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KANSAS! Magazine
1020 S. Kansas
Topeka, Kansas 66612 


1995-1991 KANSAS Past Issues

Spring 1992 KANSAS

A Stop along the Santa Fe Trail Council Grove's Cottage House enhances the charm of this historic city. Getting on the Bandwagon A committee of volunteers restored Mound City's 1800's circus bandwagon. A Variegated Life Dr. John Cody of Hays is nationally known for his watercolor paintings of exotic moths. The Flowering ... more

Summer 1992 KANSAS

Operation Bright Touch Volunteer gardeners band together to beautify Parsons. A Flowering Feast Visitors from 39 states have enjoyed the flowers in Dale Shirley's Vermillion garden. Sculpting in Limestone Damon Vonada of Sylvan Grove Creates beautiful artwork from Kansas limestone. Blue Heron Futons "A couch by ... more

Fall 1992 KANSAS

The Common Cattail These tall marsh plants provide vital winter and early spring cover for a wide variety of wildlife. The Good, The Glorious, The Unforgettable Overland Park's new NCAA Visitors Center captures the spirit of fun in college sports. Wichita's Center for the Improvement of Human Function Helping people "feel ... more

Winter 1992 KANSAS

Remembering John Steuart Curry During its 1929 session, the Kansas Legislature recognized its most famous native artist. A Prairie Christmas Abilene's Christmas in the Cabin event allows visitors to experience firsthand a prairie welcome. Sifers Valomilk Candy In 1985, Russ Sifers fulfilled his dream of reopening his family's ... more

Spring 1993 KANSAS

BACK TO THE BASICS The bread Salina baker Thom Leonard makes in his wood-fired brick oven at Great Plain Bread Company has become a staple for health-conscious customers HENRY'S SCULPTURE HILL Frank Jenson's welded metal sculptures dot the 28-acre outdoor art museum on his farm east of Augusta. LASTING HARVEST Pat Nichols uses the ... more

Summer 1993 KANSAS

TOPEKA'S POTWIN PLACE This nationally designated historic district is a real neighborhood in the old-fashioned sense. CRUISING THE FLINT HILLS Collectors of antique Cushman motor scooters gather for rides through the Flint Hills in July. A HAND-CLAPPING, FOOT-TAPPING GOOD TIME 1993 marks the 13th year for the Kansas State ... more

Fall 1993 KANSAS

THEY BUILT IT TOGETHER A unique playground on the grounds of Goodland's West Elementary School was designed by children and built by volunteers. AUBURN'S HISTORIC GRANGE FAIR The streets of Auburn are filled with neighbors and visitors during the first weekend in October. THE KANSAS PHEASANT--A FAMILIAR FOREIGNER The colorful, ... more

Winter 1993 KANSAS

MEMORIES RESTORED Offering antiques, gifts and decorating skills, this family-owned business near Fort Larned makes the most of memories. FLOWERS FROM FEATHERS Sisters Barbara Huber and Judy Musselwhite create striking arrangements with the "flowers" they make from pheasant feathers. BRUSHING UP ON HISTORY Using old ... more

Spring 1994 KANSAS

Celebrating Art in Salina The annual Smoky Hill River Festival's Friendly Atmosphere keeps people coming back year after year. Larks of the Meadow Eastern and western meadowlarks brighten the spring landscape with their yellow plumage and distinctive song. Quintessential Quilling Salinan Elsie Spangler has spent the last 20 ... more

Summer 1994 KANSAS

Lawrence's Uptown Gardens Replying on native grasses, wildflowers and hardy ground covers, Jennifer Baur, Kate Shreves and Mary Ellen Kriegh plan gardens ideally suited for Kansas. Ness County's Old Settlers Reunion The former Ness County State Bank building provides a dramatic backdrop for a reunion of friends and family every five ... more

Fall 1994 KANSAS

Riding the Waves of Kansas The Flint Hills provide mountain bikers plenty of ups and downs on the annual Kansas Dirt Tour. Hunnicutt's Field of Dreams Waymon and Dianne Hummicutt's Louisburg farm is "the place" to find the perfect jack-o-lantern The Cottonwood Ranch The Kansas State Historical ... more

Winter 1994 KANSAS

A Banquet for the Birds Add color to your winter landscape by feeding the birds. Open House In Abilene Boasting more than its share of magnificent, historic houses, Abilene offers a tour of some of the best...all dressed for the holidays. A Place Called Quivira The Coronado/Quivira Museum in Lyons tells the story of the ... more

Spring 1995 KANSAS

Lindsborg, Mother's Day garden Tour, Pleasanton, Buffalo, Abilene, Barns, Salina, Medicine Lodge, Cimarron more

Summer 1995 KANSAS

Wichita's River Renaissance, A Guide to Photographing Kansas, A Flood Phenomenon, Little Balkans Days, Into the Wind, On Stage in Topeka, The Serenata Farms Adventure, Bluegrass on the Prairie, Twilight Tours, Flower Farming & A Place for Sippin Sodas more

Fall 1995 KANSAS

Prairie Preserved The 10,894-acre Z Bar Ranch in the Flint Hills of Chase County, purchased in 1993 by the National Park Trust, is America's future tall grass prairie preserve. The Cheyenne Breaks Almost exclusively located in Cheyenne County, "The Breaks" are among the state's more unusual geological formations. Following the ... more

Winter 1995 KANSAS

Winter 1995 4th issue in the 50th anniversary of the magazine. Articles include Bruce White, Kinsley; Civic Symphonies; Celebrating 50 years; contest winners; Frank Lloyd Wright; Goodland; Poinsettia's; Teachers Hall of Fame; Perfect Tree; Sterling's Barn more