Category: Breaking News

DEATH: Harry Friesen

Harry Friesen, 85, missionary, died Wednesday, Jan. 28, at St. Luke Hospital in Marion. The service will be at 4 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 31, at Parkview Mennonite Brethren Church, Hillsboro, with pastor Steve Schroeder officiating. A private burial is planned for family. He was born Sept. 30, 1923, to Jacob F. and Margaret (Isaac) Friesen at Meade. On June 1, […]

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DEATH: Dale Turner

Dale Boyd Turner, 81, joint owner of Cox Grain, died Monday, Jan. 26, at Golden Living Center in Fredonia. The seervice will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 31, at First Christian Church, 303 N. Seventh St., Fredonia, with Carl Thornton officiating. Burial will be at Fredonia City Cemetery. Visitation is from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 30, […]

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DEATHS: Mildred Friesen

Mildred Friesen, 97, homemaker from Hillsboro, died Tuesday, Jan. 20, in Hillsboro. The private service for family was officiated by pastor David Plett, Hillsboro Mennonite Brethren Church. She was born Oct. 6, 1911, to Andrew H. Heinze and Julia Batthauer at Dorrance. On Oct. 2, 1932, she was married to Herbert T. Friesen, who predeceased her in 1996. She is […]

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Tabor bites Bulldogs

The Tabor College women's basketball team scored 41 points in the second half of Saturday's 68-50 win over McPherson, and the men's team won sole possession of fifth place in the KCAC with a 71-65 victory. Zack Vanselow secured Tabor's sixth conference win of the season with a fast-break dunk set up by Kyle Kroeker's long outlet pass for a […]

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HHS girls take 3rd, boys 4th at Classic

Hillsboro teams encountered mixed fortunes in their respective third-place games Saturday at the Trojan Classic. The girls played their most complete game of the season in a 50-45 victory over Marion, while the boys came out uninspired and dropped a 55-41 decision to Thomas More Prep. In the girls?s contest, Hillsboro built an 11-0 lead before Marion finally scored on […]

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HHS boys fall to Buffaloes in Classic semifinals

The Hillsboro High School boys overcame deficits against undefeated Republic County, but ran out of gas at the end as the Buffaloes advanced to the championship game of the Trojan Classic on Friday with 52-42 win. Republic County jumped to a 9-2 lead after hitting its first four field goals out of the gate. But the Trojans, combining the inside […]

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Dunback’s 20 too much for MHS boys

Wamego jumped all over the Marion High School boys basketball team in the first quarter of Thursday's 64-38 Warriors loss in the second round of the Trojan Classic. Wamego led 17-7 after eight minutes, and led 36-13 at halftime.Wamego doubled up the Warriors 16-8 in the third quarter, but Marion found enough traction to roll off 15 points in the […]

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DEATHS: Viola Ratzlaff

Viola Ratzlaff, 97, school teacher, died Thursday, Jan. 22, at Bethesda Home in Goessel. The service will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 24, at Goessel Mennonite Church with pastor Mike Hiebert officiating. Visitation with family present will be from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday at Miller Funeral Home, Goessel. She was born Aug. 28, 1912, to Henry and […]

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DEATHS: Wilma Graber

Wilma Ruth Graber, 92, died Thursday, Jan. 22, at Kidron Bethel Healthcare in North Newton. The service will be at 2 p.m. Monday, Jan. 26, at First Menno?nite Church, Newton, with pastor Joan Boyer officiating. Visitation will be from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 25, with the family receiving guests from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., at Petersen […]

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TC smacks down Bethany

The Tabor College basketball teams swept Bethany. The women's team edged the Swedes 52-45 before the men hammered the visitors 66-54 in Hillsboro. Gina Hullet's 16/12 double-double paced the Bluejays on another Thursday evening defined by poor shooting from both teams. Tabor trailed by as much as three in the first half, but used a 14-2 run to take a […]

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