ELLINWOOD -Ellinwood High School debaters fared well in two meets held on Saturday. Sophomores Connor Birzer and Jenna Snell won Sterling High School's junior-varsity tournament, placing first out of more than 30 pairs from 11 different schools. Hannah Maddy and Megan Orndoff also represented Ellinwood at the Sterling meet.
There is an old saying "all good things must come to an end." That is exactly what happened to the one-room schools in Kansas when the children ran out the door for the last time. Emotions trailed after them as people in these communities mourned the loss of their tiny schools.
(ARA) - Old Man Winter brings a variety of gifts for us each year - cold winds, snow and, of course, higher energy bills. You can't control the cold and the snow, but you do have a little control over how much energy you will use this winter.
(ARA) - While saving energy and lowering your bills during the winter takes some personal sacrifice, it might not be as hard as you think. With a combination of changing your habits and a few simple fixes, it's possible to realize significant savings on your utility bills.
(ARA) - As colder weather arrives, you are probably looking to freshen up your home decor. While it might be counterintuitive, a great way to do this is by using items you might not otherwise have a need for - or to put it bluntly, junk.
The Quivira Chapter of the Santa Fe Trail Association will host Kansas Military Forts, a presentation and discussion by Leo E. Oliva at 2 p.m. on Oct.24 at the Hutchinson Public Library, 901 N. Main. The program will be held in the library auditorium. Members of the community are invited to attend the free program. Contact Linda Colle, Quivira Chapter President at 620-241-8719 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information. The program is made possible by ...
The Santa Fe Trail Center, Larned, will host its annual Santa Fe Trail Tired Iron Show on Saturday and Sunday. The show will feature antique tractors and gas engines as well as classic and antique automobiles. Many new activities and demonstrations will be featured this year along with favorite demonstrations and kids' events from the past.
Sixteen high school and transfer students were awarded scholarships totaling $3,300 at the Kansas State University alumni/student event Sept. 23 in Great Bend.
New data by agricultural economist Art Barnaby indicates that the Congressional Budget Office may have overstated the cost of federal crop insurance.
The following well-balanced and nutritious Friendship Meals will be served for lunch at the Great Bend Senior Center, 2005 Kansas Ave. Meals are served with milk; donations for coffee and tea are accepted.
The Internal Revenue Service Farmer's Tax Guide, is now available for use in preparing 2013 tax returns.
The College of Business and Entrepreneurship hosted the first-ever Startup Weekend in western Kansas on November 15-17 in McCartney Hall on the Fort Hays State University campus. Thirty-one participants, including FHSU students and alumni, pitched business ideas and formed teams to transform those ideas into functioning businesses.
The following meals will be served Dec. 2 through Dec. 6. The secondary schools also have available daily: Main dish second choices, chef's salad, combo lunches and choice of vegetables and dessert. The breakfast menu is offered only to students in USD 428. Menus are subject to change without notice. Milk served with all meals. All meals as offered meet USDA nutritional guidelines.
More than 1,000 Farm Bureau members in Kansas will gather in Manhattan on Dec. 2-4 for their organization's 95th Annual Meeting.
The Golden Belt Community Foundation recently completed the November competitive grant cycle awarding $17,694.42 to charitable organizations in Barton, Pawnee, and Stafford counties.
If this column needs a subtitle, let it be "Where The Rubber Meets The Vinyl."
It's been an up and down, rough and tumble, crazy, sad, frustrating year for America the Beautiful so far.
HOISINGTON - Shaping clay into birds, Lincoln School students and Hoisington High School students melded art with character education recently in a cross-curricular activity called "Caring."