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    Michael Baca steps to the plate as rain falls during Tabor’s game with Wayland Baptist Thursday. The game had been postponed from 11 a.m. to nearly 5 p.m. because of weather. Rain was the dominant player last week as area teams adjusted to multiple postponements and delays at their post-season tournaments. Tabor College’s opening game at the NAIA Baseball Opening […]

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  • Communities planning Memorial Day events

    Scenes like this one in Hillsboro will be in vogue this weekend as communities around Marion County honor their military veterans with Memorial Day services and traditions. Memorial Day is a time to honor soldiers and other military veterans who died in wartime serving their country. In Marion County, people not only will visit graves of soldiers, but are making […]

    Communities planning Memorial Day events
  • Hillsboro High graduates smallest class since 1937

    HHSvaledictorians333 The Hillsboro High School Class of 2016 graduated 29 students Saturday at Joel Wiens Stadium as hundreds of relatives and friends watched from the bleachers. Pictured above with first-year principal Clint Corby are valedictorians (from left) Reece Berens, Mat­thew Denholm, Kalen Moss and Lydia Kliewer. According to Berens, a little known fact about this year’s class is that it […]

    Hillsboro High graduates smallest class since 1937
  • Tabor confers degrees on graduating class of 172

    The newly graduated masters and bachelors receive the applause of the faculty and staff at close of the commencement ceremony. Tabor College celebrated its 106th commencement ceremony Saturday with about 2,000 parents, family and friends gathered at Joel H. Weins Stadium, and via live stream on the Tabor Webcast channel. The graduating class of 172 was one of the largest […]

    Tabor confers degrees on graduating class of 172
  • A friend in deed

    HES counselor Mike Moran, with a his Duso hand puppet and his guitar, creates a welcome environment when students come to his office to talk about their experiences. Moran is retiring at the end of the school year after a 14-year run with USD 410. Mike Moran has oriented his successful 24-year run as counselor at Hillsboro Ele­mentary School around […]

    A friend in deed
  • Officers respond to three incidents of violence

    Law enforcement officers arrest Ireneo Martinez, a 36-year-old Hillsboro man, after he entered the El Lorito restaurant late Thursday afternoon threatening to kill someone. He was charged with aggravated assault with a firearm and criminal threat. He is being held in the Marion County Jail. Three separate incidents reported within days of each other kept law enforcement officials busy in […]

    Officers respond to three incidents of violence
  • 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

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May 25, 2016 at 12:24 pm

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There’s a hole in TC’s Athletic Hall of Fame

May 25, 2016 at 12:02 pm

When Tabor Athletics started its Hall of Fame in 1999, the initial inductees were easy: Rolland (Bay) Lawrence and Leroy Dick. Lawrence was a great football player who went...

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Peabody group asks for more sand, less gravel on road

May 25, 2016 at 12:02 pm

Terry Eberhard was the main spokesman for a group of Peabody-area men asking Marion County commissioners Monday for more sand and less gravel on their roads. Even though more...

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Parkside and Bethesda homes recognized for person-centered care

May 25, 2016 at 11:44 am

Parkside Homes in Hills­boro and Bethesda Home in Goessel were two of nine adult care homes in the state recognized last week by the Kansas Department for Aging and Disability...

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HES students celebrate box-top goal

May 25, 2016 at 11:46 am

HES students wait their turn for free snow cones provide by The Igloo. Adults manning the...