Kansas Blog http://www.travelks.com/blog/ Tag - Chicago Sat, 20 Dec 2014 05:54:48 GMT Get your Kicks in Galena http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2012/27/Get-your-Kicks-in-Galena/2895/ <img src='http://www.travelks.com/includes/content/images/media/Mater.jpg'/><br/> Did you know “Mater” is from Kansas? He is&nbsp;–&nbsp;or at least the 1951 International boom truck used for his model is&nbsp;–&nbsp;and you can visit it in Galena. If you are not up on ... Tue, 27 Nov 2012 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2012/27/Get-your-Kicks-in-Galena/2895/ The History of Natural History: Animals with a story in Lawrence http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2012/24/The-History-of-Natural-History-Animals-with-a-story-in-Lawrence/2310/ <img src='http://www.travelks.com/includes/content/images/media/Museum-Pic-2.jpeg'/><br/> The Dyche Natural History Museum covers the non-human history of our state, but it is more than your normal grouping of &ldquo;dead animals.&rdquo;&nbsp;&nbsp;The stories behind the objects are just as interesting as the objects themselves. Here are a few of the tales: Tue, 24 Jul 2012 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2012/24/The-History-of-Natural-History-Animals-with-a-story-in-Lawrence/2310/