Written by Hillsboro Free Press Tuesday, 21 May 2013 16:15An exhibit showcasing local artists is on display at Hillsboro Public Library, 120 E. Grand Ave., throughout the month of May.
The artists are from Letty Enns’ painting group who used the media of pencil, oil and watercolor.
Artists featured include Geneva Becker, Doris Guhr, Billy Kuesser, Joan Heinrichs, Sheila Nuss, Teresa Rammers, Regina Ogle, Pam Riesen, Shirley Reusser and Letty Enns.
The library is open Mondays from 9:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Tuesdays through Fridays from 9:30 a.m. to 5...
Written by Hillsboro Free Press Tuesday, 21 May 2013 16:14The Marion County Department on Aging is offering an eight-week Tai Chi class from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. every Monday and Wednesday starting May 29.
The class will meet in the basement youth room at Trinity Mennonite Church, 211 Elm St., Hillsboro. Those attending should use the door on the west side of the church. The cost of the class is $8 for eight weeks.
The class is for individuals who want to improve their strength and balance or have arthritis. The instructor will teach the basic six...
Written by Janae Rempel Tuesday, 21 May 2013 15:34Tabor College has earned the inaugural KCAC Commissioner’s Cup for its athletic achievements during the 2012-13 school year.
“It’s exciting, it’s fun,” said Rusty Allen, Tabor vice president of athletics. “One of the things we had set as our goal was to finish in the top three of this every year, and so in the inaugural year to win it, we feel like we’ve accomplished a lot.”
The award—designed to recognize the accomplishments of student-athletes and the KCAC schools...
Written by Don Ratzlaff Tuesday, 21 May 2013 15:33Ron and Danaye Dies had barely brought infant son Wyatt from the hospital to their Lehigh home when a representative from Parents as Teachers was standing at their front door.
“They come out when you have a baby and give you a care package and talk with you about the PAT program,” Danaye said.
It didn’t take long to convince the new parents that PAT, the family support organization that is supported financially by the six school districts in Marion County, had something good to...
Written by Hillsboro Free Press Tuesday, 21 May 2013 15:31
This was the view along U.S. Highway 56 looking west toward Hillsboro around 6 p.m. Sunday. At about that time the community of Lehigh was under a severe thunderstorm warning. Fortunately, outdoor commencement ceremonies for Tabor College and Hillsboro had
been completed in Joel H. Wiens Stadium. Marion County received significant rainfall across much of the county, but mostly escaped significant hail and tornado damage suffered elsewhere in the state.
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