Wednesday, August 27, 2014
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A crew of four men were on watermelon picking duty late Tuesday morning as the hot August sun beat down on the fi eld Depot Market rents just west of Scandia along Highway 36. The men walked through waisthigh weeds, bending over every couple feet to “... + continue reading
Wednesday, August 27, 2014
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Volunteers working to raise money for high quality fl ag poles to honor veterans on the Republic County Courthouse square have already raced past the fi rst phase of the project and are near completing the second phase. “We already have commitments to purchase 17 poles,”... + continue reading
Wednesday, August 27, 2014
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LaShae Hedstrom, a 2013 Republic County graduate, is sowing the seeds for the future of pole vaulting. Hedstrom, a two-time KSHSAA pole vault champion, organized the Tailwind Pole Vault Beginners Camp for children ages 8-18 at the Republic County track   To... + continue reading
Wednesday, August 27, 2014
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Since the time Anderson had picked up a gun, he has been turning rock into dust. At 14 years of age, Rusty Anderson entered his first registered shoot in 1962 at the Belleville Elks Gun Club. Less than two months later he had notched his first win and after 52 years of dominance... + continue reading
Thursday, August 21, 2014
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Belleville Fire Department responded to a call at Country Place Senior Living in Belleville after a can fell onto the stove causing a fire around the stove area in the kitchen. A Belleville Fire Man who happened to be there, was able to quickly put it out. Residents were evacuated for precaution.... + continue reading

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08/27/2014
A Belleville company is among seven Kansas businesses awarded USDA grants to develop valueadded agricultural products. Belleville native Kevin Hansen and his wife, Lauren, Lawrence, pursued the $30,000 grant to determine the feasibility of... + continue reading
08/20/2014
Every aspect of employee payroll--from wage levels to overtime pay to putting all county employees on a time clock- -was rolled into the Republic County Commission meeting Monday. Highway administrator Scott Finkinber said low county wages... + continue reading

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08/20/2014
Winds estimated by trained spotters in the 55 to 70 mph range blasted across Republic County about 10 p.m. Sunday night, causing power outages and extensive tree, roof and building damage from Courtland to Cuba   To view more please log in or subscribe to the digital... + continue reading
08/20/2014
The price of beef – both in the sale barn and on grocery store shelves – is at record highs, and offi cials said it will likely stay  high for the near future. Live cattle are bringing about a dollar more a pound at market – an increase of as much as 30 percent... + continue reading
08/13/2014
The potential that a 24 hour. truck stop will open on US81 Highway in Belleville moved a step closer to reality this week, with the announcement that Love’s Travel Stop has acquired 12 acres on the west side of the highway north of Belleville. “The land is under... + continue reading
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LaShae Hedstrom, a 2013 Republic County graduate, is sowing the seeds for the future of pole vaulting. Hedstrom, a two-time KSHSAA pole vault champion, organized the Tailwind Pole Vault... + continue reading

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Wow. Of all the things I have to feel guilty about, I now have  another to add. I buy toilet paper--GASP!- -that is rolled on a cardboard tube. I just learned of my wanton... + continue reading

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07/30/2014
The July meeting of the Pathfi nders 4-H Club was July 12 at the 4-H Building in Belleville. The meeting was called to order by President CC Ball. Roll call was answered by “Favorite fair... + continue reading