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Wichita-area team shows high school fishing is growing in Kansas ... and quickly  Wichita Eagle

Bluestem is the only high school in Kansas with a school-sponsored boat for its club fishing team. The Lions traveled across Kansas, to Oklahoma and even ...



Bluestem softball run rules Flinthills in regional championship  Butler County Times Gazette

Bluestem's 13-0 regional championship victory marks three straight years the Lions have qualified for the state tournament. When head coach Michelle ...



Derek E. Wildin - Obituaries  Butler County Times Gazette

Derek Edward Wildin, 59, passed away April 4, 2019 in Denver, Colo. He was born June 16, 1959 in New York City. He was preceded in death by: his father, ...



Remington USD 206 to hold bond information meetings - News  Butler County Times Gazette

Voters in the Remington School District (Butler County U.S.D. No. 206) will go to the polls on March 5, 2019 to decide if now is the time to address facility and ...



Echer Named RHS Head Football Coach  KRSL

Bluestem High School Head Football and Head Track Coach, Assistant Athletic Director, and Strength and Conditioning Teacher Jordan Echer has been hired ...



El Dorado softball swept by Rose Hill  Butler County Times Gazette

The El Dorado softball team was swept by Rose Hill by scores of 14-1 and 10-9 on the road on Monday to start the 2019 season. The Wildcats committed eight ...



El Dorado USD 490 names Tosh as new superintendent  Butler County Times Gazette

The USD 490 Board of Education has announced the selection of Teresa Tosh as the new superintendent. Tosh will take the reins on July 1, 2019 after the ...



U.S. Rep. Roger Marshall: Immigration  Butler County Times Gazette

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60+ people attend BOE in support of Wallis - News  Butler County Times Gazette

No action was taken on the future of Bluestem High School football coach Kyle Wallis Monday night. More than 60 people attended the U.S.D. 205 School Board ...



KSHSAA releases updated classifications; Andover Central jumps to 5A  Butler County Times Gazette

The Kansas State High School Activities Association has released the updated classifications for 2018-19. These classifications include all sports except football ...



WATCH: Singing Kansas law enforcement officers take stage with Kelly Clarkson, sing Stand By Me  Butler County Times Gazette

Two Kansas law enforcement officers hit the stage Thursday night to show off their pipes as part of musician Kelly Clarkson's concert at Sprint Center in Kansas ...



Daily Report (April 20, 2019) - News  Butler County Times Gazette

Sheriff Office News Arrest • 9:43 a.m. Wednesday, 305 S. Main St., Ottawa, Brenden Cole Robbins, 22, Ottawa, on two failure to appear warrants from Douglas ...



Leon P.D. temporarily shuts down as search for new chief  Butler County Times Gazette

The Leon Police Department has temporarily disbanded due to the retirement of their police chief. “We have temporarily closed it until we can hire a new police ...



New park: For the love of Dalton  Butler County Times Gazette

With children's laughter in the background, friends, family, city offiicals, and residents gathered Friday evening to dedicate Augusta's newest park in the memory ...



New USD 490 superintendent search underway - residents can help  Butler County Times Gazette

Current USD 490 Superintendent Sue Givens announced her intent to retire during the October Board of Education meeting, and the El Dorado district has ...



Remington USD 206 Bond, an affordable investment - News  Butler County Times Gazette

Next week, on Tuesday, March 5th, voters in Butler County, Kansas U.S.D. No. 206 (Remington Schools) will decide if now is the right time to make needed ...



BOE approves Lolling as new EHS Principal  Butler County Times Gazette

This week's El Dorado USD 490 Board of Education's meeting included the hiring of a new EHS Principal and Head Football Coach. Bruce Lolling will be the ...



McKibban retiring from SBA after 42 years  Butler County Times Gazette

El Dorado – For more than 42 years, Tom McKibban, CRNA, MS, has cared for patients and their health as an anesthetist. All of those years have been spent at ...



Kansas Oil Museum hosting Rockfest 2019 Saturday  Butler County Times Gazette

The Kansas Oil Museum, 383 E. Central, El Dorado, has the perfect solution for entertaining guests this Easter weekend - Rockfest 2019. Free family fun from 10 ...



Citizens Bank of Kansas names new branch officers  Butler County Times Gazette

The Board of Directors of Citizens Bank of Kansas recently named three new officers to serve as Community Bank Presidents. Kelly Wood will serve as ...



Looking Up: Coming soon ... the next Full Moon  Butler County Times Gazette

The Moon is growing and brightening every night this week, heading to another Full Moon on Friday, April 19.We tend to take it for granted these days, but who ...



