Category: Breaking News

DEATH: Elsie Groening, 91

Elsie Groening, 91, of Hillsboro, died Aug. 24 at Hills­boro Community Hospital. A celebration of life service is at 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 3 at Hillsboro Mennonite Brethren Church, 300 Prairie Pointe, with pastor Brian Allen officating. Burial is at 10 a.m. Satur­day at Hillsboro Mennonite Brethren Ceme­tery, Hills­boro. Visitation is from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Friday at Jost Funeral Home, 401 […]

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DEATH: Gertrude Loretta Heard, 79

Gertrude Loretta Heard, 79, of Salina, who was a teacher in Scottsdale, Ariz., died Aug. 10. A private family burial will be at a later time. She was born April 2, 1937, to Laurence “Ted” and Mildred (Dunn) Moore of Herington. Her husband, Norman Heard, predeceased her. Survivors include sister Sara Mosier; sister-in-law Ruth Cashmore and three nieces. Condolences may […]

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DEATH: Jane Pauline McCormack, 89

Jane Pauline McCor­mick, 89, of Salina, died Aug. 23 at St. Luke Living Center in Marion. The service is at 10 a.m., Friday, Aug. 26, at Zeiner Funeral Home, 205 Elm St., Marion, with Pastor Jeff Lee officiating. Burial will be at Sunset Hill Cemetery, Her­ington. She was born Sept. 5, 1926, to William and Edith (Settergran) Sells at Hering­ton. […]

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DEATH: Robert Lee Robinson, 75

Robert Lee Robinson, 75, of Goessel, died Aug. 19, surrounded by family. He was a painter at AGCO in Hess­ton until he retired. No service is scheduled. He was born Aug. 13, 1941, to Francis and Marie Robin­son at Nevada, Mo. On May 26, 1983, he was married to Deborah (Sicka), who survives. Other survivors include daughter Susan McMurtrey; stepdaughters […]

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DEATH: Betty Lange Fruechting, 80

Betty Lange Fruechting, 80, of Marion, a former special education teacher at Hills­boro Elementary School, died Aug. 6, 2016 at St. Luke Living Center in Marion. The service is Aug. 11 at Hillsboro Mennonite Brethren Church officiated by pastor Jeff Lee. Burial will be at Hillsboro Mennonite Brethren Cemetery. She was born Sept. 20, 1935, to Menno and Heddie (Wall) […]

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Delinquent Tax Notices for 2015

Click for a pdf of delinquent property taxes for 2015 Information for those delinquent on property taxes in 2015 comes from Marion County treasurer.

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Free Press owners acquire The Herington Times

Free Press owners acquire The Herington Times

Clarion Masthead-Alone Kansas Publishing Ventures, the parent company that owns and operates the Hillsboro Free Press and two other community weekly newspapers in Kansas, has acquired the Herington Times, effective Aug. 9. John Roberts, who owned the Times for eight years, notified its staff via email that he was closing the doors of the newspaper Aug. 4. After learning of […]

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THEFT: Cattle reported stolen from pasture at 280th and Diamond

Marion County Sheriff Robert Craft said that one or more individuals entered a locked gate Thursday morning stealing eight cattle from a pasture in the 2800 block of Diamond in Durham. Undersheriff (Dave) Huntley responded at 10 a.m. to a caller saying a padlock was cut on a gate leading in­to the northwest side of the pasture at 280th and […]

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2016 PRIMARY ELECTION: Holub, Dallke are preliminary winners for commission seats

The following are preliminary results from the Aug. 2 Marion County primary elec­tion. According to Tina Spen­cer, election officer, all results are preliminary until the county commissioners canvass the votes. Of the 7,719 eligible voters in Marion County, Spencer said that 2,501 cast ballots for a 32 percent turnout. The number of Republicans eligible to vote totals 4,679, Democrats, 1,143 […]

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DEATH: Ethel J. Ediger, 93

Ethel J. Ediger, 93, died July 28 at The Cedars Nursing Home at McPher­son. The service is at 10 a.m. Monday, Aug. 1, at Zoar Mennonite Brethren, 362 S. Walnut St., Inman, with pastor Gary Janzen officiating. Burial will follow at Zoar Cemetery. She was born Dec. 24, 1922, to Harrison and Emma (Janzen) Schroeder at Hills­boro. On Aug. 23, […]

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