Mark Boardman
The Winner

The Winner

Joseph Glidden’s invention won the West. In the fall of 1873, Joseph Glidden did what many farmers did and do: he went to the county fair. In this...

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Raising Them Right

Raising Them Right

Dellie Blachly overcame tragedy to bring higher education to her sons.   Dellie Blachly was a shrewd, driven and courageous woman—in her time...

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Ambush!

Ambush!

The courage of a lawman led to his untimely death.   Texas Ranger Captain Frank Jones had guts—nobody questioned that. He had fought outlaws...

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The Attach on Olathe

The Attach on Olathe

Quantrill’s first Kansas raid was a success. Quantrill’s Raiders are best known for their attack on Lawrence, Kansas during the Civil War. But a...

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A Grave Concern

A Grave Concern

About that pipe that marks the last resting place of the Daltons… Visitors to the Elmwood Cemetery in Coffeyville, Kansas, are generally looking for...

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A Deadly Decision

A Deadly Decision

Morgan Earp shouldn’t have gone to play billiards. March 18, 1882.  Morgan Earp, Dan Tipton and Doc Holliday attended a performance of “Stolen...

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