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Bringing the beef to the rest of the world

If someone had asked Jenny Betschart when she graduated from high school or even college if she planned to come back to live and...

Video: Tips for decorating your own holiday wreath

In this video, Irina Sheshukova, an instructor of floral design in Kansas State University’s Department of Horticulture and Natural Resources, walks viewers through the...

Wheat Scoop: Baking with Heart — Home Baking Association Celebrates 100 Years, Careers of Charlene Patton and Sharon Davis

For audio version, visit kswheat.com. If baking is a work of the heart, then Charlene Patton and Sharon Davis have been the heartbeat of the...


How to manage holiday spending

‘Tis the season for spending. Holiday gifts, decorations, special meals and travel can take a toll on anyone’s budget. Oklahoma State University Extension has tips to...

$13.35 million to be invested in rural communities’ infrastructure

U.S. Department of Agriculture Kansas State Director for Rural Development Christy Davis recently announced $13.35 million in loans and grants to upgrade water and electrical...

Kevin Costner visits Prairie House Cafe

There was a surprise drop in by a popular celebrity on Thanksgiving’s eve. While serving lunch at the Prairie House Cafe in Leon, Geri...



Topeka Angler Sets New Kansas Record for Crappie

Topeka resident, Bobby Parkhurst, was fishing at Pottawatomie State Fishing Lake No. 2 when the catch-of-a-lifetime came into contact with his lure. Little did Parkhurst know that what loomed...

Free Deer Tags May Cost More Than We Think

All Kansas sportsmen should be very concerned about a new bill that has been introduced in our legislature. House Bill 2079 states that the...


By Roots Rated on Oct. 15, 2022 When it comes to hiking, Kansas should be on every outdoor lovers’ list. It’s the ideal place for day hikers or...

First Annual Ark River PF/QF Golf for Youth in the Outdoors

4 Person Scramble Crazy Horse Golf Course Hutchinson, KS September 24, 2022, Check-in starts at 7:30am, 9am Shotgun Start Entry fee $300 per team Free Range Balls Paying out Cash prizes:...