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Written by Staff Thursday, 29 May 2008 07:57Peter N. Knak, 94, farmer and contractor, died May 20 at Hillsboro.
The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Hillsboro United Methodist Church with pastor Charles Grant officiating. A private family burial is planned.
He was born Sept. 10, 1913, to Anton and Maria (Nickel) Knak at Hillsboro. On May 15, 1942, he was married to Martha Groening, who predeceased him.
He is survived by a daughter, Rose Marie and husband Bob Perrill of Tucson, Ariz.; one son, Merle of Hillsboro; a sister...
Written by staff Thursday, 22 May 2008 03:54Ida Gladys Horst, 94, nurse, died Tuesday, May 20, at Schowalter Villa in Hesston.
A memorial service is planned for 6:30 p.m. Friday at the Schowalter Villa Chapel in Hesston. A private burial will take place Friday morning at Eastlawn Cemetery.
She was born March 29, 1914, to Adam and Cora (Grove) Eshleman in Hagerstown, Md. On June 4, 1937, she was married to Clarence A. Horst, who predeceased her in 1982.
She is survived by two daughters, Ruby Sawin of Hesston and Twila Van Rossun of rural Newton; two sons, Donald of rural Newton and Roy of Naples, Fla.; nine grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, May 22, at Showalter Villa Chapel, with...
Written by Staff Thursday, 22 May 2008 03:52Arthur Janzen, 89, former Hesston Corp. employee and woodworker, died Saturday, may 17, at Kidron Bethel Health Care in
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Faith Mennonite Church, Newton, with pastor Gordon Smith officiating. Burial will precede the service at 9:30 a.m. at the Tabor Church Cemetery, rural Goessel.
He was born Nov. 27, 1918, to Dan R. and Tina (Schmidt) Janzen. On Nov. 6, 1947, he was married to Helen R. Schmidt, who survives in Kidron Bthel Health Care.
He also is survived by a son, Randall and wife Rachel of Turpin, Okla.; a brother, Floyd and wife Anna Mae; a sister-in-law, Irene Janzen; two grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be from 1 p.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday at Petersen Funeral...
Written by Staff Thursday, 08 May 2008 09:43CLASS 3A SOFTBALL REGIONAL
May 12-13 at Council Grove
MONDAY, May 12
1. Rock Creek (17-3) vs. Bye
4. Council Grove (6-8) vs. 5. Riley County (6-14), 4:45 p.m.
3. Herington (10-8) vs. 6. Marion (2-20), 4:45 p.m.
2. Hillsboro (13-7) vs. 7. Northern Heights (0-18), 6:30 p.m.
TUESDAY, May 13
Rock Creek vs. Council Grove/Riley County winner, 4:45 p.m.
Herington/Marion winner vs. Hillsboro/Northern Heights winner, 4:45 p.m.
Championship game to follow at 6:30 p.m.
CLASS 3A BASEBALL REGIONAL
May 12-13 at Marion
MONDAY, May 12
1. Sacred Heart (13-2) vs. Bye
4. Southeast of Saline (9-9) vs. 5. Lyons (7-11), 4:30 p.m.
2. Hillsboro (9-7) vs. 7. Marion (6-12), 7...
Written by Jerry Engler Wednesday, 07 May 2008 04:57The Marion City Council began its April 5 meeting with a 90-minute tour of the progress being made on the $12 million indoor swimming pool/gymnasium complex the city will share with the Marion school district.
Council members hailed the the large pool, gymnasium and entire complex as impressive.
City Administrator David Mayfield showed members the area for a proposed drainage pond in East Park across the street as well as a culvert to be cleaned out as part of the project. The pond would hold up to 5 feet of water during storms, then allow it to slowly seep away, he said.
Mayfield said trees in the park will be preserved during the project. Some limited parking spaces will be lost on the east side, but new parking at the pool will...
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