ELLINWOOD - Ellinwood District Hospital is replacing its boiler, and the work is nearly complete, according to Lloyd Kurtz who is on the board of directors.
TOPEKA - A small hospital in the central Kansas community of Ellinwood is the latest beneficiary of a federal loan program aimed at helping rural health care facilities modernize and take care of longstanding infrastructure needs.
STAFFORD - The W.R. Gray Studio, owned and operated out of St. John from 1905-1947 will be featured in the PBS show "Sunflower Journeys."
HOISINGTON - Stacey Bressler, who has worked the last 26 years as the Hoisington Chamber of Commerce executive vice-president, has submitted her resignation to the board of directors.
Central Plains Middle School would like to recognize Julie Donecker and Colton Potts as the September Students of the Month.
HOISINGTON - At its meeting on Monday, the Hoisington City Council approved a lease with "The Long Drive" driving range for property located south of the city. It will be owned by Mark and Kristi Lovett.
ELLINWOOD - Ellinwood is hosting a "fall frolic" of sorts on Saturday, Oct. 5.
As some of you know, I have been in Louisiana on a big escapade with some friends that I have known for about 20 years. We have previously hunted musk ox in the Northwest Territories, and pigs in Texas.
ELLINWOOD - A Long Term Recovery Committee has been formed to help provide assistance to area residents from the August flood. It has been difficult for some residents to repair damages. As the committee began looking at repairs, the initial estimates did not include significant damages to foundations.
ELLINWOOD - Ellinwood pre-school and kindergarten children and their families are invited to a fun event called the Furry Friends Party, scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 21. The event is a come and go, from 10 a.m. to noon at the Ellinwood School/Community Library.
ELLINWOOD - The entire Ellinwood High School Senior Class will participate in seven or eight projects throughout the community on Tuesday, Sept. 24.
BUSHTON - The 13th Annual Spelling Bee at the Kansas State Fair was held Sept. 12. Students participating from Central Plains Middle School-Bushton were Hannah Beran, Blake Gorton, Andrew Maier, Kealy Burris, Emily Ryan, Delaney Rugan, Rebecca Stratmann and Aubrey Oberle.
OTIS - USD 403 Otis-Bison School District rolled out its iPad initiative for the second grade classroom this Thursday as a part of the continuing move towards the use of technology. Each student received an iPad Mini for use in the classroom. The iPad Mini is a tablet that has a smaller screen size as compared to a regular iPad tablet.
BUSHTON - Central Plains Middle School students recently wrote an essay on "What Patriotism Means to Me?" as part of the Veterans of Foreign Wars' Patriots Pen essay contest.
ELLINWOOD - The newly formed Ellinwood Recreation Commission will meet at 7 p.m. on Nov. 26 in a special meeting at the Farmers Mutual Insurance office, 16 N. Main, to discuss a youth basketball league being organized by Hoisington Rec.
Jeanetta M. Brownlee, obstruct legal process, fine $50, court costs $110
Helen Hickel, fail to yield, court costs $55.50
KOC to hold breakfast buffet
ELLINWOOD -"The 5th Wave" by Rick Yancey. When waves of beings who only look human overrun the earth, the Earth's last survivors have scattered to stay alive. When Cassie meets Evan Walker, he may be her only hope for rescuing her brother, or even saving herself. But can she trust a stranger in this dangerous world?
Hoisington NHS inducts new members