Articles By: Hillsboro Free Press

Tabor College and Hillsboro High grads begin their transition

Tabor College and Hillsboro High grads begin their transition

. Occasional threats of showers were forecast, but Tabor’s commencement Saturday morning, and Hillsboro’s late- afternoon graduation ceremony went off without a hitch this year. For more about the ceremonies, see https://www.hillsborofreepress.com/schools/tabor-awards-119-earned-degrees-to-2018-graduates. Free Press photos by Don Ratzlaff.

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Daily Life News (5-23-18)

NMKSO to perform summer concert The Newton Mid-Kansas Symphony Orchestra will presents “European Con­trasts” at 4 p.m., Sunday, June 3, at Trinity Heights United Methodist Church, 1200 Boyd Ave. The program will highlight chamber music featuring John Harrison, James Jones and Karen Schlau­baugh. Tickets are $13 in advance, $15 at the door; students, $6 or $7. The evening includes a […]

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Senior Scribbles (5-23-18)

HILLSBORO senior center We need more volunteers. As school will be getting out, if anyone 14 years or older would like to help, let us know. You can call 620-947-2304 for more information. As a reminder, we will be closed on Monday, May 28, for Memorial Day holiday. We want to let people know that we offer meal tickets and […]

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Deaths (5-23-18)

◼ MERLE BRUNER, 84, a retired diesel mechanic and former city superintendent of Marion, died May 16 at Marion Assisted Living. The funeral service was at 2 p.m. May 19 at Our Savior Lutheran Church in Marion. Visita­tion was 6-8 p.m. Friday, May 18, at Zeiner Funeral Home, 205 Elm St., Marion. Burial with military honors was at Marion Cemetery […]

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Letters to the editor (5-23-18)

Shame reigns in Marion County As a lifelong resident of Marion County, I’m a person who has always paid attention to local/federal government. At this point in Marion County, I am totally fed up with the rude, spiteful, childish temper tantrums and persistent sexual harassment against women displayed at most every commission meeting. Are Kent Becker and Randy Dallke so […]

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TC softball ends in Opening Round tourney

After losing its first outing to No. 16 Grand View University, the Tabor College softball team had some work to do to get back in contention at the NAIA National Tournament Opening Round in Oklahoma City May 15. Facing Eastern Oregon in an elimination game, the Bluejays relied on the tools that earned Tabor a KCAC title: pitching, defense and […]

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Thierolf named to All-Big 12 team

Thierolf named to All-Big 12 team

University of Kansas senior and Marion High School alum Kaelyn Thierolf was one of 20 athletes named to the 2018 All-Big 12 Rowing Team, the only athlete representing Kansas on the list. This marks Thierolf’s third All-Big 12 recognition. She was named the 2018 Oars­woman of the Year at Kansas.

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Area High School Sports Roundup (5-23-18)

Area High School Sports Roundup (5-23-18)

Canton-Galva will be sending these state qualifiers to the Kansas Track and Field Championship in Wichita on Friday and saturday. From left: Tia Moddelmog, Katie Fielder, Maddie Snow and Kinser Colgin. Photo courtesy of Tina McMannis BASEBALL ◼ Canton-Galva: The Eagles completed their season with a 17-7 loss to Inman May 14 in the Class 2-1A regional first round played […]

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Tabor awards 119 earned degrees to 2018 graduates

Tabor awards 119 earned degrees to 2018 graduates

Tabor College President Jules Glanzer presents the Fran Jabara Leadership Awards to Molly Wiebe Faber and Philip Ediger, both from Hillsboro. Don Ratzlaff / Free Press Tabor College celebrated its 108th commencement at 10 a.m. May 19 with more than 2,000 parents, family and friends gathered at Joel H. Wiens Stadium and via live stream on Tabor Web­cast to celebrate […]

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Tabor College Project SEARCH has first graduation ceremony

Tabor College Project SEARCH has first graduation ceremony

From left to right: Robert Haude, Ryan Hutton, Thomas Gill, Ally Larson, Daneen Landis as business liaison, Izzie Klassen as skills trainer The Project SEARCH program at Tabor College had its first graduation ceremony for the 2017-18 interns May 10. The ceremony marked an achievement of hard work and success for the three interns on the Tabor campus: Ryan Hutton, […]

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