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Filing Deadlines Near For Local Offices

Filing Deadlines Near For Local Offices

Local elections are part of the fabric of American culture. Since our nations inception Americans have vigorously participated in the democratic process, so much so that politics have served as social entertainment as much as civic responsibility. This spring cities, counties, and states throughout our country will once again hold elections, however a trend has […]

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The Lesson of Paris

The Lesson of Paris

A comment by Erik Shupe News of the attacks in Paris was everywhere this past week, as France fell victim to fanatical Islam and its intolerance of freedom. As I read the accounts of unarmed and improperly armed police officers coming to the aid of the civilian victims, I couldn’t help but wonder if this […]

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Bond Project on Horizon

Bond Project on Horizon

In April constituents of USD 239 will vote to decide whether or not the district will adopt a $9 million bond. The bond has been put forth as a means to address issues related to outdated facilities and equipment, as well as the need for space in light of an increase in the district’s enrollment. […]

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School News

MJH Ladies Finish Second in NCAA

MJH Ladies Finish Second in NCAA

The MJH Lady Lions wrapped up their basketball season this past week with a second place finish in the NCAA Junior High Tournament. After methodically eliminating Republic County in the first round, 24 to 15, the Lady Lions advanced to the semi-finals against the Southeast of Saline Trojans. Against Southeast of Saline the Lady Lions […]

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MHS First Semester Honor Roll

Minneapolis High School has announced the names of students on the honor roll for the first semester. High Honor Roll (3.5-4.0): 9th grade, Jordan Bell, Trenton Brubaker, Chelsea Cole, Jose De La Cruz Martinez, Lauren Gragg, Kerrigan Kelly, Zoey Rankin, Easton Roth, Wayne Ruble, Carlean Sanders, Taton Smith, Zachary B. Smith, Dason Sweat, Courtney Walker, […]

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Letter to the Editor – Chris Vignery

January is School Board Recognition Month, a time to say a formal ‘thank you’ to a dedicated group of individuals – our school board members. The theme this year is “School Boards Lead so Students Achieve.” This reflects the invaluable contribution of our elected school board members who volunteer countless hours in their roles as […]

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Sports

Fifth Grade Boys Basketball

Fifth Grade Boys Basketball

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MJH Boys Basketball Ends Season

MJH Boys Basketball Ends Season

The Minneapolis Junior High boys saw their season come to a close last Thursday night with a 29-22 loss to the Southeast of Saline Trojans in the opening round of the NCAA League Tournament. Cooper Berry led the Lions in scoring with 14, while Kaden McCullick added 6, and Derek Freel 2. “I felt the […]

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Sixth Grade Boys Basketball

Sixth Grade Boys Basketball

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Opinion

The Stages of Appliance Grief by Dorothy Rosby

The Stages of Appliance Grief by Dorothy Rosby

My dishwasher sounds like it’s trying to take flight, but it can’t quite get off the ground. Too bad flying isn’t the only thing it’s no good at. It’s also started leaving food behind. That means I have to do the dishes after it does the dishes. If my dishwasher needs me to do the […]

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Resolve to Stop Using Clichés by Dorothy Rosby

Resolve to Stop Using Clichés by Dorothy Rosby

The cliché, “not for all the tea in China” has never made sense to me. There are more than a billion people in China. They probably have a lot of tea, even taking into account Chinese coffee drinkers. To refuse to do something, even for all the tea in China is to be determined not […]

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Sports Potpourri by Mac Stevenson

Jamari Traylor didn’t play organized basketball until his junior year in high school. After a redshirt year, he’s a junior in his fourth year as an active member of KU’s team. Traylor isn’t your normal young man from a high school in Chicago; without going into painful detail, he went through some rough times as […]

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Our Community

Delphos Lions Club

Members continued to work on the restoration of the gazebo in the Delphos City Park on Jan. 17. Benches were removed and newly painted railings were installed. Lions participating were Craig Ballou, Cork Ballou, Jack Larson, David Carver, and Derek Klein. Work will continue when weather permits. The Club’s annual Spouse Night will be held […]

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Quest Club Meets

The Quest Club met at Barbara Crosson’s home on Jan. 15. Fifteen members enjoyed hearing Neal and Kay Kindall’s presentation on their four week trip to Israel in September. They met a man who authored a book Kay had read. He helped them get to see and experience the life and culture there. Kay recommended […]

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Daugherty at Nationals

Garrett Daugherty of Tabor College has punched his ticket to compete in the Indoor Nationals for the fourth year. Daugherty started his indoor track season off with a national qualifying time in the 1000m on Jan. 17 at Doane College. Although he had some competition for the lead early, Daugherty led start to finish. He […]

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Area News

Culver Soup Supper

The annual Culver United Methodist Church soup dinner and bake sale will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on January 31. On the menu is homemade chili and cinnamon rolls, chicken and noodles, vegetable beef soup, and dessert. Cost is by donation and carry-out is available. Everyone welcome!

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Delphos Presbyterian

Presbytery of Northern Kansas will meet Jan. 24 at Salina’s First Presbyterian Church. Those interested in attending should contact Pastor Mick. The annual congregational meeting will be held on Jan. 25 after church. Julie Johnson took members of her Sunday School class to the Todd Becker meeting at the MHS on Wednesday. Those attending were Jannetta Collins, […]

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Golden Wheel News

Menu:  1/22 lasagna; 1/23 oven fried fish sandwich or hamburger; 1/26 spaghetti and meat sauce; 1/27 oven fried chicken; 1/28 chili. Call 392-3338 before 9:30 a.m. Monday-Friday to request a meal for dine-in, carry-out or delivery.

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