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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 ...

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Peabody competes at Elyria track meet

  Aubrey Craig took sixth in the girls 400-meter dash at the Elyria track meet on Tuesday. Caleb VanCurren placed third in the boys 800 meters run for Peabody at the Elyria track meet on Tuesday. Thomas Smith clears the hurdles in the boys 300 Meter hurdles.       Mya Winter ...

After prom hangout at Dorothy’s Coffee House and Tea Room

Dorothy's Coffee House and Tea Room is opening up during the night after prom in order to provide a place for high schoolers to hang out after prom and not have to travel outside of Marion County. ...

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Concert confusion

It was brought to our attention that some information in a recent article conflicted with that contained in an ad. The Kansas Mennonite Men's Chorus will be performing— as the ad indicates— at 7 pm at Tabor on April 7 and at Bethel on April 14, rather than 3: 30 on those dates, as the article indicated. ...

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DEATH: Ruth Ann Schmidt

Ruth Ann Schmidt, 81, died on Wednesday, March 27, 2019, at her Newton residence. A memorial service will be at 10: 30 a. m. on Monday, April 1, 2019, at Petersen Funeral Home Chapel in Newton with The Reverend Ron Rather presiding. Private family interment will take place. Memorials are suggested ...

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DEATH: John E. Shofe, Jr.

John E. Shofe, JR, 85, formerly of Hillsboro, KS, died on Tuesday, March 26, 2019. Family Visitation, 6-8 p. m. on Friday, March 29, at Broadway Mortuary, 1147 S. Broadway in Wichita. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Share condolences at www. CozineMemorial. com. Services by Broadway Mortuary. Survivors include his wife, Elsa Shofe; sons, ...

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DEATH: Lawrence “LB” Page Brenneman

Lawrence “LB” Page Brenneman, 56, a resident of Ft. Myers since 2015, formerly of Bowling Green, KY, passed away Thursday, March 14, 2019.  He was born February 1, 1963, in Altoona, PA. Lawrence was of the Mennonite faith. He was an excellent high school and college basketball player winning significant awards.   His professional life included ...

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DEATH:Elva Plett

Elva Plett, 93, formerly of Lehigh died on March 18, 2019, at Bethesda Home in Goessel. A Celebration of Life Service will be at 4 p. m. on Friday, March 22, 2019, at Alexanderwohl Mennonite Church Rural Goessel. Interment at 2: 45 p. m. at Alexanderwohl Mennonite Church Cemetery rural Goessel. The family will receive ...

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DEATH: Malvin Schmidt

Malvin Schmidt, 89, died March 18, 2019, at Hillsboro Community Hospital in Hillsboro. A Celebration of Life Service will be at 11 a. m. on Thursday, March 21, 2019, at Hillsboro Mennonite Brethren Church officiated by Pastor Brian Allen. Memorials to Hillsboro M. B. Church in care of Jost Funeral Home P. O. Box 266 Hillsboro, KS ...

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DEATH: Richard Herbel

Richard Herbel, 75, of Solomon died on Wednesday, March 13, 2019, at Memorial Hospital. Funeral services were at 10: 30 a. m. on Monday, March 18, 2019, at the Community Bible Church in Abilene with Pastor Lindsey Brummer officiating. Burial followed at Prairie Mound Cemetery in Solomon. The family received friends from 2-4 p. m. on Sunday, March 17, ...

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