Ellis County Kansas

Prairie Ramblings
8:00 pm
Sun October 26, 2014

Old newspapers provide key to time travel

Credit bgfons.com

Time travel has been the focus of many a story over the years and recently was in the news with reports about American scientists investigating its possibility during WW II. Michael Crichton explored the concept in his novel Timeline, which required rearrangement of participants’ molecules. Both of these examples are too daring for me, but I’ve found a way to safely journey through time that’s safe for my students and me. All it requires is access to old newspapers, which are available at a local library.

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Ellis County, Kansas
8:00 pm
Thu September 5, 2013

Roadtrip: Town of 200 keeps Volga German heritage alive with weekend feast

St Anthony Church, Schoenchen, Kansas
Credit http://germancapitalofkansas.com/

  Small-town Schoenchen is keeping its heritage alive with a German feast of green bean dumpling soup, sauerkraut soup, German sausage, ham and beans, noodles, homemade bread, pies, kuchen and other desserts this Sunday.  While enjoying dinner, traditional sounds of polkas and waltzes will fill the air according to the Bee

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