Kiowa County

Photo of the Week

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One of our most popular features for over 17 years - a full-page color photo on the front of the Kiowa County Press showing various impressions of life in Kiowa County and across Colorado.

Copies of the print version of the Kiowa County Press can be purchased each week at Crow's Stop and Shop, Kiowa Healthmart, COOP C-Store in Eads, Haswell Propane, and Thunderbird Petroleum, our at our business office at 1208 Maine Street, Eads.

Fort Hays State University Announces Scholarship Awards for 2018-19

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Students from Colorado are among the winners of general academic scholarships for the 2018-19 academic year from Fort Hays State University, Hays, Kansas. 

This listing includes some students who have won additional scholarships since being recognized earlier for awards presented to them at FHSU Student Recognition Programs from January through March. 

Students are listed alphabetically by hometown 

Fort Hays State is one of six universities in the Kansas Board of Regents system. 

Upcoming Events

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  • Plainview School rescheduled to start August 20. Updating Boiler system and other projects still being completed.
  • Eads Medical Clinic is offering Sports Physicals for all grades for the 2018-19 school year. Call 719-438-2251 to reserve an appointment
  • Kiowa County Commissioners Meeting Dates:  Aug 14-30 Sept 13-27 Oct 11-25 Nov 13-29 Dec 13-27     Open to the public 9:00am -Commissioners will recess 12 - 1 for lunch 4 day notice is preferred for posted agenda

Letter to the Editor – Support the Millet Marketing Order

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I urge my fellow Colorado millet producers to vote yes for a Colorado Millet Marketing Order in a referendum being conducted by the Commissioner of Agriculture August 13-31, 2018.  We can grow it - we must promote it!

We need to look out for our own industry since we can't rely on public funding for vital market development and research.  The millet market is highly volatile since the major use is bird feed and seed, so we must invest in key marketing, education and research programs to: