For the second time since 2008, Ellsworth Elementary School has been named a National Blue Ribbon School.
Wilson Dragon fans, go out and support your Wilson Dragons! In the classroom or on the field!
Central Plains Oilers fans, go out there and support your Oilers! On the field or in the classroom!
From the files of the October 31, 1985 edition of The Ellsworth Reporter.
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As of Monday, Ellsworth County had 18 active cases of COVID-19. On a scale with blue as the lowest and red the highest, Ellsworth County is in the orange zone, according to the local health department.
Wilson only has three boys that are seniors, which is the reason there were only king candidates Friday night at Wilson’s Homecoming ceremony. They were: Eathan McCarter; Zachary Corpus; Blake Mermis; junior attendants: Grace Bohnen and Noah Crawford; sophomore attendants: Avery Anderson and Henry Kingsbury; freshman attendants: Serenity Steinike and Tage Woodmansee; and kindergarten attendants: Ainsley Shumaker and Quentin Dlabal. Blake Mermis was crowned King. It was an exciting — yet disappointing — night for the Dragons as they lost to Tescott in double overtime 20 to 28. LORI FARMER/Ellsworth County Independent-Reporter
The Central Plains Oilers hold their helmets high Friday night as they defeated Otis-Bison 26-12. This week, Central Plains takes on Chase at 7 p.m. at Homecoming. See the photos of the Oiler and Bearcat Homecoming candidates on Page A5 of this week’s Independent-Reporter.
Ellsworth has great neighbors
few months ago I wrote a column explaining what we do in economic development. I was invited to continue to share these columns, so in the interest of continuing to educate and communicate, I decided to take that offer. A
As Afghanistan fell into the clutches of the Taliban last week, Kansans were confused and saddened. But those reactions couldn’t compare to the emotions that washed over local veterans of the conflict and their families — including Danny Sjursen and Melissa Jarboe.