Masks became optional Wednesday at schools in the Ellsworth- Kanopolis-Geneseo School District for the first time since the start of the academic year.
Stop by our new businesses in town and see what they have to offer.
The Ellsworth Reporter turns 150 years old at the end of this year.
First Bank taps regional ag loan officer
First Bank Kansas is pleased to announce the hiring of Gunnar Hays as regional ag loan officer.
Last Sunday we celebrated the resurrection of our Lord. Our Lord, who before His death and resurrection was a teacher, a friend, a college, a healer, and yet so much more. He is the hope for the future.
The Eighth Street project will hopefully be completed by next week if the weather cooperates, according to Jon Halbgewachs with Kirkham Michael and Associates.
Ellsworth’s No. 1 doubles team of Adam Vehring and Brendan Anderson placed 1st in their category Tuesday, April 6, at the Ellsworth High School Varsity Invitational Tennis Tournament.
This week concluded the general session of the Kansas Legislature. I will return to Topeka with the budget committee on April 27 to review the budget in light of the revenue estimates which are completed late in April. The full legislature will reconvene on May 3 for the veto session.
In 1877 J. H. Beadle published Western Wilds and The Men Who Redeem Them, a compilation of his travels in “the far west.”
There are two sides to most stories and the 300 or so Central Kansas residents who attended a meeting Sunday afternoon at Vesper heard only one side of an issue that threatens to create a rift between property owners and promoters of Kansas tourism. Some background:
State legislatures across the country are criminalizing democracy with bills ostensibly designed to suppress voter turnout. Most voters will not read these bills, and many would not fully grasp the details of their provisions if they did. What they will grasp is that helping someone to vote can be a FELONY punishable by fine and/or imprisonment. Practically speaking the penalties of fine and imprisonment will rarely apply; the FELONY threat alone will suffice to discourage voter turnout.