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Thursday, August 15, 2019 - 12:00am

Trisha and Justin Nelson shared more than a marriage and three children. They also were born on the same day, July 10, in different years. Trisha celebrated her 40th birthday

Thursday, August 1, 2019 - 12:00am

From the files of the July 25, 1957 edition of The Ellsworth Reporter. BUT IT’S THE TRUTH On good authority it is stated that the grasshoppers are getting so thick

Thursday, August 1, 2019 - 12:00am

WILSON — Haley Piroutek of Belleville was crowned the 2019 Miss Kansas Czech-Slovak Queen Saturday, during the 31st annual pageant conducted as part of the Wilson’s After Harvest Czech Festival.

Wednesday, July 3, 2019 - 5:00am

GENESEO — E.D. Janzen believed in the existence of visitors from other planets — visitors who came to earth not to frighten humans, but to warn them of the dangers

News

Thursday, August 15, 2019 - 12:00am

Virginia “Gin” Szagola is roughly half-way finished with her trip across the United States and she already has enough for a book. For the most part, she has been greeted

Thursday, August 15, 2019 - 12:00am

Trisha and Justin Nelson shared more than a marriage and three children. They also were born on the same day, July 10, in different years. Trisha celebrated her 40th birthday

Obituaries

Alice A. (Wollert) Sheridan passed away on Aug. 4, 2019, in Junction City, Kan. She was born on a farm northwest of Dorrance during harvest on July 1, 1920, and was raised on a farm southwest of Wilson. Alice attended the Cliff School, a one-room schoolhouse. Alice was the eighth of nine children and was pre-deceased by all of her brothers and sisters.
08/12/2019 - 11:44am
Elda E. Chegwidden, 104, of Sylvan Grove, passed away Aug. 9, 2019. She was born April 6, 1915 in rural Sylvan Grove. She was a retired homemaker and self-employed restauranter. She was preceded in death by her parents; and husband, Harold Chegwidden in 1960.
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08/08/2019 - 12:37pm
George Enoch Dolezal, 92, of Salina, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2019.  He was born June 9, 1927 in Ellsworth, Kan. He was preceded in death by his parents, James and Corrine (Streddar) Dolezal; wife, Ruth E. (Brack) Dolezal; first wife, Ferne Dolezal; daughters, Beverly Bennett, Daisy Whitmore; brothers, Joe Henry, Charles Henry.
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07/22/2019 - 12:08pm
Jerome Anthony Wondra, 76, died July 20, 2019 at Country Place Senior Living, Hoisington. He was born May 11, 1943 on the family farm in rural Odin, Kan., the son of Alfred and Regina (Kirmer) Wondra. He graduated from Odin High School in 1961.

Sports

Thursday, August 1, 2019 - 12:00am

It’s a 96-degree day and you decide to go cool off at the swimming pool. While in the water, you hear a whistle blow and then see a lifeguard dive

Thursday, August 1, 2019 - 12:00am

Participants begin the Wilson Czech Run/Walk/Bike Saturday morning at Jellison Park. The winners of the race were: Kaleb Bachman, Overall Male, 19:46.38; Hannah Burk, Overall Female, 23:21.80; Kenan Bachman, Male

Opinions

Aug 15, 2019 - 00:00

Henry T. Titus was an adventurer and soldier of fortune who had participated in a failed invasion of Cuba led by Narsico Lopez in 1850. The foray was quickly repelled.

Aug 15, 2019 - 00:00

Perhaps federal and state lawmakers could take a lesson from Ellsworth’s Cowtown past in the wake of recent shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio. Then, just as now,

Aug 15, 2019 - 00:00

Could the extension service do for health what it has done for agriculture through the years? During the past century, American agriculture — with assistance from agricultural research and extension

Aug 15, 2019 - 00:00

It’s that time of the year again when summertime store displays change, and parents begin filling shopping carts with glue bottles, wide-ruled paper, crayon boxes, flashy backpacks, trendy lunch boxes