Plum Creek News



2015 Kickapoo Fun Run/Walk Flyer

2015 Kickapoo Youth Basketball Clinic and Exhibition Game

2015 Kickapoo Community Dance with DJ Shock B

Legacy of Brown: Kickapoo chair says separate and unequal remains a reality

May 12, 2014

Resources for Native American education woefully inadequate, Cadue says.

Kickapoo chairman: K-12 bill could hurt Native American students

April 1, 2014

Cuts to bus aid would hit rural areas hard, warns Steve Cadue.

Kickapoo seek water, a future

December 28, 2013

The Kickapoo Tribe in Kansas, no stranger to adversity, confronts perhaps its most difficult challenge as the new year dawns.

Kickapoo leadership vows to continue fight for reservoir

December 27, 2013

Tribal chairman urges governor to petition for federal remedy after court decision.

Kickapoo Tribal member named to the Executive Council of the National UNITY Council

November 20, 2013

Sonny "Little Bear" Johnson elected as the Southern Plains Area Representative. Any youth ages 15-25 interested in joining or attending the next conference can contact Sonny through Facebook.

Kickapoo Tribe in Kansas receives Indian Community Development Block Grant from HUD

October 4 , 2013

The $541,600 award is for the tribe to build a new community services facility that will house the tribe’s social services, education, child welfare, and other community service and cultural departments.

Kickapoo Nation Health Center doctor named top physician by Association of American Indian Physicians

September 16, 2013

Dr. Dee Ann DeRoin sees patients at KNHC every Friday.

Kickapoo Tribe donates $500 to Pony Express Station

August 22, 2013

Donation will help fund numerous projects.

Olympic champion Billy Mills returns to Kansas and helps open a cross country park on the Kickapoo Reservation near Horton

July 1, 2013

Olympic Hero Attends Groundbreaking for Kickapoo Facility

July 1, 2013

Opportunity to join 'team' excites distance great Billy Mills.

Kickapoo Nation to Host Olympic Champion

June 25, 2013

A world-renowned athlete will be guest of honor at a special ceremony at 10 a.m., Monday, July 1, on the Kickapoo Indian Reservation west of Horton on K-20 Highway. Olympic champion Billy Mills will participate in a groundbreaking ceremony for the Billy Mills Kickapoo Tribe Cross Country Park on the reservation. The park is a Kickapoo Tribe in Kansas project, and the presentation is in conjunction with the National American Indian Diabetes Foundation, and will take place just one day after Mills’ birthday.

Two Northeast Kansas Tribes Receive Federal Grants

June 12, 2013

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development announced that the Housing Authority of the Kickapoo Tribe of Kansas, based in Horton, would be awarded a grant worth about $820,000

Kickapoo Leader Traveling to the Nation's Capital

June 3, 2013

Chairman of the Kickapoo Tribe in Kansas travels to Washington, D.C. for a meeting of the Health and Human Services Secretary’s Tribal Advisory Committee.

Kickapoo Leader Appointed to Federal Committee

May 28, 2013

The Chairman of the Kickapoo Tribe has been appointed to a federal Tribal Advisory Committee.

Native American Honor Guards Recognized at Capitol

February 6, 2013

The Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation, Kickapoo Tribe in Kansas, Haskell Indian Nations University, the Iowa Tribe of Kansas and Nebraska, and Wichita Inter-tribal honor guards were given special recognition during the opening session of the House and Senate.

Kickapoo Tribe To Share in Herbicide Settlement

February 5, 2013

Steve Cadue, Chair of the Kickapoo Tribe in Kansas announced on Jan. 30 that the Kickapoo Tribe in Kansas is a plaintiff beneficiary in the recent class action lawsuit over Syngenta’s atrazine herbicide product often used by corn farmers to control weeds.

Kickapoo Tribe Selects New Police Chief

January 18, 2013

Steve Cadue, Chair of the Kickapoo Tribe in Kansas announced Friday the Tribal Council has agreed to make Mike Dougherty its next Chief of Police. In the announcement, Chairman Cadue said, “Mike Dougherty brings a wealth of experience and credibility to the office of Chief of Police for the Kickapoo Tribe and we appreciate his willingness to serve the Kickapoo People.

Kickapoo Pow Wow 2012

July 19, 2012

The Kickapoo Tribe in Kansas is holding a powwow this weekend starting on Friday and running until Sunday. The powwow will be held on the Kickapoo Powwow grounds in Horton. There will be both dancing and drum contests with thousands of dollars in prizes up for grabs.

Kickapoo Tribe Announces Mandatory Water Conservation

August 1, 2012

The Kickapoo Water Treatement Plant has issued a notice to all the Kickapoo Tribal members. It bars the use of treated water on lawns and gardens, the filling of pools and car washing. Anyone who violates the order will be disconnected from the tribe's water service.