Category: Breaking News

Update on continued boil water advisory in Hillsboro

Update on continued boil water advisory in Hillsboro

Michael Weber and his daughter, Ellie, get a case of water from employee Jena Terrell at Midway Motors. Michael Weber and his daughter, Ellie, get a case of water from employee Jena Terrell at Midway Motors.     Update on Hillsboro Water Hillsboro continues to be under a boil water advisory until at least 4 p.m. tomorrow. USD 410 has […]

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Tabor’s amazing season has come to an end

The Tabor College Bluejays lost in the first round of Nationals today in their game against the Corban University Warriors. The game was a nail biter to the end and kept fans in suspense the entire game. Tabor tied the score with 3.1 seconds left. Corban hit a 2 point shot with .7 left on the clock and Tabor was […]

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Faulty pump leads to possible water contamination in Hillsboro

Faulty pump leads to possible water contamination in Hillsboro

Many Hillsboro residents experienced issues with their water this morning around 7:20 a.m. when water failed to come out of faucets. “I just thought it was more of the pipework being done on Grand. But I thought it was weird because the city hadn’t warned us like they usually do,” said a west side resident. The issue was not a […]

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Water issues for Hillsboro

Please see below for a press release for the Kansas Department of Health and Environment regarding the water in Hillsboro. USD 410 will be closing all schools at 10 a.m. We will update you as we get more information.   Boil Water Advisory Issued for The City of Hillsboro, Marion Co.   TOPEKA – The Kansas Department of Health and […]

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Good news in latest hospital hearing

The Marion County District Court ruled yesterday that Cohesive Healthcare Management and Consulting, the company that took over the management of the Hillsboro Community Hospital, is to have full power over everything including CAH Aquisition Company #5, a corporation with ties to Empower. The ruling is a big victory for the hospital and the city of Hillsboro in the ongoing […]

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Tabor College addresses budget and personnel rumors

Rumors have been swirling this last week about layoffs and other changes at Tabor. An all-staff meeting was held this morning where Jules Glanzer, the current president at Tabor, gave a speech regarding the decisions made recently. A press release was also issued today to update the public. Here is what Tabor had to say: Tabor board: Hard decisions, hopeful […]

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Marion and Hillsboro basketball Substate updates

No. 2 Marion boys (14-6) hosted No. 7 Rossville (2-17) yesterday in the first round of 2A Substate. Marion won 55-39. No. 3 Hillsboro boys (13-6) played No. 6 Wabaunsee (4-14) yesterday at home in the first round of 2A Substate. Hillsboro won 78-64. Marion and Hillsboro will face off at Marion on Thursday night at 7:30 p.m. at Marion. The […]

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DEATH: Jo Ann Thurston

Jo AnnThurstonn, 82, died February 25, 2019, at Parkside Homes in Hillsboro. A Celebration of Life service to be held in the coming weeks. She was born on January 23, 1937, in Elmdale to Louis and Doris (Burton) Buchman. She married James Thurston on November 22, 1957, in Elmdale. Survivors include: sons, Lou (Lorie) Thurston of Hillsboro, Kirk (Angela) Thurston […]

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DEATH: Bob Dalke

Bob Dalke, 70, died Feb. 18, 2019, in Hillsboro. A Celebration of Life Service will be at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, March 1, 2019, at The Hillsboro United Methodist Church in Hillsboro officiated by Pastor Darren Frazier. Family will receive friends from 5- 7 p.m. on Thursday at Jost Funeral Home in Hillsboro. Memorials to Hillsboro American Legion Scholarship Fund […]

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Local Hillsboro student wins big college scholarship
Local Hillsboro student wins big college scholarship

Local Hillsboro student wins big college scholarship

Jenna Hinerman, a senior at Hillsboro High School, was surprised today by her parents, classmates, school staff and youth pastor as she was informed that she won a prestigious scholarship from John Brown University. She will attend there in the fall. From left: dad Jerry Hinerman, Jenna Hinerman, Mom Tamara Hinerman and Austin Hinrichs, John Brown University Assistant Director of […]

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