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Fair supporters deserve congratulations Dear Editor, Another Ellsworth Co. 4-H Fair has come and gone. I would like to congratulate all of the Midway- Ellsworth 4-H members on the hard work they put into the exhibits that were showcased at the fair. The exhibit building was full of works of art, educational displays, rockets, photos and so much more. The showmen and women at each show displayed great character and represented themselves well. The Faircould not go on without the countless hours and efforts put in by volunteer superintendents, project leaders, club leaders and parents. Thank you to everyone  ho contributed to making the 2015 Soar to New Heights with 4-H Fair a success. The time, efforts and donations made a real impact this week that will last for years to come. THANK YOU! 

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Beyond the Budget

Theresa Kasper of Wilson passed away Monday, July 27, 2015. Wake service is at 7 p.m. tonight (Thursday) at St. Wenceslaus Catholic Church,  ilson. American politics has long been a ‘comedy of errors’. The comedy currently playing out in the2016 race for the White House may prove to Editor’s Note — Ellsworth County’s representatives in Topeka, Sen. Richard Wilborn and Rep. Steven Johnson, attended Saturday’s legislative forum in Wilson. A week or so  go, the I-R covered a similar event, which was covered extensively in the newspaper, and featured reactions from Rep. Johnson to the session. The following is Sen. Wilborn’s thoughts on the session, his first as our senator.   

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Texas Fever

Theresa Kasper of Wilson passed away Monday, July 27, 2015. Wake service is at 7 p.m. tonight (Thursday) at St. Wenceslaus Catholic Church,  ilson. American politics has long been a ‘comedy of errors’. The comedy currently playing out in the2016 race for the White House may prove to One of the most romantic images of the Old West is that of Texaslonghorn cattle coming into view out of a cloud  f dust. Cowboys “whoop and holler” as they pushthe wild cattle over the open prairie on the way to the end-of-trail cowtown. During the last half of the 19th century Kansas grasslands fed hundreds of thousands of cattle. The scene was an idyllic episode in American history but for one tragic malady that ruined the lives of hundreds of cattlemen. A mysterious disease had been associated with Texas cattle as early as 1814. In 1855 and again in 1858, domestic herds in Missouri began to die when they came into contact with the longhorns.    

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The Donald is defective

Theresa Kasper of Wilson passed away Monday, July 27, 2015. Wake service is at 7 p.m. tonight (Thursday) at St. Wenceslaus Catholic Church,  ilson. American politics has long been a ‘comedy of errors’. The comedy currently playing out in the2016 race for the White House may prove to be more tiresome than most, but one that voters would do well to give their attention. Before continuing, LeeHamilton’s point in last week’s Indy bears repeating: “there’s no America without democracy, no democracy without politics, and no politics without elected politicians.”It is our job to pay attention even when it hurts.FuneraTTheresa Kasper of Wilson passed away Monday, July 27, 2015. Wake service is at 7 p.m. tonight (Thursday) at St. Harold “Joe” 

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