Election results for Butler County  Butler County Times Gazette

The following are unofficial election results from Tuesday's election. The results will not be official until the county canvass. Some results have not been reported ...



El Dorado High School Homecoming Friday - Entertainment & Life  Butler County Times Gazette

El Dorado High School will have special events this week in honor of Homecoming this Friday. EHS Homecoming Assembly at 10 a.m.. All schools dismiss two ...



Velocity bridges digital divide to bring high speed internet  Butler County Times Gazette

Butler Electric Cooperative brings exciting *service* to the area.



Decomposed body found at El Dorado Lake - News  Butler County Times Gazette

An investigation by the Butler County Sheriff's Office is underway following the discovery of a body around 5:30 p.m. Saturday evening near the Boulder Bluff ...



Almost shocked: KU basketball surprised by Midwest berth; Kansas City in the cards  Butler County Times Gazette

LAWRENCE — Kansas basketball's road to a potential Final Four will begin in Salt Lake City. Regardless of what happens there, though, the Jayhawks will be ...



Medical marijuana advocates urge legalization for treatment in Kansas  Butler County Times Gazette

Veterans, victims of chronic illness and their loved ones packed an overflowing Senate committee room Thursday to urge lawmakers to legalize medical ...



Augusta's new extreme playground is the tallest in Kansas  Butler County Times Gazette

Augusta, Kansas, October 2018 – The City of Augusta will hold a ribbon cutting ceremony for its new extreme playground at 6 p.m., Friday, Oct. 5, 2018, at 614 N.



Wes Bell hired as EHS head football coach  Butler County Times Gazette

El Dorado High School announced the hiring of Wes Bell as the head football coach on Tuesday. Bell will bring plenty of coaching experience with him, ...



Northeast Kansas high school track and field capsules  Butler County Times Gazette

BurlingameCoach: Jeff SlaterTop returners: Boys – Trevin Lewis, sr.; Seth Greenwood, sr. Girls – Emmy Punches, so.Outlook: Slater expects breakout years from ...



Kansas Legislature passes Farm Bureau alternative to health insurance  Butler County Times Gazette

Sen. Mary Ware says lawmakers are giving Kansas Farm Bureau a blank check by allowing the organization to offer an unregulated, cheap alternative to health ...



Orioles hold off Chapman to reach 4A state championship  Butler County Times Gazette

The Augusta boys basketball team will play for a 4A state championship for the first time since 2002, when their head coach, Jake Sims, was a junior at Augusta ...



Butler students receive awards at KAB - News  Butler County Times Gazette

On April 2, Butler Community College students and faculty attended the 2019 Kansas Association of Broadcasters (KAB) Workshop on the University of Kansas ...



Rollover crash south of El Dorado claims one  Butler County Times Gazette

A rollover crash south of El Dorado on I-35, near mile maker 69, has claimed one life and left another in critical condition. The Kansas Highway Patrol reports ...



Gov. Laura Kelly nominates southeast Kansas trial judge for Court of Appeals  Butler County Times Gazette

Gov. Laura Kelly on Friday nominated a southeast Kansas district court judge who served as a state legislator to fill a vacancy on the Kansas Court of Appeals.



Gas prices continue to rise in Kansas - News  Butler County Times Gazette

Only a few weeks ago, gas prices were dropping several cents a week in Kansas, bottoming out in Topeka around $1.80 a gallon.Now, the prices are on a ...



Flinthills Nursery, a Butler County tree farm  Butler County Times Gazette

Buying a local tree that has weathered a few Kansas seasons will help ensure that it will thrive for generations to come. One of Butler County's best kept secrets ...



Augusta boys state-bound after 68-45 win over Abilene  Butler County Times Gazette

The Augusta boys basketball team is headed to the 4A state tournament after knocking off Abilene on the road by a score of 68-45. Both head coaches, Jake ...



Dan Wilson recognized by KBOR and Butler  Butler County Times Gazette

The Kansas Board of Regents (KBOR) and Butler Community College partnered recently to recognize GLMV Architecture and Dan Wilson, GLMV project ...



Augusta man killed in Valley Center accident  Butler County Times Gazette

Steve Gray, 62, of Augusta, was identified on Friday as the man killed in an industrial accident in Valley Center. Gray was at Conner Industries, 202 S. Cedar ...



Person killed in car-cattle truck collision near Potwin  Butler County Times Gazette

A head-on collision took the life of one person and a dozen cattle were killed just before midnight Monday on K-196 near Potwin. A spokesperson with the Butler ...



