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Welcome to the Topside of Kansas! We are excited to share our community with you and want you to enjoy the land of wide-open spaces, quiet sunrises, breathtaking sunsets, and starry night skies. 

Whether you are traveling through or looking to relocate to our community, we invite you to see the sights of Sherman County. From the Kidder Massacre to the Big Easel, Sherman County has many diverse attractions. Visit the High Plains Museum or experience some local art at the Carnegie Art Center downtown. Don’t forget to let your taste buds delight in some of our local favorite eateries. Whether it’s one of our quaint restaurants located on Main Street or opt for the convenience of the many restaurants off the Interstate on Exit 17, there are plenty of choices to satisfy your cravings. 

We look forward to having you in our community and can’t wait to share all that we have to offer. Enjoy and be sure to visit again!

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Community Events

March 2024
March 4

FFA Poultry Competition
Time: 1:30pm - 4:00pm
Location: Downs

March 5

FFA Pie and Labor Auction
Time: 5:00pm - 7:30pm
Location: Cafeteria and Auditorium

March 6

State Basketball Tournament (Boys)
Location: Hutchinson

March 10

Spring Break

March 11

Spring Break

March 12

Spring Break

March 13

Spring Break

March 14

Spring Break

March 15

Spring Break

March 16

FCCLA Pot of Gold
Location: TBA

March 20

NHS Blood Drive
Time: 8:00am - 3:00pm
Location: High School Gym

March 21

Baseball vs. Colby
Time: 3:00pm - 9:00pm
Location: Home

GWAC Forensics
Time: 3:00pm - 9:30pm
Location: Holcomb

March 25

Board of Education Meeting
Time: 6:00pm - 8:00pm

March 26

FFA Livestock Judging
Time: 8:00am - 2:00pm
Location: Smith Center

Time: 3:00pm - 9:00pm
Location: Burlington

Softball vs. Colby
Time: 3:00pm - 8:00pm
Location: Home

Kindergarten Concert
Time: 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Location: Auditorium

Kindergarten Concert
Time: 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Location: Auditorium

March 27

GWAC Middle School Festivall
Location: Hugoton

March 28

ACT Make-Up Exam
Location: TBA

JH Track and Field
Time: 12:00pm - 7:00pm
Location: Stanton County

Varsity Tennis
Time: 12:00pm - 7:00pm
Location: Ellsworth

JV Tennis
Time: 2:00pm - 6:00pm
Location: Phillipsburg

HS Track and Field
Time: 2:00pm - 8:00pm
Location: Ulysses

Time: 3:00pm - 8:00pm
Location: Garden City

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To ensure that Sherman County fully focuses on the future and remains an “Open for Business” Community.


To achieve and maintain the most reasonable, dynamic, and robust business climate in the Sherman County community, by aggressively pursuing all avenues of growth for new and existing businesses, towards the goal of maximizing employment opportunities, tax base, and quality of life.

Key Industries

We have identified industrial sectors which are growing and have a higher than average wage for which the region has a strategic advantage over other areas of Kansas and in the United States.



The Goodland Area Business Enrichment Network is a not-for-profit business organization dedicated to creating a business-friendly environment in Goodland/Sherman County. You will find a Business Community in Goodland that is open to meeting your needs and helping their customers to flourish on the Topside of Kansas.

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