Category: Breaking News

Young Trojans drop football opener at Sterling, 46-23

Hillsboro’s young football team was baptized by fire into the world of varsity-level football Friday, dropping a 46-23 decision to a more seasoned Sterling squad in the season opener for both teams. With no seniors on the roster, and with more than a few freshmen and sophomores stepping into starting roles on a junior-led team, the Trojans were worn down […]

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Marion wins season-opener against Moundridge

Marion wins season-opener against Moundridge

Although Marion head coach Grant Thierolf said much is still to be improved, a win is a win, and Thierolf’s Warriors put their first victory in the books with a season-opening win over Moundridge Friday, 24-14. The Warriors established their lead early. On the second play of the game, Aaron Riggs found running room down the left side for a […]

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Third-quarter effort propels Tabor past Lyon in season-opener

The Tabor College football team used a monstrous third-quarter effort to overpower Lyon College (Ark.) on the road Saturday, 45-21. The 22nd-ranked Bluejays trailed the Scots, 14-10, at halftime, but scored four unanswered touchdowns in the third quarter to establish the lead for good. The Scots, who were playing their first football game since 1951, scored two plays into the […]

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Blue-green algae bloom discovered in Hillsboro Heights pond; warning signs to be posted

The city of Hillsboro soon will be posting warning signs at the retaining pond in the Hillsboro Heights development after discovering a major blue-green algae bloom earlier this week. “The city of Hillsboro will be erecting signs around the pond warning of dangerous conditions for humans and animals — similar to what the Corps (of Engineers) posts at the (Marion) […]

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DEATH: John Masson, 73

John Masson, 73, died Aug. 20 at Salem Home in Hillsboro. A private family service is scheduled. He was born June 2, 1942, to Frank and Sylvia (Clark) Masson at Twining, Mich. His wife, Lenora May Collier, predeceased him in 2008. Survivors include sons Ralph Collier of Pueblo, Colo., and Curtis Collier of Lakewood, Colo.; daughters Betty Lou Judd of […]

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DEATH: Edgar Willis ‘Ed’ Auernheimer, 95

Edgar Willis ‘Ed’ Auernheimer, 95, a retired welder, of Goessel, died Aug. 17 at his home. A graveside service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 22, at Hesston Cemetery, Hesston. Visitation will be from 10-10:45 a.m. Aug. 22 at Miller-Ott Funeral Home, 107 Lancaster Ave., Hesston, also in charge of arrangements. He was born Nov. 13, 1919, to Albert […]

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DEATH: Donald L. Funk, 80

Donald L. Funk, 80, of Hillsboro, died Aug. 18 at Hillsboro Community Hospital. The service is at 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 22 at The Hillsboro Mennonite Brethren Church with pastor Loyal Martin officiating. He was born May 2, 1935, to Benjamin and Esther (Leppke) Funk at Hillsboro. His wife, Gladys Funk, survives. Other survivors include daughters, Danita and husband Brian […]

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Delinquent Tax Notices (2014)

As a public service by the Hillsboro Free Press, find the 2014 Marion County Delinquent Tax list available for download here. Click here

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DEATH: Kathryn Heinrichs, 94

Kathryn Heinrichs, 94, died Aug. 14 at Parkside Home in Hillsboro. The service is at 10 a.m. Friday, Aug. 21 at Hillsboro Mennonite Brethren Church, 300 Prairie Pointe, Hillsboro. She was born Sept. 11, 1920, to Albert and Helena (Unger) Schroeder at Hillsboro. Her husband, Allan Heinrichs, predeceased her in 1997. Survivors include son Dennis and wife Ruth Heinrichs of […]

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DEATH: Rose Flaming, 93

Rose Flaming, 93, died Aug. 10 at Bethesda Home in Goessel. Services are pending with Broadway Colonial Funeral Home, 120 E. Broadway St., Newton. Check for more details later in the week online or in the Aug. 19 edition.

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