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By Alan RuschEllsworth County I-RWILSON — The dozen members of the Wilson High School Class of 2018 were reminded of the ties that forever bind them and the new challenges that await them during... + continue reading
Wednesday, May 16, 2018
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By the I-R staffEllsworth tennis coach Eric Anderson has several facts and figures beyond the obvious stats from Kansas State High School Activities Association State Tennis Tournament.The Bearcats... + continue reading
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By the I-R staffEllsworth ended Friday’s North Central Activities Association meet with a half-dozen firstplace medals.Lady ‘Cat Shaylee Leiker was a double winner in the 100m dash and the 400m dash.... + continue reading
Wednesday, May 9, 2018
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Over 10 days, about 1.7 inches of rain fell — most of it in the first three days of May. Sarah Goss, county coordinator for the Ellsworth County Farm Bureau, said the rate of rainfall led... + continue reading
Wednesday, May 9, 2018
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By LINDA MOWERY-DENNINGEllsworth County I-RMena Blanding was at a music festival in Salina when she received the news in an e-mail — she was a finalist for a national scholarship that will take her... + continue reading

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05/16/2018
By Vince HancockEllsworth County I-RIn about two weeks, the public will have an opportunity to comment on an expansion request by 4S Feeders, a cattle feeding business in Kanopolis.The public hearing is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 5, at the J.H. Robbins Memorial Library.On paper, the purpose of the expansion is clear: to almost... + continue reading
05/16/2018
By Vince HancockEllsworth County I-RWhen Janell Cunningham was diagnosed with breast cancer at the end of 2015, there was at least one element in her favor: time. Although she had a mammogram that October, it was her own self-exam a month later that suggested a problem.Early detection is one topic Cunningham expects to mention when she speaks... + continue reading

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Lady Oiler Emily Ryan takes the ball cross court on the way to a sub-State championship for Central Plains. Photo by Mike Courson.

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By The Pipeline Yearbook Staff Both Central Plains Oiler Basketball squads took the sub-state title at their home court in Claflin this past Saturday. The Lady Oilers had to defeat league opponent the Kinsley Coyotes in the semifinals and the No. 4 ranked Kiowa County Mavericks for the championship. On the boys side, the Oiler men were... + continue reading
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By Vince HancockEllsworth County I-REllsworth police continued their search Tuesday afternoon for clues about the man who 24 hours earlier robbed Seitz Drug.According to authorities:A man wearing black clothing, including a coat, gloves, stocking cap and sunglasses, entered the North Douglas Avenue business at 4:49 p.m. Monday and demanded... + continue reading

Lady Oiler Emily Ryan’s shot is blocked by a Lady Dragon Friday in Manhattan. I/R photo by Mark McCoy

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MANHATTAN — The top-ranked,undefeated and three-time defending 2A champion Lady Oilers of Central Plains defeated the Lady Dragons of Valley Falls, 53-41, Friday getting one game closer to claiming a fourth consecutive 2A State basketball championship trophy in Manhattan.It was a costly victory however, as Lady Oiler Kylee Kasselman, the team’s... + continue reading

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By the I-R staffEllsworth ended Friday’s North Central Activities Association meet with a half-dozen firstplace medals.Lady ‘Cat Shaylee Leiker was a double winner in the 100m dash and the 400m dash.... + continue reading

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By John SchlageckInsightPart cultural icon and part invasive nuisance, tumbleweeds have an intriguing and tangled history. You know, tumbleweeds — those twisted balls of dead foliage rolling across... + continue reading

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08/18/2017
Watch the Commerative kickoff of Ellsworth's 150th anniversary, including the National Anthem sung by Natalie Soukup and Proclamations by Mayor John Whitmer and Ellsworth County Commissioners.I-R... + continue reading
07/25/2017
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07/10/2017
Two youngsters compete Saturday, July 8 in the Covered Wagon Race at the Fort Harker Days in Kanopolis. I-R video by Alan Rusch. + continue reading