Category: Breaking News

DEATH: Jack Regier, 86

Jack Regier, 86, a farm­er, died Jan. 16, 2018 at Hills­boro Community Hospital. The service is at 11 a.m. Jan. 19, at Hillsboro Menno­nite Brethren Church, 300 Prairie Pointe. Memorials may be made to Hillsboro Mennonite Brethren Church, and sent in care of Jost Funeral Home, P.O. Box 266, Hills­boro, KS 67063. Online condolences may be made to the family […]

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FRIGID FORECAST MAY DELAY DELIVERY IN HILLSBORO

With the forecast of dangerously cold weather on Tuesday, we are allowing our door-to-door Free Press delivery team to delay their newspaper routes from Tuesday to Wednesday to avoid the dangerous weather, if they choose to do so. Thank you for your understanding.

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TC women defeat Southwestern, but TC men come up short

The Tabor College basketball teams hosted Southwes­tern College on Saturday with both teams hungry for a win. The Bluejay women were playing for redemption following a disappointing loss Wednesday to Kansas Wesleyan. The men, meanwhile, needed a win to avenge a loss to the No. 6 ranked Moundbuilders earlier this season if the Blue­jays had a legitimate chance to challenge […]

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Marion splits games with Bennington

The Marion basketball teams split games with Bennington Friday. The girls won, 35-25. The boys lost, 54-47. Girls—Marion defeated Bennington Friday, 35-25. The Warriors claimed a narrow, 8-7 lead through one quarter of play. Alli Molleker led all scorers in the period with four points. In the second quarter, Kourtney Hansen almost singlehandedly contributed to Marion’s scoring column, exploding with […]

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Hillsboro, Haven split games on Friday

Three days after sweeping Hoisington, the Hillsboro basketball teams had their hands full Friday against Haven on their home court. The Trojan girls actually led Haven, the No. 1 ranked team in Class 3A, 27-25 at halftime. Haven regrouped during intermission and showed their skills by defeating Hillsboro, 59-41. The Trojan boys didn’t look like much like the team that […]

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DEATH: Hilda Seifert, 94

Hilda Seifert, 94, died Jan. 11 at St. Luke Living Center in Marion. A memorial service is at 11 a.m., Monday, Jan. 22, at Strassburg Baptist Church, 2249 Pawnee Road, Marion. She was cremated. Memorials may be made in Hilda Seifert’s name to Good Shepherd Hospice or Strassburg Baptist Church and sent in care of Zeiner Funeral Home, P.O. Box […]

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DEATH: Larry Lynn “Bean” Flores, 66

Larry Lynn “Bean” Flores, 66, died Jan. 9 at his home in Newton. The family is having a private service. He was born Dec. 19, 1951, to Tony Basil and Angela (Espita) Flores at Newton, Memorials may be made to the Larry “Bean” Flores Funeral Fund to help pay for funeral expenses and may be sent in care of Petersen […]

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DEATH: James J. Spexarth, 88

James J. Spexarth, 88, a retired Catholic priest, who served in Florence and Burns, died Jan. 8 at Mid­land Hospice in Topeka. No services are planned. He was born Feb. 17, 1929, to Ben J. and Katie (Doffing) Spexarth at Colwich. Zeiner Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

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Tabor, Kansas Wesleyan win one, lose one on Wednesday

The Tabor College basketball teams were reminded how important a good start can determine the outcome at the end of the game. In their game versus Kansas Wesleyan on Wed­nes­day night, the Bluejay women, who came in tied for first place, fell behind quickly and could never dig themselves out of hole on the way to 65-55 loss against the […]

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DEATH: Maxine D. Vogts, 90

MAXINE D. VOGTS, 90, retired beautician from Canton, died Jan. 7 at Pine Village in Moundridge after a brief illness. The funeral will be 11 a.m. Friday, Jan. 12, at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Canton. Internment will be in the church cemetery. Friends may call from 5-7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 11, at Olson’s Mortuary, 139 N. Main St., Canton.

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