Wednesday, April 26, 2017
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RUSSELL — Dragon Kyle Goldwater placed second following an exciting jump-off in the high jump event, April 18 at the 58th annual Wilson Invitational meet in Russell.Goldwater competed against... + continue reading
Wednesday, April 26, 2017
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STERLING — The Lady ‘Cat track team chalked up another win April 20, grabbing 122 points at the Sterling Invitational track meet at Sterling College. Sterling placed second out of 10 teams with 106.... + continue reading
Wednesday, April 26, 2017
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Miss Czech/Slovak Kansas Pageant raised $420 with a fashion show Saturday at the Midland Railroad Hotel in Wilson. Authentic Czech Kro and designer fashions from Ellsworth’s Classy Lady Boutique were... + continue reading
Wednesday, April 26, 2017
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By Mark GardnerEllsworth Junior-Senior High School had its 2017 prom Saturday night followed by the after-prom party that lasted until the early morning hours of Sunday.This year’s theme for prom was... + continue reading
Wednesday, April 19, 2017
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Youngsters look for eggs Saturday morning during an Easter Egg Hunt on the lawn at Wilson Care and Rehabilitation. The event was sponsored by the Wilson Winners 4-H Club.To read more please log in or... + continue reading

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04/26/2017
By LINDA MOWERY-DENNINGFor the first time, the eight organizations in this year’s Match Madness will be able to follow their donations on-line.No more will volunteers with the Smoky Hills Charitable Foundation have to answer the question, “How much do we have now?”, every few minutes.To read more please log in or subscribe to the digital edition.... + continue reading
04/26/2017
By Mark GardnerMonday’s Ellsworth County commission meeting was punctuated by opposition and concerns from rural Kanopolis residents about 4S Feeders’ request that officials sign a letter in support of reducing the distance between a home or dwelling and a feedlot.The request is part of a plan to expand the family-owned farm.To read more please... + continue reading

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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

Lady Oiler Kirsten Gunder makes an assist in the win over the Lady Bulldogs Thursday 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 terminated a good Chase County team, 60-30, Thursday on their quest to claim a fourth consecutive 2A State basketball championship trophy in Manhattan.The Lady O’s dominated first quarter, scoring 15 points and holding the Lady Bulldogs to a... + continue reading

Central Plains Cassidy Crites, left, grabs an offensive rebound March 4 in Greensburg. /I-R photo by Mark McCoy

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LADY OILERS WIN FOURTH STRAIGHT SUB-STATE TITLEGREENSBURG  — The top-ranked, undefeated and three-time defending 2A champion Lady Oilers of Central Plains will return to Manhattan to defend their title following a 68-34 victory over a good Kinsley basketball team Saturday in Greensburg.The Lady O’s (23-0) will begin their quest for a fourth-... + continue reading

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STERLING — The Lady ‘Cat track team chalked up another win April 20, grabbing 122 points at the Sterling Invitational track meet at Sterling College. Sterling placed second out of 10 teams with 106.... + continue reading

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By Jerry MarshDoes the onus for clear communication fall on the sender or the recipient? If readers do not understand what I write, is it my fault or theirs? I suspect we all agree that the... + continue reading

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02/24/2017
The I-R's Mark Gardner shot this video Friday morning of the aftermath of a pasture fire. The Ellsworth Volunteer Fire Department was called out early this morning to a large pasture fire in south... + continue reading
02/22/2017
I-R reporter Mark Gardner is live near Bushton at the OneOk explosion. See more information in the March 2 I-R. I-R video by Mark Gardner. + continue reading
02/15/2017
Have you ever tried to unravel a ball of plastic wrap filled with candy? Mrs. Kueser's 3rd grade class at Ellsworth Elementary School tried to do just that for Valentine's Day Feb. 14. Only the... + continue reading
01/31/2017
Did you miss the Ellsworth Area Chamber of Commerce Annual Meeting Jan. 28, 2017? Watch Dave Cox of Maico receive the Citizen of the Year Award. IR video by Mark Gardner. + continue reading