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 By Yvonne Miller    Local    June 29, 2022

Longtime educator Brent Rousey hired as new Burlington School Superintendent

With a history as superintendent, principal, coach and teacher, longtime educator Brent Rousey is the newly hired superintendent at Burlington School. The Burlington Board of Education voted to offer him the position of superintendent at the terms...

 
 By Yvonne Miller    Local    June 29, 2022

Kiowa City Council hears plan to build Priority Power Solar Farm

When it was time to call the Kiowa City Council regular meeting to order June 13, they did not have a quorum to hold an actual meeting. Councilwoman Janet Robison had planned to be out-of-town and Councilman Brian Hill was in the harvest field. All o...

 
 By Yvonne Miller    Local    June 29, 2022

Kiowa City Council changes worker's comp insurance

Since Kiowa's City Council had no quorum for their original June meeting they held their meeting last Wednesday evening. The meeting lasted near three hours. All councilpersons attended including: Janet Robison, B.J. Duvall, Brian Hill, Jason...

 
 By Yvonne Miller    Local    June 29, 2022

Sadly, Hardtner has no plans for Fourth of July, Kiowa is picking up the slack

Most of the Fourth of July celebrations I've attended since being a young child were in Hardtner, Kansas. It was the same, relaxing, traditional routine – Swim and play games in the near Olympic size pool at Achenbach Park; eat pit beef...

 
 By Yvonne Miller    Local    June 29, 2022

Kiowa's own Steele Smith wins World Champion Junior High Team Roping Header title

Imagine a 12 year old cowboy from Kiowa, Kansas, fresh out of sixth grade, walking into the arena of the Georgia National Fairgrounds and Agricenter with his 13-year-old partner, also just out of...

 
 By Yvonne Miller    Local    June 26, 2022

Eriksons open Sanctuary Massage Therapy School in Alva, ribbon cutting June 30

Sanctuary Massage Therapy School – appropriately named because the new Alva business is located in the historical building that was the Otterbein Methodist Church at 4th and Center streets. The chur... Full story

 
 By Yvonne Miller    Local    June 22, 2022

The 2022 Wheat Harvest below average

The experts predicted that the 2022 hard red winter wheat harvest would be down at least 21 percent. They were correct. Wheat harvest is winding down in the Newsgram reading area. A check with area elevator operators proved the prediction to be...

 
 By Yvonne Miller    Local    June 22, 2022

Bryan donates equipment and uniforms to South Barber Rec Commission

The Kiowa Recreation Commission's Chieftain baseball teams are looking good in new uniforms. That's thanks to Jeff Bryan Chevrolet, which donated $1,000 for the new jerseys. Bryan also donated...

 
 By Yvonne Miller    Local    June 22, 2022

Burlington Superintendent resigns, BHS principal contract renewed

Burlington Public School Superintendent Kevin Brown submitted his resignation to the board at a special June meeting of the Burlington Board of Education. Board President Robert Hill called the meeting to order with all members present, including Lin...

 
 By Yvonne Miller    Local    June 22, 2022

Kiowa City Council hears plan to build Priority Power Solar Farm

When it was time to call the Kiowa City Council regular meeting to order June 13, they did not have a quorum to hold an actual meeting. Councilmember Janet Robison had planned to be out-of-town and Councilmember Brian Hill was in the harvest field....

 
 By Yvonne Miller    Local    June 15, 2022

Kiowa's 37th Labor Day 5K Race is a Go!

"We were not wanting to let it die," Teresa MacKinney said. "We hated to see the Kiowa community lose this event,"Gayle McNett said. The duo officially grabbed the baton from Kiowa's Labor Day 5K...

 
 By Yvonne Miller    Local    June 15, 2022

Jill Daughhetee kept the beat 44 years before retirement at South Barber

"Fun." Jill Daughhetee used that word multiple times during her retirement interview with the Newsgram. Anyone who knows her would agree that Daughhetee made her band concerts fun; her classroom fun for students; and had fun with her co-workers throu...

 
 By Yvonne Miller    Local    June 8, 2022

Two South Barber graduates to play in Kansas 8-Man All Star Game

South Barber Chieftains Ruston Erikson and Gatlin Jewell, who just graduated with the Class of 2022, will represent their school one more time in the 37th Annual 8-Man All Star Games in Beloit this Saturday, June 11. The Division I game will be held...

