DENVER- The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) is announcing the availability of the Black-footed ferret Revised Recovery Plan (Plan). The Black-footed ferret (Mustela nigripes) (ferret) was historically found throughout the Great Plains, mountain basins, and semi-arid grasslands of North America wherever prairie dogs occurred. The species is listed as endangered under the Endangered Species Act of 1973 (Act).
Lacey Warden, expired drivers license, failed to appear
HOISINGTON - For a moment in time, students at Roosevelt School in Hoisington experience time off from studies, instead imagining that they are travelling on the Polar Express train.
HOISINGTON -In the interest of providing cutting-edge healthcare, Clara Barton Hospital is introducing an addition to its Telemedicine program. In partnership with Wesley Medical Center's WesleyCare Telemedicine Network (WCTN), Clara Barton is offering stroke-neurology services to patients, by way of a TeleStroke "robot."
ELLINWOOD -"Her Last Breath" by Linda Castillo. Chief of Police Kate Burkholder comes face-to-face with her Amish past when she investigates a deadly car accident that involves the family of her childhood friend Mattie. The investigation takes on a more sinister cast as evidence reveals that nothing about the crash was accidental. Is there a stone-cold killer amid the Amish community?
HOISINGTON - Hoisington High School Family, Career and Community Leaders of America club members recently attended a National Cluster Meeting in Omaha, Neb. More than 2,800 of its student leaders, members and advisers to the Century Link Center Nov. 21-24 to participate in the largest of three regional conferences being held around the country.
HOISINGTON - Stacey Bressler, who has worked the last 26 years as the Hoisington Chamber of Commerce executive vice-president, starts a new chapter in her life by moving on to Fayetteville, Ark. after the first of the year, which is where her mother and sister live.
CLAFLIN - The Claflin Recreation Commission will hold a tai chi class taught by Dee Krier. The class starts Monday, Jan. 6, 2014 and ends Feb. 27.
MANHATTAN -- More than 100 Kansas State University students and one professor are new members of one of the best chapters of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation's oldest and most selective collegiate honor societies for all disciplines.
It is ""Eagle Time" in Kansas! It seems that we have had more eagles this year than any in my memory. All of the reservoirs have eagles in residence. I have located a couple of nests with eggs under these beautiful mothers. Both parents share the incubating duty that is 35 days, but the female spends most of the time on the eggs. "Bald ( or balde)" meant "white" in the old language, and this bird was declared the national symbol in 1782. I went to Kansas City last week to join my friend Randy Akings in a moderately successful effort ...
HOISINGTON - The Clara Barton Hospital Foundation, in partnership with Clara Barton Hospital, is conducting a capital campaign to raise funds for an expansion project. The campaign started off with a bang over the last few weeks as the staff completed their "Building Together… Caring for Life" Employee Campaign.
ELLINWOOD - USD 355 Ellinwood School Board approved in a special meeting, a new track, bleachers and fencing at the high school football field. Construction is projected to start the last day of track season and last all summer with a finish date of Sept. 1 in time for football season.
HOISINGTON - The city of Hoisington has received complaints about trash polycarts being left on the street long after trash pickup days, and, as a result is considering new rules.
ELLINWOOD - The Ellinwood High School Forensics Team placed 6th at a tournament held at Southeast of Saline on Saturday, Feb. 22.
ELLINWOOD -The Ellinwood School/Community Library is excited to welcome national award winning author Cynthia Kadohata to the Ellinwood library for a series of events during the first week of March. The schedule of events includes presentations to student groups, student book signings, and question and answer sessions on Wednesday, March 5th.
Approximately 121 calls for service and 112 officer initiated calls were received for the month of January. Officers responded to 11 medical/fire calls. Ten arrests were made and four criminal summonses were served in the month of January.
CLAFLIN - The Claflin Fitness Center, which was established by volunteers in 2013, has added classes and is making plans for further improvements to the facility.
Legislative coffee to be held