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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, September 19, 2019 - 12:00am

University of Missouri Extension rural safety and health specialist Karen Funkenbusch said now is a good time to review safety precautions for grain bins with farm workers and family members.

Thursday, September 19, 2019 - 12:00am

Ellsworth received a $900,000 gift toward its future this past week from the Federal Aviation Administration. Supporters of a longer runway at Ellsworth Municipal Airport were notified Thursday, Sept. 12,

Obituaries

ElDean ‘Dean’ Vere Kohrs, 85, passed away Saturday, Sept. 14, 2019 in Ellsworth. He was born May 4, 1934 in rural Hope, Kan. to Walter and Irene (Steinberg) Kohrs.
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Judy Ann Wondra, 74, passed away Sept. 14, 2019, at Olathe Medical Center Hospice House, Olathe.   She was born Nov. 7, 1944, in Hoisington, to Joseph and Burga (Kinzel) Steiner.  Judy married Jerome Anthony Wondra Oct. 10, 1969, at Great Bend. He died July 20, 2019.
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Jean Deming, 89, of Willis, Texas passed away Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2019. Jean was born June 24, 1930 in Ellsworth, Kan. Jean was preceded in death by her husband of 67 years, Melvin, and son Robert Deming.
Stanley ‘Stan’ D. Suelter, 69, passed away Friday, Sept. 6, 2019 in Salina. He was born April 8, 1950 in Ellsworth to Roland and Velma (Fischer) Suelter. Stan was a longtime resident of Lincoln County where he was a stockman and farmer. He was an active member of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church where he married Mickey VonFange on Nov. 28, 1970.

Sports

Thursday, September 19, 2019 - 12:00am

Ellsworth runners finished in the top half of their fields Sept. 7 at the Swather Special at the Hesston Golf Course. Ellsworth’s Hayden Rogers matched his 2018 best finishing place

Thursday, September 19, 2019 - 12:00am

Central Plains’ Emily Ryan had a good week on the tennis courts as she landed first-place wins in No. 1 singles at Hesston, Lindsborg and Hoisington. Here’s a rundown of

Opinions

Sep 19, 2019 - 00:00

A Journey Through Kansas by Charles B Boynton and T. B. Mason was published in 1855. The Kansas and Nebraska Territory had been prominent in the news which served to

Wouldn’t you agree that America is in crisis and in need of healing? Someone has described America this way: We are witnessing the crumbling of our culture, clashes in our

Sep 19, 2019 - 00:00

Letters from anonymous writers are usually tossed into the waste paper basket. However, a recent letter addressed to the publisher raises several points I’d like to address. Here are a

Sep 19, 2019 - 00:00

Is the future already a done deal? I-R USD 112 article 9/12/19 Reading the USD 112 article I thought it was amazing how quickly the Central Plains Middle School building