2021-10-15

Communities Helping Communities

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On Monday night, Sept. 20th a Ness City sophomore, Bowen Hoss, age 15, was playing in his school’s junior varsity football game. During play, he took a violent helmet-to-helmet hit. After Hoss was taken to the sideline, he was quickly taken to the Ness County Hospital emergency room. They determined Hoss needed specialized care, so he was flown to Wichita, […]

Local teen attends CAP boot camp, plans career as USAF Pararescue

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Ransom Tiffany first became interested in military aviation at a young age, especially so when his father became a pilot and he learned more about flying and aviation in general. Tiffany says the pair have now flown all over together. Tiffany joined the Civil Air Patrol (CAP) last March and belongs to the Flint Hills Composite Squadron, holding the rank […]

Beekeeping in retirement

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Dale and Vicky Hofer are surrounded by half a million Italian honey bees in their backyard but getting stung is the least of their concerns. Instead, the real goal for these two beekeepers is to show others the value of bees in our world and how sweet their work can be. The couple is just finishing up the latest harvest […]

Salt therapy booth arrives

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McPHERSON—Dry salt therapy, also known as halotherapy, has many health benefits. McPherson residents now have the chance to try salt therapy, as Kansas Hempire, located at 202 N. Main, has installed a salt therapy booth. Tammy Clark-Johnson with Kansas Hempire said appointments are now being accepted for those interested in experiencing salt therapy. Though the booth was just installed last […]

History of Athens Rural High School

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Athens Rural High School was truly one-of-a-kind. No town, just a township seeking to have a high school for their students. It was organized by the citizens of Athens Township, independent of any other district and was not connected with any other township. There was no town of Athens at the time the school was organized. There had been a […]