Santa Fe Boulevard in Ellinwood has been a booming street for new development lately. The Dollar General Store was recently built on Santa Fe or US 56 Highway and now a Casey’s General Store is being constructed to the west of Dollar General.
Bringing in a well-known business such as Casey’s can be scary for local businesses in a small town such as Ellinwood.
City Administrator Bud Newberry feels the new convenience store will not affect smaller businesses much.
(Read more: Great Bend Post)