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Pages from the Past - From our 135-year Archives for April 3, 2022

Kiowa County Press historic front page.

15 Years Ago

March 30, 2007

  • Stop & Shop was named Business of the year. The building, now known as Stop & Shop, started out as a Ford, then Chevrolet dealership before Clyde and Bernice Crow converted it to a grocery store in 1960. 

25 Years Ago

March 28, 1997

  • Nursing Home News- Nellie Nichert: The south Kansas Mennonites entertained with their rendition of hymns.

40 Years Ago

March 26, 1982

  • In Eads there are four candidates for ayor, and 12 candidates for the six seats on the Board of Trustees.
  • Lynn Taylor was elected Vice President of Colorado Wheat Administrative Committee.
  • Sheridan Lake claims to have the smallest “sanctioned” bowling alley in the state of Colorado, perhaps the US.  The three-lane alley, a non-profit organization, is kept operating by donations of money and time.

50 Years Ago

March 31, 1972

  • Seven of Kiowa County young scientists, Dewey Dunlap, Linda Bendorf, John Hulteen, David Ellicott, Barbara Groves, Mary Blakemore, and Larry Anderson,  will be competing in State Science Fair.