Whoever has been through or even just visited the Animal Sciences and Industry Department (ASI) at Kansas State University become friends.
Those acquaintances made in Weber Hall and livestock learning facilities on the north edge of the Manhattan campus become family. Continue reading →
“Horses are my passion. They always have been, even before I was born my mom claims.”
Never any doubt about that when Ellie Wiles talks about her distinct involvement with horses.
Ellie Wiles, Gypsum, showed Daisy to place high in the 4-H mare class at the Kansas State Fair in Hutchinson.
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Old World Bluestem is intruding native pastures of eastern Kansas.
It is a concern with semblances perhaps like thistles and buckbrush yet much different. Continue reading →
Final point show of the year for the Blackjack Saddle Club is scheduled Sunday, Oct. 7, 9 o’clock, at Cico Park Wells Arena in Manhattan, according to Justine Staten, club president. Continue reading →
It’ll be a most unique attraction, fun days for all.
That’s the “Dirt Road Junk Fest 2018” Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 13-14, in The Belveal Pasture at Valley Falls. Continue reading →
Prom Night is a special high school memory for many.
It’s when juniors and seniors come together in a decorated evening of relaxation and fun to remember forever.
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The historic Rogler ranch near Matfield Green, Pioneer Bluffs is becoming home to Flint Hills ranching heritage.
“It will be the only nonprofit in the Midwest dedicated exclusively to ranching heritage,” according to Chase County resident Denise Fetrow, Pioneer Bluffs board president. Continue reading →
More than 6 million young people across the country will recognize National 4-H Week, an annual celebration of 4-H during the first full week of October.
“This year, October 7-13, these 4-H members and leaders are showcasing the great things that 4-H offers young people and highlights the incredible 4-H youth who work each day to make a positive impact on the community,” according to Shandi Andres, Flint Hills Extension District Family and Consumer Science agent who works closely with the 4-H program in Morris County. Continue reading →
Working cowboys from throughout the Flint Hills and beyond have Sunday, Oct. 7, circled in red on their calendars.
It’s the 32rd annual Fall Ranch Rodeo at Council Grove, and they wouldn’t miss it. Continue reading →
“It could only be appropriately described as a dream come true.”
There were some who even proclaimed “beyond the wildest dreams.” Continue reading →