• Santa makes the rounds

    Marion County residents reported numerous sightings of Santa Claus this past weekend. Photo above: Little Kelton Scott and his mother had a nice chat at the Et Cetera Shop in Hillsboro. Hunter Varney and St. Nick had a heart-to-heart at Tampa; Santa turned a bit stiff when Tammy Ensey of the Historic Elgin Hotel cut up with him during the […]

    Santa makes the rounds
  • Canton-Galva alumni group organizes for stadium project

    Stadium rendering Knowing that every journey begins with a first step, a Canton-Galva High School alumni committee has begun raising funds to start upgrading facilities at the 30-year-old Margreiter Sta­dium, the home of Eagle football. The committee’s goal is to fund a $120,000 structure that would replace the brick facility that currently houses the concession stand, restrooms and press box. […]

    Canton-Galva alumni group organizes for stadium project
  • Kids wrestling tournament draws 240-plus

    Thurston Silhan (right) of Hillsboro eyes his opponent with anticipation as they compete Saturday in the Age 6 & Under division of the 18th annual Hillsboro Takedown Tournament at Robert C. Brown Gymnasium. Thurston, who took second in his group with a 1-1 record, was one of the more than 240 wrestlers who participated through age 12. The participants came […]

    Kids wrestling tournament draws 240-plus
  • 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

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Santa makes the rounds

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December 7, 2016 at 11:02 am

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Spires end TC’s KCAC win streak

Spires end TC’s KCAC win streak

December 7, 2016 at 10:45 am

Davaghndre Jones eyes the basket during the first half against Friends Thursday. Jones scored...

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Commissioners discuss problem with window project

Commissioners discuss problem with window project

December 7, 2016 at 10:55 am

Marion County commissioners Dan Holub and Lori Lalouette take a break from Monday’s meeting...

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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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USD 410 board hears deferred-maintenance report

December 7, 2016 at 10:31 am

USD 410 Board of Education met in special session Nov. 30 to hear recommendations from P1 Group Inc., a Lenexa company that recently conducted a facilities assessment for...