Articles By: Hillsboro Free Press

MB Foundation grants nearly $700,000 for COVID-19 relief

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic and the impact on churches, ministries and individuals, the MB Foundation announces grants totaling $700,000 for the benefit of the Mennonite Brethren church family. Over $340,000 has been distributed back to borrowers in the form of a Borrower Relief Grant. The grants are equal to approximately one month’s interest and have been issued in […]

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Hillsboro cruises Main Street

Hillsboro cruises Main Street

Hillsboro had an old fashioned cruisin up and down Main Street on Saturday evening. In addition to music playing, cars both old and new drove up and down the street as people waved at each other. Friends and neighbors visited on the sidewalks and corners while safely socially distancing.                       […]

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Alda Mae Hiebert

Alda Mae Hiebert, 84, died May 1, 2020, at Bethesda home in Goessel. Private graveside service due to COVID-19 will be held at Alexanderwohl cemetery rural Goessel. A public Celebration of Life service will be held at a later date. Memorials to Bethesda Home in care of Jost Funeral Home P.O. Box 266 Hillsboro, KS 67063. She was born February […]

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Weinbrenner, Putthoff announce plan to wed on May 22, 2020

Weinbrenner, Putthoff announce plan to wed on May 22, 2020

Doug and Colleen Weinbrenner of Hillsboro and Fred and Gayla Puthoff of Wichita announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their children Brett Weinbrenner and Jenna Puthoff. Both are nurses in Wichita. The wedding is planned for May 22, 2020, at The Barn at Grace Hill in Newton, KS.

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USD 410 Board meets tonight for May meeting

UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 410 (Durham-Hillsboro-Lehigh)  REGULAR BOARD MEETING Monday, May 11, 2020, 7:00 pm  USD 410 via Zoom 416 S. Date Street Hillsboro, KS 67063  Unified School District No. 410 Durham-Hillsboro-Lehigh  Agenda—Regular Board Meeting USD 410 via Zoom May 11, 2020, 7:00 p.m.  Meeting called to order B. Approval of regular and consent agenda  April 1st Special Board Meeting […]

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Marion County Sheriff announces recovery of stolen property

Sheriff Marion County Sheriff Robert P. Craft Undersheriff David V. Huntley      Press Release  The night of May 5, 2020, Marion County Sheriff‘s Officers served a search warrant for stolen property,  As a result of the search, many items believed to be stolen from throughout the county were recovered including hand tools, power tools, welders, camping equipment, and numerous miscellaneous other items.  […]

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The real pandemic is humans

by Aiden Moore Have you seen how clear the water is in Italy since the citizens have been quarantined? Pollution has been a major crisis in the world for hundreds of years, and it hasn’t gotten any better, in fact, it’s actually gotten worse. Us humans are actually killing the only planet that we can sustain life on as of […]

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Gov Kelly to hold press conference tonight at 6:30 about state plans

Governor Laura Kelly will deliver an address this evening on her administration’s official plan to reopen Kansas as the state addresses the COVID 19 pandemic. The address will be broadcast on live television and available to radio stations in Kansas, and on the Governor’s Facebook page. When:6:31 p.m. CST until speech is concluded on Thursday, April 30, from a local […]

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Junior Reporters share their stories

The Junior Reporter series continues and it has been great. This week’s topic was “how are you keeping yourself entertained and passing the time?” Here is how two of our county’s youth answered: What This Time Is Showing Me By Grace Hein I never thought that my last chapter of middle school would be spent staying at home. While at […]

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Pandemic relief funds opened up

The Hillsboro Community Foundation, an affiliate of Central Kansas Community Foundation, opened the Hillsboro Community Relief Fund to address the specific needs of the Hillsboro community. In the first round of the grant cycle initiated by CKCF, $31,000 was granted to several communities, of which the Hillsboro Community Relief Fund helped fund two grant requests in the Hillsboro area for […]

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