Rural Opinion

In 2016, rural areas roared

While it's possible to look back on 2016 as a single year, doing so doesn't provide clarity. The past year was a culmination of a decades-long and eve ...

Iowan, once nation’s youngest grocer, still fighting for rural

WICHITA, Kan. - If attendees at the Rural Grocery Summit pulled Bic lighters from their pockets, gave them a flick and held the flame in the air as th ...

Getting the farm onto the table

WICHITA, Kan. - What does a high-end caterer in a rural area do to give back? If you are Donald Sorby, you volunteer with a statewide program that emp ...