel

September 23, 2014 at 3:35 pm

Goessel second graders proudly exhibit produce from their school garden. This year they have...

Middle Rotating Banner

 

Sports »

Team Hillsboro wins Crofoot-Bruce Challenge Cup tournament versus Team Marion

Team Hillsboro wins Crofoot-Bruce Challenge Cup tournament versus Team Marion

September 23, 2014 at 3:24 pm

Golf Hillsboro’s Bruce-Crofoot Challenge Cup team pose for a shot after winning...

County Wide »

SCKEDD rep pitches loans for small businesses

September 23, 2014 at 3:27 pm

Abdul Arif, new executive director for the South Central Kansas Economic Development District, told Marion County commissioners Monday that his initial observation is that...

Business/Farm »

Sunshine draws 45,000 people

Sunshine draws 45,000 people

September 23, 2014 at 2:57 pm

While the line of customers slowly advances to fill the void, two women leave the Igloo shaved...

Schools »

Tabor total fall enrollment reaches 766

September 23, 2014 at 3:24 pm

Tabor College student enrollment for the 2014 fall semester has increased overall by 4 percent with 766 students enrolled now, compared to 736 in 2013, according to the registrar’s...