• Becker selected next 1st district commissioner

    Kent Becker of Durham will succeed Lori Lalouette when her resignation takes effect March 20 Kent Becker of rural Durham will replace Lori Lalouette, who is resigning as 1st District commissioner March 20. In addition to 15 delegates attending the convention at the Scout House in Hillsboro Feb. 16, about 25 visitors witnessed the procedure. Two other candidates, Jared Jost […]

    Becker selected next 1st district commissioner
  • Tabor men claim another conference crown on their home court

    Lance Carter and the rest of the Tabor College men’s basketball team cut down the net Saturday after winning their third-consecutive regular-season KCAC title. Tabor defeated Oklahoma Wesleyan, 94-67, that night to finish the regular season with a 19-3 conference record, 22-8 overall. Tabor will host Oklahoma Wesleyan in the KCAC tournament quarterfinals 7 o’clock tonight.

    Tabor men claim another conference crown on their home court
  • Hillsboro foundation celebrates $2 million in total assets

    Todd Jost, president of the Hillsboro Community Foundation Board moves the “speedometer” to the $2 million mark in celebration of reaching $2 million in assets, which was the goal for the “10and2” campaign that was launched in 2014. Celebrating with Jost are members of the HCF board, local business leaders and friends of the foundation. In 2014, the board of […]

    Hillsboro foundation celebrates $2 million in total assets
  • Dale’s Supermarket moving into Heartland building

    Dale’s Supermarket will be moving from its customary downtown location into the former Heartland Foods building in Hillsboro Heights. Co-owner Dale Franz hoped to move into the remodeled building in late summer or early fall. Dale’s Supermarket will be moving into the former Vogts/Heartland Foods building in Hillsboro Heights by late summer or early fall. Dale Franz, co-owner, said Saturday […]

    Dale’s Supermarket moving into Heartland building
  • County hears proposal from eco-devo council

    Tammy Ensey of Marion presents a portion of the economic-development proposal of the Marion County Economic Council during the Feb. 13 commission meeting. The Marion County Commission at its Feb. 13 meeting unanimously approved an eco­n­omic development plan presented by its appointed task force with a fund­ing commit­ment of $163,000 for five years. Commission Chair Randy Dallke said that within […]

    County hears proposal from eco-devo council
  • Warrior wrestlers third at Chase County Invitational

    Ethan Darnall records a takedown in his quarterfinal match with Chase County’s Seth Brittain. Darnall won by fall and was runner-up at 120 pounds with a 2-1 record. The Marion wrestling team competed at the Chase County Invite Saturday, where the Warriors turned in two first-place performances to help propel the team to a third-place finish among 15 teams. Jarrett […]

    Warrior wrestlers third at Chase County Invitational
  • Tabor theater students reach semifinals of festival in Iowa

    TC_WiebeFaberIsaacProof Tabor College theater students advanced to the semifinals at the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival, Region V in Des Moines last month The festival, held Jan. 22-28, involved more than 1,500 students who were invited to compete based on outside nominations from regional representatives. Molly Wiebe Faber, a senior from Hillsboro, and Reuven Isaac, a senior from Wichita, […]

    Tabor theater students reach semifinals of festival in Iowa
  • ‘He was going to be great’

    Joel Frias (right) with Yordano Ventura following the Royals’ World Series victory in 2015. When Ventura and the team returned to Kansas City, he invited Frias and a handful of others to join him to celebrate. Frias and Ventura met while playing baseball in the Dominican Republic and later reconnected in Kansas City. Ventura was killed in a car crash […]

    ‘He was going to be great’
  • Goessel’s Miller spells victory in annual county showdown

    MarionCoSpellWinners2017-wide beetIt wasn’t a history contest, but Annalise Miller of Goessel Junior High remembered how to spell “Alamo,” and when she did she became the 2017 champion of the Marion County Spelling Bee. Christian Albin of Marion Middle School was the runner-up at the competition held Feb. 1 in the Marion Performing Arts Center. The pair were the last spellers […]

    Goessel’s Miller spells victory in annual county showdown
  • HES 3rd-grader second in Kansas Day photo contest

    NoraHeinPhotoBackdrop316-wide Nora Hein, a third-grader at Hillsboro Elementary School, poses in the Kansas State Capitol among the winning entries in the “Happy Birthday, Kansas!” photo contest sponsored by the Kansas Historical Society. Nora’s photo (right), titled “Kansas Barn,” placed second statewide in the third-grade division. The contest was open to students from first grade through 12th grade in celebration of […]

    HES 3rd-grader second in Kansas Day photo contest

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Becker selected next 1st district commissioner

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February 22, 2017 at 7:58 am

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Trojans split with Hesston, Halstead

Trojans split with Hesston, Halstead

February 22, 2017 at 7:23 am

Darian Ratzlaff splits two Swather defenders during Hillsboro’s game with Hesston Friday....

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Break-in at Dale’s suggests little was taken

February 22, 2017 at 6:51 am

Dale Franz, owner of Dale’s Supermarket, 108 W. Grand Ave. in Hillsboro, was surprised to learn that one or more individuals broke into his store sometime after closing...

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Public invited to hear Koch exec speak at Tabor

February 22, 2017 at 6:47 am

Mark Holden, Koch Industries senior vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary, will speak to Tabor College students, faculty and staff as part of the Nachtigall...

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USD 410 board approves contracts for administrators

February 22, 2017 at 6:54 am

USD 410 Board of Edu­ca­tion approved district administrator contracts for the 2018 fiscal year during its regular meeting Feb. 13. Following the board meeting in executive...