2022-07-08

Cycling across the U.S. raising money for children’s cancer care

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Marco Isele said he is not a cyclist, but he’s biking across the U.S. anyway. “Everything hurts,” Isele said. “I’m not a biker. I like to drink beer and smoke cigarettes.” Isele, a native of Germany, is undertaking a cross-country bicycle trip to raise money for a children’s cancer center in a hospital in Cologne. He stopped at the Council […]

Hoeffner and Team Place First at Nationals

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The Kansas 4-H Shooting Sports team, including MKeegan Hoeffner of Sublette, has won the overall National Shooting Sports Tournament after several days of competition. Kansas took first out of 39 states, the highest ever to compete at Nationals. This is a tremendous achievement! Congratulations to the Hoeffner family!

Bob and Elizabeth Dole awarded Gerald R. Ford medal for distinguished public service

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 Former U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Dole accepts the 2022 Gerald R. Ford medal for distinguished public service on Friday, July 1. Both her and her late husband, former Sen. Bob Dole, were recipients of the award. (Kansas Reflector screen capture from Gerald R. Ford Presidential Foundation video) Kansas political icon Bob Dole was awarded the 2022 Gerald R. Ford medal for distinguished […]

A ghost no more: Emporia veteran back on the grid

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Donald Coleman Jr. spent five years as a living ghost, unable to get an updated state ID. Ryann Brooks/Gazette Donald Coleman Jr. smiles for his new state ID card Friday afternoon. Ryann Brooks/Gazette Donald Bruce Coleman Jr. was serving overseas with the Air Force when he let his Oklahoma driver’s license expire in 2017. That relatively minor oversight led to […]