Fall, 2006 Issue
Man’s Best Friend Leads to Lifetime Career in the Heart of Kansas
When entering the Twin Creek Farm driveway, it is hard not to feel welcome. Jerry and Sharon Rowe open their home to dogs and people alike for weeks on end. The Twin Creek Farm plays host to one of the premier loose-eyed dog training camps in the Nation and quite possibly the world. But you would not guess that from talking to them.
Village Lines Owner Wears Many Hats
Marilyn Helmer, owner of Village Lines in Lincoln, Kansas, admits that an occasional identity crisis comes with the territory of having such deep passion for telling the local story. “Sometimes I’m not sure if I’m a retailer, marketer, tour guide, story teller, artist or historian,” Marilyn says laughingly. “I like to do anything that points to getting people in touch with Central Kansas communities.”
Fort Riley Photo Essay
The history of one of the state's oldest forts in photos.
Taste the Journey of the Cloud County Tea Company
The journey has been swift, but not always smooth, for co-owners Johnita Crawford and Lorraine Palmer. However, their Cloud County Teas offered a quiet moment along the way.
Colony, Kan., native Max Yoho takes words — those plain ol’ words we all use daily, reading and writing — and scrubs them off with a little bit of spit and a dirty hankie, shuffles them like a worn deck of cards and then just when you think he’s going to deal, he hollers “52 card pickup” and tosses them in the air.