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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…

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.…

A military plane stands in front of the hangar during a fly-in.

Historic hangar preserved by determined sisters

The historic hangar barely escapes demolition Renner Field’s barrel hangar was a 1934 Works Progress Administration (WPA) project and it was nearly demolished. In 2006, then-Goodland City Manager Wayne Hill estimated restoration costs at $150,000 to $200,000. He said it wasn’t “historic enough” to save. Watson Hevner’s daughters stepped in. Hevner managed the airport from…