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By TAYLOR HOLECEKSpecial to the I-RThe Ellsworth Bearcats defeated the Minneapolis Lions and picked up the North Central Activities Association league title, despite battling tough weather conditions... + continue reading
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By LINDA MOWERY -DENNINGEllsworth County I-RA major topic of discussion at the Oct. 5 Ellsworth County milo tour was the lack of moisture during the summer. Two days later, the area was under a flood... + continue reading
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By Jennifer McDanielFor the Ellsworth I-RWhen Ellsworth Bearcats head coach Josh Homolka was hired earlier this year, he really didn’t intend on shaking things up or making any radical changes on the... + continue reading
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Varsity cross country boys run down the hill at the beginning of their race Oct. 3 at the Ellsworth Invitational.To read more please log in or subscribe to the digital edition. http://etypeservices.... + continue reading
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Ellsworth High School football players, from left, Kash Travnichek, Clayton Vague and Brendan Tripp throw out candy during Friday’s Homecoming Parade down Douglas Avenue.To read more please log in or... + continue reading

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10/11/2017
By LINDA MOWERY -DENNINGEllsworth County I-RIt didn’t take a public meeting for Ellsworth and Ellsworth County residents to measure the reactions of local residents to the possibility of pursuing a chicken processing plant.Following a week of telephone calls to their homes, Ellsworth County commissioners voted Monday morning to cancel an Oct. 17... + continue reading
10/11/2017
BY JUDI BROWNEllsworth County I-RMembers of the Ellsworth-Kanopolis-Geneseo USD 327 board of education were presented with three options for the improvement of Ellsworth Elementary School at their regular monthly meeting Monday, but made no decision at this time about which choice would be the best for the district in both the short- and long-term... + 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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By TAYLOR HOLECEKSpecial to the I-RThe Ellsworth Bearcats defeated the Minneapolis Lions and picked up the North Central Activities Association league title, despite battling tough weather conditions... + continue reading

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Jerry MarshPolitical BitesThe phone rings, you answer it, and a syrupy, persuasive voice asks you to send them $10,000. The voice promises to repay you $20,000 over the next 10 years. Would... + 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
Courtesy of the Kansas Lottery. See more details in the July 27 I-R. + continue reading
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
06/13/2017
Kanopolis resident Mark Hoffhines, 25, was diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia in January of 2016. He is now in remission. He shares his story at the ninth annual Ellsworth County Cancer Fund... + continue reading