Norton County program aims to improve housing

NORTON – A five-year plan offering eight incentive programs designed to increase home ownership and improve the housing stock in Norton County was launched in June and has already provided […]

Night to Shine prom is a virtual success

HAYS – The Night to Shine prom night for individuals with intellectual or developmental disabilities went virtual on Feb. 12, but participants still felt like kings and queens. The Shine […]

Oakley is all smiles after arrival of new dentist

OAKLEY – A new dentist has established his practice in Oakley, thanks in part to grant funding to assist with education expenses. The Logan County Healthcare Foundation requested funding from […]

NWK Tech CDL students get semi-educated

GOODLAND – Northwest Kansas Technical College students pursuing their commercial driver’s license have a dedicated semi-tractor to practice driving. The 2014 Freightliner Cascadia purchased with grant funds is the college’s […]

Family-friendly event a hit in Hays

HAYS – To celebrate its 20th anniversary, the Downtown Hays Development Corp. planned a free family-friendly event featuring games, prizes, a street dance and cake. KidsFest was so successful, it […]

Colby hospital child care center at full staff

COLBY – Longevity bonuses received by child care workers at the Citizens Clubhouse in Colby helped prevent staff turnover during a time when many jobs have gone unfilled. The fully […]

New toys a hit at Phillipsburg Child Care Center

PHILLIPSBURG – Children at the Phillipsburg Child Care Center have new toys and teaching materials to explore. Working together, a 5-year-old and a 3-year-old were able to put together a […]

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 […]