Loren Kisby operates ProHoe in the former Munden school building.
Wednesday, July 23, 2014
Posted by Belleville1
Reader's rate:
5
Loren Kisby was in his second year of making gardening tools in a chicken coop when Munden Elementary closed in May 1992.  “I heard the building was maybe going to be bulldozed, so I looked into buying it,” he said.  When he bought the building and moved into it in... + continue reading

Building snow forts in snow drifts around Munden’s school was a popular activity before and after school and during recess, former teacher Ella Moravek said. “They would work on them whenever they could here and there,” she said.
Wednesday, July 23, 2014
Posted by Belleville1
Reader's rate:
4.785715
(This month’s features on Munden are part of a continuing series on the communities in Republic County and the people who live there.)     By Cynthia Scheer Telescope News   The playground was an open field with a large metal slide and metal merry go... + continue reading
Wednesday, July 23, 2014
Posted by Edgar
Reader's rate:
0
Courtland will host its 50th Courtland Fun Day this weekend. The event has grown from a community picnic basket dinner in 1964 to an event that now features musical entertainment, children's activities and a sand volleyball tournament, among other things.   To view more... + continue reading
Wednesday, July 23, 2014
Posted by Edgar
Reader's rate:
0
Farm implements from years past had a chance to take a spin on the Belleville High Banks Friday afternoon, part of a tractor drive from Cuba to Belleville conducted in conjunction with the Cuba Harvest Festival. Some 40 tractors participated in the drive, the tractor show in Cuba Saturday, and... + continue reading
Wednesday, July 23, 2014
Posted by Edgar
Reader's rate:
4.444445
Contractors poured concrete this week for a new addition to the High Banks Hall of Fame Museum on US81 at 12th ST. Museum board members say the addition will allow the museum to display a wider range of race cars and other memorabilia connected to the Belleville High Banks race track and the... + continue reading

Loren Kisby operates ProHoe in the former Munden school building.

Building snow forts in snow drifts around Munden’s school was a popular activity before and after school and during recess, former teacher Ella Moravek said. “They would work on them whenever they could here and there,” she said.

Latest News

07/23/2014
Belleville will once again host the state program of the Distinguished Young Women. Seven competitors from across the state have begun practice for the program slated for this Saturday, July 26, at 7 p.m. at the Blair Theater   To view... + continue reading
07/16/2014
The Republic County focus on summertime entertainment turns to the Cuba Harvest Festival this weekend, with events ranging from a tractor drive to Bohemian horse races and bale races. The community’s goal is to attract 100 tractors to drive from... + continue reading

Home Page

More News

07/23/2014
Courtland will host its 50th Courtland Fun Day this weekend. The event has grown from a community picnic basket dinner in 1964 to an event that now features musical entertainment, children's activities and a sand volleyball tournament, among other things.   To view more... + continue reading

Youth from around the Salina Catholic Diocese are in Republic County in July, helping with a variety of home improvement projects. A crew worked to paint this house on 20th ST near M last week.
07/16/2014
By Cynthia Scheer Telescope News.   The nearly 220 volunteers who will spend part of their week in Belleville this month aren't just painting houses and washing windows for those who need their help; they are also contributing to the local economy while devoting fi... + continue reading
07/16/2014
By Deb Hadachek Telescope editor.   Kansans must change from a culture of water consumers to one of water conservationists. And that culture change must be embraced by everyone--from agricultural users of water to urban household and industrial consumers as well. That is the... + continue reading
S M T W T F S
 
 
1
 
2
 
3
 
4
 
5
 
6
 
7
 
8
 
9
 
10
 
11
 
12
 
13
 
14
 
15
 
16
 
17
 
18
 
19
 
20
 
21
 
22
 
23
 
24
 
25
 
26
 
27
 
28
 
29
 
30
 
31
 
 
 

Sports

45
reads
2 today
07/23/2014
JUNIOR HIGH SUMMER LEAGUE Republic County Volleyball hosted the Jr. High Summer League on Thursday, July 10, Monday, July 14 and Thursday, July 17, at RepublicCounty Jr. Sr. High School. Republic... + continue reading

Commentary

49
reads
2 today
07/23/2014
I need to clarify a statement I made last week regarding the vote August 5 to increase the mill levy for Republic County Hospital. In 2014, the hospital received six mills of tax funding, which... + continue reading

Youth

91
reads
2 today
07/16/2014
Merry Meadowlark 4-H Zachary Nabity Club reporter.   The River Valley District extension offi ce had a last chance Livestock Quality Insurance Training June 23 at the 4-H... + continue reading

ABOVE: Barb Berndt gives instructions to Stormi Hulm as Harlee Hulm observes.
04/06/14 -