College News


Throughout the summer, the Barton Community College STEM Club has also provided fun-filled activities for children who attend the Child Development Center to help foster an interest in science, technology, engineering and mathematics, which Biology Instructor Charlotte Cates said is of the utmost importance

Barton Community College has unveiled an impressive array of textile art titled “Material Pulses: Seven Viewpoints,” which is an exhibition focused on the art of quilt-making. It includes 17 works by seven fiber artists representing the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom.

As of June 1st the Drought Monitor reports no drought in Kansas and only abnormally dry conditions in small patches in NE and SE Kansas.  Warmer, seasonable temperatures combines with good soil moisture should allow wheat to mature pretty normally unless there is leaf disease pressure. 

June 2, 2021
Story by Joe Vinduska
Photo by Brandy Swartz

There is a special brand of heroes living in our communities. They stand ready to respond to natural or man-made disasters and allow us to take safety for granted. They are people like Janet Charbonneau, the Assistant Emergency Manager for Des Moines County, Iowa, who pursued such a career out of an altruistic desire to serve her neighbors.