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June 9, 2016

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Price 50 Office located at 111 E. Main, Mankato, Kansas 66956 Established 1890, Volume 127, Issue No. 23 USPS, NO. 274-940 Thursday, June 9, 2016 Approximately 900 Bike Across Kansas parlicipanls and their accompanyir~ supporl loam changed lhe almosphere in Mankato early this week. Local residents interact with the bikers at a fo~l sland in front of Possil~lilies, in downtown Manka[o. Bikers a~so wait in trcmt of SaddL~ack's BBQ Lovewell State Park hosting youth fishing clinic on Sunday Lovewell State Pas~ is hosting a kids E~ing c~init'le. Pawnee Mental Health executive ditcct~m r~vicwed the annual rc[xwt and the 2017 budget ~cqucst of $26.364 lsame as 2(116). Rodney B r~-ckleman ar, d Mel Bmw~, J'ewell County Pawnee Mcnlal Heakh Ix~avd members, were ai~ present for the discussion. Rock Hills monitoring state's school funding situation in Topeka Rtx'k HIII~ USD ~U7 i-', achvely monitonng the most reliable sour .' ~ of mli~tmarmn from Topeka as the Kans~L~ Supreme Cou~ Kan ;as l. g ix- ~aluve and Governor Bmwnback work toward a mfimmu for funding Kan.~as public g-htxfls equitably, accunling ~o Nad~ne Smilh. R~g.k Hill.'; superinten- dent, USD lift administration eonlm- tics I0 engage area legi~,lator Rep. Sharon Schwartz'. Rep Tray Waynla,l ~, arid Sen [-~laine Bl'~u~ech. In c-~xer%atlttn~, Tcgardmg [air .lind adcqt~t funding t~r Kam, a-, puhllc s=h~a~s. Snnlh ~ai4 While all Kailga~ s, 'htxtt districts await a ~]httion tO the "~'~1 funding issue. USD 107 com,nues al conduct husineg, a ,~ usual tO plan and rn-epam for sc hool in August. Plan l~.Ing is some- thing Ihe dislnctcogage.~, in ',mstand)'. and pl an~in$ i s based on tile h~ t tn Ihr- ma0on available at all)' gtVCI| tinle. II I1~ distrk.'t i,~ t'oB; d L.L~ vhange the usual operatitms fi~r tlu~ s~mntcr-r the begim3ing ~f a-'hool. s~afl, pavenl~ :rod patr.ns wd~ he infimned. [hiurinal,on wiR be shared thnmgh tl~ USD l{~7 wcbsite, the ,~-h(~l~s" Facels~k pa gc~, the district notificatUm sy~nem and In- cat media OUI'~ Ls { Ile~ spa fJe.'r", role', l- st{Ill, told local radio stal I~. ,n'y, ) as n l' iLI ( l,k.I d to let eye,one g.' .lIICerlled knt>'6 a~K~Ut an). actions in Topeka that ms} hinder the dislrict's ability to l~:in the 2{116. 20i7 scht~ll )rear as ~-heduled. 'F~r it ~tl-year cxisten~' . R,~k Hill has eXlX.'~icnced great supl'R~n from district ~trons slid Lx,zlnilue.~ to remain fiscally sln)n~ a.~d prox.ide a h,gh qualil)'educationtoJewell(',lllnl) chitd:~n. "[-~i~ well e.~labli~d uadi- lion wilt continue, h's a great day hs a Grizzly!" Smith said. Food commodtUes be dlstxtbuted Them will be distnbutkm of guy- em ment food commodil,es fn>m 2 to 3 p.m. Satunlay al the Chri~,ttan Chu.-ch in Mankam. + + ;@ OMMUNITY , This group o[ 13i'ke Across Kansas particlpa'n;':; oo'~ + "d;Ym"4": a+'ou~' liltl.e .~a~ tin;:, the s.~, ergo| lh; +~ing .'~1 ol i ':k H~ls~i0f ~~? Started in gear, tractor plows through back of shed C And other excerpts from "Jewell County Memories" 80 Years Ago 'l"lt Stale highway ct+mm ission was a~king h~r bids on 39 9 ,mica ors,rfac- ins of US Highway 36 across Jewell County. Sand-gravel or linletone was to be the s~dacing material. Employ+ ees were m be paid a mll~inmm o1"30 cents per hour and only 4[.) hours of work wol;Id be permilted per week. Dr C. W. Pin man h~ a new Ch vrolct ~edan. An a~:t-ident t,~+k the life of Gone Mm'k, a young man of the AthL-'l)g Commumty when a gun he was re- moving fr ~m his autom.hi|c dis. charged, H~s fa|her v a,stand ing nearby a)~d cailghl him as he Lell. He g'a~ Io he mantled later thal week. A Notge app]ianecdistnhOion store opened in Manka[a with Alvah Menhu~ n as the manager, SheriffE. L. Roe was preparing to offer for sale some of tbe best land in Jewell County including thn.q~ quar- ters. all gO and a halfsoction~ All were tocaled in either Township 3 or 4. Gmcn+s P:levalor offered for sale bran. sho~.~, meat ~rap and chick mash. A nalural gas pipeline was being extended t<, Burr Oak. l-klilor f. O. Rodgers stepped out a+s Man kalo i-,o~t m aster. F.di or Glen Hale stepped in. Ora [.ou ,~enh~ ~r di scoven~d a l.rac- tot can put up about a ; big a fight as a b~ll. He atlempled to crank his tractor whi[-e it was in gear. The machine slatted and plowed its wa~ through the end of the shed carrying Mr. L,out,~cRhis~c with it. Forlunat ly. he wa.m~t ~riously injured, The asscs~rs placed 11"~ popula- tion of .rewe!t County at 14.07'~J, In her "South of the St,~"" news column, MP-;. Walter" Spielman ~porled "A'~d~ough it was quite mtgldy Sunday moming.therewe~ 26 out forchttrch." From the same colunm, "A crowd charivaried Norris Pete,son.'" Ha~ Swee~ had hi s tonsig rem