Bygone Days on the Bricks mural

Bygone Days on the Bricks mural

  Brian Freeman renovated Goodland’s Moose Lodge, which had greatly deteriorated. The building then became a coffee house, The Goodland Grind. He then added this mural (PDF), Bygone Days on the Bricks, to its south side in the summer of 2007 with help from a $2,000 grant from Kansas Arts Commission. Laurie Albin from WaKeeney…

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Butterfly Cafe

Butterfly Cafe: Fly in for great home cooking

“We’re the best-known secret in Sherman County,” Manager Carlotta McDermott said of Butterfly Cafe, 602 Renner Field Road. As one of the few Kansas airport terminal restaurants away from metropolitan areas, small planes and helicopters often stop at Renner Field to fuel up both airplane and people. “Our food is all homemade,” she said, “family…

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Brook Berringer

Unbeaten: Brook Berringer

A quarterback in bronze A life-size statue of legendary Nebraska football coach Tom Osborne gives final instructions to a quarterback outside the entrance to the Tom and Nancy Osborne Athletic Complex at North Stadium in Lincoln, Neb. That quarterback is Brook Berringer from Goodland. When the University of Nebraska wanted to honor Osborne with a…

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Arapahoe Sun

Arapahoe Sun

Arapahoe Sun: Goodland’s northernmost painting on an easel   The city parks in Goodland, Kansas, including Arapahoe Sun, are getting a new upgrade. Local parks have smaller easels holding artwork created by local artists. The Art in the Parks program is following the example of the Giant van Gogh Painting in Pioneer Park. Arapahoe Sun,…

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