Category: Breaking News

DEATHS: Mary K. Christiansen

Mary K. Christiansen, 79, retired bookkeeper and homemaker, passed away Thursday, Aug. 21, in Salina. Memorial mass will be 10 a.m. Monday, Aug. 25, at St. Mary?s Catholic Church, 230 E. Cloud, Salina. Private family burial will be later at Canton Township Cemetery. She was born March 28, 1929, as a twin daughter to Patrick F. and Katharine Noone in […]

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WSU All-American named Tabor baseball coach

Tabor College reported Wednesday (Aug. 20) that it has hired former Wichita State All-American Mark Standiford to coach baseball at Tabor College. ?We are honored to have Mark Standiford join the Tabor athletic department,? President Jules Glanzer said. ?He is a person of impeccable character who knows baseball and what it takes to produce a winner. God has provided an […]

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JUDGE RULES IN FAVOR OF USD 410

At a special meeting of the USD 410 Board of Education on Tuesday night, Aug. 19, Superintendent Doug Huxman announced that the district judge has ruled in favor of the district in a summary judgment regarding the lawsuit brought against USD 410. The suit, filed by Raymond Brandt, a patron of the district, contested an agreement between the district and […]

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Tabor picked 9th in pre-season poll

The Tabor College football team was picked ninth in the media poll and tenth in the coaches poll at the conclusion of Friday's Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference football media day. The coaches awarded Tabor 18 points, placing the Bluejays two points behind ninth-picked Saint Mary. The coaches picked Friends first (99 points, 9 first place votes) and Bethel second (87 […]

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MARION COUNTY PRIMARY ELECTION RESULTS

PRIMARY RESULTS: Following are the preliminary results of the contested races (all GOP) as reported on Tuesday night, Aug. 5. The results will not be official until after the Marion County Board of Commissioners canvasses the ballots on Friday, Aug. 8.STATE REPRESENTATIVE, 70TH DISTRICTRoger Hannaford — 638 (28%)J. Robert Brookens — 1,395 (62%)William Spangler — 216 (10%)MARION COUNTY SHERIFFRobert Craft […]

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Brubacher headed to Hillsdale

Hillsdale College President Larry P. Arnn announced via the Hillsdale website the appointment of Don Brubacher as the school?s Director of Athletics. Brubacher goes to Hillsdale after a nine-year tenure as Tabor College AD. Brubacher, a native of Hesston, has a thirty year track record of success at Tabor College as an administrator, classroom teacher and as a coach of […]

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Deaths: Marjorie Rediker

Marjorie Faye Rediker, 78, nurse and farmer, died July 2 at Salem Nursing Home in Hillsboro. The service will be at 10 a.m. Monday, July 7, at First Baptist Church of Durham, with pastor Curtis Wiens officiating. Burial will be in Durham Park Cemetery. Family will receive guests from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, July 6, at Jost Funeral […]

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Deaths: Ted Dielman

Ted E. Dielman, 68, retired University of Michigan professor, formerly of Canton, died June 29 at his home in Green Valley, Ariz. The memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday, July 8, at Canton Christian Church. A private committal service of cremated remains in Canton Township Cemetery will precede the service. Friends may call Monday, July 7, from 6 […]

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DEATH: Wanda I Ratzlaff

Wanda I. Ratzlaff, 66, Newton, former music teacher, church secretary and organist, died Wednesday, June 28, at Harry Hynes Memorial Hospice in Wichita. A family service is planned for 9:30 a.m. Monday, June 30, in the chapel at Alexanderwohl Mennonite Church, rural Goessel, followed at 10 a.m. by burial in the Alexanderwohl Cemetery. A public memorial service is planned for […]

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DEATHS: Alfred Thiessen

Alfred Thiessen, 90, retired farmer, died June 24 at Dallas, Texas. The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday, June 27, at Lafon?taine Christian Church in Lafon?taine, Kan., with pastor Lee Suderman officiating. Burial will be at 3:30 p.m. Friday at Gnadenau Cemetery, rural Hills?boro. He was born June 18, 1918, to Henry and Lydia (Jantz) Thiessen at Whitewater. On […]

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