Karla Fleming receives We Kan! award for helping sustain rural culture

Karla Fleming receives We Kan! award

Karla Fleming of Jewel County Justified was presented with a We Kan! award Thursday in a surprise presentation at the Sweden Creme in Mankato. Family and friends were present.

The presentation was made by Marci Penner and WenDee Rowe of the Kansas Sampler Foundation. The Inman-based non-profit has been choosing unsuspecting recipients since 1993 to show appreciation for dedicated work in helping preserve and sustain rural culture.

Fleming's award had the words "Changing the tide" engraved on a round plate made by Elk Falls Pottery. Penner said, "Since I met Karla in the 1990s, I could see that...


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