Presentation on the Whitewater Falls Stock Farm Barn  Butler County Times Gazette

The Frederic Remington Area Historical Society will host a special program at 7 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 8, 2018, at Centre Point Church, 212 S. Main in Whitewater ...



Three victims in K-254 crash from El Dorado  Butler County Times Gazette

Fatal wreck Wednesday afternoon at K-254/Greenwich Rd. intersection.



El Dorado’s 2019 Spring Fling will be held May 1  Butler County Times Gazette

EL DORADO - The 2019 Spring Fling Senior Resource Fair will be held Wednesday, May 1, 2019, in El Dorado, at three locations: Civic Center (201 E. Central), ...



Kansas Senate passes $18.1B budget without pay raise for state employees  Butler County Times Gazette

The Kansas Senate narrowly passed a budget package Thursday that wipes out Gov. Laura Kelly's proposed pay raises for state employees and pulls a ...



Meteorologist says she got death threats after interrupting Masters for tornado warning  Butler County Times Gazette

An Atlanta television meteorologist said she got death threats Sunday after her station interrupted coverage of the Masters golf tournament when a tornado ...



Strong beer sales start in Kansas stores  Butler County Times Gazette

Real beer” was really here Monday for at least for some of the local retailers newly allowed under Kansas law to stock 6.0 beer.“We started stocking the product ...



Two explosions rock El Dorado  Butler County Times Gazette

Two explosions rocked El Dorado this morning. Two explosions were felt and heard before 9 a.m. at the HollyFrontier Refinery Wednesday morning. Windows ...



Pamela J. Rosenberry  Butler County Times Gazette

Pamela Jean Rosenberry, 70, investment advisor, passed away Tuesday, April 2, 2019. No visitation. Graveside *service* 11 a.m. Saturday, April 6, 2019, ...



U.S. senators from Kansas split votes on President Trump's emergency declaration  Butler County Times Gazette

U.S. Sen. Jerry Moran and retiring U.S. Pat Roberts differed Thursday on legislation overturning President Donald Trump's declaration of a national emergency ...



Citizens Bank of Kansas: Dennis Knackstedt retiring, Kyle Russell named President  Butler County Times Gazette

After 11 years as President and 32 years with Citizens Bank of Kansas, Dennis Knackstedt is ready to retire -- at least as President. On February 22, 2019, at the ...



Music Theatre Wichita announces Jester Award nominees  Butler County Times Gazette

Music Theatre Wichita's Jester Awards program, which has been honoring outstanding achievements by Kansas high schools in the field of musical theatre ...



Derek Tuttle named second head coach in Andover Central football program history  Butler County Times Gazette

Andover Central has a new head football coach for the first time since the football program began in 2002. Derek Tuttle has been named the head football coach ...



Heavy rains bring flooding to the area  Butler County Times Gazette

Earlier this week heavy rain caused a creek to burst its banks and flood Manhattan, Kan., forcing more than 300 people to evacuate their homes.Other Kansas ...



Ralph V. Mowry - Obituaries  Butler County Times Gazette

Ralph V. Mowry, 65, Hoxie, died Sunday, March 24, 2019, at Sheridan County Health Complex Long Term Care. He was born Oct. 6, 1953, in Hoxie to Eugene ...



On farms and ranches, every day Is Earth Day  Butler County Times Gazette

At USDA, we celebrate Earth Day 2019 by offering a big thank you to farmers and ranchers here in Kansas for all they do. Every day we see their efforts to ...



Paul F. Schmidtberger - Obituaries  Butler County Times Gazette

Paul F. Schmidtberger , 89, Great Bend, died Saturday, April 20, 2019, at River Bend Assisted Living Center, Great Bend. He was born July 24, 1929, in Gorham ...



Taco John’s expects March opening in El Dorado  Butler County Times Gazette

El Dorado is about to experience the best south-of-the-border flavors – Taco John's is bringing its *fresh*, high-quality ingredients and signature menu to the area!



Survivors group in Kansas reveals names of more Catholic priests accused of molestation  Butler County Times Gazette

The names of five Roman Catholic priests thought to have molested children in other states — though they weren't on the list the Archdiocese of Kansas City in ...



Kansas Governor’s One Shot Turkey Hunt continues to give  Butler County Times Gazette

By reaching out to local charities this year the Kansas Governor's One Shot Turkey Hunt renewed a relationship from the past. Partners In Education Foundation, ...



