Articles By: Hillsboro Free Press

The 16-year anniversary of America’s worst terrorist attack

The 16-year anniversary of America’s worst terrorist attack

Emergency responders, representing rescue, ambulance service, police and fire department parked their vehicles and fire gear outside of Hillsboro City Hall to commemorate the Sept. 11 attack on New York City, Washington, D.C. and Pennsylvania on Sept. 11, 2001

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Hillsboro seeks debt-management policy

The Hillsboro City Coun­cil spent a good portion of its Sept. 5 meeting discussing the parameters of a debt-management policy for the city. City Administrator Larry Paine said the discussion would be timely, given the probability of separate bond issues for upcoming street projects and water-line projects. Councilor Brent Driggers had surfaced the debt issue several meetings earlier when the […]

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City crews contribute to the success of local art fairs

City crews contribute to the success of local art fairs

The communities of Hillsboro and Marion are gearing up for their art shows on Saturday. City crews from both towns contribute a lot to their success. HILLSBORO by Don Ratzlaff The Free Press If it takes a village to raise a child, it certainly takes a community to support a successful arts and crafts fair. Saturday’s annual event takes care […]

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Daily Life (September 13, 2017)

Annual Big Truck Night slated Sept. 21 The 13th annual Big Truck Night, sponsored by the Marion County Early Childhood Task Force, is from 6-7:30 p.m. Sept. 21 at Hillsboro Elementary School, 812 E. A St. A variety of big trucks will be available for children to explore, along with sensory activities, booths, give-aways, refreshments, a free book for each […]

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Card Showers (September 13, 2017)

Kohman to mark 90th birthday Lawana Kohman will celebrate her 90th birthday Sunday, Sept. 17. Kohman was born in 1927 to Alva and Leora (Myers) Webb of Barnard. In 1960, she was married to Paul Kohman. They lived on the Kohman family farm. He died in 2015. She was a long-time English and speech teacher, having taught at Hoxie, Lincoln […]

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Senior Scribbles (September 13, 2017)

hillsboro senior center We offer chair massages Sept. 13 and Sept. 14; call for more information. We will have our jam session Sept. 16. We will have our fundraiser meal during the Arts & Crafts day; it will be the German meal again. We will have the north side of the parking lot available to park. If anyone would like […]

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Deaths (September 13, 2017)

• ALFRED LAWRENCE BENEKE, 83, a Lincolnville farmer until his death, and retired heavy equipment operator at Ft. Riley, died Sept. 6 at Salem Home in Hillsboro. The service was Sept. 9, at St. John’s Lu­ther­an Church, 220 W. Sixth St., Lincolnville. Burial was at Lincoln­ville Cemetery. He was born Feb. 9, 1934, to Fred and Clara (Riffel) Beneke at […]

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4-H News (September 13, 2017)

• The Live Wires-Empire Best 4-H Club held its August meeting and pool party at the Hillsboro city pool Aug 20. The meeting was called to order by Vice President Cash Toews. Following the flag salute and 4-H pledge, roll call was answered by, “What is your favorite sport?” Nine members, two leaders and six guests were present at the […]

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AREA HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS ROUNDUP

AREA HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS ROUNDUP

Centre’s Jayden Hallowell (4) passes to set up a hit by teammates Samantha Espinoza (7) or Kate Basore (32) during the Centre Invitational on Saturday. The Cougars finished fourth. FOOTBALL • Centre 66, Goessel 20. The Cougars overwhelmed the Bluebirds Friday night in a Wheat State League contest. Centre led 30-8 after one quarter and 44-14 at halftime and never […]

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Freshmen lead TC runners at Sterling

The Tabor College men’s cross-country teams opened its competitive season Saturday at the Warrior Fest Invita­tional hosted by Sterling College. Freshmen Collin Bruske and Garrett Kinsey led the Bluejays to a tie for third place. By finishing their first races in 28:27 and 28:30, the duo entered the record books as the 26th and 29th fastest cross-country runners in Tabor […]

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