Category: Breaking News

DEATH Walter Street

Walter E. ?Gene? Street, 82, of Marion, a data process manager for three Kansas refineries, died Monday, Nov. 24 at Newton Regional Health Center in Emporia. Services were held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 29 at Zimmerman Funeral Home. Visitation was from 1 to 7 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Interment was at Grace Lawn Cemetery. He was born […]

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DEATH Maxine Svitak

Maxine Svitak, 82, co-owner and operator of a grocery store and service station in Pilsen, died Tuesday, Nov. 25, at Parkside Homes in Hillsboro. Services were at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 29 at the St. John Nepomucene Church at Pilsen. Rosary was held at 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 28 at Zeiner Funeral Home, 205 Elm, Marion. Burial followed at the […]

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DEATHS: Ben Goentzel

Ben Goentzel, 90, retired farmer, died Tuesday, Nov. 25, at Parkside Homes in Hillsboro. The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Monday, Dec. 1, at Trinity Mennonite Church, Hillsboro. Burial will be at 10 a.m. in Peace Valley Cemetery, rural Durham. He was born May 16, 1918, to Peter ad Mary (Goertz) Goentzel at Marion. On Nov. 7, 1943, he […]

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DEATHS: Edna Suderman

Edna (Koop) Suderman, 86, homemaker, died Monday, Nov. 24, at Hillsboro. The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Friday, Nov. 28, at Ebenfeld Mennonite Brethren Church, rural Hillsboro, with pastor Gaylord Goertzen officiating. Burial will be at Ebenfeld Cemetery. She was born Dec. 15, 1921, to Peter J. and Anna (Funk) Koop at Hillsboro. On May 25, 1942, she was […]

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DEATH Batchelor

Jennie Mae (Plenert) Batchelor, 81, a homemaker and volunteer, died Monday, Nov. 17. Services were held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 22 at A Heart of Grace Church, 2707 W. Eisenhower, Loveland, Colo. She was born April 3, 1927 to Bill and Linda Plenert on a farm outside of Lehigh. She married Gerald Wayne Batchelor, who predeceased her. Survivors include […]

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TC torched 88-58 in non-conference game

The Tabor College women's basketball team fell behind University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma 41-21 at halftime and could not climb out of that deep hole in the second half. The Drovers scored 47 second-half points and won 88-58. Kirsten Watson's 16 points led the Bluejays, and Tabor got 12 off the bench from Gina Hullet, but no other […]

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KWU tops Tabor 63-34

The Kansas Wesleyan Coyotes took some of the excitement out of the air at Tabor's groundbreaking party Saturday, defeating the Bluejays 63-34 on six passing touchdowns by Drew Dallas. Tabor scored five rushing touchdowns?Marc Amos had three?but the defense had few answers for the Coyotes offensive scheme. KW totaled 230 rushing yards and 235 passing, but behind the curtain of […]

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Bluejays rout Peru State 93-56

Behind 16 points apiece from Orson Thomas and Damon Dechant, the Tabor College men's basketball team thumped non-conference visitor Peru State 93-56 Friday (Nov. 14) in Hillsboro. Dechant also had 11 rebounds?and Tabor's first double-double of the year. The Bluejays were up by a dozen at halftime, but raised their intensity in the second half. Tabor forced 30 turnovers?17 in […]

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TC volleyball season ends vs. Bethany

The Tabor College volleyball season ended in a 4-game loss to Bethany (23-25, 15-25, 25-16, 21-25) during the semi-final round of the Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference postseason tournament Nov. 14 in North Newton. The Bluejays seemed a step slower than their Swede counterparts at the outset Friday night, trailing by four points early in the first game. But the Bluejays […]

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Tabor passes Spires, will play at Bethel Friday

The Tabor College volleyball team got off to a slow start in the first game, but finished Tuesday's win over Saint Mary (20-25, 28-26, 25-17, 25-16) with a flourish. Saint Mary played nearly flawlessly at the outset, with nearly every Spires point ending in a hard-hit kill. Even so, Tabor led 10-7 on a kill by Gina Hullet . Saint […]

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