Articles By: Hillsboro Free Press

Marion drops league matches

The Marion volleyball team lost a pair of Heart of America league matches Tuesday at Moundridge. Marion lost to Sterling, 26-24, 25-22. Laura Savage led the team with four kills, recording the team’s only positive hitting percentage (.125). Chloe Burkholder had eight digs and 11 assists. Marion then lost to Moundridge in two sets, 25-19, 25-11. Savage hit .429, leading […]

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Warrior cross country hits tough course

The Marion cross-country team tackled a challenging course on a warm and windy Tuesday at Eureka, coach Grant Thierolf said. “This was a tough meet with a nice breeze blowing and warmer weather than we had gotten used to,” Thierolf said. “We had some good performances, but we need to race better as we head into (the) HOA championship.” Heidi […]

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Hillsboro Cross Country does well at Sterling meet

Another great day for the Hillsboro XC team, even with the cooler and misty weather, as they all ran their personal best times again for the season. “They finished their regular season meets strong and are looking to improve even further at the CKL League meet, which will be held in Lindsborg, a course they have already ran this year, […]

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Goessel Class of 1963 get together for 55th reunion

Goessel Class of 1963 get together for 55th reunion

The Goessel High School Class of 1963 recently held their 55th Class Reunion at the White Owl Barn near Goessel. Pictured are Sheryl Ratzlaff Dunavan, Carol Reimer Duerksen, Harlow Schmidt, Dorothy Duerksen Sebes, Ira Frey, LaDean Ratzlaff Morley, Don Ratzlaff, Twila Dirksen Bracy, Robert (Bob) Reimer, Rose Mary Nikkel Templin, Gerald (Pete) Unruh. Photo Courtesy of Amanda Voth

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Community journalism matters because communities matter

“Everything in this newspaper is important to someone.” It’s become something of a mantra for me, in recent years. Weekly community newspapers are eclectic, to say the least. We publish photos of ribbons being cut at bakeries, and donations being dropped off at local food pantries. We print the school honor roll, the court report, and in-depth stories on decisions […]

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The Hillsboro High School Class of 1968 held their 50th year reunion

The Hillsboro High School Class of 1968 held their 50th year reunion

1st row: Annette (Plenert) Duerksen, Lila (Nickel) Koop, Barb (Delk) Koontz, Kathy (Epp) Isaac, Linda (Harms) Esau, Karen (Hein) Jaworsky, Gordon Hiebert, Don Bartel 2nd row: Vernon Unruh, Gary Hagen, Cheryl (Evelyn) Gleissner, Charlene (Jost) Driggers, Rosanne (Funk) Troxel, Naomi (Classen) Krause, Kay (Hanneman) Epp, Allen Ewert, Ray Schmidt, Allen Schmidt, Ray Matz 3rd row: Annette (Jost) Albrecht, Gordon Mohn, […]

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Daily Life News (10-3-18)

Math tutor available in Marion Mr. Molleker will be available to tutor math students from 5-7 p.m. on Tuesdays and 6-7p.m. on Thursdays. The sessions will be held at the Marion City Library. Appointments must be made in advance by called in the Marion City Library at 620-382-2442. The library is located at 101 Library St in Marion. Celebration at […]

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Senior Scribbles (10-3-18)

HILLSBORO Senior Center We will be enjoying the fall weather and hope it stays that way. We are on our last week of September already. Then October starts. Then it will be time for the holidays. Remember we have meal tickets you can purchase makes a great gift. We will have Amy Jantz here on Thursday, Sept. 27 from the […]

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Deaths (10-3-18)

&;9724; Ricky R. Heim, 69, died Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2018 at home in McPherson. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, Oct. 1 at the Canton Christian Church. Friends could call from 5-7 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 20 at Olson’s Mortuary in Canton. A memorial has been established with the Cancer Center of Kansas, in care of the mortuary. […]

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Tabor art professor exhibits in France

Tabor art professor exhibits in France

A random-stitch work created by Shin-hee Chin, professor of art at Tabor College, was among 38 works selected for exhibition at the Carrefour European Patchwork contest at Sainte-Marie-aux-Mines, Alsace Lorraine, France, Sept. 13-16. During the European Patchwork Meeting, 24,000 people visited the show, which carried the theme, “In the Course of the Season.” Chin titled her work, “Everything Beautiful in […]

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