NEWS

Making our escape

After an evening immersed in the ugly history of WWII and the Holocaust, we emerged from the Anne Frank House to find the sun had set on the busy city of Amsterdam. Businesses that had been family-friendly were closed or transformed into nightclubs. The subzero weather did little... [More]

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2024 Basketball Edition

Check out the 2024 Basketball Edition under the Online Edition tab.

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WPAA to feature Acoustic Eidolon

Specializing in American and European contemporary folk, including Celtic, classical and original music, Acoustic Eidolon will perform for the Western Plains Arts Association, Sunday, Feb. 25 at the Goodland High School Auditorium. Acoustic Eidolon has appeared for WPAA numerous... [More]

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Kansas Bankers Announce Annual Award Winners - Soil Conservation Award

The Kansas Bankers Soil Conservation Award is given each year by the Kansas Bankers Association cooperating with NRCS, FSA, Extension Service, Kansas State University, State Conservation Commission and the Wallace County Conservation District. The award is presented each year... [More]

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Kansas Bankers Announce Annual Award Winners - Windbreak Award

The Kansas Bankers Windbreak Award is given each year by the Kansas Bankers Association cooperating with NRCS, FSA, Extension Service, Kansas State University, State Conservation Commission and the Wallace County Conservation District. The award is presented each year to stimulate... [More]

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Area Athletes Join the 1000 Point Club

Area Athletes Join the 1000 Point Club

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2023 Conservation Poster Winners

Conservation Poster Winners:  Front Row - Parker Schattel, Tristan Cox, Nora Heyl, Brantlie Marbut, Legend Brown, Kit Sexson, Cale Lock. Center Row - Landri Cox, Paige Lock, Sterling Brown, Cassidy Shippy, Back Row - Oriana Romero, Dayton Fischer, Carter Cox, Mason Cox,... [More]

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Greeley-Wallace County Healthcare Foundation Donates $10,000

Janice Fahrenholtz joined Chrysanne Grund and Trice Watts at the Greeley County Long Term Care to present a $10,000 check for the LTC Courtyard project.  This generous donation will help the LTC and hospital enjoy the patio area and make it more functional and usable.  The... [More]

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TIMES

Times Gone Past 2/20/24

20 Years Ago (2004) The Strand Theater was showing Peter Pan starring Jeremy Sumpter, Rachel Hurd-Wood and Jason Isaacs. The following movie was 50 First Dates starring Adam Sandler and Drew Barrymore. The public was invited to the upcoming bridal shower for Tara Cikanek,... [More]

Times Gone Past 2/13/24

25 Years Ago (1999) The Strand Theater was showing Step Mom starring Julia Roberts, Susan Sarandon, and Ed Harris. The following movie was Patch Adams starring Robin Williams, Monica Potter, and Philip Seymour Hoffman. The U. S. Postal Service issued its newest commemorative... [More]

Times Gone Past 2/6/24

30 Years Ago (1994) The Strand Theater was showing A Perfect World starring Kevin Costner, Clint Eastwood, and Laura Dern. The following movie was The Pelican Brief starring Julia Roberts and Denzel Washington. Weskan 6th grader painted a mural of a drawing by Tina Johnson... [More]

Times Gone Past 1/30/24

7 Years Ago (2017) The Strand Theater was showing Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, starring Felicity Jones and Diego Luna. The following movie was Hidden Figures starring Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer, and Janelle Monáe. The Kansas Bankers Soil Conservation Award... [More]

Times Gone Past 1/23/24

15 Years Ago (2009) The Strand Theater was showing Marley & Me starring Owen Wilson, Jennifer Aniston, and Kathleen Turner. The Weskan Youth Group Tupperware and Bake Sale was held on Saturday from 9-12 at the Weskan Firehouse. Proceeds would go to LIFE 2010. WCHS... [More]

Times Gone Past 1/16/24

20 Years Ago (2004) The Strand Theater was showing Something’s Gotta Give starring Jack Nicholson, Diane Keaton, and Keanu Reeves. The following movie was Cheaper by the Dozen starring Steve Martin and Bonnie Hunt. Jerry Moran stopped by the Senior Center to visit... [More]

Times Gone Past 1/9/24

25 Years Ago (1999) The Strand Theater was showing The Prince of Egypt featuring the voices of Val Kilmer, Ralph Fiennes, Michelle Pfeiffer, and Sandra Bullock. The following movie was Mighty Joe Young starring Bill Paxton and Charlize Theron. Connie Hudson would serve food... [More]

Times Gone Past 1/2/24

30 Years Ago (1994) The Strand Theater was showing Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit starring Whoopi Goldberg, Kathy Najimy, and Maggie Smith. The following movie was Wayne’s World 2 starring Mike Myers, Dana Carvey, and Christopher Walken. Coyote columnist Brandi Van... [More]

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Bugle Notes 11/28/23

The Christmas Season approaches! Our annual Candlelight Christmas Service will be held on Sunday, December 3rd at 5:00 MT, starting at the 1888 Bethany Lutheran Church located on the west side of our Museum grounds. The traditional Swedish Lutheran service in the historic atmosphere... [More]

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Bugle Notes 10/31/23

On Thursday evening, Nov. 2nd, come on over at 6 pm to hear a most talented musician, mandolinist and singer/songwriter John DePew! We will be hosting John inside the 1888 Bethany Lutheran Church. John Depew is a Kansas-based musician, songwriter, and traveler with a knack for... [More]

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Bugle Notes 10/24/23

The fall travel season has featured strong attendance at the Fort Wallace Museum, with many retired couples and international travelers coming through. Our RV Park has also been busy, with many people staying to experience the local flavor of Wallace County. Our summer hours... [More]

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Ft Wallace Museum Holds 4th Annual Education Day

This past Friday and Saturday, the Fort Wallace Museum grounds once again sprang to life -this time with the sights and sounds of a Native American village. 10 traditional tipis glowed in the sun, as well as military tents and a complete 1800s chuckwagon set-up. During Friday’s... [More]

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Bugle Notes - Native Tribes of the High Plains

On Friday, Sept. 8 and Saturday, Sept. 9, the Fort Wallace Museum grounds will come alive with the stories of the Native Tribes of the High Plains during the History Exposition and Outdoor Education Days. There will be demonstrations and talks on topics including home life, tools... [More]

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Bugle Notes 8/22/23

We are very excited about our upcoming History Exposition and Outdoor History Days “Native Tribes of the High Plains!” Please plan to join us on Sept. 8-9 on the grounds of the Fort Wallace Museum.  Our grounds will be open for demonstrations on Friday, Sept.... [More]

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Bugle Notes 8/15/23

On, Friday, Sept. 8 and Saturday, Sept. 9, the Fort Wallace Museum grounds will come alive with the Native American story, with demonstrations and talks on home life, tools and weapons, flint-knapping, games, ledger art, pony painting, beading, languages, trading and stories.... [More]

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Bugle Notes 7/11/23

A busy summer continues at the Museum! Several of our members have been hard at work with efforts to put a roof on the Gill School House just inside Logan County on Plains Road. We believe this to be the last remaining one-room school house in either Logan or Wallace County.... [More]

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