Donna with Meredith Corporation Project Editor

Sherman County CVB meets major publishing company staff at media event

Sherman County CVB meets with major publication corporation Sherman County Convention and Visitors Bureau was one of 11 communities across Kansas represented at the Kansas Media Event at Meredith Corporation’s headquarters in Des Moines, Iowa, April 11-12. Sherman County CVB was also represented as a member of Kansas I-70 Association. Kansas Tourism sponsored the event. Spending…

Lt. Lyman Kidder

Kidder 150th commemorations begin June 2

Kidder Massacre 150th anniversary to be commemorated in two events Lt. Lyman Kidder, 10 enlisted men and a Lakota guide Red Bead left Fort Sedgwick, Colo., June 29, 1867, to take messages to Lt. Col. George Custer. They rode to disaster. The army never saw any of Kidder’s command alive again. They all died in…

Riding the Tilt-A-Whirl

Saddle up for a historic Independence Day weekend

Turn back the hands of time during a long Independence Day weekend in Sherman County. The weekend features reenactments of historic Sherman County events and the traditional fireworks show. Lt. Lyman Kidder, his guide Red Bead and 10 soldiers all died in battle with Native Americans in July 1867. Cattle and cowboys from Texas trod…


Museum commemorates World War I centennial

High Plains Museum will host exhibits on local medical history, World War I The High Plains Museum, 1717 Cherry, Goodland, has two new exhibits currently on display: “The Literature of Prescription: Charlotte Perkins Gilman and ‘The Yellow Wall-Paper‘” and our own companion exhibit, “Goodland’s Medical Transfiguration”.  Also on display is a World War I exhibit that…