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Sen. Jerry Moran (left) chats Saturday at Lanning's Pharmacy with (clockwise) Bill Walter, Matt Classen, and Leland Heidebrecht.
A sentinel of the rolling hills, "The Whistling Warrior," a 15-foot tall metal statue, stands proudly atop a base of railroad ties Friday in the a remote corner of Marion County, near 350th and Eagle Rds.
Jason Backhus, 31, of Tampa prepares to install a new bit in a water well drilling rig. He and his Grandpa Paul Backhus, 81, have been working the business together since Jason graduated from high school in 2001. It was begun in 1919 by Paul's father, William Backhus.
Freshmen Alli Molleker and Sam Richmond work on pole vaulting at practice Tuesday at Warrior Stadium. They are two of about 15 girls out for track this season.