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Tue, 11 Sep 2012 04:00:00 GMTA survivor of the Sand Creek Massacre became a famous figure in Native American History
Fri, 03 Aug 2012 04:00:00 GMTA walk in the park is on tap as we look at a Southwest Kansas family of philanthropists
Fri, 03 Aug 2012 04:00:00 GMTA philanthropist who wanted to give kids a place of their own founded a famous ranch in the Texas Panhandle
Fri, 03 Aug 2012 04:00:00 GMTIn out regional history, many towns were founded or folded by the route of a railroad. Perhaps no town was more influenced by the rails than Canadian, Texas
Fri, 03 Aug 2012 04:00:00 GMTA mute witness to mayhem and murder was never able to tell the story of what really happened in Ness county in 1872
Fri, 03 Aug 2012 04:00:00 GMTMexican Immigrants find their way to Garden City, Kansas.
Fri, 03 Aug 2012 04:00:00 GMTListen to some "tuneful" history about the Jayhawk state
Fri, 06 Jul 2012 04:00:00 GMTA look at the many names of one of the first settlements in the Texas Panhandle.
Mon, 04 Jun 2012 04:00:00 GMTA look at an immigrant group who helped to settle the far northwest corner of Kansas
Mon, 04 Jun 2012 04:00:00 GMTThat piano in the parlor of the pioneer family homestead was sometimes not what it seemed.
Mon, 04 Jun 2012 04:00:00 GMTA look at the background of one very tough breed that helped to feed the west.
Mon, 04 Jun 2012 04:00:00 GMTA famous playwright used his Kansas roots to create memorable characters and settings.
Mon, 04 Jun 2012 04:00:00 GMTThe last lynching in Kansas was called 'justice' by many
Mon, 04 Jun 2012 04:00:00 GMTJourney along some of history's darker streets and alleyways as we go in search of 'red lights districts' on the frontier.
Mon, 04 Jun 2012 04:00:00 GMTThe Red River Wars necessitated the formation of a command post in the Texas Panhandle known as Fort Elliott.
Mon, 04 Jun 2012 04:00:00 GMTA special building in Wright Park has been home to social gatherings in Dodge City for many years.
Mon, 14 May 2012 04:00:00 GMTToday's history segment plays like a gangster movie on the 1930's complete with bank robbers and murder.
Mon, 14 May 2012 04:00:00 GMTDodge City Movie Folks still talk about the day the stars came out in Dodge City.
Fri, 11 May 2012 04:00:00 GMTA visit to far west Oklahoma and the home place of a famous painter
Wed, 09 May 2012 04:00:00 GMTIf the walls could talk . Today, we travel to a time when neon, boom, and abundance were the themes of Polk Street.
Thu, 03 May 2012 04:00:00 GMTFollow the trail of a historical building that still stands in Rawlins county, Kansas.
Wed, 25 Apr 2012 04:00:00 GMTToday, we'll tour the new exhibit, Legends of the Breed, at the American Quarter Horse Hall of Fame and Museum in Amarillo. This exhibit uncovers some great horse stories of the pillars of the breed. Listen as Dodge City Marshall Allen Bailey and Cindee Talley tell you the story.
Wed, 04 Apr 2012 04:00:00 GMTToday, we'll look under the tent at a travelling circus that made its home in a Texas town, thanks to the talented hands of a local barber.
Wed, 04 Apr 2012 04:00:00 GMTJoin us for a quilting bee, and we'll learn about the ability of the women of the Great Depression to make something of beauty from the scraps of their yesterdays.
Fri, 30 Mar 2012 04:00:00 GMTBe sure your seatbelt is securely fastened, and your tray table is in an upright position as we take wing through the history of flying in Northwest Kansas.
Tue, 27 Mar 2012 04:00:00 GMTOne of the deadliest plagues in history may have had its start in Southwest Kansas. Today, we'll discover the beginnings of the disease, and meet the doctor who tried to warn the world about the danger ahead.
Mon, 19 Mar 2012 04:00:00 GMTToday, we'll check out the headlines on a newspaper that was created in the 1940's by youthful, hometown talent in Kinsley, Kansas.
Wed, 29 Feb 2012 05:00:00 GMTSaddle up and join the Sixth Cavalry on its way to a preliminary battle in the Red River War.
Mon, 06 Feb 2012 05:00:00 GMTToday, we'll detour through the Texas Panhandle to follow a southern route of the Santa Fe Trail.
Mon, 06 Feb 2012 05:00:00 GMTPerhaps it was the luck of the Irish that brought two immigrants to the prairie lands of Southwest Kansas, where they developed some of the first cattle ranches in the area.
Mon, 06 Feb 2012 05:00:00 GMTBring your backpack, and join us for a walk through an area of Southeast Colorado, where we'll search for artifacts from ancient cultures in the Comanche National Grassland.
