Category: Breaking News

DEATH: Ruth June (Engel) Topham

Ruth June (Engel) Topham, 86, passed away Tuesday, January 29, 2019, in Iowa. A memorial service will be at 3 p.m. on Sunday, March 3, 2019, at the Peabody Christian Church. Private Inurnment at Prairie Lawn Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family would ask that a donation be made in her name to Great Plains Diabetes at https://greatplainsdiabetes.com/support-us or […]

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DEATH: Ernest Wiens

Ernest Wiens, 94, died Feb. 17, 2019, at Parkside Homes in Hillsboro. A celebration of Life Service at 11 a.m. on Thursday, Feb. 21 at The Hillsboro Mennonite Brethren Church in Hillsboro. Interment at 10 a.m. on Thursday at the Hillsboro M.B. Church cemetery. Memorials to Gideons in care of Jost Funeral Home P.O. Box 266 Hillsboro, KS 67063. He […]

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DEATH: Brennan Michael Fine

Brennan Michael Fine, beloved son of Zan and Jessica Fine, was born at Wesley Medical Center at 6:32 a.m. on Feb. 3, 2019. He died after a short time with his loving family. A private family graveside service was held on Sunday, Feb. 10 at Marion Cemetery with Pastor Don Mashburn officiating. Brennan is survived by his parents, Marion; maternal […]

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Marion City Library wins big award

Head librarian of Marion City Library, Janet Marler, announced the library received a five-star national rating from the Library Journal for 2018. Marler credits the staff, the board, and mostly the community for their contributions to the honor. Without the community usage of the library’s services, the award would not have been possible, according to Marler. “We did the work […]

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Classifieds Update

Due to an error, the previous week’s classified page was mistakenly put in the paper. The correct classified page is in our online pdf format, located here: http://archive.hillsborofreepress.com/ We apologize for any inconvenience this caused.

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DEATH: Eldon A. Harper

Eldon a. Harper, 53, Canton, died Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019, at Hospice House of Reno County, Hutchinson. Funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 9 at the Canton Christian Church. Interment will be in the Canton Township Cemetery. Friends may call from 5-7 p.m. on Friday, Feb 8, at Olson’s Mortuary in Canton. A memorial has […]

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DEATH: William R. Vogts

William R. Vogts, 84, Canton, died on Friday, Feb. 1, 2019, at Pine Village in Moundridge. The funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 6 at the Canton United Methodist Church. Interment will be in the Canton Township Cemetary. Friends may call from 5-7 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 5 at Olson’s Mortuary in Canton. Memorials to […]

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DEATH: Donald L. Fruechting

Donald L. Fruechting, 87, died Jan. 25, 2019 at Newton Medical Center in Newton. Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 29 at Zeiner Funeral Home in Marion. A Memorial Service will take Wednesday, Jan. 30 at 11 a.m. at Aulne United Methodist Church in Aulne. In lieu of flowers, a memorial may be made to Volunteer in […]

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DEATH: Orlando J. Fast

Orlando J. Fast, 93, died Jan. 20, 2019 at Kidron Bethel, N. Newton, KS. Burial was held at the Goessel Mennonite Church cemetery at 9:30 a.m. on Friday, Jan. 25, 2019. Visitation was from 5-9 p.m. on Thursday at Petersen Funeral Home with the family receiving friends from 6:30-8 p.m. at the funeral home. A memorial service followed at 11 […]

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DEATH: Louise Shumate

Louise Shumate, 92, of Strong City, KS, formerly of Cedar Point, KS died Thursday, Jan. 17, 2019 at the Chase County Care and Rehabilitation Center in Cottonwood Falls, KS. Visitation was from 6-7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 23 at the Brown-Bennett-Alexander Funeral Home. A celebration of life service was held at 1 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 24 at the funeral […]

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