Area Athletes Head to State Track

On Friday, May 24th, WCHS will send 11 Wildcats to the State Track & Field meet in Wichita, Kans.  Kallie Richardson will be competing in the pole vault. Aubree Richardson, Keely Klinge, Mary Carman, Jaelyn Daily will team up to run the 4x400. Aubree Richardson will... [More]


Stockholm Grain Announces Scholarship Winners

The Stockholm Grain Student Scholarship has awarded $1000 to two students, which is renewable for one additional year contingent on the student being enrolled with at least 12 credit hours. One Student from Wallace County High School and one student from Weskan High school have... [More]


Rice Honored at Annual Crop Service Conference for Years of Service

DODGE CITY, Kan. - ServiTech, the nation's leading agriculture consulting and laboratory company, recently recognized two of its crop service team members. Kirk Rice, Weskan, Kan. and Mike Dart, McDonald, Kan. were recognized for decades of service at the annual ServiTech Professional... [More]


Presenting the Weskan High School Class of 2024

Congratulations to the WHS Class of 2024: (left to right) Shelby Baehler, Von Moruno, Dana Hastedt, Izzy Carrat,   David Langdell, JoAnna Langdell, KyLynn Miller, Brennan Aldridge, Anay Madrid, Ryan Colgrin, and Essi Nykaenen.


Fort Wallace Museum is a venue for Summer Program

The Fort Wallace Museum is proud to announce its participation in the 2024 Kansas Tourism Sunflower Summer program.  The Fort Wallace Museum is a highly-acclaimed regional museum highlighting the history of the early Indian Wars, as well as the stories of the Native Tribes... [More]

Celebrating 70 years of the Rodeo

This weekend marks the 70th year of holding a rodeo in Wallace, Kansas. Cowboys and Cowgirls from Colorado, Nebraska, Texas, Oklahoma, and Kansas will be here, striving for fast times and high-point rides.  Performances will be held on Saturday, May 25th, and Sunday, May... [More]


Meadowlark Madness Program Announced

Northwest Kansas - It’s Meadowlark Madness!  Are you ready for the exciting adventures you can have exploring the museums of Northwest Kansas over the summer?   The Meadowlark Madness program is a way to discover and explore 13 museums from the Northwest Kansas... [More]

How does your garden grow? - Managing soil pH

Soil pH is a measure of its alkalinity or acidity. It directly affects the availability of nutrients. Different plants thrive better in different pH ranges. If you repeatedly have difficulty raising a certain plant, it could be because your soil is out of the range for that plant.... [More]

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Times Gone Past 5/28/24

15 Years Ago (2009) The Strand Theater was showing Star Trek starring Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, and Zoe Saldana. The following movie was Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian starring Ben Stiller, Owen Wilson, and Amy Adams. There would be an Eagle Scout Court... [More]

Times Gone Past 5/21/24

20 Years Ago (2004) The Strand Theater was showing Van Helsing starring Hugh Jackman, Kate Beckinsale, and Richard Roxburgh. The theater was closed for the next few weekends due to renovations. The 30th anniversary of Biking Across Kansas was set to start on June 5 at the... [More]

Times Gone Past 5/14/24

25 Years Ago (1999) The Strand Theater was showing Doug’s 1st Movie featuring the voices of Thomas McHugh, Fred Newman, and Constance Shulman. The theater was closed the following week for graduations. Prairie Village Retirement Community held their open house on Sunday... [More]

Times Gone Past 5/7/24

30 Years Ago (1994) The Strand Theater was showing D2: The Mighty Ducks starring Emilio Estevez, Kathryn Erbe, and Jan Rubes. The following movie was Major League II starring Charlie Sheen, Tom Berenger, Dennis Haysbert, and Bob Uecker. Cauy Hudson, WCHS senior. was awarded... [More]

Times Gone Past 4/30/24

7 Years Ago (2017) The Strand Theater was showing Boss Baby featuring the voices of Alec Baldwin, Steve Buscemi, Lisa Kudrow, and Jimmy Kimmel. The following movie was Going in Style starring Morgan Freeman, Michael Caine, and Alan Arkin. Area church women interested in... [More]

Times Gone Past 4/23/24

15 Years Ago (2009) The Strand Theater was showing Race to Witch Mountain starring Dwayne Johnson, Carla Gugino and Alexander Ludwig. The following movie was Fast & Furious starring Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, and Michelle Rodriguez. The family and friends of Irma Walker... [More]

Times Gone Past 4/16/24

20 Years Ago (2004) The Strand Theater was showing Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed starring Freddie Prinze Jr., Sarah Michelle Gellar, and Matthew Lillard. The following movie was Home on the Range featuring the voices of Judi Dench and Cuba Gooding Jr. The Broadside Senior... [More]

Times Gone Past 4/9/24

25 Years Ago (1999) The Strand Theater was showing October Sky starring Jake Gyllenhaal and Laura Dern. The following movie was The Other Sister starring Juliette Lewis, Diane Keaton, Giovani Ribisi, and Tom Skerritt. Prairie Manor Good Samaritan Center reported that 145... [More]

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Bugle Notes 5/21/24

It’s that time again in Wallace! It’s Rodeo Time!  This year’s 70th Edition of the Fort Wallace Rodeo is shaping up to be a special one! There are again two performances; Saturday May 25 at 7 pm MDT and then on Sunday May 26 at 5 pm MDT.  Admission... [More]


Annual Symposium held at Fort Wallace Museum

This past weekend, the Fort Wallace Museum had record-breaking attendance at the annual Symposium, and an equally successful Fundraiser Banquet. Around 90 people were in attendance at the day’s lectures and presentations, with attendees from all over Kansas, as well as... [More]


Fort Wallace Museum to Host Symposium/Banquet

The Guardians of the Fort Wallace Museum will host their annual symposium and banquet on Saturday, March 16, at the museum, with symposium beginning at 8:30 am MDT and Capt. Keogh’s Emerald Banquet at 5 pm MDT. The theme of this year’s events is “The Moccasin... [More]


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]


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]


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]


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]


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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