Cant wait to read: New statewide campaign educates Kansas parents on literacy  Butler County Times Gazette

A new statewide campaign is focused on helping parents understand how critical it is to read to children and the long-term impact literacy can have to change ...



Former Maize teacher and former Augusta officer pleads guilty to sex with student  Butler County Times Gazette

Johnny Yelverton, 45, former Maize teacher and DARE officer with the Augusta Department of Safety, pled guilty on Monday to two counts of unlawful sexual ...



Additional services (April 23, 2019) - Obituaries  Butler County Times Gazette

Mary Lucille (Dillard) Henzel, 84, Oberlin, died Friday, March 29, 2019, at Good Samaritan Hospital, Kearney, Neb. A celebration of life ceremony will be at 11 ...



Early morning traffic fatality near Leon - News  Butler County Times Gazette

Butler County Sheriff's Department and emergency personnel responded to a fatality accident at 2:40 a.m. Friday morning at U.S. 400 and SE Teter Road, near ...



Kansas opens first industrial hemp academy to promote alternative crop  Butler County Times Gazette

DE SOTO — Joe Bisogno's belief in the farming, processing and manufacturing potential of industrial hemp inspired the opening of the state's first educational ...



126 Butler Community College Early Academy students recognized  Butler County Times Gazette

Students receiving both high school diploma and associate degree from Butler Community College.



Fight for Kansas deer tag transfers shifts to Senate  Butler County Times Gazette

Hutchinson resident Lauren Sill recalls hunting deer with her dad decades before rule changes turned the joyous excursions into a nightmare. Sill told a state ...



KU basketballs Devon Dotson to test NBA Draft waters, leave door open for return  Butler County Times Gazette

LAWRENCE — Devon Dotson is stepping away from Kansas basketball, but he isn't saying goodbye just yet.The freshman point guard declared for the NBA ...



Motorcycle rider killed Wednesday in southwest Kansas crash  Butler County Times Gazette

One person was killed in a motorcycle-pickup truck crash Wednesday evening in Haskell County in southwest Kansas.The crash was reported at 6:38 p.m. on ...



Butler’s nursing grads recognized  Butler County Times Gazette

EL DORADO - Butler Community College recognized 57 nursing graduates Thursday evening during its December 2018 Pinning Ceremony. The Dec.



Foundation honors donors, recognizes those at new giving levels  Butler County Times Gazette

Student and donor success was highlighted at the President's Donor Dinner held on Sept. 6 at Butler Community College. The purpose of the annual event is to ...



Podcasts to Listen To: The Justuff League and the best antiques podcasts to listen to  Butler County Times Gazette

There might be no better time of year than right now for people who like to spend their free time "antiquing." As people begin to declutter from the winter months, ...



Kansas Senate approves controversial nominee to lead commerce department  Butler County Times Gazette

The Kansas Senate voted Monday to confirm Gov. Laura Kelly's nominee to lead the Kansas Department of Commerce amid skepticism about his economic ...



Janet G. Amend - Obituaries  Butler County Times Gazette

STERLING - Janet G. Amend, 84, of Sterling, passed away April 18, 2019, at Hospital District #1 of Rice County, Lyons, KS. She was born March 5, 1935, in rural ...



Cowboy Take Me Away (My Silent Midlife Crisis Part V)  Butler County Times Gazette

Real cowboys never run, they just ride away. –Anonymous Texas is calling, but first things first: Everyone knows that I would die on the prairie. Seriously, D-I-E.



Welcomed in Western Kansas  Butler County Times Gazette

I have been following with interest, the war of words about chasing away the nasty ole boogeyman, NextEra energy. I would just like to say to the company, leave ...



American Pickers to film in Kansas  Butler County Times Gazette

Mike Wolfe, Frank Fritz, and their team are excited to return to Kansas! They plan to film episodes of the hit series American Pickers throughout Kansas this May.



Jaguars put up 81 points in rivalry win over Andover  Butler County Times Gazette

Andover Central High School was packed on Friday night for the rivalry game between Andover and Andover Central. It was apparent that this was not just ...



Les Miles: Talent on hand at KU football bests Year 1s at LSU, Oklahoma State  Butler County Times Gazette

LAWRENCE — In his own words, Les Miles oversaw a first spring game with Kansas football that was vanilla by design.Miles' first news conference following ...



State of Kansas employees shift dramatically from classified to unclassified status  Butler County Times Gazette

The state's workforce has seen noticeable changes in recent years, with the number of unclassified employees in the executive branch exceeding the number of ...



