The Fourth of July has always been my favorite holiday. My hometown of Pittsville, Wisc., has a population of 800 that easily quadruples for the festivities. We have a quintessential
As if settlers in Lincoln County, Kan., had not endured enough from Cheyenne raids across north-central Kansas in 1868, terror returned to the Saline River valley on May 30, 1869.
Residents of the Canren Addition, in the south part of Ellsworth, are upset because a developer plans to build a dozen single family homes in the area. They attended meetings
Support the local cancer fund In the past fiscal year, the Ellsworth County Cancer Fund has distributed $20,234.79 from the Smoky Hills Charitable Foundation and $7,522.30 from other local sources.
I am here, in the house, writing this column because we had another round of rain, and I cannot be out mowing hay. I said last summer I was not
The spring of 1874 was an uneasy season for settlers on the southern Kansas frontier. The Comanches attacked Kansas buffalo hunters at Adobe Walls in late June. The hunters who
Maj. Eugene Carr closely followed events related to the Cheyenne Dog Soldier raids of May 30 to June 2, 1869, through north-central Kansas. Carr’s 5th Cavalry had encountered the same
As anyone who keeps a household budget can attest, the unexpected happens all the time. A refrigerator evaporator fan motor fails. Some part on your car you never realized existed
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