Category: Breaking News

In battle of ranked teams, Bluejays roll past Missouri Valley, 27-17

The 8th-ranked Tabor College football team won a big matchup at 7th-ranked Missouri Valley College Saturday night, 27-17. Powered by a strong rushing attack—Tabor had 353 yards of total offense, 323 yards on the ground—the Bluejays moved the ball with ease, especially in the first half of the contest. Tabor wasted little time putting points on the board, scoring its […]

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Marion drops 30-6 contest to Hutch Trinity

Marion drops 30-6 contest to Hutch Trinity

Mason Pedersen hauls in an 18-yard pass from quarterback Jack Schneider during the third quarter Friday. Marion tallied 111 passing yards in its 30-6 loss to Hutch Trinity. Take away the second quarter in Marion’s battle with Hutchinson Trinity Friday night and you’d have a tie ball game. As it was, however, the Celtics scored 24 unanswered points in the […]

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Trojans fall hard to Haven, 41-12

After soaring to a lopsided victory in the season opener a week ago, the Hillsboro football team drop with a thud into a sobering reality with a 41-12 loss at Haven Friday night. The Wildcats jumped on the Trojans for two touchdowns in the first five minutes of the game, the first on a 50-yard touchdown run by Jacob Newcomer […]

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Slideshow from Hesston Cross Country Meet, Sept. 11

To view a slideshow of pictures of high school runners from Canton-Galva, Centre, Goessel and Marion, please click below: Click here for slideshow

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DEATH: Raymond Martinez, 74

Raymond Martinez, 74, of Marion, died Sept. 9 from injuries he received in a vehicle accident. Services are pending with Zeiner Funeral Home, 205 Elm St., Marion.

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Wal-Mart announces plans to build store in Hillsboro

Hillsboro’s “mystery business” is no longer a mystery. Wal-Mart announced plans today for a Wal-Mart Neighborhood Market at 605 Orchard Drive. It is expected to open in spring 2015. The new store will offer customers convenient access to fresh and affordable grocery products and pharmacy services, according to a corporate spokesperson. “We are pleased that a company of Wal-Mart’s stature […]

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DEATH: Joyce Ann Duckworth Smith, 82

Joyce Ann Duckworth Smith, 82, of Topeka, and formerly of Marion, held many jobs in the area to include a nurse, clerk with Hannaford Abstract Co., teller at Marion National Bank, bookkeeper and secretary. She died Sept. 4 from injuries in a two-vehicle collision near Hillsboro. The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Sept. 12, at Marion Christian Church, […]

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DEATH: Jean Elaine Hagans Case, 85

Jean Elaine Hagans Case, 85, a retired elementary teacher of Marion, died Saturday, Sept. 6, following a car accident. The memorial service will be at 3 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 11, at Marion Presbyterian Church, 610 E. Lawrence St. A reception will be from 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. for family and friends following the funeral at the Marion Presbyterian Fellowship […]

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Tabor shuts out Nebraska Wesleyan, 36-0, in season opener

Tabor shuts out Nebraska Wesleyan, 36-0, in season opener

Tabor quarterback Simon McKee rushes for positive yardage in the third quarter during Tabor’s final scoring drive. McKee led the Bluejays in rushing with 17 carries for 91 yards and a touchdown. The Tabor College football team’s first outing of the 2014 season proved to be a successful and well-rounded one, as the Bluejays drummed visiting Nebraska Wesleyan, 36-0. Leading […]

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Watch Tabor Bluejay football streamed live at 2 p.m. Saturday Sept. 6

The Tabor College Bluejays kick off the 2014 season today against Nebraska Wesleyan. The broadcast is sponsored by Ampride, Hillsboro and Marion, Great Plains Federal Credit Union; MB Foundation; and Midway Motors. Also brought to you by Ag Service and Hillsboro Free Press. Announcing this year’s games are Lee Waldron and Jim Paulus. To see the game click here. Click […]

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