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Thursday, August 15, 2019 - 12:00am

Trisha and Justin Nelson shared more than a marriage and three children. They also were born on the same day, July 10, in different years. Trisha celebrated her 40th birthday

Thursday, August 1, 2019 - 12:00am

From the files of the July 25, 1957 edition of The Ellsworth Reporter. BUT IT’S THE TRUTH On good authority it is stated that the grasshoppers are getting so thick

Thursday, August 1, 2019 - 12:00am

WILSON — Haley Piroutek of Belleville was crowned the 2019 Miss Kansas Czech-Slovak Queen Saturday, during the 31st annual pageant conducted as part of the Wilson’s After Harvest Czech Festival.

Wednesday, July 3, 2019 - 5:00am

GENESEO — E.D. Janzen believed in the existence of visitors from other planets — visitors who came to earth not to frighten humans, but to warn them of the dangers

News

Thursday, August 22, 2019 - 12:00am

It’s amazing how often God chose men and women in their senior adult years to take part in huge moments for His kingdom. Think about Noah who finished building the

Thursday, August 22, 2019 - 12:00am

KANOPOLIS — After a 20-minute public hearing and review Aug. 13, the Kanopolis City Council approved the 2020 city budget as presented. The city’s total budget authority increased for 2020

Obituaries

Alice A. (Wollert) Sheridan passed away on Aug. 4, 2019, in Junction City, Kan. She was born on a farm northwest of Dorrance during harvest on July 1, 1920, and was raised on a farm southwest of Wilson. Alice attended the Cliff School, a one-room schoolhouse. Alice was the eighth of nine children and was pre-deceased by all of her brothers and sisters.
08/12/2019 - 11:44am
Elda E. Chegwidden, 104, of Sylvan Grove, passed away Aug. 9, 2019. She was born April 6, 1915 in rural Sylvan Grove. She was a retired homemaker and self-employed restauranter. She was preceded in death by her parents; and husband, Harold Chegwidden in 1960.
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08/08/2019 - 12:37pm
George Enoch Dolezal, 92, of Salina, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2019.  He was born June 9, 1927 in Ellsworth, Kan. He was preceded in death by his parents, James and Corrine (Streddar) Dolezal; wife, Ruth E. (Brack) Dolezal; first wife, Ferne Dolezal; daughters, Beverly Bennett, Daisy Whitmore; brothers, Joe Henry, Charles Henry.
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07/22/2019 - 12:08pm
Jerome Anthony Wondra, 76, died July 20, 2019 at Country Place Senior Living, Hoisington. He was born May 11, 1943 on the family farm in rural Odin, Kan., the son of Alfred and Regina (Kirmer) Wondra. He graduated from Odin High School in 1961.

Sports

Thursday, August 1, 2019 - 12:00am

It’s a 96-degree day and you decide to go cool off at the swimming pool. While in the water, you hear a whistle blow and then see a lifeguard dive

Thursday, August 1, 2019 - 12:00am

Participants begin the Wilson Czech Run/Walk/Bike Saturday morning at Jellison Park. The winners of the race were: Kaleb Bachman, Overall Male, 19:46.38; Hannah Burk, Overall Female, 23:21.80; Kenan Bachman, Male

Opinions

Aug 22, 2019 - 00:00

The gold rush to the Rocky Mountains brought a flush of travelers across the plains in 1860. Treaties had long been established with the plains tribes allowing access through their

Aug 22, 2019 - 00:00

After watching recent events in Kansas and elsewhere, we’re convinced control of our state and county is too much in the hands of the powerful, who use their political clout

Aug 22, 2019 - 00:00

The following was sent to us by Jason Hicks, vice commander of the local American Legion post. We thought it was especially appropriate with Cowtown Days set to begin later

Aug 22, 2019 - 00:00

If you’re like my family, you don’t have much reason or opportunity to have a regular discussion with the people responsible for growing and raising our food. We order our