“Climate and Energy Central” exhibit begins at High Plains Museum

  The High Plains Museum is hosting the traveling exhibit “Climate and Energy Central” from the Kauffman Museum, which is brought to the museum by the Sherman County Community Foundation. This traveling exhibition features Kansas scientists who are working together to address the grand challenges of renewable energy and potential climate change. Their research is…

Big Kansas Road Trip ideas are forming

  Big Kansas Road Trip is coming to Sherman County May 2-5, 2019 An enthusiastic crowd of 50 composed of people from Cheyenne, Sherman and Wallace counties attended the first public meeting for the 2019 Big Kansas Road Trip (BKRT).  The meeting, held in Goodland Sept. 18, was designed to inform businesses, organizations and community…

Historical society to hold fundraising events

You can help restore the United Telephone Building and maintain the Ennis-Handy House by donating to Sherman County Historical Society. In order to gather funds, the Society is holding three fundraisers this fall. Historical Society Garden Party Sept. 13 The Historical Society will host a Garden Party Thursday, Sept. 13. The event begins at 6…

Telephone building accepted to Kansas historic register

Telephone Building named to historic registers

Goodland’s United Telephone Building has been accepted to the Kansas historic register and the National Register of Historic Places. United Telephone Building named to Kansas historic register At their Aug. 12, 2017, meeting, the Kansas Historic Sites Board of Review placed Goodland’s United Telephone Building, 1003 Main, on the Register of Historic Kansas Places. The…

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…