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2005-2001 KANSAS Past Issues

Spring 2001 KANSAS

Get In A Rut You can still travel and see much of the Oregon Trail through Kansas, but a covered wagon isn't necessary. By Mary R. Gage, photos by David Gage Buried Treasure Kansans are digging Kansas and coming up with some exceptional finds. By Janet Majure Building on a Small Yet Grander Scale The fine art of building tracker pipe ... more

Summer 2001 KANSAS

Andrea Glenn A promoter and ambassador for Kansas, Andrea Glenn blessed us for 22 years with her view of our state. A view, and a woman, we will always remember. A Wish List Comes True The Historic Adobe Museum in Ulysses is proof that wishes, with a lot of hard work and dedication, can come true. By Sherry Polcyn, photos by Ginger Anthony ... more

Fall 2001 KANSAS

Salina Sings the Blues The blues are downright heavenly as Blue Heaven Studios prepares for its Blues Masters at the crossroads concerts featuring legendary musicians in October. By Jeri Clousten, photos by David E. Clousten Natural Beauty The opportunity for kids to get in touch with their natural surroundings is a true interactive ... more

Winter 2001 KANSAS

Winter Wonderland A celebration of lights create a Winter Wonderland of surprises with a drive-through show that's guaranteed to get you into the holiday spirit. By Ron Welch Angels Among Us Porcelain angels and dolls are beautifully crafted with details that make these fragile pieces simply divine to view and collect. By Jeanette Steinert, ... more

Spring 2002 KANSAS

Botanica: Wichita's Blooming Success Where can you find hundreds of spring flowers all in one beautiful place? Wichita's Botanica is a gardener's envy. By Marti Attoun, Photos by Gerard Attoun A Rich History From Two Perspectives Hillsboro is home to the most modest Pioneer Mennonite Adobe House Museum and the grand Schaeffler House. Both ... more

Summer 2002 KANSAS

Native Traditions The Mid-America All-Indian center in Wichita is dedicated to preserving native culture of the Plains Indians, and the American Indian Center in Abilene is dedicated to indigenous art. By Fred Solis The Band Played On The Iola Municipal Band has presented free summertime concerts since 1871, and today it is the longest ... more

Fall 2002 KANSAS

Pack Up the House for the Ultimate Roadtrip Hit the road with the RV crowd and see Kansas from a new perspective while they gather in Hutchinson for the Famly Motor Coach Association convention. By Lou Ann Thomas A Bounty of Festivals Harvest festivals in Kansas still celebrate the bounty of the season. By Morgan Chilson Museums and ... more

Winter 2002 KANSAS

Exploring With New Eyes Hop on the bus with the Kansas Explorers Club for an eye opening experience. By Lou Ann Thomas Filling In American History Settled by former slaves, the tiny town of Nicodemus is a National Historic Site. By Matt Moline From Kitschy to Kingly, Holiday Shopping Is A Kansas Adventure Holiday shopping doesn't have ... more

Spring 2003 KANSAS

Catch a Ride on a Carousel Kansans are restoring carousels for classic fun that never goes out of style. By Sally M. Snell B&B roundup From kayaking to wild animals, ariplanes to soddies, you'll find unique B&Bs no matter where you travel in Kansas. By Various Contributors Get a Sampling of Kansas Buy Kansas-made products and ... more

Summer 2003 KANSAS

Take a Hike Hiking trails are abundant in Kansas, where you'll enjoy the scenery, get some exercise, and learn a lot of history along the way. By Lou Ann Thomas Drive-In Movies Making a Comeback America's love affair with the automobile and Hollywood are epitomized in the drive-in theaters of old and they're making a comeback in Kansas. By ... more

Fall 2003 KANSAS

Kansas Main Streets The Kansas Main Street program is providing CPR to Kansas towns and bringing new life into the the very hearts of communities. By Sally M. Snell Uncommon Scents Smell the apple pie... or kumquat? Your nose will know when you find that special scent crafted by Kansas candle and soap makers. By Jessica Levine Take the ... more

Winter 2003 KANSAS

Olathe Naval Air Station The Olathe Naval Air Station is still flying high thanks to the Ghost Squadron. By Harold E. Davis EquiFest: A Horse of A Different Color EquiFest of Kansas is not a horse show, but an equine exposition that offers horse sense and entertainment. By Fred Solis Kansas Sesquicentennial Happy 150th Kansas! Local ... more

Spring 2004 KANSAS

All Aboard for Dodge City Catch the train to the restored santa Fe Depot, home of the Homestead Dinner Theater and the Boot Hill Reperatory Company. By Lou Ann Thomas Independence Sets the Stage for William Inge Independence welcomes playwrights and actors from both coasts for the celebrated William Inge Festival. By Marti Attoun ... more

Summer 2004 KANSAS

There's No Place Like Home Follow the Yellow Brick Road to Wamego and check out one of the largest private collections of everything Oz and the Oz Museum. By Lou Ann Thomas It's Time for Summer Kamp Volunteers get a jump on citizen science as they lsiten to the calls of frogs and toads for the Kansas Anuran Monitoring Program. By Margy ... more

Fall 2004 KANSAS

Voices of the Wind People Listen to the voices of a nations's ancestors at this special kaw festival held every three years in Council Grove By Ann Parr Kansas Corn Fields ar A-Maze-ing Kansas farmers are getting more creative with their plantiing to give families a down-on-the-farm experience. By Mary Remboldt Gage It's Like Napa ... more

Winter 2004 KANSAS

Keystone Gallery Fossils and fine art converge at this "off-the-grid" gallery. By Lou Ann Thomas Delectable Delights Kansas products offer unique and tasty alternatives for holiday gift giving. Hopalong Cassidy, Here He Comes Hopalong Cassidy rides again at the only authorized museum for the great radio, movie and television ... more

Spring 2005 KANSAS

Buffalo Soldiers Led the Stampede Descendants of Kansas' keep the history alive. By Fred Solis All Dolled Up at the Prairie Museum of Art & History Rare dolls are on display as part of the Kuska Collection in Colby. By Annette Wood Celebrating the Prairie in Bloom after 11 years, the Akin Prairie continues to thrill wildflower ... more

Summer 2005 KANSAS

The Evolution of C & W Ranch - C&W Ranch (Smolan) - Rolling Hills Zoo (Salina) - "Little Sweden, USA" (Lindsborg) - Kansas Livestock Association - Kansas State University Ranch Management Field Day Mediterranean Influence in Wichita - The Olive Tree Bistro - Crestview Country Club - ... more

Fall 2005 KANSAS

Walnut Valley Festival (Winfield) - Walnut Valley National Guitar Flat-Picking Championships Festival Black Lodge Recording Studio (Eudora) Wilmore Opry "Branson West" of Kansas (Wilmore) Turning on the Music Scene - Mechanical Art (Merriam) - Verizon Amphitheater (Bonner Springs) Castle on the ... more

Winter 2005 KANSAS

Holton Town Square - Jackson County Development Corp. - St. Dominic's Hall - Holton Town Square - Hotel Josephine - Parsonage Guesthouse Bed & Breakfast Inn - Koger Variety Store - Jackson County Courthouse - Sarah's Enchanted Cottage - Quilting on the Square - Pickett Fence Antique Mall ... more