• FAIR TURNOUT

    In the top photo, Claudia Soo Hoo adds to her collection of giveaways at the booth sponsored by LifeTeam, a critical transport service. Don Ratzlaff / Free Press It may be that the Marion County Health Fair had no antidote for an outbreak of spring fever, considering the near-perfect weather on a weekend when most area schools were on spring […]

    FAIR TURNOUT
  • Truck hauling concrete overturns near Marion at K-256 and 190th

    Workers with Auto House Towing fasten cables in to a concrete truck that overturned about 9:45 a.m. March 18 on Kansas Highway 256 one mile west of Marion. Driver Josh Ward, 34, of Hillsboro, was westbound in a 1992 Kenworth truck, following the highway as it turned north. He attempted to turn and the vehicle tipped over. According to the […]

    Truck hauling concrete overturns near Marion at K-256 and 190th
  • TC wins series with Coyotes, 3-1

    Coach Mark Standiford congratulates Gadiel Baez as he rounds third base after hitting a two-out walk-off grand slam to give Tabor a come-from-behind, 10-8, victory over Kansas Wesleyan in Game 1 Saturday. Tabor won the series, 3-1. Janae Rempel / Free Press The Tabor College baseball team went 5-1 last week, sweeping a doubleheader with Saint Gregory’s before taking three […]

    TC wins series with Coyotes, 3-1
  • Chess Guild competes at state tourney

    Hillsboro Chess Guild members who competed at the KSCA are: back row (from left), Matthew Denholm, Kalen Moss, Jordan Fry­hover, Franklin Jost; front row, Jacob Denholm, Zachary Denholm, Abby Fryhover and Kayla Gunn. Courtesy photo Eight members of the Hillsboro Chess Guild competed at the Kansas Scholas­tic Chess Association state tournament March 14 at North High School in Wichita. Seven […]

    Chess Guild competes at state tourney
  • ‘Hillsboro has a heartbeat’

    • City administrator points to public and private investments of $57 million over past 10 years. City Administrator Larry Paine makes his point during the chamber luncheon last week: “People are willing to invest in this community, and will be in the near future because they know we are people who can take care of ourselves. That doesn’t happen in […]

    ‘Hillsboro has a heartbeat’
  • Elite status / Tabor College women reach the final eight in their quest for a national title

    The Tabor College bench celebrates after the Bluejays tied their second-round game with Southern Oregon at 12 midway through the first half Friday. After trailing 8-0, Tabor came back to tie the game, forcing Southern Oregon to call timeout. The Bluejays won their first-round game against Marian, then defeated Southern Oregon, 72-65, before falling to Briar Cliff in the quarterfinals. […]

    Elite status / Tabor College women reach the final eight in their quest for a national title
  • Centre of attention

    In their fourth consecutive state appearance, Cougar girls bring home the school’s first state hardware in 43 years Centre Cougars place third at state tournament with a 2-1 record. The Centre High School girls’ basketball team poses with the third-place trophy it received after defeating St. Paul, 48-44, Saturday at the Class 1A-Div. I state tournament played in White Auditorium […]

    Centre of attention
  • Done too soon / Tabor College men make early exit with first-round loss

    Andrew Thomas throws down the second of three dunks during Tabor’s first-round NAIA Division II tournament game against Morningside. The senior forward led all scorers with 28 points in Tabor’s 86-79 loss. Janae Rempel / Free Press The Tabor College men made an early exit from the 2015 NAIA Division II Men’s Basketball National Championship after losing to sixth-ranked Morningside […]

    Done too soon / Tabor College men make early exit with first-round loss
  • History lesson

    HES students go ‘old school’ for an hour Jesse Todd (foreground), a student teacher at Hills­boro Elementary School, takes on the role of schoolmaster as third-grade students of Lenna Knoll go “old school” for an hour Monday morning to gain insights about what education was like in the early years of the 20th century. The students spent an hour in […]

    History lesson
  • A fair shot at science

    • Fourth-grade reading class leads to science fair Jacob Thiessen presents his project during the fourth-grade science fair last Thursday at Hillsboro Elementary School. Jacob created a “hover craft” using an old compact disc, a balloon, a cap from a dishsoap bottle and a hot glue gun. The science fair grew out of a reading class unit title “Science Fair,” […]

    A fair shot at science

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FAIR TURNOUT

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March 24, 2015 at 5:29 pm

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TC wins series with Coyotes, 3-1

TC wins series with Coyotes, 3-1

March 24, 2015 at 4:33 pm

Coach Mark Standiford congratulates Gadiel Baez as he rounds third base after hitting a two-out...

  • Two Bluejays earn All-America status
    Two Bluejays earn All-America status

    Two Tabor College basketball athletes have achieved All-America status for their performances this past season. Both...

    March 24, 2015 at 4:29 pm
  • Bluejay softball wins twice, loses twice

    The Tabor College softball team finished the week with an 11-16 record after sweeping Central Christian but losing...

    March 24, 2015 at 4:26 pm
  • 4 Trojans earn all-CKL honors

    Two players from both the Hillsboro boys’ and girls’ basketball teams received recognition from the coaches...

    March 24, 2015 at 4:25 pm

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Skywalkers gymnasts team competes at Goddard

Skywalkers gymnasts team competes at Goddard

March 24, 2015 at 4:42 pm

Pictured above are coach Rylee Yoder, Samantha Saunders, Sydney Smith, Hadlye Clark, Olivia...

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Marion council opts for non-local carrier

March 24, 2015 at 4:47 pm

The Marion City Council at its March 16 meeting changed its insurance carrier for workers’ compensation, discussed a new source of revenue and reached agreement on renovating...

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Chess Guild competes at state tourney

Chess Guild competes at state tourney

March 24, 2015 at 4:14 pm

Hillsboro Chess Guild members who competed at the KSCA are: back row (from left), Matthew...