Tuesday, February 24, 2015
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A child died as a result of a house fire in Belleville Monday morning about 8:30 a.m. Volunteer firemen were able to quickly locate Sawyer White, 1, when they entered the basement bedroom of the home at 701 23rd ST, a block north of Republic County Hospital, said Belleville fire chief Duffy... + continue reading
Tuesday, February 24, 2015
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Every month it's in use, 280,000 gallons of water disappears from the Belleville municipal swimming pool. The pool holds 300,000 gallons. No one has been able to figure out where it goes.  To view more please log in or subscribe to the digital edition.  + continue reading
Tuesday, February 24, 2015
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The RCHS wrestling team competed at the 3-2-1A Regional Tournament this weekend at Norton. With 23 teams and over 180 wrestlers,  in a tournament that featured three-time returning state champions, the Buffs finished 12th in the team race scoring 50 points.  To view more please... + continue reading
Agnes and Eldon Larson stop for a recent photo at the limestone house where he grew up south of Scandia, and which was their first home after they were married
Wednesday, February 18, 2015
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By Cynthia Scheer   Eldon Larson said he remembers his childhood home as being cold and small. The one-and-a-half-story “simple rock house” had a “company”door on the south side that almost no one used and a  full basement with wood fl oor where his... + continue reading
Carrothers Construction, Paola KS, a construction company that speciaizes in swimming pools, has made presentations to the Belleville City Council regarding a proposed project to replace the city’s 1937 pool.
Wednesday, February 18, 2015
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By Fred Arnold   It's not quite time to dive into a new swimming pool just yet. Before that can happen and even before Belleville residents can vote on a halfcentsales tax increase that  would fund replacement of thecurrent 1937 municipal pool,  preliminary details... + continue reading
Agnes and Eldon Larson stop for a recent photo at the limestone house where he grew up south of Scandia, and which was their first home after they were married
Carrothers Construction, Paola KS, a construction company that speciaizes in swimming pools, has made presentations to the Belleville City Council regarding a proposed project to replace the city’s 1937 pool.

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Belleville City Manager Neal Lewis said he has been asked repeatedly in recent months of a Love's Truck Stop was really going to build along Belleville’s northern edge. The answer is "yes." Lewis told members of the Belleville City... + continue reading
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By Deb Hadachek   If you’ve been ignoring the bill for a ride in a Republic County Ambulance, be warned that the next notice you get may come from a collection agency. Republic County Commissioners gave the green light Monday for the... + continue reading

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Brett Stindt, Justin Tietjen, Nick Allsman, Carl Brunner and Logan Waite.Coach Clay Mettlen, Nick Piroutek, Justyn Stindt, Joe Simmons, Noah Springer and Makenzie Cromwell
02/18/2015
On Saturday, February 14 the Republic County Junior Varsity boys basketball placed 1st in the Southeast of Saline Tournament after defeating Ell-Saline 50-38 and Southeast of Saline 64-53.   To view more please log in or subscribe to the digital edition.  + continue reading
Sophomore Justyn Stindt attempts a fade-away jumper early against Ellsworth
02/18/2015
The Ellsworth boys basketball team shot 56-percent from the field and had a plus-10 rebounding margin, but the RepublicCounty Buffs battled back and cut a 14-point, fourth  quarter lead to just one beforefalling 50-58, at home  on Friday February 13. In part II of the clash of the... + continue reading
02/18/2015
The Lady Buffs snapped a five-game losing streak with a 41-27 win over NCAA foe, Ellsworth Friday night at home. Starting with three consecutive three-pointers, the Lady Buffs tipped-off their evening with a 9-0 run indicating that they were going to pour it on early and often. The Lady Buffs... + continue reading
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02/24/2015
The RCHS wrestling team competed at the 3-2-1A Regional Tournament this weekend at Norton. With 23 teams and over 180 wrestlers,  in a tournament that featured three-time returning state... + continue reading

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02/24/2015
Walking the halls in Topeka, I visit regularly with members of the Kan-sas Legislature, many who do not have direct ties to agriculture.  While many legislators make a con-certed effort to... + continue reading

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02/11/2015
The varsity Republic County High School Scholars' Bowl advanced to the Class 2A State Tournament last Thursday, February 5 by earning 3rd place out of 14 teams at the regional contest held... + continue reading