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Wednesday, November 30, 2022 - 8:04am

Photos courtesy of Kanopolis Middle School

Wednesday, November 30, 2022 - 8:00am


Wednesday, November 30, 2022 - 7:59am

WILSON — Wilson residents and businesses may soon pay more for water.

Tuesday, November 22, 2022 - 8:28am

It’s been a beautiful fall — the trees have been gorgeous this year — but now the days are getting colder.


Wednesday, November 30, 2022 - 7:53am

The Ellsworth City Council once again discussed the Krizek Park detention basin at their meeting Monday night.

Wednesday, November 30, 2022 - 7:52am

USD 112 awarded STEM learning grant


Nov 29, 2022 - 13:48

Lisa Soukup would rather you remember her as someone who adored Mister Rogers, Doctor Who, llamas, Marvel superheroes, her family, friends and co-workers than a woman who went 1-1 in a battle with breast cancer.

Lisa Soukup, 41, died Nov. 19, 2022, at her home in Lyndon, Kan.

Nov 29, 2022 - 13:47

Helen Ploutz, 91, passed away Saturday, November 19, 2022 in Ellsworth, Kan. She was born July 17, 1931, in Tolstoy, S.D., to John and Lydia (Lout) Wolff.

Luceda Ann “Lucy” Hager, 84, of Lyons, Kan., passed away Nov. 23, 2022, at Hospital District No.1 of Rice County, Lyons. She was born Sept. 23, 1938, on the family farm in Rush County, Kansas, the daughter of Wendelin and Rose Mary Leiker Urban.

Charles “Charlie” Joseph Hoch passed away Thursday, Sept. 29, 2022, in Topeka, Kan., at the age of 63. He was born Jan. 20, 1959, in Wilson, Kan., to Rudy and Violette (Lank) Hoch. Charlie married Melanie McComb on Aug. 1, 1981, in Stockton, Kan. He was a 1977 graduate of Wilson High School and a 1981 graduate of Fort Hays State University.


Wednesday, November 30, 2022 - 7:54am

Photos courtesy of the Ellsworth Jr./Sr. High School Journalism Department

Wednesday, November 16, 2022 - 10:34am

Courtesy photos


Nov 30, 2022 - 07:57

Dedication of blood donors is noteworthy

Nov 30, 2022 - 07:56

My son’s favorite question lately is, “Mommy, what did you do when you were my age?”

Nov 30, 2022 - 07:56

Supporting local business, enjoying family fun

Nov 30, 2022 - 07:54

Prize fighting, known more commonly today as boxing, began as a gentleman’s pastime done in the interest of physical health through “manly” exercise. However, the activity progressed beyond the athletic clubs to become a brutal exercise for the benefit of the sporting crowd and the more base elements of the gambling world.