The Holyrood City Council voted Sept. 7 to follow other towns and establish a free land program for new housing. The vote was unanimous; however, by consensus officials tacked on incentives, including the waiver of a connection fee for utility services in Holyrood and a one-time $500 utility credit for any student or students enrolled in Central Plains Elementary School at Holyrood.Read more
The Ellsworth-Kanopolis-Geneseo USD 327 board of education has taken the last formal step in its series of meetings involving the successful hiring of new superintendent, Josh Lanning.Read more
The Kansas Society Sons of the American Revolution chartered the newest chapter, the Prairie Minutemen Chapter, on Nov. 29, 2019, and after waiting more than 18 months, celebrated the accomplishment with a charter presentation ceremony on Aug. 7.Read more
Robert ‘Ben’ Murrell, DO, was one of 234 medical students who received the Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (DO) Degree from Kansas City University (KCU) in Kansas City during a Commencement Ceremony on Saturday, May 8, 2021.Read more
By the time the 2020-21 school year ended, officials in the Ellsworth-Kanopolis-Geneseo School District thought they had turned a corner in the fight against COVID-19.