Monday, March 30, 2020

Bradley Penka


Travel & Tourism

The Economic Development office also serves as the Rush County Tourism Office serving as a central contact agency for Rush County Historical Society, the Kansas Barbed Wire Association, and other local tourist and historical sites.

Hours & Fees

Rush County
Historical Society

Barbed Wire Museum

Rush County Economic Development

715 Elm - P.O. Box 326
La Crosse, KS 67548

Phone 785-222-2808



The purpose of Rush County Economic Development is to work to bring people in the county together as a community, increase the quality of life in order to attract new residents, stimulate business growth and development, and make greater opportunity for youth.

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Economic Development Committee

Meetings: (meeting times vary: call for information)

Kansas Barbed Wire Museum - Hagemeier Conference Room

Kara Jecha, President

John Seymour, Vice-President

Bradley Penka, ED Administrator

Brian Baalmann

Dustin Day

Debbie Likens

Nicole Rainey

Jared Petersilie, Extension Agent