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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!


SCCD Mission Statement:

The mission of SCCD is to promote new business opportunities, actively support current

businesses, and develop Sherman County as a destination for visitors, economic growth, and



Welcome Center Info

Once you have arrived in Goodland, you’ll want to stop at the Goodland Welcome Center for information, brochures, and a list of the current happenings in town before seeing everything Goodland has to offer. Conveniently located in front of the Van Gogh “Big Easel” and Pioneer Dog Park, the Welcome Center at 524 E. Hwy 24 is an excellent resource for all tourists and visitors to the Sherman County community. The Welcome Center was opened in 2017 and houses the office of the Sherman County Community Development Corporation.

Please give us a call before stopping by to ensure someone will be in the office to assist you. 

Welcome Center Winter Hours (December - April)   Welcome Center Summer Hours (May - November)
Please note hours are subject to change.    
Monday: 9:00am to 5:00pm   Monday: 9:00am to 5:00pm
Tuesday: 9:00am to 5:00pm   Tuesday: 9:00am to 5:00pm
Wednesday: 9:00am to 5:00pm   Wednesday: 9:00am to 5:00pm
Thursday: 9:00am to 5:00pm   Thursday: 9:00am to 5:00pm
Friday: 9:00am to 5:00pm   Friday: 9:00am to 5:00pm
Weekends: Closed   Saturday: 10:00am to 2:00pm
    Sunday: Closed


Meet Our Staff


Julica Oharah
Executive Director of
Community Development

Jessica Dinkel
Coordinator of
Community Development



SCCD Board of Directors (Term)

Bill Biermann, President (1st Term)

Matt McKenzie, Vice President (1st Term)

Jacque Livengood, Secretary (1st Term)

Amy Sederstrom, Treasurer (1st Term)

Stephen West, Secretary (1st Term)

Ben Schears, Member (1st Term)

Gennifer House, Member (1st Term)

Travis Angelos, Member (1st Term)


Meeting Minutes & Financials

SCCD By-Laws


SCCD Open Records Request Form

Contact Us


2024 Schedules 

January 30th, 2024              July 30th, 2024

February 27th, 2024.           August 27th, 2024

March 26th, 2024                September 24th, 2024

April 30th, 2024                  October 29th, 2024

May 28th, 2024                   November 26th, 2024

June 25th, 2024                   December 17th, 2024

**Meetings are held at 1:30 PM (MST)