Articles By: Hillsboro Free Press

Marion 4-H gives monthly meeting report

Marion 4-H gives monthly meeting report

Ryker Salsbury gave a project talk about his Smith & Wesson 22 Victory pistol when the Happy Hustlers 4-H Club held their monthly meeting on Sept. 7. The meeting was held at the County Lake Hall at 7 p.m. “What’s the best part of your 4-H year?” was the roll call question and was answered by 11 members. 4 leaders […]

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Birth/Forever Home: Lillian Isabel Voth

Birth/Forever Home: Lillian Isabel Voth

Matthew and Laura Voth of Goessel are excited to announce the providing of a Forever Home for Lillian Isabel Voth. After three years in the Foster Care system, this precocious three-year-old blonde-haired bomber now has a permanent place to call home and her new parents feel blessed and delighted to share their lives with her. If the subject is how […]

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DEATH: Donald E. Hiebert

Donald E. Hiebert, 88, died on March 18, 2020, at Bethesda Home in Goessel. A Memorial Service will be held for Donald E. Hiebert, of rural Goessel, on Saturday, Sept. 26. The service will be held at the Preparatory School on the Goessel Mennonite Heritage and Agriculture Museum grounds. The service will be held at 4 p.m. and masks are […]

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DEATH: Beverly Ruth Wiebe —Bev

Beverly Ruth Wiebe —Bev, 64, died on Sept. 14, 2020. In lieu of flowers, Bev requested memorial funds be sent to Asian Youth Services ATTN: Shari Fenton, 5701 N. Sheraton Rd, Apt 6N, Chicago, IL 60660 or Village2Village 12175 Visionary Way, Ste 106, Fisher, IN 46038, or online at village2villageproject.org. She was born March 13, 1956, in Kajiji, in the […]

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DEATH: Helen Penner

Helen Penner, 82, died Sept. 7, 2020, at Pleasant View Home in Inman. Visitation was from 1-7 p.m. with family present from 5-7 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 11 at Jost Funeral Home in Hillsboro. Graveside service was at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 12, 2020, at Johannestal cemetery rural Hillsboro. She was born January 17, 1938, in Ferriday, Louisiana to […]

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Marion County SPARK Grant application

The Marion County SPARK (Strengthening People and Revitalizing Kansas) Taskforce has set aside approximately $200,000 for private businesses and $500,000 for non-profit organizations. If you are interested in using this grant please go to the website and fill out the application. The application can be found at http://www.marioncoks.net/Portals/ks-marion/GrantApplication.pdf. Allowable expenses Expenses the applicant has already incurred due to COVID19 and […]

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El Lorito to shutter Hillsboro restaurant

Many in Hillsboro were stunned to hear the news that they would be losing another business when news came out last week that El Lorito would be closing. The family-run restaurant is a popular hotspot in Hillsboro and in Marion County in general. The family remained open and working hard during Stay at Home and provided curbside service. Then El […]

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Area Sports Roundup

Area Sports Roundup

Canton-Galva Volleyball: On Tuesday, Sept. 8, Canton-Galva traveled to Goessel for a quad where they played Little River and Peabody-Burns. The scores for the night were: Little River: Set 1 – 21-25 (lost); Set 2 25-19 (won); Set 3 14-25 (lost) Peabody-Burns: Set 1 25-19(won); Set 2 25-22 (won) “We continue to improve at matches and in practice. When we play as […]

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Trump is to blame

The Nation should be outraged that Trump knew how serious COVID-19 was in early February, but didn’t do a damm thing for months. He just continued to claim COVID-19 would just magically go away in a couple of months. It’s estimated that 70% – 90% of US COVID-19 deaths could have been prevented if Trump would have responded to COVID-19 […]

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In response to Penner

Mr. Penner’s article of 9/9 certainly drew some interesting parallels to our current situation. HEAR! HEAR! Mr Penner, and Thank You. ALSO: Shooting paintballs at people legally amounts to assault and battery. Trump says it is ok and sends his unmarked thugs to beat up protesters. Not wearing a mask amounts to extreme disrespect of not only the populace, but […]

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