Stage awning improves outdoor performance space

COURTLAND – A custom-made awning provides shade and protection from inclement weather for performers and audio equipment on Courtland’s outdoor stage. The 16-by-32-foot stage is used mainly for Courtland Fun […]

Lovegrass Music Festival returns to Wilson Lake

WILSON LAKE – Attendance at the 2021 Lovegrass Music Festival was limited to 700 as a COVID-19 precaution, and 698 people registered to attend. Returning after a 2020 cancellation, the […]

New fence protects rural Cuba cemetery

CUBA – Replacement of a section of fence on the north side of the National Bohemian Cemetery near Cuba was appreciated by those attending a Memorial Day service at the […]

Salina Symphony produces virtual chamber music series

SALINA – The Salina Symphony adapted during the COVID-19 pandemic, producing a beautiful series of five virtual chamber music concerts called “Listen Together” instead of its regularly scheduled Stiefel Theatre […]

Fountain adds to beauty at Belleville pond

BELLEVILLE – A lighted fountain has added to the beauty of the Rocky Pond Recreation Area. Not only is it aesthetically pleasing, the fountain, partially purchased with grant funding, is […]

Computers at Atwood library used by all ages

ATWOOD – Three new computers partially funded through a grant are allowing access to the internet at the Atwood Public Library to meet a wide range of community needs. At […]

Come play! Agenda’s park is ready

AGENDA – Agenda’s city park looks inviting again after equipment was stained and two large oak trees that had been damaged by a tornado in 2019 were removed. Dead branches […]

NWK Tech prints N95 masks for healthcare workers

GOODLAND – In response to concern about healthcare workers having sufficient protection from COVID-19, Northwest Kansas Technical College’s engineering technology program produced masks on its 3D printers. More than 600 […]

Prairiesta celebrates Russell’s 150th anniversary

RUSSELL – An event that happens only once a decade drew an estimated 25,000 people to Russell in June for the community’s 150th anniversary. Prairiesta featured a beard-growing contest, cowboy […]