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Remembering Norma – and Her Luscious Coconut Creme Pie

Fondly known as “America’s Pie Queen,” 90-year-old Norma Grubb died in Topeka on March 28. For years Grubb worked at the Sommerset Hall Café in Dover, where a wedge of her signature coconut creme pie was named “America’s Best Slice” by ABC’s “Good Morning America” in 2008.

Posted on April 8, 2011 2:18PM by admin

Byways of Stone

Limestone wall with historical sign  The story of the Flint Hills is largely a story about limestone. Now don't wince at the thought of learning about rocks; the story of the flinty-hard layers of stone in the Kansas Flint Hills is as fascinating as any adventure into the wild places of our state. So recently, when warm weather started to melt the piles of snow that had built up around our driveway, my wife and I decided to reacquaint ourselves with the story of rocks and remember again why we love the Flint Hills. For that, we took the drive along Kansas' Native Stone Scenic Byway, passing through Dover, Keene, Eskridge, and Alma along State Highways 4 and 99.

Posted on March 2, 2011 3:12PM by Dennis Toll


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