Stockton National Bank acquires Norton bank

The Stockton National Bank has announced that they have agreed in principle to acquire First Security Bank and Trust of Norton, Kansas, effective March 4, 2014. First Security Bank and Trust operates two (2) full-service banking offices in Norton, KS Read on! →

Jade’s Classic Automotive opens in Plainville

Members of the Plainville Chamber of Commerce were on hand the 3rd week of October, 2013 to welcome the Krumpe family and their new business–Jade’s Classic Automotive–to town. Alan Krumpe, owner and operator, specializes in classic restoration of automobiles. The Read on! →

Stockton receives Moderate Income Housing grant

TOPEKA – Ten Kansas communities will share $2.1 million in funding to build moderate-income housing and infrastructure in rural areas. The Moderate-Income Housing (MIH) Program, an initiative funded by the State of Kansas and administered by Kansas Housing Resources Corporation Read on! →

Wiggles and Giggles Day Care opens in Stockton

(excerpts from Stockton Sentinel) Owners and operators of Wiggles & Giggles, LLC, Rebecca Creighton and Jordan Carpenter, consider their new day care center in Stockton a home away from home.  The doors at 511 Main Street officially opened on Monday, Read on! →

Luxury manufacturing – in Kansas

Designer Chuck Comeau set up his high-style business in an offbeat location: A windswept Kansas plain 240 miles away from a major airport. By Hope Hamashige Last Updated: September 18, 2009: 12:42 PM ET High style on the prairie PLAINVILLE, Kan. Read on! →

There’s No Place Like Home

Entrepreneur Chuck Comeau relocated his international luxury furnishings company to the rural Kansas town where he grew up and learned preservation isn’t just a way to celebrate community—it’s good for business, too. by Gwendolyn Purdom | From Preservation | When Read on! →