A Colorful Community

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Painting a Picture: Pittsburg’s Art Scene When a The New York Times writer stopped by Memorial Auditorium & Convention Center in Pittsburg on the advice of a local, who suggested he see Pittsburg Community Theatre’s production of “The Wizard of Oz” while he was in town, he… Read More

Big Brutus: Think Big

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Enjoy this in depth look at one of Southeast Kansas’ biggest tourist attractions. Beccy Tanner from The Wichita Eagle, tackles this big story and offers up all the reasons why, Big Brutus needs to be a part of your next family getaway. READ STORY… Read More

Fishing For a Good Time

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Crawford County is Crawling with Outdoor Adventures On an early spring day that seemed made for fishing, Tom Pebley, of Kansas City, cast his lure into one of the more than 1,000 strip pits that dot Crawford County. The blue Kansas sky above was picture perfect: White clouds dotted it,… Read More

Boom Town

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Celebrate our Independence in Small Town U.S.A.  Situated in extreme northwest Crawford County, sits Hepler, Kansas. This sleepy, little hamlet was once the Hay Capital of Kansas, complete with schools, restaurants, a grocery store, bank, post office and more. The rich agricultural traditions still surround the community, but the schools… Read More