2022-02-25

Munsons to combine Kansas legacies through Brookville Hotel purchase

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The Munsons bought the Brookville Hotel, which they will reopen in June under a new name: Legacy Kansas. Lucas Boland • Flint Hills News Service The Munson family will combine the legacies of the Brookville and Munson’s Prime in a new restaurant named Legacy Kansas. Lucas Boland • Flint Hills News Service JUNCTION CITY — Chuck and Deanna Munson have […]

Marching to the beat of her own drum: Taylor Clark makes her mark as Miss Kansas

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Each year, participants in the Miss Kansas pageant compete for a chance to represent their state on the Miss America stage. On July 10, Taylor Clark of St. John, Kansas, took home the crown. A senior at Kansas State University studying Music Education, Clark became interested in pageantry at a young age. At 5-years-old, Clark started attending the Sunflower Mentoring Program, […]

Park students start ‘Encouraging Club’

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Five students at Park Elementary School are going the extra mile to make sure their classmates and teachers feel appreciated. Fourth grade students Gentry VanSkike, Brianna Lara, Yatzil Dominguez, Rubi Perez and Taycee Gray have begun what they have dubbed, “The Encouraging Club,” an informal group designed to help students in their class feel encouraged, and spread kindness throughout their […]

Museum Celebrates 125 Years Of Showcasing Goessel Items

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From left, Kauffman Museum volunteer Steve Kreider Yoder, San Francisco, museum technician Dave Kreider and volunteer Jim Mueller, Halstead, ready a hearse for the museum’s 125th-anniversary special exhibit that opens Feb. 19. The horse-drawn hearse dates from the 1890s and was used in the Goessel, Kan., community. NORTH NEWTON, Kan. – To celebrate the depth and breadth of what is […]

Rattlesnake Meat Company opens doors for meat-lovers in Pratt area

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Marci Wooster, left, helps bag up customer Shelby Kendall’s meat order while Slade Giesen checks out the specials inside the Rattlesnake Meat Company store at 112 N. Main in Pratt. photo by Jennifer Stultz Matt and Marci Wooster are the faces and managers of Rattlesnake Meat Company, a new storefront in Pratt that is affiliated with Morning Star Farms in […]