MCHD still serving area needs/Clients are treated like family


  The Mitchell County Health Department (MCHD) in Beloit started January of 1977 and added their home health program in February of 1979. Authorization for a County Health Department was made mandatory by a county-wide vote of 1046 to 787 opposed.  Laura Otte, a... [More]

NCK Shooting Sports keeps bowhunting alive

  GLEN ELDER – After a group of individuals have shown a strong interest in developing a community recreational activity area in North Central Kansas for shooting sports, the NCK Shooting Sports has been created.  The group partnered with Kansas Department... [More]

Commissioners approve community cleanup

BELOIT – The Mitchell County Commissioners met on Monday and approved May 1 through May 6 for a county-wide community cleanup. A grant of $20,000 was received from the Dane G. Hansen Foundation to fund the event. During that week, people will be able to take trash to... [More]

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Lady Trojans open season with Clay Center split

BELOIT – The Beloit Lady Trojans opened the 2017 softball season going 1-1 in double header action when they hosted Clay Center on Thursday. Beloit won the first game 10-6 and dropped the second game by a 12-6 final score. In game one, Clay Center jumped out to an early... [More]

Monty, Walker and Harris State BWC Champions/Johnson and Colson place third and fourth

  TOPEKA – The Beloit Wrestling Club competed in the USAWKS 2017 State Folkstyle Championship wrestling tournament over the weekend and brought home three championships and a third and  fourth place standing.  Brogan Monty was a State Champion in the... [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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