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Friedens Lutheran Church Closes After 125 Years

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The Marshall County Historical Society holds its next meeting Monday, January 9 in Marysville. The program by Pastor Charlene Barnes will be on Friedens Lutheran Church, which closed in December 2010 after serving the Home City community for 125 years. The public is invited — potluck dinner at noon, program at 1:00, Marysville City Building. Read More »

Kansas Celebrates 150 Years with a Variety of Events

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TOPEKA, KS-The Kansas Historical Society invites the public to participate in Kansas Day commemorations January 27-30. Although Kansas Day is officially Saturday, January 29, this year’s events span several days to kick off a year of events commemorating the 150th anniversary of Kansas statehood. The Historical Society’s Kansas Day events include: . Kansas 150 Stamp First Day of Issue Ceremony ... Read More »

Over 100 dogs seized from rescue sanctuary

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DATE: November 2, 2010 @ 0900 Hours       LOCATION: 5675 Southwest 42nd Road, Clatonia OFFENSE: Animal Neglect        CASE: 2010-5162                 On October 27th, 2010, the Gage County Sheriff’s Office received a report of possible neglect stemming from the personal sale of a canine to a citizen.  During the course of the investigation, it was determined that there were approximately in excess ... 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 »

Activities Planned For Hollenberg Pony Express Station 150th Anniversary

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HANOVER, KS—The Kansas Historical Society announced that Hollenberg Pony Express Station State Historic Site celebrate the 150th anniversary of the Pony Express 5 p.m. Monday, June 21. All activities are free and open to the public. Hollenberg Pony Express Station is located four miles north of U.S. 36 on K-148, one mile east of Hanover on K-243. Event highlights include: ... Read More »

Website Launched To Commemorate Kansas’ 150th Birthday

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TOPEKA, KS—January 29, 2011, marks 150 years of statehood for Kansas. The Kansas 150 Advisory Committee launched a website today for communities across Kansas to become involved. The website, ks150.org, is a portal to events, programs, resources, and agencies that commemorate the anniversary of statehood. “We believe the KS150.org website will be the key to success for the Kansas sesquicentennial ... Read More »

Kansas Day Program Offered at the Pawnee Indian Museum

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REPUBLIC, KS— Pawnee Indian Museum State Historic Site will commemorate Kansas Day with a program throughout the day Friday, January 29. The site will be open 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. and regular admission fee of $3 for adults and $1 for students applies. Children five and younger and members of KSHS, inc., are admitted free. The program “Indian Nations ... Read More »

See Eagles soar at Tuttle Creek Reservoir

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MANHATTAN, Kan. – The eagles are landing around Manhattan. With the arrival of winter, migratory bald eagles have been working their way south and passing through Kansas. To offer the opportunity to see our national bird in its native habitat, The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Tuttle Creek Lake has scheduled its annual Eagle Day 2010 for Saturday, Jan. ... Read More »

Christmas Open House at Hollenberg Station

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HANOVER, KS— One of Santa’s first scheduled visits to Washington County will be at the Hollenberg Pony Express Station State Historic Site near Hanover on Saturday, December 5. Plans are in full swing for the annual old-fashioned Christmas open house at the station, a free event. The wood burning stoves will be fired up and kerosene lamps will light the ... Read More »