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(Article originally published in The Kansas Chief, written and photos by Mary Winder) March and April were very busy months for the respective owners of two Doniphan County grocery stores, as they completed several upgrades at their businesses. The improvements took place at John’s Market in Troy and Simpson’s AF Super in Wathena. John Mike and Laurie Simpson, owners of John’s Market, replaced all of the coolers and freezers in their store. “The old dairy, produce, and meat coolers were the typ...
Improvements at the County’s Grocery Stores
March and April were very busy months for the respective owners of two Doniphan County grocery stores, as they completed several upgrades at their businesses. The improvements took place at John’s Market in Troy and Simpson’s AF Super in Wathena.
WATHENA, KANSAS --- The Doniphan County Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting ceremony for new restaurant Diner 36 in Wathena, Kansas, on Monday, April 24. Owned by Tony and Tina Alimi and managed by Vikki Fowler. Diner 36 sits along Highway 36 on the west edge of town. The couple also owns a similar restaurant, Diner 71, in Savannah, Missouri. Diner 36 features a large menu including a kids and senior citizen section, all day breakfast, lunch and dinner, an assortment of pies and daily spe...
Diner 36 Ribbon Cutting
On April 24th, the Doniphan County Chamber of Commerce conducted a ribbon cutting ceremony for Doniphan County's newest restaurant in Wathena, Diner 36, located along Highway 36!
The Doniphan County Community Foundation will host an informational dinner on Thursday, March 16, 2017 at the Troy Community Center. Happy hour begins at 6:00 pm with a full brisket dinner following. The speakers for the evening will include J.D Euler and Vern Henricks, director of the Greater Manhattan Community Foundation. Other financial advisors will be on hand to answer any questions after the presentation. The meal is complements of the Doniphan County Chamber of Commerce. The presentatio...
Doniphan County Community Foundation Dinner March 16, 2017
The Doniphan County Community Foundation will host an informational dinner on Thursday, March 16, 2017. A community foundation is a vehicle for people of all means to make a lasting difference in their community. The central purpose of a community foundation is to serve the needs and philanthropic aims of donors who wish to better their community, now and in the future. Community foundations do this by providing donors with flexible, efficient, and tax-effective ways to ensure their charitable giving achieves the greatest possible impact. A community foundation helps a community grow and thrive to serve the people who live in the community.
Official Eclipse in the Heartland site here! Buy a T-Shirt here! Did you know, that a solar eclipse is the lineup of the sun, moon, and earth and the moon, directly between the sun and earth casts a shadow on our planet? Did you know, that the last time a total solar eclipse passed through the interior of the US was in 1918, which was almost a hundred years ago? Did you know, that the closer you are to the center line within the path of totality, the longer the total solar eclipse will last? Di...
Eclipse in the Heartland - Doniphan County Total Solar Eclipse 2017
Doniphan County will be experiencing a total solar eclipse on August 21, 2017. Partial eclipse will start at 11:40 am. Totality will begin approximately at 1:05 pm and last for an entire 2 minutes and 38 seconds until it goes back to being a partial eclipse and will end at 2:35 pm.
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