Kathleen Norman, Assistant Director of Stafford County Economic Development, is facilitating Empowerment Training with the Jobs of America’s Graduates-Kansas (JAG-K) Program at Stafford High School. She has been coming to the school weekly and will wrap up this nine-week pilot session in early December.

Remote RN to BSN Program Available in St. John

RN to BSN Program available at Workspace 311 through Fort Hays State University.

There are solutions to the rural Kanas housing crisis

With all its intricacies and individualism, St. John, Kansas offers residents a unique way of life in south-central Kansas. Yet, St. John is similar to most towns across America in one core way: its struggle for adequate affordable housing.

Interns bring collaboration efforts to St. John

Two cyclists-turned-interns, Elizabeth “Lizzy” Baker and Eliza Lawrence, arrived in St. John in late June and began work with Eco Devo.

Downtown Mural Project in St. John

A new mural will be painted on the south facing wall on the northwest corner of 2nd and Main in St. John. The project is sponsored by the Kansas Creative Arts Industry Commission and The Church of Jesus Christ in St. John.

New AmeriCorps VISTA Alert!

Stafford County Economic Development would like your help in welcome two new AmeriCorps VISTAs to Stafford County!  Meet these young individuals below:

Workspace 311 helps tackle COVID-19

Stafford County Economic Development, much like the rest of the country, has been figuring out creative ways to be useful in this new and uncertain time.

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Stafford County Economic Development Director Carolyn Dunn was presented with a We Kan! award

Giving Tuesday

This Giving Tuesday, Stafford County Economic Development is raising funds to help county residents through their programming at Workspace 311.

Call for Artists in St. John

The community of St. John is seeking artist’s proposals to bring life, energy and something unique to St. John in a way that tells about the founding of the town.