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Races and a Rodeo

It amazes me how many towns in Kansas I have never visited even though I have lived in this state all my life. When I meet people on the Faces & Places Tour and encourage them to take vacations in Kansas, they say “oh I’ve lived here all my life.” But as I have been learning over the summer, just when you think you know all that Kansas has to offer, along comes a surprise."

Posted on August 8, 2012 11:17AM by Lindsey, Faces & Places Tour Roadie

Celebrate the season by giving these five top gifts from Kansas

Share the Kansas experience with family and friends!

Looking for a unique gift that carries a hint of heartland home? Share the Kansas experience with the special people on your holiday shopping list by giving a gift from Kansas.

You name it – good things come from Kansas. From homemade jams, jellies and soaps to homegrown alpaca sweatersNative American fine art to handcrafted cheeses and wines – you’ll find just-right gifts to suit every fancy. Plus, you’ll likely find ideas to pad your own holiday wish list!

Posted on December 1, 2011 2:45PM by admin

The Greatest Kansas Hero

In our family “Eisenhower” most often refers to the aircraft carrier where my husband spent six years in the Navy. We saw the ship this summer. So, it only seemed appropriate to take the boys to the place where the real Ike lived here in Kansas. Dwight D. Eisenhower was the Kansas boy who helped save the world. He was one of the greatest members of “The Greatest Generation” becoming Supreme Allied Commander during World War II and serving two terms as the 34th President of the United States.

Posted on March 23, 2011 8:25PM by Karen Ridder

A Century old Sentry: The Cathedral of the Plains

 

Exterior of Cathedral towers

When Victoria’s St. Fidelis Catholic Church was completed in 1911, it was the largest church west of the Mississippi River. Its twin towers, rising 141-feet in the air, can be seen for miles. They have stood for a century as a testament to the people whose hard work built a place of worship worthy of the nickname “Cathedral of the Plains.

Posted on February 23, 2011 8:22PM by Karen Ridder


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