by Clarke Davis Kerri Oliva has managed Dollar General stores for 10 years, but Valley Falls provided her first experience at stocking a brand-new store. The doors opened on the new Dollar General Nov. 29 on Highway K-4 next to Valley Ag. Crazy, tired, and fun were words she used to describe the experience in […]
Story and photo by Dennis Sharkey The McLouth Dental Clinic reopened its doors on Monday with a new look and a new leader. Dentist Grant Larkin has taken over the business that has been closed for about a month. The familiar location is on the south side of K-16 Highway on the east side of […]
Unlike their predecessors the operators of Art’s Diner in McLouth are planting their roots deep.
When Dr. James Filberth, D.C., moved to Jefferson County with his wife after selling his Kansas City practice, he really wasn’t planning on starting another office. However, with the recent opening of the Perry Lake Chiropractic Wellness Center, it’s obvious he’s had a change of plans.
Marquette was town number one. Six hundred twenty-five to go. That’s the goal for the Kansas Sampler Foundation, to go to every incorporated city in Kansas.
by Holly Davis Tina Wright has opened a nutrition and wellness club in Meriden. “Healthfully You” opened April 17. The club sells nutritional products such as protein smoothies that include 20 vitamins and minerals in a variety of flavors, herbal teas, aloe vera, multivitamins, and protein bars. Memberships and wellness evaluations are available for […]
The father and son team of Ed and Andy Dinger, who launched a restaurant and bar one year ago in Valley Falls, will celebrate their first anniversary this weekend.
by Holly Davis Main Street has recently been supplemented with a new shop, “Legacy Crafts and More,” that sells a variety of gently used items. Michelle Shaver, business owner, recently opened the shop in hopes to better the town and her children’s future. After her mother passed away two years ago, Shaver was left with […]
Glacial Hills Food Center is organizing a free “Starting a Food Business Workshop” from 2:30 to 5 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 29, at the Horton Community Center.
Story and photo by Dennis Sharkey Jefferson County Memorial Hospital’s two newest staff members bring more than 60 combined years of experience to the county. Melynda Swoyer, MSN – APRN, is coming back to where she started her career. “It really is full circle for me,” she said. Swoyer grew up in Cummings and went […]