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Goodland grasshopper invasion

Don’t fear the Goodland grasshopper

A farmer starts the gigantic Goodland grasshopper invasion The Goodland giant grasshopper invasion started with a farmer. Grasshoppers and farmers are an unusual combination. The reason is simple. Grasshoppers eat crops. Crops are a farmer’s source of income. Therefore, farmers don’t like grasshoppers. Except maybe as a gigantic sculpture. Don’t fear the grasshopper. It won’t […]

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Jack Weinstein's marker on Land and Sky Scenic Byway

Delayed: Jack Weinstein’s Medal of Honor

Weinstein denied the Medal of Honor due to his non-existent Jewish heritage Sgt. Jack Weinstein (WIN-steen) earned a Medal of Honor on October 19, 1951. However, because of his “Jewish heritage,” he never received the Medal. Sixty-three years later, President Barack Obama presented the Medal to Weinstein’s wife, Nancy. Sgt. Weinstein had survived the war

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