In late January, students at Ellinwood Elementary School learned about wheat through an Ag in the Classroom presentation by Jerry Esfeld, Barton County Farm Bureau coordinator. Her lesson on wheat was recorded and sent to a Chicago classroom.
The chances of Iowa farmer John Sellers finding another woman in his life were pretty slim.
Darren Busick may only be 34, but he has already been building a history of homecomings in Reno County.
One attribute that Colby Harner inherited from his father and grandfather is hard work.
If drought, poor stands and a collapsing grain market weren’t enough, now we’re looking at one of the worst wheat streak mosaic infections I’ve ever seen in a number of western Kansas counties.
Of the six doctors under 40 years old who currently are working at PrairieStar Health Center, two consider Hutchinson home, one did a rural rotation here, and four others decided to work at the center right after residency or dental school.
Consider this scenario: Looking for some nighttime excitement, a group of friends pile into the car and head for a local establishment – a bar, perhaps.
It did not take her long shadowing an oncologist at KU’s school of medicine for Stacia Biel to figure out the specialty was not for her.
Andrew and Jeni Bryan, owners of Jackson Meat in Hutchinson, grew up in the Buhler area, and they were happy to stay in the area as adults.
BUHLER - A business that started when its founders were in high school has morphed over the intervening 18 years into an important service for the rural communities it serves.
Those in town who see Hutchinson as a retirement community may think differently after looking at the congregation and staff at The Father’s House church.
Although Young Professionals of Reno County has accomplished a lot in its first 10 years, its current advisory-council chair, Kari Mailloux, is most excited about what’s to come in the next decade.
Many of Hutchinson’s foundational business are second-, third-, even fourth-generation companies in which children or grandchildren have picked up the mantle of their forebears' creation.
Dale and Abbey Snell were drawn to Hutchinson for a business opportunity and because of proximity to family but have found many more reasons to stay.
MANHATTAN – Six couples have been selected as the 2016 Kansas Master Farmers and Master Farm Homemakers in honor of their leadership in agriculture, environmental stewardship and service to their communities. They were feted at a banquet March 10 at the Four Points by Sheraton Hotel in Manhattan.
Hutchinson is thriving through its young people, who make up most of the people who live in this town.
Many of you know that we are a first-generation farm family, but many of you may not know that agriculture has been ingrained in our family for generations.
Record crowds and beautiful weather contributed to a successful 2015 Kansas State Fair. We want to highlight those who continue to work hard to make the fair a purposeful and entertaining occasion for 2016.
It is evident from the sweeping acres of sorghum, wheat and pastures of cattle, the irrigated circles that can be seen from the sky, and from the scenic overlook at Dodge City where thousands of cattle are fattening:
Sometimes we need a new voice to remind us of the things we already know - somebody who will put it into a story that can inspire and motivate us. I felt that way this winter when I heard Bill Sproul speak to a group of landowners and farmers at Arlington.
The humdrum of winter is finally disappearing.
Towns’ restaurants serve up a smorgasbord of popular food items.
Spend much time in Arlington and you’re likely to run into the town’s new - and first-ever - community progress planner, Kelsi Depew.