Mon, 06 Feb 2012 05:00:00 GMTBetween the time that buffalo, and then beef herds grazed the Texas Panhandle, sheep were added to the livestock list by a group of New Mexican families.
Fri, 20 Jan 2012 05:00:00 GMTTake a place at the counter, and order up some tasty facts about a popular do-it-yourself diner that appeared in many towns across the High Plains.
Fri, 20 Jan 2012 05:00:00 GMTToday, we'll travel to Edwards County to investigate two hard fought battles in the Southern Plains Indian Wars.
Fri, 20 Jan 2012 05:00:00 GMTTurn your radio on and listen to the music in the air! You'll hear the song that became the Dumas, Texas trademark in the early days of Western Swing.
Fri, 18 Nov 2011 05:00:00 GMTThe Texas Panhandle hosts a 100 year old tradition that calls for high steppin and good eatin
Wed, 26 Oct 2011 04:00:00 GMTA tour of battle sites in Northwest Kansas
Wed, 26 Oct 2011 04:00:00 GMTA storm in 1935 brought rain and then some to the Northwest corner of Kansas
Wed, 26 Oct 2011 04:00:00 GMTThe introduction of squirrels into the treetops of Garden City is credited to a man better known for larger animals.
Wed, 26 Oct 2011 04:00:00 GMTA narrow strip of land in the Indian Territory became a proving ground for pioneer tenacity
Wed, 26 Oct 2011 04:00:00 GMTIt was sometimes rough riding on the first stagecoach service across the Texas Panhandle
Wed, 26 Oct 2011 04:00:00 GMTThis story has the making of a good dime novel - suspense, intrigue, and the rustling of a railroad station.
Wed, 26 Oct 2011 04:00:00 GMTA visit to central Western Kansas uncovers some building blocks used by the pioneers.
Tue, 25 Oct 2011 04:00:00 GMTFord County physician began a health campaign that took him from Kansas to a position of national prominence.
Tue, 25 Oct 2011 04:00:00 GMTThe introduction of squirrels into the treetops of Garden City is credited to a man better known for larger animals.
Tue, 25 Oct 2011 04:00:00 GMTToday we take a peek inside some journals written by women who homesteaded on the High Plains
Tue, 25 Oct 2011 04:00:00 GMTJoin the festivities surrounding the dedication of a work of art that is bigger than life.
Tue, 25 Oct 2011 04:00:00 GMTNess County was the first stop for a couple of Englishmen who would eventually settle in the Texas Panhandle.
Tue, 25 Oct 2011 04:00:00 GMTA young man known as Slim landed in Bird City and stayed awhile before going on to become a world famous aviator.
Tue, 18 Oct 2011 04:00:00 GMTToday, you'll hear a childhood story from on of our listeners. Virginia Frantz as born Feb. 28, 1924, near Granada, Colorado. She now lives in Guymon, Oklahoma.
Tue, 02 Aug 2011 04:00:00 GMTA visit to a modern school finds school children learning about the past.
Tue, 02 Aug 2011 04:00:00 GMTToday, we'll go to Trego County
Tue, 02 Aug 2011 04:00:00 GMTtoday's Halloween goblins and ghouls have nothing on an early day haunting in Morton County, Kansas.
Tue, 02 Aug 2011 04:00:00 GMTA look back at a Garden City landmark that is facing a facelift and a new future.
Tue, 02 Aug 2011 04:00:00 GMTToday, we'll hear about some of the many monikers put upon Old Dodge City.
Tue, 02 Aug 2011 04:00:00 GMTtoday, we'll sing the praises of a group of musicians that made Old Dodge proud.
Tue, 02 Aug 2011 04:00:00 GMTIn the Texas Panhandle, a trip to the movies was sometimes fancy, but always a treat.
Tue, 02 Aug 2011 04:00:00 GMTtoday we'll travel to Trego county to the site of an early Indian attack.
Tue, 02 Aug 2011 04:00:00 GMTa look at the fort ahys portion in the career of one of the wildest legendary figures in the old west
Tue, 02 Aug 2011 04:00:00 GMTEarly day fire fighting was often a community affair.
Tue, 02 Aug 2011 04:00:00 GMTAn outlaw outpost in the Oklahoma Panhandle would make the Hole in the Wall Gang proud.
Tue, 02 Aug 2011 04:00:00 GMTA visit to a Texas panhandle church built during WWII
Thu, 30 Jun 2011 04:00:00 GMTTrace the beginning of an early day community in Southeastern Colorado
Thu, 30 Jun 2011 04:00:00 GMTToday we'll meet the man who introduced barbed wire to the Texas Panhandle
Thu, 30 Jun 2011 04:00:00 GMTLearn about the founding of a national grassland near Elkhart, Kansas
Thu, 30 Jun 2011 04:00:00 GMTEarly day travel across Northwest Kansas was anything but comfy.
Tue, 28 Jun 2011 04:00:00 GMTEarly western rainmakers
Mon, 20 Jun 2011 04:00:00 GMTToday, Velma talks about life, friends, neighbors, and what it feels like to be 104 years old.
