Last week’s special election in which Hutchinson County voters cast their ballots in favor of a new courthouse in Olivet was a lot of work — and expense — for county officials.Read more
OUR OPINION: Some feel that armed personnel in our schools is the best way to help prevent mass shootings. Others do not. Both opinions were shared Monday night in a non-threatening, non-confrontational way. And that’s a good thing.Read more
Don’t look now, but amid economic struggle for our neighboring rural communities, this winter was an extraordinary time of entrepreneurship and hope for the Freeman business community.Read more
Thanks to Jeremy Waltner for selecting and directing “Godspell” and for encouraging us to attend. It was an evening we thoroughly enjoyed. The staging, acting and music were well done as is usually the case for Schmeckfest productions.Read more
“Where were you when…?” is a common question, particularly on notable anniversaries or occasions. Sometimes, they’re personal, like “where did you first meet your future spouse; in my case, it was Pioneer Hall.Read more
OUR OPINION: Given the limited choices on the table, approval of new Hutchinson County courthouse in April 10 special election the best option.
OUR OPINION: Schmeckfest has a long history of changing and refining the way things are done. This year is certainly no exception. And that will be critical if Freeman’s big “festival of tasting” wants to see another 60 years.Read more