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…

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Watching the weather

  An adage says, “Everyone talks about the weather, but no one does anything about it.” At the Goodland Weather Forecast Office of the National Weather Service (NWS) at 920 Armory Road, they do something about it. They watch it, predict it and warn about its worst impacts. The Goodland office issues forecasts and warnings…