Dani Mangus and Donna Price

Mangus receives first Tourism Scholarship

Sherman County Convention and Visitors Bureau awarded its first Tourism Scholarship to 2016 Goodland Junior-Senior High graduate Dani Mangus of Kanorado. Mangus intends to major in agribusiness at Kansas State University. Several quality students applied and the bureau’s Scholarship Committee chose Mangus. Mangus follows all her brothers to K-State. The bureau established the scholarship to…

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Cattle drive: Best July 4 tradition

“This is the best July 4 tradition we’ve ever attended,” a couple from Illinois told Trail Boss Ken Klemm. This tradition was the Second Annual Great Western Cattle Drive held July 4 on the historic Homestead Ranch northeast of Goodland. Approximately 100 people came to the event near the site of Bray Post Office, the…

Terri with a zebra at the horse hotel

Slide on Inn to a horse hotel

  Zebras are not an animal normally found in Sherman County. But sometimes out of the ordinary appears. Madison Shambaugh, also known as Mustang Maddy, stopped at Slideoninn Horse Hotel west of Edson for a night. Shambaugh trains and gentles mustangs. The zebra came from a petting zoo in Indiana. Terri Anderson, Slide on Inn’s…

Three counties gain scenic byway prize

The three Land and Sky Scenic Byway counties got a big prize June 2. That day, Kansas Department of Transportation Secretary Mike King signed a designation resolution. It turned the northern 88 miles of Highway 27 into the 12th Kansas byway. “We are excited to extend the byway program into Northwest Kansas,” King said. The…

Land and Sky Scenic Byway designation letterhead

State designates Land and Sky Scenic Byway

  The entire text of Kansas Department of Transportation’s press release appears below. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 6, 2016 Land and Sky Scenic Byway officially designated in Northwest Kansas The Kansas Byways Program will soon grow by one with the addition of the newly designated Land and Sky Scenic Byway in Northwest Kansas. Land and…

Enjoy horseplay July 4 at Great Western Cattle Drive

Return to 1882 horseplay at Great Western Cattle Drive Enjoy authentic 1882 horseplay with the cowboys as they celebrate 106 years of America on July 4 in northeast Sherman County. The Second Annual Commemorative Great Western Cattle Drive will roll at historic Homestead Ranch 19 miles northeast of Goodland, Kansas at 4 p.m. Mountain Time.…

ShCVB supports local tourism’s future

Building for the future The Sherman County Convention and Visitors Bureau (ShCVB) is a destination marketing organization. It promotes what makes Sherman County an interesting, fun and historic destination to visit and to live. This year ShCVB has started two programs. One will help provide for the future of the travel industry in general. One…