Category: Breaking News

DEATHS: Arthur Janzen, 89

Arthur Janzen, 89, former Hesston Corp. employee and woodworker, died Saturday, may 17, at Kidron Bethel Health Care in The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Faith Mennonite Church, Newton, with pastor Gordon Smith officiating. Burial will precede the service at 9:30 a.m. at the Tabor Church Cemetery, rural Goessel. He was born Nov. 27, 1918, to Dan […]

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Class 3A regional pairings for softball and baseball

CLASS 3A SOFTBALL REGIONAL May 12-13 at Council Grove   MONDAY, May 12 First round 1. Rock Creek (17-3) vs. Bye 4. Council Grove (6-8) vs. 5. Riley County (6-14), 4:45 p.m. 3. Herington (10-8) vs. 6. Marion (2-20), 4:45 p.m. 2. Hillsboro (13-7) vs. 7. Northern Heights (0-18), 6:30 p.m.   TUESDAY, May 13 Semifinals Rock Creek vs. Council […]

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Marion City Council meeting, May 5

The Marion City Council began its April 5 meeting with a 90-minute tour of the progress being made on the $12 million indoor swimming pool/gymnasium complex the city will share with the Marion school district. Council members hailed the the large pool, gymnasium and entire complex as impressive. City Administrator David Mayfield showed members the area for a proposed drainage […]

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DEATHS: Ruth Wenger, 90

Ruth Wenger, 90, farmer, died Wednesday, April 30, at Salem Home in Hillsboro. The funeral was 10 a.m. Friday, May 2, at Hillsboro Mennonite Brethren Church with pastor Dave Plett officiating. The burial was private. She was born Aug. 27, 1917, to G.M. and Helena (Klassen) Warkentin at Lehigh. In September 1938 she was married to Nroman Wenger, who predeceased […]

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DEATHS: Vera Harder, 90

Vera Alice Harder, 90, homemaker, died Thursday, May 1, at Parkside Homes in Hillsboro. The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Monday, May 5, at Hillsboro Mennonite Brethren Church with pastor Dave Plett officiating. Burial will precede the funeral at 10 a.m. at Hillsboro MB Cemetery. She was born Dec. 4, 1917, to Peter and Caroline (Hein) Suder?man at Hillsboro. […]

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Centre High Senior Project Exhibition

Twenty-two seniors from Centre High School will present their senior project exhibition from 5 p.m. to 6:45 p.m. Friday, April 25, at the high school. The 21 different project topics range from volleyball to foreign missions to tattooing. Following the presentation, students will present a variety show at 7 p.m. Students participating are Kylie Burhoop (volleyball DVD), Amy Hajek (fashion), […]

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DEATHS: Orville Schellenberg, 86

Orville Schellenberg, 86, retired farmer and piano technician, died April 22 at Parkside Homes in Hillsboro. The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Friday, April 25, at Hillsboro Mennonite Brethren Church with Pastor Dave Plett officiating. A private burial service will precede the funeral. He was born April 28, 1921, to Abraham and Lena Thiessen Schellenberg at Jansen, Neb. On […]

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DEATHS: Orville B. Unruh, 86

Orville B. Unruh, 76, retired farmer, schoolbus driver and assembler, died Monday, April 21, at his home in Goessel. The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Friday, April 25, at Alexander?wohl Mennonite Church, rural Goessel, with pastors Linda Ewert and Lee Suderman officiating. Burial will follow at the Alexanderwohl Mennonite Church Cemetery. He was born May 18, 1921, to Rudolph […]

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Marion blood drive April 28

Pilsen Knights of Columbus 3423 will sponsor a blood drive in Marion from 2:15 p.m. to 6:45 p.m. Monday, April 28, at St. Mark?s Activity Center, 415 N. Cedar. For an appointment please call 1-800-GIVE-LIFE. Walk-in donors also welcome.

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DEATHS: Pete L. Koslowsky, 85

Pete L. Koslowsky, 85, former city employee, died April 22 at Parkside Homes in Hillsboro. The funeral will be at 11 a.m., Friday, at Parkview Mennonite Brethren Church, Hillsboro, with pastors Steve Schroeder and Roy Keller officiating. Burial will preceed the service at 10:15 a.m. at the Gnadenau Cemetery in rural Hillsboro. He was born Nov. 8, 1922, to Martin […]

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