Deerfield

Public bike sharing program launched in Lakin, Deerfield

By SCOTT AUST, FCEDC Director of Communications Fifteen white and baby blue bicycles are available for public use in Lakin and Deerfield as part of new bike share program developed by the Kearny County Wellness Coalition. “The community has been incredibly excited about it,” said Krysta Harvey, KCWC chairperson, noting […]

Deerfield students experience ‘TED Talks’

By SCOTT AUST, FCEDC Director of Communications Deerfield High School hosted its own TEDx conference on Wednesday, bringing in a half-dozen speakers to talk about a range of subjects mixed with students’ own presentations. “I love TED Talks, and the English teacher in me was like, ‘Oh, I should do […]

FHSU officials visit Garden City alumni

By SCOTT AUST Speaking about some of the current trends in higher education during a stop in Garden City on Thursday, Fort Hays State University Vice President for Student Affairs Dr. Joey Linn said FHSU continues to work on a priority set by the Kansas Board of Regents to improve […]

Governor stops in Garden City to talk about water

By SCOTT AUST Speaking in Garden City on Tuesday afternoon, Gov. Sam Brownback touted new findings by the Kansas Geological Survey that appear to show stable use of water from the Ogallala Aquifer is achievable. “We’re moving from a conserve and extend vision to one of sustainability, and we think […]