• Weather cooperates as an estimated 35,000 people converge on the Hillsboro Arts & Crafts fair

    The downtown business district was filled with vendors and browsers and shoppers Saturday for the 47th annual Hillsboro Arts & Crafts Fair. The day began in a blanket of fog, but by mid-morning it turned into a bright, clear and sunny day that drew another large crowd. Hillsboro Police Chief Dan Kinning and his officers estimated the turnout may have […]

    Weather cooperates as an estimated 35,000 people converge on the Hillsboro Arts & Crafts fair
  • MARION ART IN THE PARK

    Ginger and Nellie Sauerwein of Walton were intrigued by the many pieces of magnetic necklaces that not only were beautiful, but also have medicinal purposes. The owner of the booth, Pat Petz of McCracken said she has found the jewelry to help treat migraines, arthritis, tendinitis, swelling, fibromy­algia and much more. CJ Brockus, along with husband Rod of Wakita, Okla., […]

    MARION ART IN THE PARK
  • Two local youth pedal their way to nationals

    Charlotte Silhan and Kyle Epp proudly hold the trophies they won Sept. 11 at the Kansas State Fair. They duo qualified for the National Pedal Pull Championships in Mitchell, S.D., by placing among the top two competitors in the 4-year-old division.<p> By finishing among the top two in their age category at the Kansas State Fair, two Hillsboro youth qualified […]

    Two local youth pedal their way to nationals
  • A TRIBUTE

    TO FALLEN COMRADES

    Hillsboro emergency response vehicles were parked in front of city hall Sunday, from mid-morning to evening. The idea was initiated by Rusty Moss, a training officer with the Hillsboro Fire Department and Emergency Medical Services. Hillsboro firefighters, police officers and EMS personnel won’t soon forget Sunday. It was a day Rusty Moss, training officer with the Hillsboro Fire Department and […]

    A TRIBUTE TO FALLEN COMRADES
  • Hillsboro plans for 279 vendors

    Repurposed treasures are expected to be popular again at the 47th annual Hillsboro Arts & Crafts fair. Plans for the 47th annual Hillsboro Arts & Crafts Fair are coming together with the potential to become another memorable event this Saturday. Even the weather is cooperating. While rain and storms are possible most of this week, the area forecast is calling […]

    Hillsboro plans for 279 vendors
  • Marion under new management

    Shoppers and browsers inspect a booth during the 2015 Art in the Park. Marion’s 38th annual Art in the Park, scheduled from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 17, might be under new management, but organizers say vendors and shoppers alike will see few, if any, differences this year. Margo Yates, director of Parks and Recreation, said the city […]

    Marion under new management
  • A new season, a new beginning

    Hillsboro sophomore running back Brooks Gardner gestures as he scores the Trojans’ first touchdown of the 2016 season to spark a 35-0 win over Lyons in Friday’s season-opener. The victory set the Trojans on a new path after an 0-9 season last year and ended a 12-game losing streak dating back to 2014 district play. The Trojans scored all five […]

    A new season, a new beginning
  • River erosion leads to 190th road closure

    Marion County Commissioner Dan Holub looks downstream at an area where the Cottonwood River has undermined one of the banks. Standing on 190th Street, the primary road connecting Marion and Hillsboro, Holub also checks the guardrail in front of him. The road was closed last week with a detour established for local traffic. For months the Marion County Board of […]

    River erosion leads to 190th road closure
  • Canton-Galva’s Denk ready for new challenge

    Canton-Galva’s new superintendent, John Denk, comes to USD 419 from the Smoky Valley school district, where he served for 18 years as middle school principal. John Denk says his career in public-school admin­istration has been reenergized since accepting the superintendency at USD 419 Canton-Galva this summer. “I was looking for a new challenge” he said. “I felt like this would […]

    Canton-Galva’s Denk ready for new challenge
  • $4,000 FOR FUN

    One of the more popular places was the photo booth. Fourth-grade students Kainoa Defiesta, Colton Rempel and Lincoln Wickert (from left) laughed at the results. The third annual Hillsboro Elementary School Carnival on Friday offered fun, food and games for students, families, faculty and staff. Erin Beavers, HES Carnival Committee chair, said more than 200 meals were served, but the number […]

    $4,000 FOR FUN

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Weather cooperates as an estimated 35,000 people converge on the Hillsboro Arts & Crafts fair

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