Category: Breaking News

DEATH: Wilbur E. Hanneman

Wilbur E. Hanneman, 95, died on June 6, 2019, at Parkside Homes in Hillsboro. Celebration of Life Service at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, June 12, 2019, at Hillsboro Mennonite Brethren Church in Hillsboro. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. on Tuesday at Jost Funeral Home in Hillsboro. Interment at Frick cemetery rural Durham. Memorials to Hillsboro M.B. Church […]

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DEATH: Thomas Schrag

Thomas Schrag, 57, died June 1, 2019, at the Hillsboro Sports Compex in Hillsboro. Services will be held at a later date. Memorials to Salem Home in care of Jost Funeral Home P.O. Box 266 Hillsboro, KS 67063. He was born to Willard and Ruth (Wedel) Schrag December 14, 1961, in LaGrange, Indiana. Survivors include son, Jamie Schrag of Wichita; […]

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DEATH: Doyle Taylor

Doyle Taylor, age 73, passed away May 20, 2019, at his home in Magnolia Texas. The funeral service is Wednesday, May 29, 2019, 10:30 am at Zeiner Funeral Home in Marion, KS. followed by interment at Pilsen, KS. Memorials may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project and sent c/o Zeiner Funeral Home 205 Elm St. Marion, KS 66861

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DEATH: John Gutsch

John Gutsch, age 81, passed away May 24, 2019, at St. Luke Hospital in Marion, KS. He is survived by his wife of 62 years Sue (of the home), son; Scott (Sharon) of Lincolnville, daughters; Lynley (Tom) Remy of Burdick, KS, Holly (Brenda) Brooks of Denver, Colorado, Jenny (Dan) Heinz of Rose Hill, KS., ten grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. John […]

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DEATH: Loren J. Groening

Loren J. Groening died May 26, 2019, at Parkside Homes in Hillsboro. The Celebration of Life Service is at 11 a.m. on Saturday, June 1, 2019, at First Mennonite Church in Hillsboro officiated by Pastor Keith Harder. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. on Friday at Jost Funeral Home in Hillsboro. He was born December 27, 1934, in […]

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State track meet faces delays

The 2019 Kansas State Track and Field Championship has been delayed until 10 a.m. For updates on times and schedules, the link to watch live and more information go here. We will also try to keep you updated throughout the day. Good luck to all our Marion County athletes competing today and tomorrow!

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Flooding continues to be an issue in Marion County

As the rains continue, the flooding is increasing in areas of Marion County. Remember to be safe and don’t take chances with driving.   The Marion County Clerk’s office released the following information this afternoon: The US Army Corp of Engineers is currently releasing water from the Marion Reservoir. Residents near the Cottonwood River should be aware that water will […]

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DEATH: Irene Finley

Irene Finley, 88, of Herington, died Wednesday, May 15, 2019, at the Legacy of Herington, KS. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. on Tuesday, May 21, 2019, at the Lyona Methodist Church-near Junction City, with Rev. Kris Brinlee, officiating. Interment will follow at the Lyona Methodist Cemetery. Family visitation 9:30 – 10:45 a.m. on Tuesday, May 21, 2019, at the […]

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Big news in wind farm battle

A special meeting of the Marion County Commission came to an abrupt halt this afternoon after Brad Jantz, county counselor, made an announcement to a full room. “There has been a lawsuit filed against the county, and as much as I know about it, the subject matter are the wind turbines and farms,” Jantz said. “As such, I’m going to […]

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DEATH: Larry L. Heim

Larry L. Heim, 74, Canton, died May 5, 2019, at his home in Canton. A funeral service was at 11 a.m. Thursday, May 9 at Immanuel Lutheran Church, Canton. Interment was in the church cemetery. Friends called from 5-7 p.m. on Wednesday, May 8 at Olson’s Mortuary, Canton. Memorials have been established with the church or the Good Shepherd Hospice, […]

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