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Chamber of Commerce Thankful Messages

Chamber of Commerce asks students... What makes you thankful to live in Wallace County? I am thankful for my family and friends. Another thing is our farmers. I am thankful for those things because my family and friends make me happy and the farmers bring us food. I’m... [More]

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Swartz Honored with Quilt of Valor

Richard Swartz was drafted in the Army in 1965 and completed his Basic Training at Fort Leonardwood, Missouri. He completed his Advanced Individualized Training at Fort Leonardwood as well, with Armed Forces Evaluations. Swartz was then transferred to Fort McArthur, outside of... [More]

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From the Editor

Happy Thanksgiving! Thanksgiving has been my favorite time of the year ever since I outgrew the excitement of opening presents under the tree, chasing after the Easter bunny, and gathering candy on Halloween.  And while those preparing the feast for their families might... [More]

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2021 NWKL Teams Announced

The Northwest Kansas League announced the 2021 All-NWKL football teams. Making the cut were seniors Connor Kuhlman and Jake Willems, junior Cade Johnson, and sophomores Jaren Rains, Tyler Korbe, Evan Pearce, and Ace Edwards. Connor Kuhlman was named honorable mention offensive... [More]

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Friendsgiving with the Home Educators

Friendsgiving was celebrated by the Wallace County Home Educators on November 15th. A traditional thanksgiving meal with turkey, dressing, and all the trimmings was enjoyed  by all. Those in attendence were assigned names as a talking point to learn about the passengers... [More]

Community Round Table Scheduled for December 1

All local nonprofits, civic organizations, government offices, businesses, schools, and others serving the public are encouraged to send a representative to the Community Round Table luncheon at the Farm House Restaurant meeting room on Wednesday, December 1, from 12  noon... [More]

Thankful Tales

Who Was Squanto? By Kallie Richardson Squanto’s story begins in 1605 where he was born in the village of his people, the Patuxets.  He was kidnapped by Thomas Hunt who was an English trapper. He and four others were taken to England to be sold as slaves around 1614.... [More]

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Wallace County Home Educators wish you a Happy Thanksgiving

I am thankful for Easter, Food, Snow, Christmas, Turkey – Addilyn Kreger (age 7) I am thankful for My dog, My frens – Alivia Davis (age 9) I am thankful for God, Jesus, My family, My friends, My sisters, My parents, My dog – Amelia Davis (age 6) I am thankful... [More]

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COURT

Michele Howell Makes First Appearance on Arson Charges

Michele Howell appeared in Wallace County District Court on Wednesday, April 7th in person via zoom meeting.  Her court appointed attorney Justin Barrett, Colby opted not to appear with his client for her first appearance. Wallace County Attorney Charles Moser appeared on... [More]

Margheim and Schippers Sentenced in Wallace County District Court

Jake Wilson Margheim appeared in Wallace County District Court on November 12th, 2020 for sentencing in case number 17 CR 33.  Margheim had been charged with 1 count of unlawful possession with intent to distribute marijuana, a level 4 drug felony, on January 28, 2017.  Margheim... [More]

Traffic Court July-December 2020

Elmer Nelson of Lamar, CO was fined $93 plus court costs on 9/3/2020 - cited driving 73 mph in a 55 mph zone on 1/18/1994 by WACOSO. Kathleen Brammer of Grain Valley, MO was fined $69 plus court costs on 9/10/20250 – cited driving 79 mph in a 65 mph zone on 10/05/2018 by... [More]

Small Claims Court Proceedings

Case number 2020-SC-2 D Walker Concrete, LLC vs Jory Parks. On June 15th, 2020 (plaintiff) D Walker Concrete LLC filed claim against (defendant) Jory Parks, DBA Heartcross Ranch Designs LLC in the amount of $1150.25 for concrete delivered, plus $15 for sheriff service and $67.50... [More]

District Court Sentencings

Rolando Gonzales appeared in Wallace County District Court on January 12, 2020 for sentencing in case number 2019-CR-10 with court appointed attorney Christopher Rohr of Colby, Kans. On February 13, 2019, Gonzales had been found guilty of count 1 Possession of a Controlled Substance,... [More]

Traffic Court March - June

Skyler Jacob Adams Urban, Goodland Kans, transporting an open container, purchase/possession/comume by minor. Deferred adjudication, 12 months. Court Costs $108. William M Dysart, Jr., Weatherford, Okla, driving 82 mph in a 65 mph zone, Fined $87, court cost $108.  Shane... [More]

Wallace County District Court Proceedings

Rene Trevino appeared in Wallace County District Court on October 2, 2019 for sentencing in case number 2019 CR 12.  Trevino had been charged with 1 Count Domestic Battery, a Class B, Person Misdemeanor on September 7, 2019.  He appeared in court with court-appointed... [More]

Traffic Court for January and February

Catherine Elizabeth Capra, Pleasant Hill, Mo, driving 78 mph in a 65 mph zone, deferred, court costs $108. Justin Blake Meyer, St. Francis, Kans, liquor purchased by minor, nolo contendre, fined $200, court costs $239. Transporting an open container, guilty plea, fined $200.... [More]

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TIMES

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Times Gone Past - Week of Nov 25, 2021

