American Dream Growing Distant in Kiowa County

| Priscilla Waggoner | News
As more than a few people might agree, trying to get a house built in Kiowa County can make pursuing the “American Dream” feel more like a nightmare.  Without a doubt, there are clear benefits to b...


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The men with the Holland Harvesting, Inc. crew, also known as “Wheaties”, have just finished breakfast and are waiting for the go ahead from company owners, Rob and Sue Holland, who will signal whe...

LOVE’s is in the Air

| Priscilla Waggoner | News
     After months of preparation and working behind the scenes with the mayor’s office, it seems that the landscape on the north side of Eads is about to change in a very significant way.  Love’s i...

Murdock Project Receives Funds, Recognition from Govenor

| Priscilla Waggoner | News
     Kiowa County Commissioner Cindy McLoud was in Denver last week attending a conference titled “Saving Places” and sponsored by Colorado Preservation Incorporated.  While there, McLoud received ...

Scam Alert

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     The Kiowa County Sheriff’s Department reports having received numerous complaints of individuals attempting to “scam” residents of Kiowa County into sending them money. Although other scenario...

Broncos Win Superbowl - Bronco Super Fans in Eads

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     Peyton Manning just completed his 18th year in the NFL and if it was his last, he went out in a big way. The 39-year-old Bronco quarterback is the oldest to ever play in a Super Bowl.

The End of the Rialto

| Priscilla Waggoner | News
     Rialto.  It’s a name that has graced the fronts of hotels from Venice to Victoria, Barcelona to Warsaw, and, for a time, a hotel in Eads. Aside from referencing an ancient island in Venice, th...

Commissioners Rank Economic Development Top Priority, Recognize Challenges

| Priscilla Waggoner | News
     For several years, there was a consensus among Kiowa County Commissioners that economic development is best left to the private sector.  Decisions were guided by the principle that the role of...

The End of an Era for Artists of the Plains

| Priscilla Waggoner | News
     For the past 15 years, people traveling on Highway 287 north of Eads have passed the turquoise and yellow building on the east side of the road with a wooden, unassuming sign that reads Artist...

Stakeholders Urged to Build on Good News

| Priscilla Waggoner | News
     As a person walks down Maine Street in “Eads, America”, he will see a scene that is repeated in hundreds of small towns across the country. A once prosperous business district with stores, caf...

A Letter from the Publisher

| Betsy Barnett | News
     I’ve always believed newspapers play a crucial role in society. Whether it’s a publication with millions of readers or a periodical with a thousand readers in a sparsely populated county, the ...
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