Stevens County News

Beyond Solyndra

Program that backed Solyndra now showing successes

WASHINGTON (AP) — At the RV Park he owns in a remote corner of southwestern Kansas, Jan Leonard is seeing the benefits of one of the federal government’s most contentious programs. Development is booming in tiny Hugoton, a town of roughly 3,900 people. The town is the site of a new cellulosic ethanol refinery that was … [Read More]

Safe Cities

Hugoton is #1 of the 30 Safest Cities in Kansas

Our number one safest Kansas city certainly deserves the honor. This charming rural community only had 15 total reported crimes in 2012, and there were zero counts of murder, forcible rape, robbery, aggravated assault, or arson. Hugoton is a small town where honesty, generosity, and hard work are highly valued. A natural … [Read More]

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