The October 8 meeting of the USD 473 Board of Education started off a bit more lively than usual when students from the Wee Clovers Preschool class put on a little demonstration for those in attend

The replacement for Fire Truck 608 was on display for council and public inspection at the October meeting of the Solomon City Council, held on Oct. 1 in City Hall.

Mayor Jeff Blixt opened the October meeting of the Chapman City Council, held on Oct. 10, by announcing that Councilman Lee Wolf had resigned from his position.


A couple of months ago I toyed with the idea of writing a movie review here in my column. My first attempt seemed to go over fairly well, so I thought I would give it another try.

I am feeling extremely blessed as I write this morning. Harmony is sitting beside me with a coloring book and Crayons. Harmony is our youngest grandchild.

A goodly number of the Mills family recently vacationed in Switzerland.

Meadowlark has a library but no librarian. Everybody is honorable, puts their books in the return box.


On Thursday, Oct. 11, the Irish cross-country team travelled to Wamego for their NCKL meet. For many, this was their last meet of the season as middle school and JV do not advance to regionals.

On Tuesday, Oct. 9, the Irish varsity volleyball team traveled to Concordia. After a tough loss in the game, the girls were ready to win the second game.

Chapman’s Fighting Irish football rallied hard in the second half to beat a tough Hesston team 38-28 on Friday, Oct. 12.

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