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Kidder’s Last Stand

Kidder’s Last Stand In 1867, Sherman County did not exist. No one permanently lived within what would become the county. But history was made here that year, a last stand involving George Armstrong Custer and the Seventh Cavalry. Nine years before Custer’s Last Stand at the Battle of Little Bighorn, Custer found the corpses of…

Land and Sky Byway receives kiosk, signage through agencies’ efforts

Travelers on the 12 scenic or historic byways in Kansas will enjoy their trips even more this year because they’ll learn more about Kansas because of new or upgraded interpretive signs. Contractor crews installed the signs at 39 locations across the state. Kansas Byways benefit the state’s economy Kansas Byways benefit the state in three areas. Byway routes highlight the beauty, history and heritage of Kansas. They help stimulate the economy through tourism and promote a positive image of the state. The 12 byways include Land and Sky Scenic Byway. The byway runs 88 miles from the Nebraska-Kansas line…