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…

Hometown Teams

Goal of Sports: Goodland Comes Together

Hometown Teams: Smithsonian exhibition travels to Goodland High Plains Museum in Goodland hosts the “Hometown Teams: How Sports Shape America” Smithsonian Institution traveling exhibition March 21 – May 3, 2015, at the museum, 1717 Cherry Street. “Hometown Teams” explores the way sports build and unite communities through photographs, artifacts, stories and hands-on activities from the…