Wilson’s Riley Dietz, left, and Katie Hoch, (15) combine to strip the ball from a Lady Knight Jan. 18 in Lincoln. I/R photo by Mark McCoy.

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LINCOLN — Fifth-ranked 1A Division I Osborne pulled away in the third quarter to defeat the ninth-ranked 1A Division II Wilson Dragons 50-34 in the second round of the Northern Plains tournament.... + continue reading

Bearcat Grant Gwinner moves the ball into the paint against Russell in the first round Tuesday of the Cardinal Winter Jam in Hoisington. I/R photo by Mark McCoy.

Wednesday, January 18, 2017
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HOISINGTON —  The Bearcats defeated a much improved Russell team 78-68, Tuesday in the first round of the Cardinal Winter Jam in Hoisington. The Broncos played a good first half of basketball,... + continue reading
Tuesday, January 17, 2017
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Warden Marty Sauers announces the Ellsworth Correctional Facility’s Outstanding Employees of the First Quarter for Fiscal Year 2017. They were honored by Gov. Sam ... + continue reading
Tuesday, January 17, 2017
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By Mark McCoyLINCOLN — The ninth-ranked 1A Division II Wilson Dragons whipped Thunder Ridge Friday, 56-34, in the first round of the Northern Plains League... + continue reading
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By Mark McCoySALINA — The Lady Bearcats defeated arch-rival Sacred Heart in a close game, 44-36, Friday in a North Central Activities Association league match-up in Salina. ... + continue reading

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By Mark GardnerApril Rowland was 7 years old when Greg Heller met her 27 years ago in Houston, Texas, where he worked alongside her dad for years as a police officer. Now, all these years later, Rowland has become Heller’s lifeline. In December, she volunteered to donate a kidney to Heller, who has been on... + continue reading
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Wilson’s Riley Dietz, left, and Katie Hoch, (15) combine to strip the ball from a Lady Knight Jan. 18 in Lincoln. I/R photo by Mark McCoy.

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LINCOLN — Fifth-ranked 1A Division I Osborne pulled away in the third quarter to defeat the ninth-ranked 1A Division II Wilson Dragons 50-34 in the second round of the Northern Plains tournament.  The Dragons will play Lakeside in the consolation semi-finals at about 4:30 p.m. Friday, at the grade school in Lincoln.  The Lady... + continue reading

Bearcat Grant Gwinner moves the ball into the paint against Russell in the first round Tuesday of the Cardinal Winter Jam in Hoisington. I/R photo by Mark McCoy.

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HOISINGTON —  The Bearcats defeated a much improved Russell team 78-68, Tuesday in the first round of the Cardinal Winter Jam in Hoisington. The Broncos played a good first half of basketball, but Sam Keener, Jackson Connally and the balance of the ‘Cats grabbed the lead in the third quarter and battled until the final minute for the win.... + continue reading

Wilson’s Kendyl Zorn (12) makes one of many layups Friday in Lincoln. I/R photo by Mark McCoy.

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SALINA — The seventh-ranked Knights of Sacred Heart defeated the Ellsworth Bearcats 75-57 in Salina.  The Lady ‘Cats defeated the Lady Knights 44-36. VICTORIA — The undefeated, three-time defending champion 2A Central Plains Lady Oilers beat the Lady Knights 87-9 in Victoria.The Oilers destroyed the Knights 74-17 in the boys’ game. ... + continue reading

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Wilson’s Riley Dietz, left, and Katie Hoch, (15) combine to strip the ball from a Lady Knight Jan. 18 in Lincoln. I/R photo by Mark McCoy.

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LINCOLN — Fifth-ranked 1A Division I Osborne pulled away in the third quarter to defeat the ninth-ranked 1A Division II Wilson Dragons 50-34 in the second round of the Northern Plains tournament.... + continue reading

Bearcat Grant Gwinner moves the ball into the paint against Russell in the first round Tuesday of the Cardinal Winter Jam in Hoisington. I/R photo by Mark McCoy.

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By "The Cowboy" Jim GrayOn Jan. 15, 1856, the squatters in Kansas Territory met at designated polling places to elect Kansas leadership after their polls were overrun by... + continue reading

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01/18/2017
On Jan. 17, Ellsworth City Administrator Scott Moore presented his vision for the community as part of the Drovers Roundup Speaker Series at the J.H. Robbins Memorial Library.“Recognizing Our Past,... + continue reading
12/19/2016
The EHS Band and Ellsworth Singers perform at the Performing Arts Center Dec. 18 for the annual Festival of Christmas. IR video by Alan Rusch. + continue reading
12/12/2016
Watch Gingerbread House building at the WIlson Christmas Festival, Dec. 10, 2016.  IR video by Alan Rusch. + continue reading
12/05/2016
Santa Claus made a special trip to Fort Harker in Kanopolis, Dec. 3, to visit with boys and girls. IR video by Alan Rusch + continue reading
08/22/2016
Video by Alan Rusch, Ellsworth County Independent-Reporter + continue reading