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Having already secured first place by clearing 10 feet, Marah Franz grazes the pole vault bar as she attempts 10' 4" Friday in the James Thomas Invitational at Joel Wiens Stadium. Hillsboro seniors Emily Sechrist, Grant Knoll, Cody Craney, and Karyn Leihy all claimed medals in their final home meet as Trojans. Sechrist scored first-placed medals in all three races she ran, and set meet and school records in the 1,600 meters. She set the previous meet record in 2012.
Tabor President Jules Glanzer participates in groundbreaking activities for the new college arts center Saturday.
A firefighter sprays water on the remains of an old grainery east of Goessel as cattle graze and look on. The structure was said to store livestock, but firefighters reported no livestock were injured in the blaze.
Matt Orth connects a hose to his spray plane Thursday at Marion Municipal Airport. Since launching Central Ag Air LLC in April, he has been busy spraying fungicide on wheat fields in the central Kansas area to combat leaf rust, which can reduce yields.