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Fresh Start Woodworks Ready to Serve

By Megan Barfield, Great Bend Chamber of Commerce GREAT BEND, Kan. — Fresh Start Woodworks, a new manufacturing venture based in Great Bend, celebrated its grand opening with a Chamber Coffee and ribbon-cutting ceremony, hosted by sister company Just... Read More.

Upper Mississippi locks almost ready for shipping season

The upper Mississippi River will be open to shipping in less than two weeks. Patrick Moes with the St. Paul District of the Army Corps of Engineers tells Brownfield there were four winter maintenance projects.  He says Lock and Dam #2 in Hastings, Minnesota,... Read More.

Cattle futures down, getting ready for direct business

Chicago Mercantile Exchange live and feeder cattle were sharply lower on technical selling ahead of this week’s direct business. April live was down $1.40 at $182.35 and June was $1.30 lower at $180.47. March feeders were $2.05 lower at $242.75 and April was... Read More.

Cattle producers ready to address cattle traceability

The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association will fine tune their stance on cattle traceability today and cattle producers are ready to discuss it. Kansas Livestock Association President Philip Weltmer tells Brownfield the resolution was introduced by Kansas producers. “Be it further resolved, the NCBA... Read More.

VA Ready to Open Hays Clinic at New Location

By the Robert J. Dole VA Medical Center Wichita, Kan. – Veterans in northwest Kansas will now have easier access to VA’s Community Based Outpatient Clinic (CBOC) in Hays with its relocation to 4107 Vine Street, just north of... Read More.

Chiefs’ Mahomes says Ankle will be ready for Super Bowl

By Dave Skretta, AP News  SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Patrick Mahomes says he’s “definitely in a better spot” when it comes to his ailing right ankle than he was for the AFC championship game, and the All-Pro quarterback doesn’t expect to be... Read More.