Malcolm Shaw was 11 years old when Wilson’s historic Levitt Barn was moved from its original home a block off main street to the Princ farm on the east side of town.
First Bank taps regional ag loan officer
First Bank Kansas is pleased to announce the hiring of Gunnar Hays as regional ag loan officer.
Last Sunday we celebrated the resurrection of our Lord. Our Lord, who before His death and resurrection was a teacher, a friend, a college, a healer, and yet so much more. He is the hope for the future.
Mary Knapp, assistant state climatologist at Kansas State University in Manhattan, has both good and not-so-good news for Ellsworth County farmers and ranchers. First, the good. Ellsworth County has been cleared of drought. In addition, the county is ahead on rainfall for March.
Ten students from Ellsworth and another from Wilson are recipients of scholarships from the Loganbased Dane G. Hansen Foundation.
(First Published in the Ellsworth County Independent/
Reporter, Thursday, April 8, 2021)
ORDINANCE NO. 626
Two Ellsworth Bearcats came home Thursday, April 1, from the Russell Invitational with first place wins.
State legislatures across the country are criminalizing democracy with bills ostensibly designed to suppress voter turnout. Most voters will not read these bills, and many would not fully grasp the details of their provisions if they did. What they will grasp is that helping someone to vote can be a FELONY punishable by fine and/or imprisonment. Practically speaking the penalties of fine and imprisonment will rarely apply; the FELONY threat alone will suffice to discourage voter turnout.
The end of March gives us a chance to evaluate the first three quarters of Kansas’ fiscal year. With all that has happened in the last year, we have not been very certain of how tax revenues would fare for the state.
Smallpox was particularly devastating to native people following the European entry into the New World.
Daughter Allie came home from Lawrence this past weekend and while I didn’t keep track, I suspect we put more miles on her car in one day than she has in the past year. We drove to Lindsborg to visit one of our favorite shops, which had reopened a few days earlier, and then stopped a couple of stores down for lunch before we returned to Salina. That night we attended a movie at the Salina Arts Cinema before having dinner at a downtown restaurant.