Despite competition with online shopping options, today’s shoppers are still heavily reliant on brick and mortar department stores. Historically, department stores have provided customers with irreplaceable shopping comforts: seeing the apparel, home furniture, or cosmetics firsthand, choosing sizing and color options in store, and customer service throughout the… Read More
Imagine the U.S. without polka. A nation without the waltz, or lager-style beer. Or worst of all, brats! Had 13 families from Krefeld not landed in Philadelphia on October 6, 1683, German-American heritage may look vastly different today. As it happened, though, German descendants are today… Read More
From the results of our Facebook poll, it is safe to say that Crawford County boasts an impressive list of restaurants serving up your favorite cheeseburgers. In fact, we had 395 responses on our poll of the best cheeseburger in Crawford County. With so many dedicated customers pushing… Read More
Crawford County is honored to be the home of many men and women who have served in the armed forces. We encourage you to recognize our local veterans and actively serving military by visiting one of our local military memorials. Arma Veterans Memorial – Corner of Washington and 5th… Read More
Samuel Gompers, the founder of the American Federation of Labor, wrote in the New York Times in 1910: “Of all the days celebrated for one cause or another, there is not one which stands so conspicuously for social advancement of the common people as the first Monday in September…… Read More
Crawford County is known as the “Football Capital of Kansas,” and this name is well-earned. As the summer begins to wane and school begins anew, many local residents look to the fall football season as a time for tailgating, sold-out crowds at Carnie Smith Stadium, and hearing the cannon fire… Read More
Earlier in August, we asked you to sound off on your favorite breakfast spots in Crawford County. There’s no better day to feature the “best for breakfast” than today, on National Waffle Day. And the results are: Winner: Bob’s Grill – 1014 N Broadway St, Pittsburg Bob’s Grill… Read More
On National Relaxation Day, we want to encourage you to take some time for your own pampering. To help, we’ve compiled a list of local salons, spas, and massage services in the Crawford County area: Salons – Hair, Nails, and Spa Treatment Laura’s Fitness & Beauty A… Read More
Arma’s annual V-J Homecoming is a celebration of special importance. Having existed since 1946, the event is one of a handful of celebrations in the United States created to specifically recognize the veterans who secured the U.S. victory over Japan in World War II. Since that time, it has… Read More
The Crawford County Fair is celebrating Year 1 of a new century. 2017 marks the 101st annual Crawford County Fair (although the fair’s history goes back even further!). Look back through the first 100 years and you will see an event characterized by hard work, community, and wholesome… Read More
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