Category: Breaking News

Marion continues city-wide cleanup

The city-wide cleanup in Marion continues through Friday, but officials are urging residents not to wait until the last minute. The cleanup week has started, but Marty Frederickson, streets superintendent and building and zoning inspector, told the council Monday that few residents have called or left items at curbside to be picked up. Marion?s city-wide cleanup will end Friday and […]

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DEATH: Consuelo Coffey

Consuelo V. Coffey, 84, an employee of the Lutheran Home in Herington, died Wednesday, Oct. 15 at Enterprise Estates Nursing Center in Enterprise. Graveside services were held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 23, at the Rosebank Cemetery in Hope with Pastor Shane Britt officiating. She was born Jan. 15, 1924 in Mexico to Luis Yepiz Coronado and Prima Vegade Yepiz. […]

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53-31 loss to Saint Mary drops Tabor to 0-6

The University of Saint Mary Spires beat Tabor 53-31 at Reimer Field Saturday (Oct. 18) in Hillsboro. It was Tabor's fourth loss by 50-plus points and sixth loss overall. But among the bright spots were two Bluejays performances: quarterback Marc Amos threw for two touchdowns and ran for another, accounting for 209 yards of total offense along the way; and […]

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Hillsboro loses to Southeast of Saline, 32-13

The Hillsboro Trojans ran into a Southeast of Saline Trojan team that was stronger, quicker and hungrier Friday night and suffered a 32-13 defeat at SES in the district opener for both teams. Southeast cashed in a turnover in the first quarter and a fumble recovery early in the second quarter for two touchdowns to take a 14-0 lead. A […]

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Marion thrashes Herington 61-6

When Marion scored 20 seconds into the game Friday (Oct. 17), the Herington High School football team seemed only slightly surprised. The Warriors pushed their lead to 27-0 in the first quarter, but the Railers did not lose their steam until Andy Kelsey tore off a 20-yard touchdown run on the snap following a blocked punt with 6:50 left in […]

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DEATH Elmer Jantz

Elmer Jantz, 91, a retired farmer and mechanic of Burns, died Wednesday, Oct. 15 at Moundridge Manor. Services were at 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 18, at Eden Mennonite Church with Pastors Lowell Koehn, Roland Koehn and Vernon Koehn officiating. Burial was at Eden Mennonite Church Cemetery in Burns. He was born Jan. 8, 1917 to Eli B. and Adina (Eck) […]

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DEATHS: Ivan Nickel, 79

Ivan Wayne Nickel, 79, former Hillsboro Industries employee, died Oct. 15 at Newton Medical Center. A memorial service is planned for 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 18, at Trinity Mennonite Church, Hillsboro, with pastors Tim Kliewer and Jeff Winter?mote officiating. Burial will be at Haven of Rest Cemetery, rural Hillsboro. He was born Oct. 10, 1929, to Henry E. and Kathryn […]

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Conference coaches pick Tabor basketball teams third

The Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference coaches and media picked the Tabor College women's basketball team third in the 10-team conference at the conclusion of Tuesday's media day in Wichita. The coaches picked the Tabor men third, while media voters picked the men sixth. The polls are the centerpiece of a season preview event held annually on the campus of Friends […]

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DISTRICT 410, BRANDT REACH SETTLEMENT

Unified School District 410 reached a settlement last week with plaintiff Raymond Brandt, marking the end of a 16-month litigation process regarding the district?s athletic stadium project in partnership with Tabor College. Under the agreement, the district will pay Brandt $27,500 in lieu of his legal assurance that he will no longer challenge the bond election or the way the […]

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Tabor slides to 0-5 at Bethany

The Tabor College football team lost to Bethany 21-14 Saturday (Oct. 11) in Lindsborg. The Swedes took a 21-0 halftime lead on a pair of runs by quarterback Mark Margres and another by running back Sean Dahley. All told, Bethany put up 243 rushing yards. But the Bluejays rallied in the second half, scoring early on the first drive of […]

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