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Pony Express Festival Lineup Set For August 31st

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When Abraham Lincoln was elected the 16th U. S. President on November 6, 1860, the news reached the West Coast by Pony Express. When Pony Express Festival goers this year watch a re-enactment of that famous ride, Abraham Lincoln will be on hand to witness the mochila exchange. That is, someone claiming to be “Honest Abe” will be there…with his ... Read More »

Big Indian Lake Opens

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Big Indian Lake, south of Wymore, has reopened after five years and 1.1 million dollars in renovations were completed. Read More »

Kansas Historical Society offers Pawnee Indian program

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by Bruce Dierking THE KANSAS HISTORICAL SOCIETY WILL COORDINATE A PROGRAM SUNDAY EVENING AT THE PAWNEE INDIAN STATE HISTORIC SITE IN REPUBLIC COUNTY.  AMERICAN TRAILS THROUGH PAWNEE COUNTRY WILL EXPLORE THE IMPACT OF THE SANTE FE AND OREGON TRAILS ON THE CENTRAL PLAINS.  THE TRAILS RAN THROUGH PAWNEE INDIAN TERRITORY.  THE PROGRAM IS SUNDAY EVENING, 7 PM AT THE PAWNEE ... Read More »