On August 1st, 2020, Sylvan Grove’s downtown commercial district was officially listed in the Register of Historic Kansas Places! Of the 36 properties within the district, 20 of them were built within 1887-1930.
Library patrons and Sylvan Grove residents are getting excited about the changes happening at the Sylvan Grove Public Library.
Licensed professional counselor Katie Reagan offers counseling services to individuals, couples and families through her practice, Replenishing Hope. Replenishing Hope provides serenity by offering both counseling and lodging in one location. After purchasing the building, located on Sylvan Grove’s Main Street in 2017, Katie Reagan and her husband are also offering an upstairs vacation rental on Airbnb.
Approximately three miles southwest of Sylvan Grove is the home of Ringler Ranch, where Post Rock Beef is operated by Justin Ringler and Shawn Elder, with their families. Post Rock Beef, Ringler and Elder’s beef business, has served over 100 customers with approximately 5,000 pounds of beef sold, according to the Post Rock Beef website. (Courtesy photo)
By Hailey Dixon for the Lincoln Sentinel Out of 17 applications, eight businesses were selected for the Downtown Revitalization Project by Kelly Larson, Lincoln County…
The Labertew families take education seriously and have also built a successful family agri-business in Labertew Apiaries in their spare time. They’ve made Sylvan Grove their home and believe it is a great place to raise a family and find a real sense of community.
Lincoln County is receiving a Historic Preservation Fund reimbursement grant through the Kansas Historical Society to hopefully gain historic status in various places in the county. A study will be conducted in the Lincoln and Sylvan Grove downtown’s to see if the areas could be eligible for any historic designations. (Photo illustration by Kris Heinze)
Lincoln County and Kansas residents, travelers and readers from across the country now have the opportunity to take a closer look into Post Rock country with the latest online and print edition of the Live Lincoln County magazine.
Lincoln Junior-Senior High School senior Dylan Babcock took home first place at the first annual Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge on March 6. The event, which was sponsored by the Lincoln County Economic Development Foundation and Network Kansas, showcased Lincoln County high schoolers and their potential business ideas at the Finch Theatre and Lincoln Art Center. LJSHS and Sylvan-Lucas Unified High School students presented 24 different concepts to 21 judges, who were local business owners, Lincoln County Economic Development Foundation Directory Kelly Larson said. “I was impressed with what the kids put together,” she said. (photo by Kris Heinze)
Two historic Lincoln County buildings will receive grant funding from the Heritage Trust Fund of the Kansas Historical Society for structural improvements and preservation. The Marshall-Yohe House in Lincoln and the Cross and Morgan General Store in Sylvan Grove were selected after an application process in late 2017 and recent announcement to receive the funds. (Courtesy photos)
The Lincoln Area Chamber of Commerce recently hosted a grand opening and ribbon-cutting event for Hell Creek Cabins. “We came up here, and fell in love with the area,” Hell Creek Cabins owner Kathy Usher said.
Conceptual plans for a walking trail loop and a splash pad in Sylvan Grove aim to improve public infrastructure and increase quality of life in Lincoln County. (Conceptual imagery by Mason Herrman, K-State Regional and Community Planning student.)
On a still and quiet day, you can hear the sound of thousands of bees. All working, coming from and going to stacks of white boxes — all labeled Labertew Apiaries, Sylvan Grove, KS. | Photo credit: Nick Schwien, Hays Daily News
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This past month a new concrete foundation was poured for the Sylvan Grove Union Pacific Railroad Depot, replacing the crumbling underpinning supporting the last surviving depot in Lincoln County.
Nearly $10,000 in funding has been awarded to the Evangelical Lutheran School in Sylvan Grove to support portions of a much larger restoration effort | Photo by Kelly Larson
The Sylvan-Lucas High School gym returned to use in November with a newly installed floor after an April storm left the district with nearly three-quarters…
Historic Sylvan depot moved – Restoration begins with temporary relocation | Photo by Kelly Larson
Eric Frederking says he hopes to give people more options with his family’s recently expanded seed business that includes the former M&G Designs warehouse in downtown Sylvan Grove.
Fly Boy Brewery & Eats, Sylvan Grove: A destination for beer lovers and foodies alike | Photo by Kathie Crispin
The Lincoln County-Sylvan Grove Fairboard has been busy with more than the planning of events for the annual county fair. They’ve also been delivering some much needed TLC to two of the buildings.
The Sylvan Historical Society stages their annual Community Day the first Sunday in June each year in Sylvan Grove’s City Park. Bring your lawn chair and…