Category: Breaking News

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: Jim Brennan

Jim Brennan, 88, died Monday, August 24, 2020, at Wesley Medical Center in Wichita. Public visitation will be from 1- 7 p.m. on Thursday, August 27, 2020, at Jost Funeral Home in Hillsboro. Due to COVID-19 Funeral Services will be private. Memorials to Holy Family Parish or Hillsboro Senior Center in care of Jost Funeral Home P.O. Box 266 Hillsboro, […]

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Several Tabor students test positive for COVID-19

Several Tabor students test positive for COVID-19

Tabor College released a statement moments ago updating the public: “Wednesday afternoon, in following our established COVID protocol, a student experienced symptoms and contacted a medical professional. On the advice of the medical professional, the student was tested at our CLIA approved COVID laboratory and the test result was positive. Teammates experiencing symptoms were also tested and two additional students […]

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DEATH: LaVern Funk

LaVern Funk, 99, died on August 8th, 2020, in Hillsboro, KS. Graveside service is at 10 a.m. at Hillsboro M.B. Cemetery in Hillsboro on Wednesday, August 12. Memorial service will follow at 11 a.m. at Hillsboro M.B. Church. Memorial contributions can be made to The Good Shepard Hospice in care of Jost Funeral Home P.O. Box 266 Hillsboro, KS 67063. […]

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DEATH: Berniece J. (Balzer) Ensz

Berniece J. (Balzer) Ensz, 88, former resident of Wichita, Topeka and most recently Lawrence, Kansas died on August 6, 2020. Graveside services and celebration of Bea’s life will be held at 11 a.m. on Aug. 14 at the Hillsboro Mennonite Brethren Church Cemetery in Hillsboro, KS under the direction of Jost Funeral Home. The Rev. Jeff Clinger will preside over […]

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DEATH: James M. Wullenweber

James M. Wullenweber, III, 77, Galva, died on August 3, 2020, in rural Lincolnville. Celebration of Life service at 11 a.m. on Saturday, August 8, 2020, at Zion Lutheran Church in Hillsboro with Pastor John Werner officiating. Memorials to Zion Lutheran Church in care of Jost Funeral Home P.O. Box 266 Hillsboro, KS 67063. He was born February 25, 1943, […]

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USD 410 calls special board meeting

The USD 410 Board will be having a special meeting on Monday at 7 p.m. to approve a start date. The meeting is open to the public. You can find the Zoom link on their website.   Agenda—Special Board Meeting Hosted Digitally via Zoom at 7 p.m. on July 27, 2020 Special Meeting Called to Order  Action / Discussion Items  […]

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Five new positive cases of COVID-19

The Marion County Health Department announced this afternoon around 5 p.m. that five new confirmed positive cases have been identified in Marion County. The cases have been placed in isolation.  Marion County Health Department reports 42 total cases of coronavirus disease in Marion County, with 11 active cases. New cases:  Positive case is a female in her 80s  Positive case […]

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Marion County now has community spread of COVID-19

The Marion County Health Department announced two more positive cases of COVID-19 at 4 p.m. today, bringing the number of active cases up to 15 and the total up to 37. The cases today were a female in their 20s and a female in their 40s. They also made an announcement regarding the source of the cases. “Marion County now […]

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