Category: Breaking News

DEATH: John F. Wiebe, 84

John F. Wiebe, 84, died Monday, April 23, at Hills­boro Community Hospital, Hillsboro. The service is at 11 a.m. Friday, April 27, at Parkview Mennonite Brethren Church in Hillsboro. Burial is at 10 a.m. Friday at Springfield Cemetery in rural Hillsboro. Visitation with family is from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Thursday at Jost Funeral Home in Hillsboro. He was born Feb. 19, […]

Read more ›

DEATH: Clifford J. Jantz, 97

CLIFFORD J. JANTZ, 97, a retired postmaster of Can­ton, died April 18. The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Monday, April 23, at the Canton Christian Church. Interment will be in Canton Township Cemetery. Friends may call from 10 a.m. until service time Monday at the church. A memorial has been established with Canton Christian Church in care of Olson’s […]

Read more ›

DEATH: Arlo D. Schmidt, 87

Arlo D. Schmidt, 87, a farmer, died March 27 at Bethesda Home, Goessel. A graveside service is at 10 a.m., Saturday, March 31, at Alexanderwohl Cemetery with a memorial service to follow at 11 a.m., at the Alexanderwohl Mennonite Church, 1304 Kansas Highway 15, Goessel. Visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m., Friday, March 30, at Be­thesda Home Chapel, Goes­sel. […]

Read more ›

Commission behavior questionable at March 19 meeting

The March 19 Marion County Commission meeting was anything but smooth sailing for the county treasurer and commission chair; both took potshots from the only other commissioner present. It didn’t get any better when a man during the public forum said he wasn’t going to obey burn bans, and the county’s Emergency Medical Services director surprised the commissioners by tendering […]

Read more ›

U.S. Rep. Roger Marshall will participate at legislative event in Hillsboro

Katie Sawyer, district director for U.S. Rep. Roger Marshall, has announced that Rep. Marshall will be attending and giving a brief Washington D.C. update during Saturday’s legislative coffee event hosted by the Hillsboro Chamber of Commerce. Also participating are State Rep. Don Schroeder and State Sen. Rick Wilborn. The coffee will begin at 8:30 a.m. March 24 at the Hillsboro […]

Read more ›

DEATH: Dallas L. Redger, 90

DEATH: Dallas L. Redger, 90, retired farmer and rancher of Durham, died March 7 at Hillsboro Community Hos­pital. A private funeral was held Friday, March 9, at the Elm Springs Cemetery, rural Durham, with military rites. A memorial has been established for the Robert J. Dole V.A. Medical Center in Wichita in care of Zeiner Funeral Home, 902 E. D […]

Read more ›

Tabor women one and done at NAIA tournament

Tabor College both opened and ended their journey at the NAIA Div. II Women’s National Cham­pionship with a 67-47 loss Thursday to Saint Xavier (Ill.) at the Tyson Events Center in Sioux City, Iowa. The Bluejays, seeded No. 8 in their eight-team tournament quadrant, hung with the top-ranked Cougars through the first quarter. Saint Xavier scored the first eight points […]

Read more ›

Hillsboro boys’ season ends in sub-state finals

Hillsboro and Inman squared off in a physical battle Saturday to earn the right to qualify for the Class 2A state tournament. While the Trojans set the pace in the first half, it was the Teutons who endured to the end in a 53-49 victory to qualify for a trip to Manhattan next week. Hillsboro’s Elias Werth scored the first […]

Read more ›

Hillsboro boys defeat Moundridge in 2A sub-state semifinals

Hillsboro boys took an early lead, expanded it to as many as 19 points through three quarters, then held off a Moundridge charge down the stretch to claim a convincing 61-50 victory Friday in the semifinals of the Class 2A sub-state at Robert C. Brown Gymnasium. The Trojans played terrific defense out of the gate as the Wildcats missed their […]

Read more ›
Marion girls lose to Inman in 2A substate semifinals

Marion girls lose to Inman in 2A substate semifinals

Kourtney Hansen The Marion girls’ basketball season came to a close Thursday with a 47-41 semifinal loss to Inman in the Class 2A substate semifinals hosted by Hillsboro. The Warriors had defeated the Teutons by a 40-37 margin on Feb. 13, but things were different the second time around. In the teams’ first meeting, Marion took the upper hand with […]

Read more ›