Mon, 13 Jun 2011 04:00:00 GMTToday, Cindee talks with Velma about how prejudice has touched her life.
Tue, 07 Jun 2011 04:00:00 GMTWhen it rains, it pours. Figuratively and literally.
Tue, 31 May 2011 04:00:00 GMTToday, Velma talks about dust storms.
Thu, 19 May 2011 04:00:00 GMTVelma and Ted are in the midst of the dry years. They leave for the day, and return to ..... listen to the answer on this week's High Plains History.
Tue, 17 May 2011 04:00:00 GMTToday, Cindee talks with 104 year old Velma Wancura about growing up on the farm and how things used to be done.
Tue, 10 May 2011 04:00:00 GMTVelma Wancura extended farming interview
Tue, 10 May 2011 04:00:00 GMTToday, Cindee talks with 104 year old Velma Wancura about growing up on the farm and how things used to be done.
Wed, 04 May 2011 04:00:00 GMTToday Cindee talks with Barbara Shelton and Chuck Bonner of the Keystone Art Gallery
Wed, 27 Apr 2011 04:00:00 GMTIn this episode, Velma talks about the significant role education played in her life.
Wed, 20 Apr 2011 04:00:00 GMTIn this episode, learn how Velma's family came to Kansas
Thu, 07 Apr 2011 04:00:00 GMTThe area called No Man's Land as aptly named, for it took a certain kind of steadfast strength and courage to turn settlement into success. A man named James Hitch weathered the hard times and created a cornerstone for the history of the Oklahoma Panhandle.
Thu, 07 Apr 2011 04:00:00 GMTIn 1960, the Natinal Grasslands program was born, and the HPPR broadcast area is home to five of the twenty designated areas.
Mon, 28 Mar 2011 04:00:00 GMTThe historic refuge on the High Plains was a melting pot of various cultures during the first half....
Fri, 11 Mar 2011 05:00:00 GMTParades and fireworks were familiar ingredients for Independence Day.
Thu, 03 Feb 2011 05:00:00 GMTFind out about the past, present, and future of Kiowa County.
Thu, 03 Feb 2011 05:00:00 GMTJames Hitch weathered hard times and created a cornerstone for the history of the Oklahoma Panhandle.
Thu, 03 Feb 2011 05:00:00 GMTDodge city hosts a special 4th of July event, with a special event from south of the border.
Thu, 03 Feb 2011 05:00:00 GMTIdeas about flying vertically that came from two different areas of Western Kansas.
Thu, 03 Feb 2011 05:00:00 GMTA tour through a historic showplace in Amarillo.
Thu, 03 Feb 2011 05:00:00 GMTIn the early 1900's, Hollywood painted a pretty picture of the American Cowboy, complete with huge hat, wooly chaps, and a shiny guitar. A look at the job of a real cowboy shows some thing quite different.
Thu, 03 Feb 2011 05:00:00 GMTFor over 60 years, it was business as usual, (and then some), at the school house turned courthouse, turned social center, for the surrounding area.
Thu, 03 Feb 2011 05:00:00 GMTIn 1887, the iron horse made its way through the Texas Panhandle, bringing prospertity and a few name changes to a place called, "Ragtown."
Mon, 31 Jan 2011 05:00:00 GMTA year after the Sand Creek Massacre, another bitter battle was waged between the US Army and the Plains Indian tribes at the Arikaree Fork of the Republican River.
Thu, 27 Jan 2011 05:00:00 GMTOne of the top handson Charlie Goodnight's cattle drives was a gun metal longhorn who was one of the best lead steers in the business.
Wed, 26 Jan 2011 05:00:00 GMTOne of the top handson Charlie Goodnight's cattle drives was a gun metal longhorn who was one of the best lead steers in the business.
Wed, 19 Jan 2011 05:00:00 GMTThe flatlands and rolling hills of Southwest Kansas give way to some amazing topography that was formed millions of years ago.
Tue, 11 Jan 2011 05:00:00 GMTOur final look back at the ocean that covered the High Plains during the age of the Dinosaurs reveals... Dinos!
Tue, 04 Jan 2011 05:00:00 GMTThe ocean front of the Cretaceous was very different from your vacation spot of today.
Tue, 04 Jan 2011 05:00:00 GMTOur final look back at the ocean that covered the High Plains during the age of the Dinosaurs reveals... Dinos!
Wed, 08 Dec 2010 05:00:00 GMTNot nearly as rare as hen's teeth, there once were millions of birds with teeth filling the Western Interior Sea.
Wed, 08 Dec 2010 05:00:00 GMTBig, hungry, sea lizards are looking for a meal. What's on the menu? Chef Mike has something cooking for the biggest appetite.
Wed, 08 Dec 2010 05:00:00 GMTEver wonder where those fantastic TVknives got their name? Forget about Ron Popeil, Mike will give us the real deal.