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Rural Kansas continues to see investment in broadband through USDA’s ReConnect Pilot Program. USDA will invest $71 Million high-speed broadband in rural Kansas and Oklahoma. Read More

We are thankful to our Kansas congressional delegation for helping Kansas Airports secure $53 Million in CARES Act grants to aid during a time when travel has come to a halt.  Read  More

Sunflower Electric Power Corporation and LightsourceBP announced the commercial operation of the Johnson Corner Solar Project in Stanton County, Kansas. The 20 MW solar project began commercial operation on April 7. Read More

NCK Tech Welding Program earns eight of the top ten placings during the annual welding competition held March 5, 2020. Read More

Looking for a cultural culinary experience in southwest Kansas? Ozzie Bakes, located in Coldwater, Kansas is the place to find authentic Australian cooking. Read More

Pharmacies in rural areas are critical to a rural community’s way of life. That’s why a young pharmacist will be opening Paradise Roots Pharmacy in Hill City, Kansas. Read More.

Nor-Am Cold Storage selects Dodge City, Kansas for its next investment. Nor-Am plans to invest $35 million into the Dodge City community when it constructs its 148,000-square foot building. Read More

Applequist Manufacturing selects Smith Center, Kansas for its new manufacturing facility. Products manufactured will be a range of agricultural and industrial equipment. Read More

Seaboard Energy Kansas purchases idle cellulosic ethanol plant in Hugoton, Kansas, and plans to produce renewable fuels at its newly acquired facility. Read More

Barberwind Turbines, LLC announces a new demonstration project in Concordia, Kansas. The renewable energy company plans to use the site for demonstration of its second-generation mid-sized wind turbine. Components for the new technology will be manufactured by Concordia Technologies, LLC. Read More

A new southwest Kansas University Center has been given the green light to begin construction. The newly constructed Hennessy Hall campus in Dodge City, Kansas will house a RN and BSN program in partnership with Fort Hays State University and the University of Kansas Criminal Justice Kansas Law Enforcement Training Center. Read More

Palmer Hargrave Lighting officially opened it’s doors recently at 206 W. Mill Street in Plainville.  Chris and Kelli Hansen opened the business intent on carrying on the Palmer Hargrave legacy.  The company will produce lighting as well as other fixtures for customers around the United States. Read More