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Dirty Kanza is Coming!

Dirty Kanza is coming! Emporia will soon welcome approximately 2,200 bicycle riders to town who will compete in the Dirty Kanza. There are 1,000 riders registered in the signature event, Dirty Kanza 200. The 100-mile DK Half Pint has 600 riders and the 50-mile DK Lite has 300 riders. Registration for the 20-mile DK Fun…

National Tourism Week

Next week we will celebrate National Travel & Tourism Week (May 1-7, 2016). NTTW was established by Congressional resolution in 1983 and is the annual salute to travel in America. Saluting and celebrating travel? What’s up with that? This celebration is a “toot your own horn” event allowing communities to showcase the impact of travel…

Dynamic Discs: the story of a local dreamer turned disc golf superstar

New plans are being made. (Internal monologue about to happen) …Hmmm.  1 disc costs $15 at the local store.  If I buy 10 discs straight from the manufacturer it will knock the cost down to $10 for each.  I can then sell them for $12.50 locally.  That will make me a couple of dollars as…

My Ten Thousandth Smile While Playing Disc Golf

We stood on the 1st tee at a course in Ft. Worth, TX. It was my home course. I had played this hole more times than I could count and butchered it more times than I cared to remember. It was about 275’ down a walking path in the woods. The fairway, and I use…