Eastern Kansas Pro Rodeo Series Resumed To Expand Awareness, Enhance Contestant Recognition

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The Eastern Kansas Pro Rodeo Series has been revived with rodeos at Mound City, Kansas, August 7-8, and Eureka, Kansas, August 14-15, 2015, according to announcement from John Teagarden and Jamie Nelson, officials and promoters of the Mound City and Eureka rodeos, respectively  .   “Objective of the series is a joint effort to raise awareness […]

Wolverine Knows Rodeo from Bucking Bulls, Bullfighting, Barrel, to Clowning Around

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Star Attraction For 2015 Linn County Fair Rodeo, Mound City, Kansas Wolverine Knows Rodeo From Bucking Bulls, Bullfighting, Barrel, To Clowning Around “He’s the very best and most congenial in the rodeo business of protecting cowboys and entertaining crowds.” Everybody who’s ever met or seen the most acclaimed Wolverine in action proclaims total agreement. It […]

Jackson County Fair Opens Entirety At Holton’s All-New Northeast Kansas Heritage Complex

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Been in the making for a time, but most stuff is done, and it’s ready for action. “The Jackson County Fair Association and numerous volunteers have been hard at work, and this year’s edition of the Jackson County Fair, July 24, through August 1, is set for the new Northeast Kansas Heritage Complex,  south of […]

Kaw Valley Rodeo Celebrating 40th Anniversary of Professional Action in Manhattan

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The best in rodeo is coming to Manhattan, according to Steve Frazier, promotions coordinator and arena director for the 40th annual edition of the Kaw Valley Rodeo, “Again sanctioned by the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association, performances will begin at 8 o’clock, Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings, July 23, 24, 25, at Wells Arena in Cico […]

National Day of the American Cowboy Celebration at Tonganoxie Saturday

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The celebration honors the American cowboy of yesterday and today highlighting their diversity.

National Day of the American Cowboy Celebration at Tonganoxie Saturday

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The celebration honors the American cowboy of yesterday and today highlighting their diversity.

Family Entertainment Featured at 22nd Annual Junction City Rodeo

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Western excitement at its very best is promised for Junction City Friday and Saturday evenings. “It’s again time for the 22th annual Junction City Rodeo kicking off the Geary County Fair at the fairgrounds located at 1025 South Spring Valley Road in Junction City,” announced Darryl Blocker, official of the Junction City Rodeo Association. Rodeo […]

Kansas Lottery, Casino Revenue Hits Record High

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The Kansas Lottery is reporting a record high $155 million in lottery and casino gambling revenues during the fiscal year that just ended. The state received $80 million from its share of profits from the three state-owned and operated casinos in Kansas City, Mulvane and Dodge City. That was about $1.3 million more than expected. […]

World Renown Horse Trainer-Judge Was True All-Around Cowboy, Friend Of All

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The horse industry has lost one of its best. From a small child, Bill James was a cowboy, and every facet of his life had a major impact on nearly all phases of the equine business. Standing room only church attendance for the memorial services drawing acquaintances, everyone an admirer and personal friend, from around […]

Kansas Judge Threatens to Challenge Judicial Funding Bill

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A Kansas district court judge says he is prepared to challenge the constitutionality of this year’s judicial budget bill if his lawsuit against last year’s budget bill is successful and lawmakers move to nullify all judicial branch funding. Lawyers representing 30th Judicial District Chief Judge Larry Solomon filed a brief on Wednesday declaring a “nonseverability” clause added to […]

Long Tradition of Country Family Entertainment at Richmond Free Fair This Week

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Good ole country family fun is in store for everyone at the 91st annual Richmond Free July 9th through the 11th, announced Sarah Peters of the promotions committee. Located in southern Franklin County, Richmond was founded in 1870, when John C. Richmond, a local farmer who the rural community was named after, donated 40 acres […]

Kansas Allows Driver’s License Changes for Same-sex Spouses

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Kansas is allowing married gay and lesbian residents to change their last names on their driver’s licenses. Department of Revenue spokeswoman Jeannine Koranda said the Division of Vehicles handled its first name change Monday. But the department is not yet allowing married same-sex couples to file joint income tax returns. Koranda said the agency is […]