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Editor's Picks

Wednesday, October 21, 2020 - 8:06am

The class of 2033 is on the road to learning. Learning who they are, what they want to be and how to achieve their dreams.

Wednesday, October 21, 2020 - 7:40am

Editor’s Note — A century ago, the 19th Amendment guaranteeing women their right to vote was added to the U.S. Constitution. In recognition of that milestone, the Tribune asked its readers to write stories about women who influenced their lives. The following story was submitted by Laurie Mitchell and Steve Mitchell.

Wednesday, October 14, 2020 - 7:52am

The family of Marie Woodmansee would like to request a card shower to celebrate Marie’s 95th birthday.

Wednesday, October 14, 2020 - 7:51am

Sixty years ago, the Marquette High School football team accomplished a feat few teams have ever been able to claim. The team was undefeated and unscored on in the nine games Marquette played during the 1960 football season.

News

Friday, October 23, 2020 - 1:50pm

 The Ellsworth County Independent-Reporter received the following statement today (Friday, Oct. 23), from Ellsworth County Clerk Shelly Vopat:

Obituaries

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10/26/2020 - 8:44am
10/24/2020 - 7:38pm
Anna Verna Bath, age 88, passed away on Oct. 11, 2020 at Columbine West Health Facility in Ft. Collins, Colo. of complications from a stroke.
Capt. George E. Prochaska (1930-2020)   Capt. George E. Prochaska, 90, of Topeka, passed away Oct. 20, 2020 at Plaza West Health Care Center. He was born Sept. 19, 1930 in Ellsworth, Kan., the son of Emil George and Mona (Silver) Prochaska.

Sports

Wednesday, October 21, 2020 - 7:35am

The Ellsworth High School Lady Bearcats Tennis Team took third overall Oct. 16-17, at the Kansas State High School Athletics Association State Tennis Tournament in Wichita.

Wednesday, October 21, 2020 - 7:34am

In a cold, hard fought home game on Friday night, the Ellsworth Bearcats came up short to the Phillipsburg Panthers, losing 22-21. The ‘Cats showed a lot of improvement on both sides of the ball. Ellsworth’s comeback was not enough, handing the Bearcats another loss on the season.

Opinions

Oct 21, 2020 - 07:33

Letter to the Editor:

Oct 21, 2020 - 07:33

There’s an old cliché that’s become something of an inside joke among people who follow politics a little too closely, me included.

Oct 21, 2020 - 07:32

Rose Georgina Kingsley experienced the rare opportunity of travel from England to America in “the Autumn of 1871.”

It is OK for Christians to acknowledge when they are feeling depressed, helpless, anxious and afraid.