Helping our communities survive and prosper with a goal of becoming a better place for Kansans to live and work.
June 2017 Stories
- KARL program begins transition, announces J.J. Jones interim president
Agriculture and Rural Leadership program ushering in 14th class of emerging leaders
- Kansas Ag Leadership Program will make changes
Resignation of KARL president prompts shift in direction
May 2017 Stories
- Community partner volunteers honored by Kansas PRIDE program
Individuals and organizations receive awards
April 2017 Stories
March 2017 Stories
- Huck Boyd Institute recognizes Kansans for business, entrepreneurship and service
Award winners will be honored March 9 in Manhattan.
February 2017 Stories
January 2017 Stories
- Community projects supported by Volunteers Impact PRIDE grant program
Five communities to receive Masonic VIP Funding for specific projects.
- ‘Leadership in Challenging Times’ is topic of Feb. 8 panel discussion and dinner in Wichita
Former Kansas Gov. John Carlin, Rep. Ken Rahjes, K-State professor Flinchbaugh and others are panelists.
- Kansas Profile – Now That’s Rural: Trudy Rice – National Association of Community Development Extension Professionals
December 2016 Stories
November 2016 Stories
- Kansas Profile – Now That’s Rural: Greg Wolf – Family Food Store
October 2016 Stories
Good work has its own rewards for several Kansas communities
PRIDE program names recipients of funding for projects.
- Kansas Profile – Now That’s Rural - Monty Teeter – Teeter Irrigation
September 2016 Stories
- New disaster app can help small businesses prepare for the worst
The app is available free for iOS and Android tablets and smartphones.
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Kansas communities receive funding for growth from Kansas PRIDE program
First Growth and Action grants are awarded
Kansas communities receive funding from the Kansas PRIDE program
Partners in PRIDE grants go to five community organizations
March 2016 Stories
Helping ourselves: NW Kansas citizens are improving their communities
First Impressions program is a step toward addressing strengths and weaknesses.
Certain food labeling and marketing claims can be misleading
A food safety expert explains how terms such as "natural" and "healthy" aren't regulated.
Kansas State University specialist is part of new regional center for food safety training
K-State’s Nwadike will join Iowa State in business-focused effort
Walk Kansas lasts eight weeks, but benefits can go much longer
This year's program runs April 3-May 28.
February 2016 Stories
January 2016 Stories
Guiding the ship: Be an effective board member
K-State Research and Extension offers board leadership training in Kansas’ communities.
Kansas PRIDE Communities of Excellence named
Communities are recognized for their improvements.