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Governor Colyer Congratulates O'Brates, Palmer Manufacturing

Friday, September 21, 2018

This story originally appeared on Greater Garden City.com on 8/7/18, written by Scott Aust.  Gov. Jeff Colyer stopped in Garden City on Tuesday morning at Palmer Manufacturing and Tank, 2814 W. Jones Ave., to celebrate and congratulate the O’Brate family for reacquiring the company, a deal that was announced last week. “We just want to say thank you for all that’s happened here in Garden City in bringing Palmer back into the fold and to build their business again. Did you kind of miss them a little bit, Cecil?” Colyer said. Acquired by Cecil O’Brate in 1966, Palmer Manufacturing and Tank was sold...
Grill Specialty Store Gearing up to open in Downtown Garden City

Friday, September 21, 2018

This story originally appeared at Greater Garden City.com on 8/14/18 and was written by Scott Aust. Backyard grill masters are in for a treat soon in the form of the newest addition to downtown Garden City. Klaus Wood Pellets, 401 N. Main St., will be a barbecue specialty store that focuses mainly on selling Traeger Grills, as well as a variety of barbecue spices including products made right here in the state of Kansas. “We’re going to have a wall that has ‘Made in Kansas’ products,” Owner Ryan Klaus said. “And we’re going to have different kinds of cooking products, like fire disc...