Summer is just around the corner, and many Kansas boaters have already begun a new boating season. For those who haven’t, there are the usual preparations such as changing the lower unit grease and putting new spark plugs in the outboard, making sure life jackets are in good condition, and checking the fire extinguisher charge.
Photo by Clarke Davis A new sign denoting the location of the Valley Falls Historical Society Museum was installed Friday on the museum building. Society President Betty Jane Wilson reports that Dale Erhart painted the sign. Larry Heinen donated the metal frame and Jerry Heinen donated the installation. Workers shown are Dale Nordlund, top, and [...]
In an effort to alleviate hunger, especially among local children, the doors will open soon on a food pantry in Valley Falls.
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.
Mayor Charles Stutesman greeted Cheryl Brosa’s sixth-grade class in the Valley Falls city park where they planted a tree.
Juggling school, friends, sports, and playtime, Valley Falls High School student Noah Schmeissner is also pursuing a career in juggling at age 15.
by Clarke Davis People for years have turned to Gary McKnight if they needed a good song written. “Junior’s Field” and “The Christmas Tree on Main Street” are a couple that come to mind. Dizzy people, however, turn to him for a different reason. He’s the “dizzy doctor.” By day this Valley Falls musician becomes [...]
White grapes vs. red, sugar content, marketing, and fears of a frost were all part of the discussion at a vineyard workshop.
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 [...]
There are three things when it comes to rural burglaries that Sheriff Jeff Herrig advises: Lock things down; subscribe to a security service; and call 911 with tips.