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Posts for February 2012

Ice Fishing Across Kansas

 The first part of every new year is usually the time that most people hibernate, cuddle up in their homes in front of the fireplace or a good movie, and journey outside as little as possible. ...

Posted on February 16, 2012 9:34AM by Elizabeth Peterson

Kansas Sports Museum Tells Stories through Memorabilia

The great track star Glenn Cunningham nearly died in a fire that burned the young boy’s legs so badly they almost were amputated.  Told he wouldn’t walk again, the seven-year-old endured a year of incredible pain exercising until he could stand on his own, then walk, and finally run. The Elkhart, Kan. native kept running, setting world records in the mile and 800 meters and winning a silver medal in the 1936 Berlin Olympics. This and other inspiring stories about our state’s outstanding athletes, as well as an amazing display of original sports memorabilia, can be found at the Kansas Sports Museum in Newton.

Posted on February 2, 2012 10:41AM by Cecilia Harris


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