Category: Breaking News

Former local state representative killed in plane crash

Former local state representative killed in plane crash

Former Kansas Representative Don Dahl, 69, of Hillsboro was killed Friday afternoon in Marion County after the ultra-light aircraft he was flying crashed near a pond about two miles south and one-half mile west of Hillsboro on 170th Road. According to the Kansas Highway Patrol, Dahl was flying northbound at a low altitude about 1:45 p.m. when the aircraft hit […]

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DEATH: John Ratzlaff, 92

John Ratzlaff, 92, died April 16 in Hillsboro. The service is at 10 a.m. Wednesday, April 23, at Parkview Mennonite Brethren Church, 610 S. Main St., Hillsboro. He was born Sept 18, 1921, to Aaron and Anna (Penner) Ratzlaff at Corn, Okla. His wife, Edna Ratzlaff, predeceased him in 2004. Survivors include sons Don and Marilyn of Hillsboro, Glenn of […]

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DEATH: Elgin Bartel, 93

Elgin Bartel, 93, died April 16 at Salem Home in Hillsboro. The service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 19, at Parkview Mennonite Brethren Church, 610 S. Main, Hillsboro. Visitation with family is from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday at Jost Funeral Home, 401 S. Washington, Hillsboro. He was born Oct. 8, 1920, to Henry J. and Eva […]

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DEATH: Everett H. Cress, 73

Everett H. Cress, 73, a cowboy, oil field roustabout and school bus driver, of Cedar Point, died April 15 at Golden Living Center in Cottonwood Falls. The service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 19, at the First Christian Church, 335 W. Fifth St., Florence. Burial will be at Griffith Cemetery in Cedar Point. Visitation with family will be […]

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DEATH: Muriel Christiansen, 96

Muriel Christiansen, 96, of Durham, died April 16 at Parkside Home in Hillsboro. The service will be at 11 a.m. Monday, April 21, at First Baptist Church, 414 Cleveland St., Durham. Visitation with family will be from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, April 19, at Jost Funeral Home, 401 S. Washington, Hillsboro. She was born Nov. 20, 1917, to […]

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Appraisal Guide Available Here

Marion County Appraisal Guide for 12,246 properties available if you click here. Downloadable and fully searchable.

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Marion High School Promenade Slideshow

Click here for a gallery of photos from this year’s Marion High School Promenade

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Goessel High School Promenade Slideshow

Click here for a slide show of photos from this year’s Goessel High School Promenade.

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Hillsboro High School Promenade Slideshow

Click here for a gallery of photos from this year’s Hillsboro Highschool Promenade.

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Huelskamp coming to Hillsboro Monday a.m. for town hall meeting

U.S. Congressman Tim Huelskamp will be in Hills­boro from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. Monday, April 14, for a town hall meeting at the city building. “Now more than ever before the voice of the American people is needed in Washington,” Huelskamp said. “These town halls allow me the opportunity to continue to be the voice of the people as […]

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