Articles By: Hillsboro Free Press

Town comes out for last meet of  season

Town comes out for last meet of season

Left: The home swim meet ended with a special freestyle relay of participating coaches and family, cheered on by the swim teams. Paddleboard races for the younger swimmers start off the home swim meet. Duncan Duell participates in the breast stroke in the 14-18 Boys Medley Relay. A host of volunteer parents and coaches make sure the home swim meet gets […]

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Local author announces book signing

Elaine McAllister of Hillsboro announces the release of Celebrate Grandparenting: 101 Ideas to Intentionally Connect with your Grands, which offers practical, user-friendly resources for grandparent-grandchild activities. Award-winning writer, blogger, and columnist, McAllister passionately embraces her role as a grandparent and encourages others to do the same by sharing creative and practical ideas to intentionally celebrate grandparenting every day. As influencers […]

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Senior Scribbles (7-10-19)

HILLSBORO senior center We will have bingo on Wednesday, July 10 after the noon meal. We will have our jamm session on Thursday, July 11. We will be having a breakfast make-up meal on Saturday, July 20. We need you signed up by Monday, July 15 for the make-up meal. This is a regular meal from a snow day not […]

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Daily Life News (7-10-19)

Child Aquatic program available at HFAC Hillsboro Recreation Commission will offer The American Red Cross Parent & Child Aquatic Program for children ages 6 months to 36 months. This class is designed to familiarize children with the water, teach swimming readiness skills, provides parents with safety information, and teaches parents techniques they can use to help orient their children to […]

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Letter to the Editor (7-3-19)

Time to accept climate change People across the US and in Marion County have a wide variety of views about the reality of the Climate Crisis. I’ll just state that there is no doubt in the scientific community or among anyone who has seriously looked at the information that is available and understandable, that the climate crisis is real. It […]

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Senior Scribbles (7-3-19)

HILLSBORO senior center We welcome July as now summer is here. We hope you are keeping cool and drinking plenty of water. We will have a short week due to the 4th of July. We are only open Monday. Tuesday and Wednesday. We are closed Thursday the 4th and Friday the 5th. We hope everyone has a safe and happy […]

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Deaths (7-3-19)

◼ Theresa R. Higgins, 54, died at her home in Marion, Kansas on June 26, 2019. Visitation services were held at Yazel-Megli-Zeiner Funeral Home on June 28, 2019. Memorial contributions to MEDI/Pride in care of Yazel-Megli-Zeiner Funeral Home. A memorial service is planned at a later date. ◼ Raymond F. Weibe, 92, died June 17, 2019 at Salem Home in […]

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Daily Life News (7-3-19)

BPL hosts programs for 50th Anniversary Burns Public Library will have craft days for all ages from 5-6 p.m. on Mondays. Reading time up through 8th grade from 10:30-11 a.m. on Fridays through July 19. Come in for more info or call 620-726-5717. Museum Immigrant House holds exhibit Come to the Mennonite Heritage & Agricultural Museum Immigrant House in Goessel, […]

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Celebrating the holiday locally

Celebrating the holiday locally

Sara, Robert and Ethan Rempel pose in their annual store to sell fireworks. Charlie’s Fireworks has been run by the Rempel family every summer for the last seven years. The store is open from now until the 4th of July from 10 a.m.-9 p.m. except for Sunday when they close at 8 p.m. They will be open from 10 a.m.- […]

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Big crowds come out to Cox family benefit

Big crowds come out to Cox family benefit

Photo by Laura Fowler Paulus The Hillsboro Fire Department hosted a benefit dinner to raise funds for the Cox family to help offset funeral and other expenses related to the death of their son Demarius. They fed about 550 people with the burgers and hot dogs that the firefighters cooked up.

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