Tag: small towns

The pros and cons of small town living became evident at Tuesday night’s Humboldt Council meeting when longtime citizen Rex Heape asked Council members to consider the effect of raising property taxes in order to…

Every small business in America right now is feeling the financial pain of the COVID-19 pandemic. None of us are immune. Some can weather the impact for a short time — perhaps a few weeks…

SAVONBURG — “One person pullin’ on the rope don’t really do much,” as one resident put it, and so the concerned people of Savonburg are pulling together. Some of the town’s most involved citizens gathered…

Ben Smith wanted to take a different path to practicing medicine, one that would keep him in Southeast Kansas and allow him to do the most good for his neighbors. It led him to recently…

WASHINGTON (TNS) — Big cities have shielded their residents from the impact of China’s decision last year to curtail the solid waste it will accept from other countries. But rural and small-town residents are starting…

MORAN — Both Laura and Jeff Johnson grew up with an appreciation of living in small towns. The Johnsons, this year’s farm marshals for the upcoming Farm-City Days, spoke about their fondness for all things…

“Everything in this newspaper is important to someone.” It’s become something of a mantra for me, in recent years. Small community newspapers are eclectic, to say the least. We publish photos of ribbons being cut…