Tuesday, September 12, 2017
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Two sheriff’s deputies arrest murder suspect south of Cuba Friday after 24-hour search By Deb Hadachek He was here and there, and here and there, and then back again. In the end, a 24-hour manhunt in Republic County that involved multiple state agencies ended quietly when two... + continue reading
Tuesday, September 12, 2017
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Questions about extent of chemical drift heightens concern as soybean harvest nears By Deb Hadachek There are more questions than answers. That was the assessment of a Kansas State University expert speaking Tuesday in Republic County about what some term as the “dicamba nightmare... + continue reading
Tuesday, September 12, 2017
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By Fred Arnold Republic County's two high school football teams went on opposite directions last Friday in twin home contests. The Buffs saw their record drop to 0-2 following a 54-6 home opening loss against Minneapolis, while the Pike Valley Panthers improved to 2-0 with a 64-14 win at... + continue reading
Tuesday, September 12, 2017
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Former Republic County Sheriff Robert Blecha, (left) shown with Elmer Brown, Cuba, was featured speaker at the Republic County Historical Museum September 11. Blecha served as sheriff for 13 years before joining the Kansas Bureau of Investigation, eventually becoming that agency’s director... + continue reading
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Morgan Barnhart and Clem Fellhoelter, both of Scott City, Kans., were united in marriage March 18, 2017, at St. Paul’s Catholic Church in Angelus, Kans., with Fr. Donald Pfannenstiel officiating. Parents of the bride are Daryl and Yvonne Barnhart of McCook, Nebr. Grandparents are Melvern... + continue reading

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09/12/2017
By Fred Arnold Jama Gleue and Izzy Wheeler both earned medals last week for the Republic County High School cross country team at the Wamego Invitational. Wheeler was the highest placer for the school, finishing 20th in the girls' division with a... + continue reading
09/05/2017
By Deb Hadachek Telescope editor “I think we’re one of the highest-funded counties in the state for this program,” Dusty Zenger, Republic County Highway Administrator, told Republic County Commissioners. The High Risk Rural Roads... + continue reading

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09/05/2017
Wild sunflowers frame the early morning sun in Republic County Monday morning. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) said smoke from wildfires in Montana, Idaho and the Northwest US is causing atmospheric conditions in 10 states, including North Central Kansas, and may make... + continue reading
09/05/2017
By Deb Hadachek Telescope editor Rev. Robert Frasier is gearing up to help hurricane victims. But while the needs of Houston and those in the path of Hurricane Harvey are on his heart, his hands will be working in another location: Louisiana, devastated by Hurricane Katrina a dozen years... + continue reading
09/05/2017
Chester residents will be tuned to the Miss America pageant September 10 to cheer on native Allison Tietjen, 21, in her quest for the national title. Tietjen, a Thayer Central graduate, was crowned Miss Nebraska in June. Chester will host a viewing party at 8 p.m. in the Chester Auditorium that... + continue reading
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Sports

09/12/2017
By Fred Arnold Republic County's two high school football teams went on opposite directions last Friday in twin home contests. The Buffs saw their record drop to 0-2 following a 54-6 home... + continue reading

Commentary

09/12/2017
By Fred Arnold Belleville City Councilman Dr. Roger McCartney’s words regarding the need for a local police department are both haunting and prophetic. “By the time you need the police... + continue reading

Youth

08/22/2017
Forty-eight 4-H members from the River Valley District traveled to Albuquerque, New Mexico on Monday, August 7. After spending two full days of sightseeing and learning, the group traveled back home... + continue reading