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Theatre renovation changes front  
Theatre renovation changes front
11/13/2008

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Jewell County, Kansas (STPNS)- Saturday, volunteers worked at the Ute Theatre, Mankato. By day's end they had taken out the old front doors, front window and glass block wall. The wall was replaced with timber and a new front window and doors were installed. Later in the week, the interior of the wall was insulated and sheet roc... View

 
USD 279 board discusses options with Beloit
11/13/2008

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Jewell County, Kansas (STPNS)- Josh Burks and Sherry Koster, representatives of the Jewell school board, attended a meeting of the Beloit schoolboard Monday night to explore options concerning the future of the Jewell School.... View

 
Mankato City Council discusses Ute Theatre
10/23/2008

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Jewell County, Kansas (STPNS)- The Mankato City Council met Oct. 7 with Mayor Don Koester presiding. Council members present were Mac McCammon, Sam Becker and Jim Ross. Council members Lyle Dauner and Brian Badger were absent. Darrell Miller, City Attorney, was also present.... View

 
Jewell Garden Club wins national award
10/23/2008

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Jewell County, Kansas (STPNS)- Eight members of the Jewell Garden Club gathered in the meeting room at Hilltop Lodge, Beloit, Thursday for their regular monthly meeting. Daisibel McIntyre, former member, was a guest. Roll call was answered by naming a favorite annual. Zinnias, marigolds, impatience and geraniums were some of the... View

 
CRP landowners offered incentives for public hunting
10/16/2008

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Jewell County, Kansas (STPNS)- The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will offer incentives to Kansas farmers and ranchers for opening up their land in the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) to hunting, fishing and other recreational activities.... View

 
Hospital must install fire sprinkler system
10/02/2008

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Jewell County, Kansas (STPNS)- Cynthia Clark, a recently appointed Jewell County Hospital board member from Burr Oak, was present for the September board meeting, held Thursday morning in the meeting room at the hospital. Clark was appointed to fill the expired position of Bill Loomis. Another board position has been vacant sinc... View

 
Frosts to lead Octoberfest parade
10/02/2008

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Jewell County, Kansas (STPNS)- Dwight and Beverly Frost have been selected to serve as the grand marshals of the Esbon Octoberfest parade planned for Saturday. The Frosts are busy volunteers in the Esbon community and serve in many Esbon organizations.... View

Gillett honored as weather observer  
Gillett honored as weather observer
09/11/2008

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Jewell County, Kansas (STPNS)- Larry Gillett, Burr Oak, was honored Friday night at the Rock Hills Middle School, Burr Oak, when he received the John Campanius Holm Award for his services as a local weather observer. This award is the second highest national award that an observer can receive. Meteorologist in Charge, Steve Eddy... View

Community rebuilding after F3 tornado  
Community rebuilding after F3 tornado
09/11/2008

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Jewell County, Kansas (STPNS)- Almost four months ago a F3 tornado struck farms across Jewell County on the way to Jewell. From there it continued it's northwesterly route bringing disaster to farmsteads, businesses and homes along it's path. The victims will forever remember May 29, 2008, even though they are putting the past b... View

Historic jail, residence commemorated  
Historic jail, residence commemorated
09/04/2008

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Jewell County, Kansas (STPNS)- Saturday afternoon the former Jewell County jail and sheriff's residence building was recognized with a memorial plaque presentation and open house.... View

Jewell School remodel nearly complete  
Jewell School remodel nearly complete
07/08/2008

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Jewell County, Kansas (STPNS)- Principal Eric Burks praised the custodial staff for their work to get the Jewell school building ready for patrons to view the new classrooms Monday evening. "Last minute details remain to be done," reported Burks at the USD 279 Board of Education meeting held Monday.... View

 
School days on the way for Rock Hills
08/07/2008

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Jewell County, Kansas (STPNS)- Rock Hills Schools will open for the fall term on Thursday, Aug.14. The three attendance centers include the high school and elementary school in Mankato, and the middle school in Burr Oak. Teachers are to report Monday. Fall sports practice will begin Monday, Aug. 18. Jewell junior high boys will ... View

 
Sheriff beats challenger to win nomination
08/07/2008

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Jewell County, Kansas (STPNS)- Jewell County voters went to the polls Tuesday to cast their ballots in the statewide primary election.... View

 
Sheriff's department investigating string of thefts
07/24/2008

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Jewell County, Kansas (STPNS)- Calvin Bohnert, rural Jewell, reported to the Jewell County Sheriff's Department that he had a pile of 25 to 30 hedge fence posts that were missing... View

 
Decreased valuation, fuel prices result in levy increase
07/24/2008

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Jewell County, Kansas (STPNS)- A special meeting of the Jewell County Commissioners was Friday to consider the 2009 budget. Commissioners Doyle Alcorn, Dwight Frost and Steve Greene were present. Carla Waugh, county clerk, Randy Hoffmeier and Jerry Pugh of Bartlett, Settle & Edgerle were also present. It was decided to hold the ... View

 
Rock Hills okays middle school football co-op with Jewell
07/17/2008

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Jewell County, Kansas (STPNS)- Monday Members of the Rock Hills School Board voted unanimously to enter into a sports cooperative agreement for middle school football with the Jewell school. at their July meeting held at the administration building, in Mankato.... View

 
Fireworks postponed at Lovewell, cancelled at Glen Elder
07/10/2008

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Jewell County, Kansas (STPNS)- The annual fireworks shows planned for Saturday night at the Glen Elder and Lovewell state parks encounter major hiccups when the vendor's truck delivering the fireworks did not show up as scheduled.... View

Wheat harvest wrapping up in Jewell County  
Wheat harvest wrapping up in Jewell County
07/10/2008

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Jewell County, Kansas (STPNS)- The Jewell County wheat harvest is almost completed. The 2008 wheat harvest is proving to be a successful one with reports of bushels per acre ranging from the 40s to the mid-70s.... View

 
Commissioners discuss, approve option for 911 support
06/26/2008

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Jewell County, Kansas (STPNS)- When the Jewell County Commissioners met Monday, David Baird, undersheriff, reviewed the various options for the telephone support of the 9-1-1 system from Nine One One, Inc. He reviewed what was included in the different options and recommended the county select option three or four. Option 3 in t... View

 
Celebration planned for Lovewell Lake anniversary
05/29/2008

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Jewell County, Kansas (STPNS)- Sunday, June 1, a celebration will be held to observe Lovewell Lake's 50th anniversary. The event begins at noon at the Courtland Community Arts Center, Courtland, with an exhibit viewing. At 1 p.m., a bus tour begins. Representatives of the Kansas Bostwick Irrigation District will present a short ... View