Category: Breaking News

DEATH: Wesley Alan Reimer, 56

Wesley Alan Reimer, 56, co-owner of Reimer Construction, died March 16 at Minneola District Hospital. Burial will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, March 21, at Emmanuel Mennonite Cemetery, Meade. The memorial service will follow at 2 p.m. at United Methodist Church, 310 N. Main St., Ashland. He was born April 16, 1958, to Isaac T. and Anna L. (Krocker) Reimer […]

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DEATH: Rosemary A. Garrard, 77

Rosemary A. Garrard, 77, of Antelope, who worked in elderly services and later at St. Luke Auxiliary Shop, died March 17 at St. Luke Hospital in Marion. The memorial service is at 2 p.m. Saturday, March 21, at Valley United Methodist Church, 300 Santa Fe St., Marion. Visitation with family will follow the funeral service at the church. Cremation has […]

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DEATH: Ruth Stahl, 79

Ruth Stahl, 79, of Strong City, a retired registered nurse, died March 16 at her home. A memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 21, at the Flint Hills Community Church, 805 Kansas Highway 177, Cottonwood Falls, with pastor Bill Damberg officiating. A private burial will be at Homestead Cemetery. Visitation, with the family, will be from 6 […]

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View slideshow of Centre girls at the Class 1A-Div. 1 state tournament

To view photos from Centre’s games at Emporia, click on the link below. Quarterfinals: Centre 46, Ingalls 38 Semifinals: Hoxie 64, Centre 37 Third place: Centre 48, St. Paul 44 http://pages.hillsborofreepress.com/slideshows/2015/centre-girls-at-2015-class-1a-div-1-state/

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View slideshow from NAIA Div. II basketball championships

To view photos of the Tabor College men’s and women’s basketball teams at nationals, click on the following link: http://pages.hillsborofreepress.com/slideshows/2015/NAIA_Basketball/ Tabor scores were as follows: Men’s first round, Point Lookout, Mo.: Morningside 86, Tabor 79 Women’s first round, Sioux City, Iowa: Tabor 53, Marian 50 Women’s second round: Tabor 72, Southern Oregon 65 Women’s quarterfinals: Briar Cliff 62, Tabor 53

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DEATH: Rosemary Ritter, 81

Rosemary Ritter, 81, a retired bookkeeper at Regency Care Center in Florence, died March 14 at St. Luke Living Center, Marion. A graveside service will be at 3 p.m. Tuesday, March 17, at Hillcrest Cemetery, Florence. Visitation is from noon until 2 p.m. Tuesday at Zeiner Funeral Home, 205 Elm St., Marion. She was born April 11, 1933, to William […]

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Tabor women fall to Briar Cliff in NAIA Div. II quarterfinals

Tabor women fall to Briar Cliff in NAIA Div. II quarterfinals

Tena Loewen The Tabor College women met their match in the quarterfinal round of the 2015 NAIA Women’s Basketball National Championship Saturday. Having upset both Marian (Ind.) and Southern Oregon to advance to the final eight for the first time in program history, Tabor’s run ended with a 62-53 loss to Briar Cliff (Iowa) (26-9), a No. 5 seed in […]

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Centre girls claim third place at state

Make your free throws, kids. The Centre girls did exactly that, nailing 27 of 33 attempts, and walked away from the Class 1A-Div. I state tournament with the third-place trophy Saturday by defeating St Paul, 48-44, at White Auditorium in Emporia. It was the first state hardware awarded to a Centre girls’ team since 1973, when the Cougars finished as […]

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Centre falls to mighty Hoxie in Class 1A-Div. I semifinals

It was a lot to hope for. That these Centre girls were stepping into the semifinals spotlight for the first time was challenging enough. But this team had to share the spotlight with Hoxie, the three-time Class 1A-Div. I defending champions who came into the contest riding a state-record 93-0 win streak. Despite the odds, for three quarters of the […]

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DEATH: Helen Mae Sader, 92

Helen Mae Sader, 92, a homemaker and restaurant cook, formerly of Ramona, died Thursday, March 12, at Bethany Home, Lindsborg. The service is at 10:30 a.m. Monday, March 16, at Hope United Methodist Church, 124 N. First St., Hope, with pastor Don Alt officiating. Burial will be at Lewis Cemetery in Ramona. Visitation is from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. […]

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