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Hillsboro, Marion gearing up for Saturday art fairs

Arts & Crafts Fair organizers expect 80 new vendors this year by Don Ratzlaff The Free Press Organizers of the 45th Hillsboro Arts & Crafts Fair are planning for another successful event this Saturday. Even so, at least one factor is beyond their control: the weather. Penni Schroeder, fair director, said last week the long-range forecast calls for a 40 […]

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Marion falls to Hutch Trinity, 30-6

Marion falls to Hutch Trinity, 30-6

Mason Pedersen hauls in an 18-yard pass from quarterback Jack Schneider during the third quarter of Friday?s game against Hutch Trinity. Take away the second quarter in Marion?s battle with Hutchinson Trinity Friday night and you?d have a tie ball game. As it was, however, the experience-laden Celtics scored 24 unanswered points in the second period, which proved to be […]

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Warriors win Centre tourney

Warriors win Centre tourney

Julia Hall attacks the net during Set 1 of the championship against Rural Vista Saturday at the Centre tournament. Marion claimed the title in two sets. The Marion volleyball team won the Centre tournament Saturday with a perfect, 5-0, record, losing only one set the duration of the tournament. Marion opened pool play with a dominating 2-0 victory over Word […]

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Remmers leads Marion runners

Remmers leads Marion runners

McKenzee Remmers runs to fifth in the junior girls? 4-k race in a personal-best time of 16:23. The Marion cross country team participated in the all-class Swather Special at Hesston Thursday. ?The temperature was completely opposite from last week,??coach Rebecca Hofer said. ?It was cool, cloudy, and wonderful, and the team ran great. I am a very happy coach.? Three […]

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Marion drops 30-6 contest to Hutch Trinity

Marion drops 30-6 contest to Hutch Trinity

Mason Pedersen hauls in an 18-yard pass from quarterback Jack Schneider during the third quarter Friday. Marion tallied 111 passing yards in its 30-6 loss to Hutch Trinity. Take away the second quarter in Marion?s battle with Hutchinson Trinity Friday night and you?d have a tie ball game. As it was, however, the Celtics scored 24 unanswered points in the […]

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42 teams compete at Hillsboro-Marion scramble

The team of Gooch, Wintz and Ontjes posted a score of 115 to win the 36-hole Hills?boro-Marion 3-person Scramble played this weekend on the courses at each community. The team of Buchholtz, Watts and Vahsholtz also scored a 115, but placed second on a tiebreaker. Tournament officials did not provide first names. Rounding out the top five finishers in the […]

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Homestead Senior Residences plans open house Friday

The extensive rehabilitation of the Homestead Senior Residences atrium building, 1500 E. Main St., Marion, is now complete, A ribbon-cutting is planned for 1 p.m. Friday, Aug. 22, with an open house continuing to 6 p.m. A second open house will be from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 23. Several of the new senior duplexes developed by Homestead […]

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Old Settler?s Day 5K race to help Janzen

A benefit for Steve Janzen of Florence, who is undergoing a clinical trial treatment for pancreatic cancer that is not covered by insurance, will begin at 8 a.m. Sept. 27 at Marion County Park and Lake in conjunction with the Old Settlers Day 5K run. Participants should register at by the lake hall at 7:15 a.m. Pre-registration is also available […]

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Schools welcome new teachers to county classrooms

Schools welcome new teachers to county classrooms

Haslouer Marion-Florence and Hillsboro school districts have four new faculty working with students as classes begin this fall. Ellen Haslouer, a 32-year veteran educator, will teach Family and Consumer Science classes at USD 408. She also plans to teach an online course for the Technology Excellence in Education Network. Haslouer, who taught the past 16 years at Solomon middle and […]

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Two write-ins vie for county commission nomination

Voters in Marion County?s District 1 will face a rare situation when they cast a ballot in next Tues?day?s primary election for someone to represent them on the Board of Commis?sioners. Neither Republicans nor Democrats will see a name listed for that office. Roger Fleming, who currently represents District 1, announced June 2 that he would not seek re-election in […]

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