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... weekend at the park just outside Strong City, Kansas. View a wide selection of local quilts on display in the historic limestone barn from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sept. 4-6 and vote for your favorite quilt. ...
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Autumn is a great time to visit the Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve located in Kansas. Cooler temperatures, crisp clear skies, and beautiful autumn colors in the prairie offer a welcome change from ...
... at Sand Creek. Some of these events included the responses to the June 27th Proclamation, a chase of Left Hand's emissaries down the Arkansas River and up Sand Creek, the Little Blue raids, and the ...
6. National Parks Re-open Across the West
(National & State Parks/Other NPs)
... visitors to Homestead," said Superintendent Mark Engler. "Autumn is a particularly special season to enjoy all that the park has to offer." Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve in Strong City, Kansas, ...
... additional daily flight to Kansas City, Mo.* (Sept. 3) Additional flights to both Indianapolis and Columbus, Ohio resulting in daily service (Sept. 3) Retimed daily service to Tampa, Fla., and Raleigh, ...
8. Fort Smith Has Lots of History and Carolyn Joyce To Bring It To Life
(Travel/OnTravel in the West / Paul Lasley)
Carolyn Joyce is a national treasure. In costume or not she brings the history and lore of Fort Smith, Arkansas to life as few people can. Of course, getting to tell people about a brothel that is on the ...
... White River drains a watershed spanning 17.8 million acres across 60 counties in Arkansas and Missouri. It is home to 1.2 million people who rely on the economic impact that recreation, tourism, agriculture, ...
10. These Are Exciting Times for Western Authors, Publishers
(People & Lifestyle/Editor's Blog / Mike Harris)
... version of Skeeter's Dream, a wonderful book written by Candace Manley. This tale, set in post-Civil War Arkansas and Texas, is written for the young adult audience and is an exciting, action-driven story ...
Take a peek at what holiday settings were like during the 1880s when Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve located near Strong City, Kansas decorates the historic ranch house and headquarters area with cedar, ...
... by landmark) that were announced include: Black Jack Battlefield, Douglas County, Kansas The three-hour Battle of Black Jack, fought on June 2, 1856, marked a culmination of escalating violence in "Bleeding ...
Bradley Harris won the bull riding title at the 2012 Ram Prairie Circuit Finals on Thursday night, Oct. 18; he just didn't know it until Saturday. Harris, of Udall, Kansas, scored 90 points on Silver ...
... than 100-member ranches of the Dude Ranchers' Association (DRA). Located from Arkansas to California, British Columbia to Arizona, these properties are found in, and help preserve some of the most beautiful ...
A hand-crafted reproduction of a Civil War-era ambulance wagon is now on exhibit at Fort Scott National Historic Site in Kansas and will enhance visitor understanding of Fort Scott's role in America's ...
Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve near Strong City, Kansas is starting its prescribed fire season, with burn periods running from March 26 through mid-April 2012, Superintendent Wendy Lauritzen said. ...
... Kansas. The first annual event takes place over Labor Day weekend, Sept. 3 to 5, 2011, when visitors will experience a variety of living history demonstrations and activities held during all three days ...
18. William Jefferson Clinton Birthplace Home Dedicated
(National & State Parks/Other NPs)
President Bill Clinton's birthplace home in Hope, Arkansas was formally dedicated into the National Park System April 16, 2011, making it the newest addition to the National Park Service's list of historic ...
Fort Smith National Historic Site in Arkansas will commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Civil War and Confederate occupation on April 23, 2011 with a variety of programs for park visitors. While ...
... hub. These three markets bring the total of nonstop destinations served from Denver by Frontier to 63. In addition, the carrier announced it will launch new nonstop service between its Kansas City ...
... "It was a humbling experience when I saw all my stuff in the display case," said Flynn, who estimated 60-80 family and friends from Arkansas made the trip for the induction. "Here I was alongside all the ...
... custard there is at Ted Drewes. The country west of St. Louis is a nice mix of scenery and vintage Route 66 establishments. Make a point to stop and look around Lebanon and Carthage. Kansas/Oklahoma ...
... are Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Montana, Nevada, Texas and Washington. "From coast to coast, the National Trails System helps connect American families with the wonders of the ...
The West's pioneer spirit will be celebrated June 5, 2010 when living history interpreters at Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve in Kansas demonstrate historic haying and raking methods using draft horses ...
... that took place that morning in Southeastern Douglas County in Kanasa Territory simply became known as the Battle of Black Jack. It would become part of the saga of "Bleeding Kansas." On ...
Frontier Airlines is now offering daily service between New Orleans and Kansas City with one roundtrip flight, flown using the Embraer 170 aircraft, and the airline said that service between New Orleans ...
... and both New Orleans and Santa Barbara, Calif. The carrier will also launch service from Kansas City, Mo. to New Orleans. The Denver-Fairbanks flights will operate Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday, ...
