Get Rural KansasValley Falls Councilwoman Lucy Thomas, Recreation Commission Chairwoman Jeri Clark, and hardware store owner Alyse Stewart visit with Marci Penner, executive director of the Kansas Sampler Foundation, at a seminar held for the purpose of giving small towns a presence on a tourist web site, getruralkansas.org. The towns of Wilsey, Horton, Effingham, Wathena, [...]
Becky and Allen Wise and Andy Conser are united again under the United Country Real Estate & Auction Banner in Oskaloosa. “We are so excited to have Becky, Allen, and Andy as part of the United Country team,” said Janice Reiss, a co-owner. “We have always admired the Wises and Andy has been our company [...]
by Jody G. Holthaus Meadowlark Extension Agent There’s just something about the fair dust, even a few weeks after the fair, I’m finding it everywhere. I think it’s part dirt, part manure, part sawdust, part sweat and tears. You’d think after working 30 fairs, I’d get used to it. My experience with “fair dust,” late [...]
Austin Everhart graduated as an electrician’s mate from the Naval Nuclear Power Training Command, Charleston, S.C., recently.He will now complete his submarine training.
Levi J. Smock, 15, Grantville, died Aug. 8, 2011, at his home.
Therman M. McCarter, 95, Tonganoxie, died Aug. 11 at Providence Medical Center in Kansas City.
Carol Sue Fairbanks, 66, Topeka, died Aug. 9, 2011, at Brewster Place in Topeka.
With much of Kansas dealing with drought conditions this summer, a water conference planned in Topeka may be especially important this year.
Grazing expert Jim Gerrish will conduct a one-day workshop on grazing management from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 20, at the EUM Church’s Family Life Center in Holton.
Story and photo by Holly Davis Conrad Kabus, a 15-year-old news reporter for AG am in Kansas, keeps busy this summer with his new job and hobby. AG am in Kansas is a television news program with its main purpose being to promote and publicize local people, places, businesses, and events related to agriculture. Kabus [...]