Kirt and Keith Mautz are brothers and graduates of Olathe High School who have harnessed the American free enterprise spirit to build their Olathe feedlot operation into a busy hub of local resource use and innovation.
The brothers, who are in partnership in the Banner Road operation with their mom, Penney, have branched out from the feedlot into composting, custom grinding and feed mixing, and another experimental enterprise – biochar.
The first time Ayla Bristow tried her hand at painting, she uncovered a hidden talent. With her first strokes she created a series of snow-capped peaks under an early-morning sky.
Whoever said you can't trust a skinny cook has never met Miletta Knob. Despite the legions of pies, cakes, loaves of bread and German specialties she's cooked over the years, she has stayed trim and fit.
The three Archuleta brothers — Will, Ellis and Bennett — all think alike when it comes to choosing musical instruments: percussion!
Will, who is a second-semester sophomore at University of North Texas, auditioned to be accepted into his school's piano program when he was a fifth grader in Austin, Texas.