Category: Breaking News

Tabor opens KCAC play with 35-14 victory over Spires

The Tabor College football team got its first conference win of the 2014 season on the road at the University of Saint Mary Saturday, 35-14. The Bluejays countered the pass-heavy Spires with an efficient ground game, posting 456 rushing yards, led by Owen Cole with 21 carries for 162 yards and a touchdown. Marshall McShan also surpassed the century mark […]

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Marion defeats Remington, 28-16, on homecoming night

Marion defeats Remington, 28-16, on homecoming night

Jacob Baldwin stretches to grab a 30-yard pass from Jack Schneider in the first quarter Friday. The pass completion set up a 3-yard Adam Janzen score on the next play to give Marion a 14-0 lead. The Warriors defeated Remington, 28-16, on homecoming night. It was a tale of two halves Friday at Warrior Field, as Marion claimed a 28-16 […]

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Halstead pulls away from Hillsboro late, 57-27

The Hillsboro football team dropped a 57-27 decision to Halstead Friday night in a wild game that was not as lopsided as the final score might indicate. The Trojans battled the Dragons pretty well in the first half, but trailed 22-14 at intermission. David Dick scored the first of Hillsboro’s two touchdowns on a 7-yard pass from Justus Hilliard on […]

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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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