Category: Breaking News

DEATH: Cris Giesbrecht

Cris Giesbrecht, 60, Hillsboro, died Aug. 12 at home. Funeral Service 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 15 at Alexanderfeld Mennonite Church Rural Hillsboro. Family will receive guests from 6-8 p.m. on Tuesday at the Church (1 mile West and one mile South of Hillsboro). She was born October 25, 1957 in Brazil. She was a registered nurse. She married Clarence Giesbrecht […]

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DEATH: Paul G. Jantzen

PAUL G. JANTZEN, 91, Hillsboro, died Aug. 12 at Parkside Homes in Hillsboro. Family will receive guests from 6-8 p.m. Thursday at Jost Funeral Home in Hillsboro. Celebration of Life Service 11 a.m. Friday, Aug. 17, 2018 at First Mennonite Church in Hillsboro. Committal service 10 a.m. Friday at Haven of Rest Cemetery rural Hillsboro. He was born April 1, […]

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DEATH: Irene Hedrick, 92

DEATH: Irene Hedrick, 92

IRENE HEDRICK, 92, long time resident of Peabody, died Aug. 9. Visitation will be from 5-7 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 12. Service will be on 10 a.m. Monday, Aug. 13 both held at Gracepoint Church in Peabody, KS. Internment immediately following at Prairie Lawn Cemetery. In lieu of flowers please send memorials to the Peabody Recreation Commission for picnic tables. […]

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Marion County: Becker wins by comfortable margin in primary

by Patty Decker Initial results from Tuesday’s primary election in Marion County saw incumbent Kent D. Becker easily defeat his two challengers, Larry Cushenbery and Craig Dodd, for the District 1 commission seat. The preliminary outcome, which included eight poll sites, advanced and early voting follows. County races Commission District 1 Becker, (R), 452 Cushenbery, (R), 219 Dodd, (R), 192. […]

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Take a look at who Marion County will be voting for on August 7th

The 2018 primary election is Tuesday, August 7. There will be six contested primary races in the Republican Party and one in the Democratic Party. Here is a look at what will be on your ballot: Governor/Lieutenant Governor: Republican: Jeff Colyer/Tracey Mann, Kris Kobach/Wink Hartman, Ken Selzer/Jen Anderson, Jim Barnett/Rosie Hansen, Patrick Kucera/Patricia Reitz, Tyler Ruzich/Dominic Scavuzzo. Democrat: Carl Brewer/Chris […]

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DEATH: Gerald Lee Carpenter

Gerald Lee Carpenter (79) of Cedar Point passed away Thursday, July 19, 2018 at Diversicare Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center in Council Grove following a long battle with Alzheimer’s Disease. Gerald was the eighth of nine children of Gus and Ida (Piper) Carpenter and was born December 18, 1938 at the family home in Cedar Point. He married Sharon Elizabeth White […]

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Hillsboro intersection construction update

Beginning Monday morning, the intersection at D and Main Streets will be closed as part of the mill and overlay project approved by the City in June. Barricades will be set up early Monday morning and work should be completed in approximately a week and a half. The intersection of Adams and D Streets, which has been closed this week, […]

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DEATH: W. Dale Bandy, 81

W. DALE BANDY, 81, a retired accounting supervisor for NCRA and a farmer, died June 3 at Hospice House of Reno County, Hutchinson. The funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Friday, June 8, at Immanuel Lutheran Church, Canton. Interment will be in the church cemetery. Friends may call from 5-7 p.m. Thursday, June 7, at Olson’s Mortuary, Canton. Memorials […]

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DEATH: Pauline Balzer, 95

PAULINE BALZER, 95, died May 22 at Asbury Park in Newton. The memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 2, at Grace Hill Menno­nite Church with pastor Weldon Martens presiding. Private family interment will be in the Grace Hill Cemetery. Memorials may be sent to Grace Hill Mennonite Church or Good Shepherd Hospice in care of Petersen Funeral […]

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DEATH: Rhonda M. Hannon, 43

Rhonda M. Hannon, 43, died May 22, 2018. She was born July 1, 1974. She is survived by her parents, James and Virginia Hannon; two sisters, Jen­nifer (Timothy) Hagwood and their five children, and sister Denise (Bo Thomp­son) Hannon and one son. Visitation is from 5-7 p.m. Tuesday, May 29. The funeral service will be 11 a.m. Wednesday, May 30, […]

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