• Hillsboro High School students rake leaves to serve community

    Hillsboro High School students were busy Tuesday afternoon, Nov. 22, raking leaves around town as a service project for the community. This group is clearing the leaves from the yard of Don and Connie Isaac at Adams and First streets.The entire body, about 178 students, participated in the project. Almost all of the yards that were raked were either called […]

    Hillsboro High School students rake leaves to serve community
  • It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas…

    Hillsboro city electrical crews were busy Monday putting up the last of the Christmas street decorations for the upcoming holiday season at the corner of Grand Avenue and Washington Street. In the foreground is Jason Plett, using one bucket truck to hook up a lighted Christmas wreath while fellow crew member Randy Jantz works across the street using a second […]

    It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas…
  • 20 years of ‘Messiah’

    “It’s incredibly grand, and it’s very, very, very moving. We are honored to provide this performance as a symbolic start to the holidays for Hillsboro and the Tabor community.”<p>—Bradley Vogel, on directing ‘Messiah’ for the 20th year at Tabor College The Tabor College Oratorio Chorus and Community Orchestra will join in performing George Frideric Handel’s “Messiah” at 7 p.m Sunday, […]

    20 years of ‘Messiah’
  • A split

    decision

    The Tabor College volleyball and football teams debuted at their respective national tournament events Saturday with mixed results. The volleyball team defeated Wayland Baptist University 3-1 in Plainview, Texas, to advance to the second round. Meanwhile, Jonah McKee (left photo) and his Bluejay football teammates were squeezed out of contention by Morningside College in Sioux City, Iowa, by a score […]

    A split decision
  • Marion home tour will feature historic structures

    Melanie Ensey (right ) accepts the well-wishes of a friend during the open house event of the Historic Elgin Hotel on Saturday. Melanie and husband Larry will be opening the refurbished Elgin to the public, as well as their personal home, for the annual Marion City Library Christmas Home Tour Sunday, Dec. 4. The tour also includes the homes of […]

    Marion home tour will feature historic structures
  • ONE FUN RUN

    • An unidentified biker rumbles past a trailer load of donated bicycles that will be distributed to some lucky county children. • The stream of 158 motorcycles and 25 classic cars exit Marion to drop off presents collected in Marion for Marion County children. Each participant is asked to donate one new toy as an entry fee. The annual event […]

    ONE FUN RUN
  • Revamped health fair features Marion County services

    Professional staff from St. Luke Hospital in Marion and Hillsboro Community Hospital combined for 88 lab tests blood draws during the fair. “Last year, we were in the low 70s and the year before I think it wasn’t even quite that high,” said Roger Schroeder, one of the event organizers. Organizers of the Marion County Health Fair on Saturday said […]

    Revamped health fair features Marion County services
  • One hot Halloween

    Near-record warm temperatures greeted the goblins, superheroes and other costumed kids for Hillsboro’s annual Trick or Treat Main Street early evening Monday. TOP: Kodi Panzer of Panzer Chiropractic hands out treats as a cheerleader. LEFT: Marie Kessler of Kessler’s Kreations adds to the haul of additional early candy fans.

    One hot Halloween
  • TC prof, students create ‘contemporary exhibit’

    Tabor College students (from left) Mariah Kliewer, Bailey Clark, Laura Pankratz and their prof, Derek Hamm, hold up flags representing wheat, a sunrise, a windmill and the Hillsboro Trojans. The flags are part of the contemporary exhibit about Hillsboro that is scheduled for debut from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday in the former Marion County Learn­ing Center building at […]

    TC prof, students create ‘contemporary exhibit’
  • Cooperative Grain & Supply board approves deal to unify with MKC

    Cooperative Grain and Supply completed work earlier this year to add a third storage bin at the Hillsboro location that increased its capacity 4.03 million bushels. CG&S members will be voting to unify with MKC Nov. 22. The board of directors of Cooperative Grain & Supply has voted to approve an agreement that would unify their cooperative with MKC pending […]

    Cooperative Grain & Supply board approves deal to unify with MKC

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Hillsboro High School students rake leaves to serve community

Hillsboro High School students rake leaves to serve community

November 29, 2016 at 11:07 pm

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Bluejay men lose 2 in Nebraska

Bluejay men lose 2 in Nebraska

November 29, 2016 at 10:51 pm

Lance Carter shoots for two during the first half against York Tuesday. Carter led all scorers...

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Hillsboro council OKs cutoff policy

November 29, 2016 at 10:58 pm

The Hillsboro City Coun­cil approved a new utility-cutoff policy during a Nov. 22 special meeting. Policy 88, which was introduced at the council’s previous meeting, addresses...

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CG&S merger proposal comes up votes short

November 29, 2016 at 10:53 pm

The proposal to unify Cooperative Grain & Supply with MKC failed to gain a two-thirds of CG&S members during a special meeting of member-owners Nov. 22 at Hillsboro...

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HHS ‘Students of the Month’ for November

HHS ‘Students of the Month’ for November

November 29, 2016 at 10:44 pm

Samantha Moss SAMANTHA MOSS, junior Samantha is the daughter of Stephanie and...