Brandon J. Husband - Obituaries  Butler County Times Gazette

FOWLER - Brandon J. Husband, age 42, passed away Saturday afternoon, April 20, 2019, in rural Barber County, Kansas, as a result of a motorcycle accident.



Augusta First Christian Church celebrating 125th anniversary  Butler County Times Gazette

Spawned by a small group of Disciples of Christ, beginning in the early 1870′s, the Augusta First Christian Church was chartered by the state of Kansas on Aug ...



Gov. Laura Kelly declines to veto Farm Bureau bill, urges Medicaid expansion  Butler County Times Gazette

Democratic Gov. Laura Kelly said Friday the bill granting Kansas Farm Bureau authority to sell health coverage exempted from state and federal regulation ...



Pooka Williams agrees to terms of diversion, remains suspended from KU football  Butler County Times Gazette

LAWRENCE — Anthony "Pooka" Williams' path to putting his legal woes in the past has been revealed.Whether that path is the same the Kansas football ...



Pedestrian killed in Rose Hill this morning - News  Butler County Times Gazette

Butler County Deputies, Butler County EMS, Rose Hill Fire, and Rose Hill Police were dispatched around 8:30 a.m. yesterday to the report of an injury accident ...



Butler Electric Cooperative to offer High Speed Internet  Butler County Times Gazette

Butler Electric Cooperative (Butler EC) has taken its first steps in providing high-speed internet to their membership and communities they serve.



Kansas corrections secretary asking El Dorado guards to work more long shifts  Butler County Times Gazette

TOPEKA — Corrections secretary Roger Werholtz offered a bleak, unreserved assessment Tuesday of staffing challenges at the state prison in El Dorado after ...



Andover Family Counseling offers mental health services in Western Butler County  Butler County Times Gazette

Licensed Therapist Lindsay and husband Brice Sanner have started a family counseling practice in Andover.



Hemp Development Group hosting planning meeting Thursday in Andover  Butler County Times Gazette

The Hemp Development Group is comprised of like-minded entrepreneurial farmers and business people advancing the industrial hemp farming opportunity; ...



Bill Self kills rumors of NBA departure: 'I'll be the coach here at Kansas next year'  Butler County Times Gazette

LAWRENCE — Bill Self left no gray area, no wiggle room, and no ambiguity regarding his future.Speaking Tuesday night after Kansas basketball's ...



20 inmates charged in Larned prison riot from November  Butler County Times Gazette

LARNED — The Pawnee County Attorney has charged 20 inmates housed at the Larned Correctional Mental Health Facility with felony charges of inciting a riot ...



City Commission approves sale of Prairie Trails Golf Course  Butler County Times Gazette

The City of El Dorado has approved the purchase of Prairie Trails Golf Course by GreatLIFE Kansas City, LLC for $550,000. The agreement stipulates that the ...



Gubernatorial candidates visit El Dorado  Butler County Times Gazette

The El Dorado Civic Center was crowded Thursday evening for the Butler County Gubernatorial Forum. On stage were five Democrats, five Republicans, one ...



Looking to the future - News  Butler County Times Gazette

I am writing to express my strong support for the Pretty Prairie Wind Project. As a resident of Hutchinson and Reno County, I am excited about this growth ...



KU formally submits appeal on Silvio De Sousa ineligibility ruling  Butler County Times Gazette

LAWRENCE — Kansas has taken the next step in its months-long effort to clear the name of one of its star men's basketball players.The university on Thursday ...



Best-One Tire & Service celebrates new location  Butler County Times Gazette

Members of the El Dorado Chamber of Commerce helped with a ribbon-cutting ceremony last week at Best-One Tire & *Service*, 409 N. Haverhill Rd. Formerly ...



New Emergency Management, EMS directors  Butler County Times Gazette

Butler County has announced the filling of two critical Department Head positions within Butler County. Keri Korthals has been promoted to fill the vacancy of ...



Former KU football standout Joe Dineen not deterred by combine snub  Butler County Times Gazette

LAWRENCE — For Joe Dineen, the most maddening part of the process was the unanswered question.The former Kansas football linebacker, who last fall ...



We can do better on school funding  Butler County Times Gazette

One of the greatest resources we have in this nation is access to a quality public education. By teaching our children well, they can go out and improve the world, ...



Legislative Update: Wind turbine bill stalls with committee vote  Butler County Times Gazette

HB 2273, Wind Turbines in Kansas: Our neighbors in southern #HD5 know especially well the contentious nature of wind energy in Kansas. The Anderson ...



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