15 Years Ago (2006) The Strand Theater was showing “The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause” starring Tim Allen, Martin Short, and Elizabeth Mitchell. The following movie was “Man of the Year” starring Robin Williams, Laura Linney, Lewis Black, and Christopher... [More]

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Times Gone Past - Week of Nov 18, 2021

20 Years Ago (2001) The Strand Theater was showing “Riding in Cars With Boys” starring Drew Barrymore, Steve Zahn, and James Woods. The following movie was “Monsters, Inc.” featuring the voices of Billy Crystal and John Goodman. Forrest (Snick) &... [More]

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Times Gone Past - Week of Nov 4, 2021

30 Years Ago (1991) The Strand Theater was showing “Problem Child 2” starring John Ritter and Gilbert Gottfried. The following movie was “Necessary Roughness” starring Scott Bakula, Sinbad, and Kathy Ireland. The Broadside featured Matt Pearce and... [More]

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Times Gone Past - Week of Oct 28, 2021

15 Years Ago (2006) The Strand Theater was showing “The Grudge 2” starring Sarah Michelle Gellar. The following movie was “Flushed Away” featuring the voices of Hugh Jackman, Kate Winslet, Andy Serkis, and Ian McKellen. The wedding photograph of Keith... [More]

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Times Gone Past - Week of Oct 21, 2021

20 Years Ago (2001) The Strand Theater was showing “The Glass House” starring Diane Lane, Leelee Sobieski, and Stellan Skarsgard. The following movie was “Serendipity” starring John Cusack and Kate Beckinsale. The Cardiac Arrest event in Wallace County... [More]

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Times Gone Past - Week of Oct 14, 2021

25 Years Ago (1996) The Strand Theater was showing “Tin Cup” starring Kevin Costner, Rene Russo, Cheech Marin, and Don Johnson. The following movie was “First Kid” starring Sinbad, Timothy Busfield, and Brock Pierce. Stan Weeks of Sharon Springs and... [More]

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Times Gone Past - Week of Oct 7, 2021

30 Years Ago (1991) The Strand Theater was showing “Point Break” starring Patrick Swayze, Keanu Reeves, and Gary Busey. The following movie was “Hot Shots!” starring Charlie Sheen, Valeria Golino, Cary Elwes, and Lloyd Bridges. Mr. & Mrs. Louis... [More]

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Times Gone Past - Week of Sep 30, 2021

7 Years Ago (2014) The Strand Theater was showing “When the Game Stands Tall.” The movie was about football coach Bob Ladouceur, who took the De La Salle High School Spartans from obscurity to a 151-game winning streak. It starred Jim Caviezel, Laura Dern, and Alexander... [More]

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BUGLE NOTES

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Bugle Notes - October 21, 2021

The Museum is in the final weeks of our summer visitation schedule. With the switch to Standard Time on Sunday Nov. 7, we will begin our winter hours of Thurs-Fri-Sat 10-4 pm MST.  Special tours can be set up outside these hours by calling the Museum at 785.891.3564. ... [More]

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Bugle Notes - September 23, 2021

We are thrilled to announce the dedication of the Ruth Jackson Reading Room of the Capt. Myles Keogh Research Library, which took place Saturday during the Exposition. Speakers included Lt.Col. (Ret) DK Clark, Capt. Myles Keogh (Bill Rini, NY, NY) and FWMA President Jayne Humphrey... [More]

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Bugle Notes - September 16, 2021

Our 2021 Exposition is now in the books and we are so grateful for the dozens of historians, volunteers and sponsors that made it possible! Record-breaking heat also came to call as an unwelcome guest, but with shade and truckloads of iced water bottles, we were able to persevere... [More]

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Bugle Notes - September 2, 2021

Here comes a busy two weeks at the Fort Wallace Museum!  We are excited about the return of the Big Boy 4014 to Wallace County! Everyone is invited to a “Big Boy Watch Party” at the 1879 Kansas Pacific Railroad House in Wallace. There will be free hot dogs, chips... [More]

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Bugle Notes - August 26, 2021

The summer is winding down for us all and the start of school is right around the corner! We are busy planning our events for September, including our Outdoor History Education event set for Friday, Sept. 10 (8:30 am-3:00 pm MT) and Saturday, Sept. 11 (9:00 am-1:00 pm MT.) The... [More]

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Bugle Notes - August 26, 2021

The summer is winding down for us all and the start of school is right around the corner! We are busy planning our events for September, including our Outdoor History Education event set for Friday, Sept. 10 (8:30 am-3:00 pm MT) and Saturday, Sept. 11 (9:00 am-1:00 pm MT.) The... [More]

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Bugle Notes - July 29, 2021

There is SO much happening at the Fort Wallace Museum! Make a visit to the Museum one of your daytime family activities during Fair Week! We are open all week, M-Sat 9-5 MT, Sun 1-5 MT. There is plenty to interest any member of the family, including the little ones! We do ask... [More]

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Bugle Notes - July 8, 2021

The sculpted figure of Buffalo Soldier Reuben Waller (installed in May 2021) is continuing to attract comment and interest. Private Waller was stationed at Fort Wallace as an enlisted soldier of the 10th Cavalry which was instrumental in rescuing Forsyth’s Scouts in the... [More]

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