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From The Good Book to Many Good Books

From The Good Book to Many Good Books

October 29, 2014

The Bennington Community Library Foundation will host a semi-formal dinner and silent auction on Saturday, November 8, in the Bennington School Cafeteria located at 233 N Putnam Street. This event is an opportunity for the community to support and fund the opening of a new public library inside the former Transfiguration Episcopal Church. The evening […]

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Shotguns Donated by Flegler Family

Shotguns Donated by Flegler Family

October 29, 2014

Bob Flegler passed away in November 2012 and his family’s desire was to remember his passion for hunting and the outdoors. The family asked that memorials be made to Kansas Wildlife, Parks, and Tourism Wildtrust Fund in Bob’s memory. On October 21 at Minneapolis High School two pump shotguns were presented to Ottawa County Hunter […]

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Cleaning Up to Prevent Pests

October 29, 2014

By Jason Graves Extension Agent As we close out the month of October, it is safe to say that many gardens have finished producing for the year. The only problem is that many of the pests that cause us headaches year after year aren’t finished. Many pests and pathogens that cause plant damage and disease […]

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Where Are They Now?

Where Are They Now?

October 29, 2014

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A Musician in the Making at the Salina Symphony

A Musician in the Making at the Salina Symphony

October 29, 2014

On any given evening, it’s likely Landon Wilson, 13-year old son of Todd and Shelly Wilson, is practicing something. Some nights he’s focused on the baritone, which he plays for the Junior High marching band. Most nights he plays both the piano and the cello, at the same time. “I often sit at the piano […]

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BSB Named One of Nation’s Healthiest Banks

October 29, 2014

The Bennington State Bank (BSB) has been listed as one of the strongest banks in the country, announced President Burke Matthews. DepositAccounts.com lists The Bennington State Bank as one of the 200 Healthiest Banks in the nation for 2014. BSB was listed as #93, which was the second highest listed bank in Kansas. DepositAcounts.com ratings […]

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Delphos Fall-Fest Costume Contest

Delphos Fall-Fest Costume Contest

October 29, 2014

The Delphos Fall Fest costume contest was fun for all ages!  CJ Ballou was the oldest costume participant all decked out in scary attire. Asher Atwell, son of Andy and Tara Atwell, dressed as Mickey Mouse was the youngest.  Delphos citizens enjoyed games, a hay bale maze, hotdogs, s’mores and hayrack rides.

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VFW Convention

October 29, 2014

Eleanora Leech, Todd Reid, and Dale Davis represented Mountain-Reh VFW Post and Auxiliary at the Fourth District Fall Convention in Russell on Oct. 25. Wreaths Across America will be placing wreaths in the Ft. Riley Cemetery on Dec. 13. A new program this year is Operation Changing Lives that will help veterans find jobs and […]

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Puss ‘N’ Books

Puss ‘N’ Books

October 29, 2014

By McKayla Brubaker The cat is out of the bag! Minneapolis Public Library is proud to announce their new feline residents, Dewey and Dudley. Dewey and Dudley were rescued and given to the library by community members and Minneapolis Public Library Board President Sandy Shields. She said, “We found the cats at the children’s garden […]

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4-Hers Help Recycling

October 29, 2014

Pleasant Valley 4-H members and their parents were at the Bennington Recycling Center from 2-4 p.m. on Oct. 12 to learn more about the center, help process recycling items and learn ways they can help recycle at home and at school. This was a project for the 4-H Project Days. Members and their parents were […]

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