Local laundromat helps small Kansas town survive
June 25, 2017
COTTONWOOD FALLS, Kan. (AP) — Several small, rural communities in southern Kansas are working together to keep crucial businesses in the area so that towns can continue to survive.
The 24-hour Wash-O-Rama laundromat is evolving into a destination point in Cottonwood Falls, a town with fewer than 900 residents.
Wash-O-Rama owners Christy and Luke Davis view the business as their vision in helping support rural Kansas quality of life.
"There are a lot of economic stories based on both internal and external surveys on what the economic needs in the community were," Christy Davis said. "I was...