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Written by AO Friday, 17 October 2008 16:50When Marion scored 20 seconds into the game Friday (Oct. 17), the Herington High School football team seemed only slightly surprised. The Warriors pushed their lead to 27-0 in the first quarter, but the Railers did not lose their steam until Andy Kelsey tore off a 20-yard touchdown run on the snap following a blocked punt with 6:50 left in the second quarter. Kelsey's touchdown—one of three for the night—made it 41-0, and Marion added 14 more before the halftime gun. A 28-yard burst...
Written by Hillsboro Free Press Friday, 17 October 2008 02:48Elmer Jantz, 91, a retired farmer and mechanic of Burns, died Wednesday, Oct. 15 at Moundridge Manor.
Services were at 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 18, at Eden Mennonite Church with Pastors Lowell Koehn, Roland Koehn and Vernon Koehn officiating.
Burial was at Eden Mennonite Church Cemetery in Burns.
He was born Jan. 8, 1917 to Eli B. and Adina (Eck) Jantz in Montezuma. He married Dorothy Koehn in Halstead on April 20, 1941.
Survivors include his wife; daughter, Cheryl and Richard Koehn of DeRidder, La.; sons, Jerald and LaVonne Jantz of Burns and James and Karen Jantz of El Dorado Springs, Mo.; sister, Frances Koehn of Montezuma; seven grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.
Visitation was from 1 to 5 p.m. Friday, Oct. 17. at Peterson...
Written by Staff Thursday, 16 October 2008 04:57Ivan Wayne Nickel, 79, former Hillsboro Industries employee, died Oct. 15 at Newton Medical Center.
A memorial service is planned for 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 18, at Trinity Mennonite Church, Hillsboro, with pastors Tim Kliewer and Jeff Wintermote officiating.
Burial will be at Haven of Rest Cemetery, rural Hillsboro.
He was born Oct. 10, 1929, to Henry E. and Kathryn (Willems) Nickel at Hillsboro.
He is survived by a sister, Ruth Schook of Corpus Christi, Texas, one niece, Winnie Rains of Sikpon, Mo., and two nephews, Craig Schook and Steve School, both of Corpus Christi.
Visitation at the church will be from 8:30 a.m. Saturday until the start of the memorial service.
Memorials have been established with the Lions Club and...
Written by AO Tuesday, 14 October 2008 10:58The Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference coaches and media pickedthe Tabor College women's basketball team third in the 10-teamconference at the conclusion of Tuesday's media day in Wichita. Thecoaches picked the Tabor men third, while media voters picked the mensixth. The polls are the centerpiece of a season preview event heldannually on the campus of Friends Univ.
The Sterling Collegewomen's team, winners of 17 conference games last year, swept the firstplace votes in the media poll and garnered nine of the ten coachesvotes. The Southwestern women received one first place vote.
On the men's side, 2007 conference champion Ottawa received allbut one first place vote from both coaches and media. Ottawa posted a14-4...
Written by Don Ratzlaff Monday, 13 October 2008 02:56Unified School District 410 reached a settlement last week with plaintiff Raymond Brandt, marking the end of a 16-month litigation process regarding the district’s athletic stadium project in partnership with Tabor College.
Under the agreement, the district will pay Brandt $27,500 in lieu of his legal assurance that he will no longer challenge the bond election or the way the bonds approved by voters can be issued.
The document also commits Brandt to not challenge the interlocal agreement made between the district and the college, or the way the new athletic facility will be “maintained, used, managed, paid for or disposed of” in the future.
The settlement clears the way for the district and the college to move forward with the...
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