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Demel earns First Scholar scholarship

Julie Demel, a senior at Central Plains High School, has received a First Scholars scholarship to attend Kansas State University. Scholars receive a $5,000 scholarship over four years for a total o...

April 19, 2015 | | Education

USDA Invests $73 million in critical infrastructure projects and assessments to provide public safet

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is investing $73 million to rehabilitate dams across the nation in an effort to protect public health and ...

April 19, 2015 | | Agriculture

Arnold Ochs 85th

Arnold Ochs of Otis will celebrate his 85th birthday on April 19, with a card shower.Cards may be sent to P.O. Box 165, Otis, KS 67565.

April 19, 2015 | | Birthdays

Dunn 50th

Dick and Judy Dunn of Great Bend will celebrate their 50th anniversary on April 24, with a card shower.Judy Lampe and Dick Dunn were united in marriage on April 24, 1965, in Pratt. Dick is retired ...

April 19, 2015 | | Anniversaries

Bieberle 50th

Marvin and Marge Bieberle of Great Bend will celebrate their 50th anniversary on April 24, with a card shower. Marge R. Gerritzen and Marvin Bieberle were united in marriage on April 24, 1965, at S...

April 19, 2015 | | Anniversaries

Robl —

Courtney Kuhns and Christopher Robl were united in marriage on Aug. 9, 2014, at Dunafon Castle in Idledale, Colo. in a double ring ceremony officiated by Fr. Martin Hunkler. Parents of the couple a...

April 19, 2015 | | Weddings

Schafer —

Shawna Robl and Matt Schafer were united in marriage on Oct. 11, 2014, at St. Joseph Church in Ellinwood, in a double ring ceremony officiated by Fr. Pascal Klein. Parents of the couple are Craig a...

April 19, 2015 | | Weddings

Land – the cultural harvest

Next week marks the 45th anniversary of what many consider the birth of the modern environmental movement. The first Earth Day celebration occurred April 22, 1970.This is also a special week for th...

April 19, 2015 | John Schlageck, Kansas Farm Bureau | Agriculture

Universities Need Stable State Funding

Dear Editor,As the Kansas Legislature returns to wrap up the budget for the next two fiscal years a cloud of uncertainty hangs over our state universities. Despite agreements with the Kansas Board ...

April 19, 2015 | | Letters to the Editor

Foundation awards nearly $100,000 in community grants

The Russell County Area Community Foundation is pleased to announce the 2015 spring grant recipients. The Foundation received 37 grant applications with requests totaling more than $200,000. A tota...

April 19, 2015 | | Local News

New attorneys take state and federal oaths in April 17

Successful applicants to the February 2015 Kansas Bar Examination were sworn in as Kansas attorneys at a 10 a.m. on April 16, at the Supreme Court courtroom in the Kansas Judicial Center in Topeka....

April 19, 2015 | | Education

CKCA Jump Rope for Heart

Central Kansas Christian Academy students recently participated in Jump Rope for Heart. Jump Rope for Heart is a great organization that allows students to earn prizes while collecting money for th...

April 19, 2015 | | Education

Hoisington School Menu

BreakfastMondayMuffin, cereal, mandarin oranges, milkTuesdayFrench toast stix, banana, milkWednesdayBiscuit, sausage gravy, apple, milkThursdayCook's choice, orange, milkFridayBreakfast pizza, appl...

April 19, 2015 | | Menus and Activities

Check It Out!

Ellinwood School/Community Library is proud to host the 2015 EHS Art Show. Pieces on display include: Wheel thrown functional Pottery, Hand-Built decorative Ceramics, Mosaics, Oil Painting, Acrylic...

April 19, 2015 | | Local News

Sidedressing

At this time of year, many gardeners are starting vegetables indoors, or preparing to buy small plants to transplant into their garden when the soil temperature is warm enough. To help with this pr...

April 19, 2015 | Alicia Boor | Agriculture

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