Story and photo by Carolyn Kaberline Eric Ladesic of Tonganoxie never realized that garden tractor pulls were “such a big thing,” when he went to his first pull about four years ago, but now his two children Brynna and Brock are avid competitors. “I got one [a garden tractor] at an auction for $25.00,” Ladesic [...]
The Denison Reformed Presbyterian Covenanter Church is 140 years old this year and is undergoing an extensive renovation of the church building. The Reformed Presbyterian Church is the oldest church in Denison and one of the oldest in Jackson County. The present building was constructed in 1884. The congregation was founded in 1871, the same [...]
by Dennis Sharkey City officials were not being coy last week when talking about the prospects of the swimming pool opening next year. During a discussion about the pool Mayor Mike Boyd said that city leaders came to a consensus the previous week during a special called meeting to discuss the budget. However, a definite [...]
The Jefferson County 4-H Ambassadors have been working to ensure the success of this year’s fair that will get under way Monday.
Valley Falls native Stuart Lowry has been named Sunflower Electric Power Corporation’s next president and chief executive officer.
A seven-member Jefferson County 4-H BB Gun Team, led by Dave and Terri Pearson, traveled to Rogers, Ark., to participate in the 46th annual Daisy National BB Gun Championship Match July 1-3.
Enrollment for all students in grades kindergarten through 12th at McLouth will take place from 1 to 8 p.m. Aug. 3, 2011, and 9 a.m. to noon Aug. 4 in the school cafeteria.
Coca-Cola project to present $500,000 to park voted best in nation
KDWP offers youth, novice hunts of a lifetime; first application deadline Aug. 15
Auditions for the 2011-2012 Topeka Symphony Youth Ensembles will be Saturday, Aug. 27, at Washburn University.