New stories to tell at MLK center in Salina

SALINA — When new books were purchased for the Martin Luther King Jr. Child Development Center in Salina, staff went through the collection of books on hand, discarding books that […]

Gove County foundation gains record support

GOVE — The 2021 Grow Gove County effort exceeded any previous match month fundraising for the Gove County Community Foundation. More than $85,000 was raised. The record-high contributions ensured that […]

Child care workers celebrate successes

QUINTER — Staff at Tender Hearts Child Care Center weren’t just surprised with longevity bonus checks, they enjoyed a special celebration meal together as well. It was an opportunity to […]

Lunchtime story becomes a favorite

QUINTER — When a new order of books arrived, children were so eager to hear the stories that they were read during lunch. The lunchtime story became a much anticipated […]

Drones provide Beloit students a new perspective

BELOIT – Students are learning about technology career opportunities in the area that may interest them as they learn to fly unmanned aircraft systems. Five drones were purchased with grant […]

Cloud County foundation meets its match

CONCORDIA – More than $51,000 was raised during match month for the Community Foundation for Cloud County, ensuring that the foundation received its full $50,000 match from the Hansen Foundation, […]

Educational toys fascinate infants, preschoolers

QUINTER — Even the infants at Tender Hearts Child Care Center are enjoying new Montessori manipulatives, puzzles and toys that the center acquired with grant funds. The toys are engaging […]

New playground makes recess more exciting

HAYS – Unsafe and damaged equipment was replaced with a fun, new playground that makes recess at Roosevelt Elementary School something to look forward to. Parents and businesses successfully united […]

STORM provides rural experience for med students

The Summer Training Option of Rural Medicine, or STORM, program continued a 27-year track record of success in exposing second-year medical students to opportunities available in rural areas. The program, […]

Ellsworth children enjoy new selection of books

ELLSWORTH – After receiving a new shipment of books, children at the Smoky Hill Child Care Center pretended their classroom was the library and took turns checking out stories. Children […]

202 on Washington becoming a gathering spot

ST. FRANCIS – A project downtown is being supported by young and old, as older residents appreciate new life coming to an old, familiar building, and young residents look forward […]

Staff stable at child care center

CONCORDIA – During a time when turnover seems to be a common experience in workplaces, Cloud County Community College Children’s Center experienced no staff turnover. Morale and motivation of the […]