For more than a century in some cases, the 26 rural counties of northwest Kansas have tried with limited success to slow the movement of residents from inside their borders to more urban areas of the state and country.
Congratulate Mary Buchholz on her retirment from Citizens State Bank and Trust Co. Good luck on all your future adventures Mary.
ALAN RUSCH/Ellsworth County Independent-Reporter
Check out this week's COVID Resouce Page. This page will answer questions you may have on getting the vaccine, and what to expect once you've had it.
Wish Garnell Hanson a happy 85th birthday! Hope you have a great day!
WILSON — Questions by patron Kristopher Ritchie about the city’s plans to purchase buildings topped the agenda during Monday’s meeting of the Wilson City Council.
Great Plains Mfg. and Land Pride will conduct an area job fair in Lucas, to find qualified applicants to support recent company growth at its Tipton and Lucas manufacturing facilities.
Wilson senior Camryn Eberhart racked up 33 points Friday night in the first round of Class 1A substate basketball action.
The Central Plains boys defeated Centre-Lost Springs at Peabody Friday in the first game of the 1A substate quarter finals.
Since 1972, the year we moved to Kansas, the rural regions of the state have worked to reverse the migration of residents to other parts of the state and the country in search of better opportunities. Several communities offered free land for new housing, Some reached out to former residents. Others targeted retirees. And still the numbers continued to shrink.
This week was the last one for committees to meet for the first half of the Kansas legislative session.
Living on the frontier brought many challenges, fostering an atmosphere that particularly framed the narrative of the legendary Old West. The chronicles of early Kansas are filled to the brim with trials and tribulations that confronted the hearty souls who attempted to tame the wild Kansas plains.
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