The Big Dig a big hit in Cloud County

CONCORDIA – Thousands of people came to a Cloud County farm in August 2021 for an event that provided an opportunity to see large construction equipment at work. The Big […]

Reading leads to baking cookies in Concordia

CONCORDIA – Among new books ordered for children at the Cloud County Community College Children’s Center was a large copy of a long-time favorite story, If You Give a Mouse […]

WPAA brings culture, entertainment to NWK

Two of the programs presented during the Western Plains Arts Alliance 2021-22 season were supported by memorials for people who had been very involved and appreciative of the endeavors of […]

Healthy habits taught by KLCH educators

School children in 19 counties in Northwest Kansas learned about developing life-long healthy habits from high-quality, evidence-based programs delivered by health educators with the Kansas Learning Center for Health, based […]

Co-working space becomes The Hub of downtown

PLAINVILLE – A vacant limestone building downtown has been transformed into a co-working space and is already being put to good use. The Hub is being run by a volunteer […]

CAPS kids get to take books home

SALINA – When Child Advocacy and Parenting Services received funding for new age-appropriate books, children served by the agency were allowed to select two or three used books from the […]

New books prove popular at Cougar Cub Daycare

BIRD CITY – New sensory-focused books are making reading time more engaging at the Cougar Cub Daycare in Bird City. The age-appropriate books provided new stories and replaced worn out […]

Old streetscape makes fun place to play

RUSSELL – Playground equipment that resembles an old streetscape from the front and has slides and a climbing wall on the back has made a visit to downtown Russell decidedly […]

Chapel makes popular addition to Fort Bissell

PHILLIPSBURG – A chapel being constructed on the grounds of the Fort Bissell Museum incorporates design elements from area churches. Once completed, it will house historical photos, documents and artifacts […]

New Colby center provides path to recovery

COLBY – A new licensed addiction treatment center in Colby is providing recovery services, including drug and alcohol assessments, DUI evaluations and classes, addiction counseling and peer mentoring. High Point […]

New employee enhances efforts at Nex-Gen

LENORA – An employee in charge of donor engagement and program support has joined the staff of Nex-Generation Round Up for Youth. Chantelle Simon returned to Northwest Kansas in November […]

Families enjoy opportunity in Graham County

HILL CITY – A Graham County leadership program focused first on family dynamics and then on building leadership in the community. Topics included conflict resolution, listening and energizing others. The […]

FHSU interns gain business experience

HAYS – Twenty-five Fort Hays State University students worked in internships at Northwest Kansas businesses and organizations during the spring and summer. A grant provided about 80 percent of the […]