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4-H members meet for regular meeting

How many know mom’s favorite color? That was the question for roll call at the May 13 meeting of the Tampa Triple T’s 4-H Club. The leader’s report was given and members were reminded of Campference, June 26-29. Livestock nominations for beef heifers, hogs, goats and sheep were due June 15. The Marion County Fair is from July 21-28. Other […]

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Marion County Commission election surveys

Marion County Commission election surveys

Kent Becker Kent Becker 680 290th Road,Durham, KS Cell: 620-382-5296 beckerkentd@gmail.com Occupation: County commissioner, bank consultant and director Family : Wife: Ginger; Sons: Tony resides in Colorado and Todd resides in Marion County. Four grandchildren Years resided in Kansas: 66 years; born and raised in Durham/Marion County Previous political experience: One year and four months as Marion County Commissioner Eight […]

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TEEN Virtual Academy graduates seven students

TEEN Virtual Academy graduates seven students

The TEEN Virtual Academy graduation ceremony took place Sunday, June 24. Seven students graduated from the program this year; four students participated in the graduation ceremony. Of the seven graduates, three were enrolled in USD 398 Peabody-Burns, one in USD 408 Marion, one in USD 410 Hillsboro and two in USD 487 Herington. The graduates pictured above are (from left) […]

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Track Athletes lay it on the line

Track Athletes lay it on the line

Warriors claim four medals Rivals become record-setters at state After competing against each other in shot put and discus during high school, Hillsboro’s Wes Shaw (top photo) and Marion’s Tyler Palic (lower photo) could claim their place in the state record books. Shaw threw the shot put 60 feet, 11.5 inches, bettering his school records and setting a new state […]

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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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Letters to the editor (5-23-18)

Shame reigns in Marion County As a lifelong resident of Marion County, I’m a person who has always paid attention to local/federal government. At this point in Marion County, I am totally fed up with the rude, spiteful, childish temper tantrums and persistent sexual harassment against women displayed at most every commission meeting. Are Kent Becker and Randy Dallke so […]

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Hillsboro’s Werth signs with College of the Ozarks

Hillsboro’s Werth signs with College of the Ozarks

Clint Corby photo p> Hillsboro senior Elias Werth signed a letter of intent April 24 to play basketball at College of the Ozarks. Seated with him are his parents, Cord and Tesha Werth. Standing behind them are Steve Shepherd (left), men’s head basketball coach at College of the Ozarks, and Darrel Knoll, boys’ head basketball coach at Hillsboro. A first-team […]

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Nine veterans return for Eagle softball team

Nine veterans return for Eagle softball team

Coach Dean Scott welcomes nine returning letter-winners and seniors to this year’s softball team. They are: front row (from left), Nicole Case­beer, Taryn Norstrom, Jayci Mastre, Ashton Brewer; back row, Taylor Everett, Alexa Burch, Alex Koehn, Logan Dawes, Emilie John With nine returning letter-winners and seniors returning this spring, Canton-Galva softball coach Dean Scott believes he has a team that […]

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DEATH: Alma Andrus, 94

Alma Andrus, 94, a retired doctor’s office receptionist, died March 5 at Pleasant View Home in Inman. A private family inurnment will take place in Elm­wood Cemetery, Augusta, at a later date. A memorial has been established with the Christ Lutheran Church, in care of Olson’s Mortuary, Canton.

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Bluejay women end brief NAIA run with first-round loss to Saint Xavier

Tabor College both opened and ended their journey at the NAIA Div. II Women’s National Cham­pionship with a 67-47 loss Thursday to Saint Xavier (Ill.) at the Tyson Events Center in Sioux City, Iowa. The Bluejays, seeded No. 8 in their eight-team tournament quadrant, hung with the top-ranked Cougars through the first quarter. Saint Xavier scored the first eight points […]

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