New laptops make learning fun

HAYS – Six Dell laptops are adding a SPARK to school projects for students in Hays. The Special Projects and Resources for Kids purchase replaced older technology that had become […]

Cosmosphere brings space travel to classrooms

Through a combination of virtual delivery and socially distanced classroom visits, staff of the Cosmosphere brought educational experiences to students in Northwest Kansas throughout 2020. The Hansen Foundation underwrites a […]

Time for recess! Let’s play!

GYPSUM – New playground equipment offered Southeast of Saline students something to get excited about during a school year with many unexpected challenges. Foundation grant funds assisted in covering some […]

Mitchell County residents donate to local foundation

BELOIT – Mitchell County residents made sure the Solomon Valley Community Foundation will receive the full amount of a Hansen Foundation matching grant to support community projects into the future. […]

Penokee families enjoy fun Christmas celebration

PENOKEE – Thirty area families got to enjoy games and activities together at Goddard Place’s Christmas Blessings event. The annual gathering was modified because of the COVID-19 pandemic, but families […]

New roof protects historic landmark in Salina

SALINA – More than 100 hand-painted stage backdrops and historic plaster in the Salina Innovation Foundation building are protected from damage by a new roof. Grant funding helped pay to […]

New to Hill City? No problem

HILL CITY – Visitors to Hill City no longer need to stop and ask directions to the city’s many attractions not located along Main Street thanks to new wayfaring signs […]

Miltonvale gets a spring cleaning

MILTONVALE – More than six tons of old tires were removed and several tree branches that presented a hazard near streets and playgrounds were trimmed. Tree stumps that presented a […]