• Finally a family/ After more than three years of high hopes and disappointments, the ‘new’ Hein family will celebrate its first Mother’s Day together.

    The newly expanded Hein family poses on the porch of their daughters’ playhouse at their rural resident northwest of Hillsboro. Pictured from left are Malorie age 12, Kerry with Bo, who recently turned 4, Trudy age 10, Nora (in front) age 8, Kathy, who will turn 5 later this month, and Rachel. “There’s so many lessons I feel God taught […]

    Finally a family/ After more than three years of high hopes and disappointments, the ‘new’ Hein family will celebrate its first Mother’s Day together.
  • Frank is new Legion district commander

    Randy Frank, Hillsboro, was elected Kansas 4th District American Legion commander April 26. Randy Frank, Hillsboro, was elected Kansas 4th District American Legion commander April 26 during the annual Kansas 4th District convention in Emporia. The 4th District includes more than 3,000 veterans supporting 45 American Legion Posts in 14 Kansas counties. Frank served in the U.S. Army from 1980-1994 […]

    Frank is new Legion district commander
  • Class leads to new product ideas

    Franklin Jost, Jonathan Hinerman and Jared Dyck (from left) present their new product, Arrow To Safe Grilling, which they developed in their Engineering Design & Development class at Hillsboro High School. The trio is convinced their product cleans grill grates better and prevents the accidental ingestion of wire bristles. It’s been said that necessity is the mother of invention. On […]

    Class leads to new product ideas
  • Grain-storage capacity rises at CG&S elevator

    Workers with Frisbie Construction use a crane to raise the head shaft and motor that powers the “leg” being attached to the newest of three concrete grain bins at the Cooperative Grain & Supply elevator at Hillsboro. The target for completing the project is June 1, and will provide a total storage capacity of more than 1.9 million bushels, including […]

    Grain-storage capacity rises at CG&S elevator
  • Another tree for Hillsboro Elementary School

    HEStreeShoveling530 As her classmates look on, Kori Arnold, a fifth-grader at Hillsboro Elementary School, gets a helping hand from her teacher, Rod Just, as they plant an Oklahoma Red Bud tree last Wednesday in front of the school. Directing the process is Tim McDonnell (right), community forestry coordinator for the Kansas Forest Service. The tree was planted in honor of […]

    Another tree for Hillsboro Elementary School
  • Marion receives $715,904 for downtown project

    “We are so very proud of the citizens of Marion and their forward looking and thinking, as they are working so diligently to preserve a lifestyle that is so desirable and unique in a changing world.” The city of Marion will receive $715,904 in state funding to enhance its downtown area on Main Street from First to Fifth streets. City […]

    Marion receives $715,904 for downtown project
  • One for the Hall

    One of Wes Schmidt-Tieszen’s popular teaching methods is to portray key historical characters during his class. Here, he portrays Martin Luther Most career teachers may never realize the impact they’ve made during their years in the classroom, but Wes Schmidt-Tieszen has achieved at least one affirmation that will be both public and enduring. Last week, the veteran social studies teacher […]

    One for the Hall
  • Work begins on new hospital

    Work begins on new hospital Earth-movers were on site in full force as construction began last week on the $11.4 million new facility for Hillsboro Community Hospital. The team of heavy machines was scraping and moving dirt in preparation for the building project. JE Dunn Construction is the contractor for the project.

    Work begins on new hospital
  • CHS horticulture students working hard

    Kayla Gosnell is excited and double checking the zinnias to make sure the flowers don’t need water. It’s been a great year for some hardworking Centre High School horticulture students, according to Jon Meyer, ag education. And all that work was on display from 9 a.m. to noon April 16 at the plant sale. “These students have learned so much […]

    CHS horticulture students working hard
  • Hillsboro baseball splits doubleheader at Kingman

    Hillsboro’s Kaden Kleiner slides safely into third in the fifth inning of Hills­boro’s 3-2 loss to Kingman on Friday. The sophomore took the mound in Game 2 and pitched the Trojans to a 12-5 complete-game victory. Hillsboro’s baseball team rebounded from an agonizingly close 3-2 loss in Game 1 with a dominant 12-5 victory in Game 2 of its April […]

    Hillsboro baseball splits doubleheader at Kingman

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Finally a family/ After more than three years of high hopes and disappointments, the ‘new’ Hein family will celebrate its first Mother’s Day together.

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Allen to head TC cross country

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May 3, 2016 at 9:23 pm

Joel Allen has been named the new cross country coach at Tabor College. Joel...

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Marion audit passes cleanly

May 4, 2016 at 10:22 am

The Marion City Council learned during its April 25 meeting that no statutory or regulatory violations were discovered regarding its 2015 audit. Jan Nolde, with Swindoll,...

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New Parkside CEO looks for ‘great’ future

New Parkside CEO looks for ‘great’ future

May 4, 2016 at 10:18 am

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KSSRM plans youth camp July 12-15

May 3, 2016 at 9:11 pm

The Kansas Section of the Society for Range Management will be sponsoring its annual Kansas Range Youth Camp this year from July 12-15 at Camp Mennoscah in Kingman County. The...