DODGE CITY, Kan. (AP) — Former U.S. Senator Bob Dole returns to Kansas next week for the latest of several planned trips to his home state this year. The 91-year-old Russell native lives in Washington, D.C., and is making the homecoming tour to greet longtime friends and supporters throughout the state. He spends an hour at each stop, chatting with fans and old acquaintances. Next week's trip is Dole's eighth of the year and will take him to southwest Kansas.
The tour begins the evening of September 22 in Dodge City, with stops in Kinsley, Greensburg, Ashland, Meade and Liberal the following day.
On September 24, Dole will visit Hugoton, Elkhart, Johnson City and Ulysses.
He plans to conclude the tour September 25 with stops in Satanta and Cimarron.