 
 By Yvonne Miller    Local    June 8, 2022

Burlington School Board accepts GO Bond bid, increases base salary of administrators

Burlington's Board of Education held a special meeting May 19 to handle receiving bids and accepting one for the $610,000 General Obligation Building Bonds of this school district and award bonds to the lowest bidder. That was Alva State Bank...

 
 By Yvonne Miller    Local    June 8, 2022

KDH considers equipment, says no thanks to garden, has job openings

All members of the Kiowa District Hospital Board were present as President Myers called the regular May meeting to order in the Kirkpatrick Conference room, including Chantae Simpson, Marcia Cantrell, Jeff Miller and Jim Parker. Also present was...

 
 By Yvonne Miller    Local    June 8, 2022

Town of Burlington celebrates Marci Hyde's 25 years as city clerk

As Burlington City Clerk for 25 years, Marci Hyde said she receives many calls from residents and other area people who have questions on a myriad of topics. Most of them remark, “I figured if anybody would know, you would.” One more thing...

 
 By Yvonne Miller    Local    June 1, 2022

Directors Myers and Parker retain seats on KDH Board

Pat Myers and Jim Parker retained their seats on the Kiowa District Hospital Board of Directors. They were voted by acclamation to another three year term on the board. This was at the KDH Annual Meeting May 24, 6 pm at the Kirkpatrick Room in the We...

 
 By Yvonne Miller    Local    June 1, 2022

Do you know the origin of Memorial Day?

As a kid I wondered why my grandmothers always called the day we put flowers on graves as "Decoration Day." Old-fashioned, I assumed. I was wrong. This past weekend (Memorial Day weekend) I watched a...

 
 By Yvonne Miller    Local    June 1, 2022

First Annual Stateline Ruck Walk yielded 800 pounds of goods for food banks

Stateline Road was dusty and windy with decent temperatures Saturday morning as about 30 walkers threw their rucksacks/backpacks full of canned goods on their backs and made the 11 mile trip from Kiow...

 
 By Yvonne Miller    Local    June 1, 2022

Cantrell and Erikson both medal at Kansas State Track Meet

South Barber Class of 2022 graduates Grace Cantrell and Ruston Erikson both earned medals at the Kansas State 1A Track Meet held at Wichita State University. Cantrell competed in three events and...

 
 By Yvonne Miller    Local    May 25, 2022

Tiffany (Rieger) Kippenberger tells BHS graduates 'Never Lose Your Sense of Hope'

"It does not seem possible that I sat in those very chairs nine years ago. At that time I never thought I'd become a surgeon," BHS alumnae Tiffany Rieger Kippenberger told the graduating Class of...

 
 By Yvonne Miller    Local    May 25, 2022

First Annual Stateline Ruck March to honor veterans Saturday

The Stateline Post 175 and Sons of the American Legion in Hardtner, Kansas, invite to join in the first Annual Stateline Ruck. It's this Saturday morning, May 28. Gather at Kiowa's Community Building at 7:30 a.m.,to begin the march to the Hardtner...

 
 By Yvonne Miller    Local    May 25, 2022

Record wheat price near $12/ bushel, but low yields expected for harvest

“We were one rain away from a really, really good crop,” Dacoma Co-op Manager Jake Kelln said of the needed raindrops in April that never fell in that area south of Alva. On Tuesday morning Kelln told the Newsgram, “Since last night it's...

 
 By Yvonne Miller    Local    May 18, 2022

Burlington School Board hires girls basketball coach, accepts two resignations

The Lady Elks have a new basketball coach. The board approved hiring Margo Hamilton as girls basketball coach for the 2022-2023 school year as recommended by Superintendent Kevin Brown. This was...

 
 By Yvonne Miller    Local    May 18, 2022

City Council says Kiowa's swimming pool to open Memorial Day

All the kiddos who love to swim, the swim team and others who enjoy the pool will be happy to know Kiowa's Swimming Pool is set to open on Memorial Day. This is according to Kiowa's City Administrator Sam Demel who made the announcement at the...

 

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