Walk His Way concert event draws crowd

SMITH CENTER – In its second year, a free concert event with a message of hope and healing attracted more than twice as many people. The audience went from 500 […]

Parent-staff communication increases with iPads

SALINA – The addition of new storage cubbies allowed for increased enrollment at the Salina Child Care Association child care facility, which now cares for more than 100 children. In […]

Rescue equipment adds peace of mind for Selden

SELDEN – Sheridan County rural firefighters are trained and ready to use new rescue equipment purchased for the Selden fire station should the need arise. The new rescue tools were […]

History education day provides extra lesson

WALLACE – The extreme heat during the second annual Outdoor History Education Day and Fall Exposition for Sept. 9-11, 2021, provided an extra lesson for the 1,200 school children who […]

Summer scouting program returns to Camp Hansen

KIRWIN – The summer camp program returned to the Dane G. Hansen Scout Reservation during the 2021-22 Scouting year after a hiatus during the COVID-19 pandemic. During the previous summer, […]

Cuban music sets the stage in WPAA series

HOXIE – A performance of the Cubanisms band traced the evolution of Cuban music from its African origins to modern styles of music. It included a range of rhythms from […]

New floor enhances community room

VESPER – The old Vesper High School doesn’t exist anymore, but its gym does. It had become the Vesper Community Center, a gathering spot for monthly Bingo, weddings, reunions, farmer’s […]

E-Center adds options for businesses

PHILLIPSBURG – Local businesses use the space for corporate planning and strategy sessions, and an education cooperative used it for teacher training. More than 180 people used the E-Center in […]

Child care facility staff receive bonuses

COLBY – Staff members at a child care facility that serves the children of Citizens Medical Center staff appreciated bonuses that helped to augment their pay. The bonuses ensured that […]

Concordia school district opens child care facility

CONCORDIA – A new school district-operated child care facility kept Concordia schools from losing staff after several teachers were unable to find someone to care for their children. Grant funds […]

Training, equipment prepare dive team

BELOIT – Seven divers on the Mitchell County Dive Team received Open Water and Dry Suit training and additional equipment was purchased to ensure that the team is ready to […]