Beloit Holiday Fair on Saturday

  BELOIT – A  group of approximately thirty determined women known as the Cassiopeia Club are looking for ways to support their communities. This dedicated group is made up of ladies residing in and around the Mitchell County area. Cassiopeia’s largest... [More]

Birthday donations help animals

BELOIT – Samantha Prescott celebrated her recent eighth birthday by giving to the Post Rock Humane Society in Beloit. Prescott, daughter of Angel and Sean Prescott, Beloit, invited 15 friends to her birthday party. They gathered to celebrate her big day with pet food... [More]

Conklin receives Milken Educator Award

OLATHE — After planning for a visit from state and local leaders at Olathe’s Brougham Elementary School, Principal Stephanie (Standley) Conklin’s week ended on a particularly sweet note recently, as she discovered she had been organizing her own affair. Conklin... [More]

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Lady Jr. Jays Pike Trail League Runners Up

  MILTONVALE – The St. John's/Tipton Lady Jays junior high varsity placed as Pike Trail League Runners-Up on Monday.  The Lady Jays went 3-0 on pool play defeating Southern Cloud in two sets of 25-17 and 25-2. They defeated Osborne in three sets of 25-1,... [More]

Blujay boys cross country place second

SMITH CENTER – The St. John’s Cross Country team competed in its second meet of the season at the Smith Center Invitational on Thursday as the varsity boys were able to bring home a second place trophy for the Blujays.  David Lutgen delivered another first... [More]

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Op-ed: Unpacking the events at Mizzou

  You may have heard there is a lot going on at the University of Missouri-Columbia these days. Racial incidents and the university’s response, or lack thereof, to them have caused tensions to reach a peak. A graduate student, Jonathon Butler, started a hunger... [More]

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