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…

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Sherman Co. Convention & Visitors Bureau accepts grant applications

Sherman County Convention and Visitors Bureau is accepting applications for its 2017 Marketing Grants. Last year’s grants were awarded to Sherman County Speedway and Topside Tip-Off. Sherman County event organizers may apply for a marketing grant up to $500. The grant committee will give priority to multi-day events to encourage overnight stays within the county. The…