Category: Breaking News

Hillsboro High School conducted a project based learning presentation on civil rights

Hillsboro High School conducted a project based learning presentation on civil rights

  Junior students participated in a civil rights learning project.       On Wednesday, Hillsboro High School English III and History classes combined efforts to offer several different presentations on civil rights. Students covered many aspects of the topic from women’s rights to voting and equal rights for all. “They were able to do one project that could meet […]

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It’s Igloo Season again

It’s Igloo Season again

Hillsboro’s The Igloo opened on Saturday, May 4. Tena Loewen and her dad, David, served up all kinds of flavors of iced treats to Marion County residents including from left Pedro Nieto, Corey Arnold and Ainsley Duell.

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DEATH: Carol Elaine Wiebe

Carol Elaine Wiebe, 83, died May 7, 2019, at Parkside Homes in Hillsboro. Celebration of Life Service at 11 a.m. on Saturday, May 11 at the Hillsboro Mennonite Brethren Church. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. on Friday at Jost Funeral Home in Hillsboro. She was born February 7, 1936, in Russell to Harold and Evelyn Barb. She […]

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DEATH: Mildred June (Regier) Buller

NEWTON: Mildred June (Regier) Buller, 89, died Friday, May 10, 2019, at the Kansas Christian Home in Newton. She was born on June 26, 1929 in the hospital in Halstead, Kansas, the daughter of Edward C. and Anna May Dick Regier. After finishing high school in Buhler, she attended Summer classes at Bethel College. Mildred taught at a one-room school […]

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Information for Marion County and other counties in Kansas declared as disaster emergency areas

STATE OF KANSAS Jane Welch Adjutant General’s Department   Phone: 785-646-1190 Public Affairs Office   Cell: 785-207-1549 5920 SE Coyote Drive    Jane.E.Welch1.nfg@mail.mil Topeka, KS 66619        www.kansastag.gov Maj. Gen. Lee Tafanelli, Adjutant General Kansas Army National Guard Kansas Air National Guard Kansas Division of Emergency Management Kansas Homeland Security Kansas Civil Air Patrol FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 9, 2019  […]

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Tabor College Concert Choir to hold last concert of the year

Tabor College Concert Choir to hold last concert of the year

The Tabor College Concert Choir, under the direction of Dr. Bradley Vogel, will perform its final concert of the academic year at 4 p.m. on Sunday, May 12, in Richert Auditorium on the Tabor College campus. The theme, “Lead, Kindly Light,” organizes a program of rich choral repertoire with sounds and texts of comfort and peace, and also vibrant psalms […]

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Flooding throughout Marion County

Flooding throughout Marion County

Be careful as you are out and about today. Many roads around Marion County have flooded and been closed. The Fire Departments have been busy rescuing cars stuck in the water. The Hillsboro Fire Department is asking people to please remember to turn around in a flooded area rather than try to continue. Check to make sure the roads you […]

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DEATH: Lisa Wiebe

Lisa Wiebe, 44, died on May 5, 2019, at Schowalter Villa in Hesston. Celebration of Life Service will be at 11 a.m. on Friday, May 10, 2019, at Schowalter Villa Chapel in Hesston. Interment at 11 a.m. on Saturday at Valley View Cemetery in Garden City. Family will receive friends from 5-6 p.m. on Thursday at Schowalter Villa Chapel in […]

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DEATH: Amy Klein

Amy Klein, 44, Hillsboro, died on May 4, 2019, at Salem Home in Hillsboro. Celebration of Life Service at 10 a.m. on Friday, May 10, 2019, at Hillsboro Mennonite Brethren Church in Hillsboro. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. on Thursday at Jost Funeral Home in Hillsboro. Memorials to Disability Supports of the Great Plains of McPherson in […]

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Repairs on I-35 for next 2 weeks

Stripe repair beginning on I-35 The Kansas Department of Transportation will begin stripe repair on I-35 in McPherson County on Wednesday, May 1. The work consists of removing the old stripe and installing a new stripe. Roadwork will begin just north of Moundridge at mile marker 49 and continue north for four miles, with up to eight miles closed May […]

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