A military plane stands in front of the hangar during a fly-in.

Historic hangar preserved by determined sisters

The historic hangar barely escapes demolition Renner Field’s barrel hangar was a 1934 Works Progress Administration (WPA) project and it was nearly demolished. In 2006, then-Goodland City Manager Wayne Hill estimated restoration costs at $150,000 to $200,000. He said it wasn’t “historic enough” to save. Watson Hevner’s daughters stepped in. Hevner managed the airport from…

United Telephone Building

Say hello to United Telephone Building

At 1003 Main stands one of “the state’s most colorful buildings,” according to Kansas Sampler Foundation. Goodland gets a new telephone building Goodland’s United Telephone Building, an Art Deco masterpiece, was built in 1931. At that time, Goodland’s exchange had more than 1,000 telephones. The system was overloaded. Goodland officials approached the telephone company, asking…