Travel Information Centers Program Manager Mona Carver (left) and Tourist Counselor Brenda Smith are ready to assist travelers.

Travel Information Center cheers for Kansas

A Kansas welcome at the Goodland Travel Information Center “I always tell people, ‘We are cheerleaders for Kansas,’” Mona Carver, Travel Information Centers Program Manager, said. She was talking about the staff at the Goodland Travel Information Center (TIC) 10 miles west of Goodland on Interstate 70. “We might be the only people they talk…

Sun sets behind sunflower field

Sunflower spectacular

View the annual sunflower spectacular in Sherman County As Kansas’ Sunflower Capital, Goodland residents and visitors look forward to the annual display of the state’s signature flower. This field was planted along Highway 27 north of Goodland. It was one of several fields along the proposed High Plains Scenic Byway. More fields were visible from…


Goodland to be featured on SHPTV

In front of Smoky Hills Public Television’s camera, Donna Price, Sherman County Convention and Visitors Bureau Executive Director (center), welcomes visitors to Goodland. SHPTV films a Goodland episode of “Traveling Kansas” Goodland and Sherman County will be featured in Smoky Hills Public Television’s (SHPTV) “Traveling Kansas” series. Flatlander Festival will be featured in a program…

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…