... can fly first class to Cleveland, Milwaukee, Northwest Arkansas Regional Airport in Bentonville/Springdale, Ark., and Little Rock, Ark. American Eagle said it worked closely with the engineers at Bombardier ...
29. Latest News, Deals & Savings for Jan. 4
(Travel/Western Travel Buzz)
... 9,000-foot railroad side track that adds capacity and reduces delays on the route used by Amtrak Missouri River Runner trains between Kansas City and St. Louis has opened. The new siding, ...
... flag each night in the Grand Entry will be Luke Brown of South Carolina, Jared Smith of Florida, Wade Sundell of Iowa, Blaine Linaweaver of Kansas, Dean Gorsuch of Nebraska, D.V. Fennell of Missouri, Shaun ...
31. Latest News, Deals & Savings for Oct. 19
(Travel/Western Travel Buzz)
Scheduled Air Service Returns to Four Arkansas Cities Oregon-based SeaPort Airlines said it will serve four Arkansas locations from a private terminal at Memphis International Airport, beginning Oct. ...
... traditions, but the heritage of the people who built our agrarian economy. With roots that go deep into Kansas City's history, for 110 years The American Royal's purpose has been to promote agricultural ...
Arkansas is quickly gaining a foothold as one of nation's premier spots for mountain biking. "I think people don't realize quite yet the sheer amount of riding in Arkansas," said Matt McFee, director ...
... in Oakley, Kan.: This park offers complimentary morning coffee from Kansas's own Blacksmith Coffee Roastery as well as complimentary tea from Kansas's Cloud County Tea Company. Visit the Web site at www.highplainscamping.com ...
The federal government has designated 22 trails in 13 states - including trails in California, Kansas, Nebraska and Texas - as newly recognized National Recreation Trails, adding more than 525 miles of ...
36. Latest News, Deals & Savings for Feb. 23
(Travel/Western Travel Buzz)
... Sioux Falls, South Dakota; Springfield, Missouri, and Wichita, Kansas. "These markets continue to be outstanding for Allegiant," Maurice J. Gallagher Jr., Allegiant Air president & CEO, said. "We're ...
37. National Parks Going Green for the Future
(National & State Parks/Other NPs)
... lights where they are needed. Kansas / Fort Larned National Historic Site. Replace and/or retrofit lighting in the park's visitor center, museum, administrative office and maintenance shop. Minnesota ...
38. A Kansas Girl with Hollywood Dreams
(People & Lifestyle/Book Reviews)
...  At 17, Nell Plat is immersed on a Kansas farm, married to Jack, a dull, thoughtless mama's boy who is disdainful of Nell's lack of culinary skills and unappreciative of her increasing renown as a ...
... time with Santa" and "Skating with Santa." The perfect family outing. www.ftcollins.com Holiday Light Extravaganza on the Historic Arkansas Riverwalk. Each year Pueblo's Riverwalk brings the joy and ...
40. Latest News, Deals & Savings for Nov. 3
(Travel/Western Travel Buzz)
Arkansas Unveils Civil War Anniversary Web Site Plans for observing the 150th anniversary of the American Civil War are starting to be unveiled, and one of the first to detail its offerings is Arkansas. ...
41. Western Author Writes As If She Lived It
(People & Lifestyle/People of the West)
... Luke, and Andy, come to New Mexico from a Kansas farm where their ma and pa have instilled strong family values and ties. Trace, eight years older than Andy, leaves the homestead first to drive a stagecoach ...
42. The Civil War's First Major Battle Fought in the West
(Civil War and the West/Missouri)
... state until driven into Arkansas in early 1862 by federal troops. But the battle for Wilson's Creek (the Confederates called in the battle of Oak Hills) was only the start of fighting ...
43. Arkansas Was the Key to Keeping Missouri in Union Hands
(Civil War and the West/Arkansas)
Pea Ridge National Military Park, just east of the small northwestern Arkansas town of the same name, not only is one of the nation's most intact Civil War battlefields, it is the site of the most pivotal ...
Kansas, Bloody Kansas. Men murdered in cold blood, others wounded or beaten, a town sacked, buildings burned, homes looted, women robbed - and all of this even before the American Civil ...
45. Rebels Push Into New Mexico Territory to Grab California Gold
(Civil War and the West/The Southwest)
... to Mesilla. Battle of Glorieta Pass Sibley, meanwhile, was hearing that federal forces were strengthening to the north and that Colorado volunteers, and possibly Kansas volunteers as well, were reinforcing ...
... had heard that Hickok's specialized in steaks, so we focused on the beef. Offered up were grilled ribeye, sirloin steak, bacon-wrapped filet mignon (6 oz. for $15.95, 8 oz. for $20.95), Kansas City strip, ...
... sesquicentennial already has begun, if you look at Kansas, [the Border War, and the sacking of Lawrence, Kansas in 1856], and John Brown," he said. "One thing I hope we can do is help the public understand ...
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