Kansas Articles http://www.travelks.com/media-room/articles/rss/ Recent Articles - 2005-2001 KANSAS Past Issues Wed, 17 Sep 2014 21:42:31 GMT Spring 2001 KANSAS http://www.travelks.com/media-room/articles/view/Spring-2001-KANSAS/813/ 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 organs is a specialty for Kansan Steve Richardson. By Ann Parr, photos by Dr. Dale Cole The Cowboy Still Rides High Where else but Dodge City can you find a true tribute to the American Cowboy? By Evelyn Steimel There's Black Gold in Them Thar Hills Explore the state's rich oil and gas history at the Kansas Oil Museum. By Kenna Bruner Pierce, photos by Connie M. Van Zandt For the Love of William Allen White The words of Emporia's own editor-in-chief live on for the world to read. By Jackie Ryan, photos by Warner Blackburn Roots of the Frontier Army Firmly Planted in Ft. Leavenworth From the Lousiana Purchase to the U/S. Army Command and General Staff college, roots run deep in Fort Leavenworth. By Jeanette Steinert, photos by Roy Steinert A Majestic Stage Set for Dinner A historic movie theatre now serves up a fine dining experience. By Jackie Ryan God's Garden Paul Muller has created a little piece of Eden in Soloman. By Jeri Clouston, photos by David E. Clouston Favorite Recipe Peanut Butter Pie from the Chase Cafe in Chase. Volume 56, Issue 1 Andrea Glenn, editor On the cover: Birdfoot violets by David Dvorak Thu, 15 Nov 2012 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelks.com/media-room/articles/view/Spring-2001-KANSAS/813/ Summer 2001 KANSAS http://www.travelks.com/media-room/articles/view/Summer-2001-KANSAS/812/ 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 Building a Winner from the Ground Up NASCAR drivers and fans are revving their engines for Kansas Speedway's inaugural race season. By Sammie Lukaskiewicz What's in a Name? Plenty with Tootlefest A festival by any other name just wouldn't be as fun! Miltonvale celebrates its small-town life in a big way. By Mary Ann Clifft Old Shawnee Town The genealogy of this town is remembered by the re-creation of its past. By Sally M. Snell, photos by Michael C. Snell In Kansas, Everything Stops for Tee When and where is tee time? If you're an avid golfer, you won't be lacking in links. Secret Road to the Promised Land The Underground Railroad made tracks through Kansas carrying many African-American slaves to the promised land of freedom. By Warner Blackburn Home is Where the Buffalo Roam As the Bison make a comeback in Kansas, so does the great animal's beautiful habitat. By Rex Buchanan Favorite Recipe Quiche Lorraine from the Bleu Jacket in Lawrence. Volume 56, Issue 2 Andrea Glenn, editor On the cover: Mill Creek by Steve Mulligan Thu, 15 Nov 2012 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelks.com/media-room/articles/view/Summer-2001-KANSAS/812/ Fall 2001 KANSAS http://www.travelks.com/media-room/articles/view/Fall-2001-KANSAS/811/ 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 experience at Kansas nature centers. By Rex Buchanan The Ghosts of the Post The legends live on in the plentiful lore at the Trading Post Museum and Mariais des Cygnes Massacre State Historic Site. By Zach Flake, photos by Tim Walla Round Up for a Chuckwagon Supper Circle the wagons and listen for the dinner bell. It's time to eat cowboy style and enjoy the entertainment at Prairie Rose in Butler County. By Jeanette Steinert, photos by Roy Steinert From Ike to Klinger, the Eisenhower Museum has it All With five galleries the Eisenhower Museum offers plenty to first-time visitors and veterans alike. By Cecilia Harris Walk Right In Kansas provides thousands of acres of farmland for sportsmen through its Walk-in Hunting Access program. By Jim Ramberg, photos by Jon Blumb Renovation With Family Spirit The renovation of Cedar Crest, the Kansas Gorvernor's residence, was a labor of love for the First Family of Kansas and friends of Cedar Crest. By Sally M. Snell, photos by Michael C. Snell Thu, 15 Nov 2012 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelks.com/media-room/articles/view/Fall-2001-KANSAS/811/ Winter 2001 KANSAS http://www.travelks.com/media-room/articles/view/Winter-2001-KANSAS/810/ 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, photos by Roy Stienert Out of the Frying Pan and into the Race The International Pancake race pits Liberal, Kan., against Olney, Englad, in this fun-filled traditional event that features high tea, pageantry and plenty of pancakes. By Sally M. Snell, photos by Michael C. Snell A Stop in Time The Mahaffie Stagecoach Stop and Farm in Olathe beckons travelers back in time to enjoy the last surviving authentic stagecoach stop on the Santa Fe Trail. By Marti Attoun, photos by Gerard Attoun A Capitol Idea The center of Kansas gomvernment is undergoing extensive renovations that are uncovering the past, restoring the beauty and adding sparkle to this gem of the prairie. By Sally M. Snell, photos by Michael C. Snell The Brookville Hotel Flies the Coop to Roost in Abilene The legendary Brookville Hotel may have changed locations (from Brookville to Abilene) but it still serves one of the most famous fried chicken dinners in Kansas. By Cecilia Harris, photos by Bill Stephens Marionettes Have Wichita Couple on a String John and Pauline Cravens have a hobby with strings attached. But they don't mind. They're carving out a niche with their handcrafted marionettes. By Fred Solis Favorite Recipe Cherry Glazed Salmon from City Limits in Colby Volume 56, Issue 4 Nancy Nowick Ramberg, editor On the cover: Ice covered trees on the Konza Prairie by Kevin Sink Thu, 15 Nov 2012 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelks.com/media-room/articles/view/Winter-2001-KANSAS/810/ Spring 2002 KANSAS http://www.travelks.com/media-room/articles/view/Spring-2002-KANSAS/809/ 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 offer a fetailed look at two very different families. By Cecilia Harris, Photos by Del Ruff Gone Fishin' in Kansas Kansas boasts beautiful and bountiful fishing spots from all angles, for the anglers. By Ned Kehde, Photos by Jon Blumb Coffee Comforts Where do you get a good cup of joe in Kansas? Just about everywhere you go. By Morgan Chilson, Photos by Earl Richardson Migrating to the Natural World Birds aren't the only ones coming into Cheyenne Bottoms and Quivira Refuge from all over the world. By Maggie Lee A Cultural Composition The museums and galleries of Kansas' colleges and universities are home to rich collections of art by the masters along with vibrant student talent. By Laura Quirk Old Cowtown Museum Experience life in the 1800s and celebrate the glamorous part of Kansas and U.S. History. By Fred Solis Favorite Recipes Wild Mushroom and Spinach Strudel from the Governor's Meeting House in Shawnee Volume 57, Issue 1 Nancy Nowick Ramberg, editor On the cover:Common Chokecherry, by David Dvorak, Jr. Thu, 15 Nov 2012 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelks.com/media-room/articles/view/Spring-2002-KANSAS/809/ Summer 2002 KANSAS http://www.travelks.com/media-room/articles/view/Summer-2002-KANSAS/808/ 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 continually performing city band in Kansas. Pull up a lawn chair and listen! By Marti Attoun Take Stock in University Theater Whether you're a fan of Neil Simon or William Shakespeare, you'll find exceptional performances on the stages of Kansas' colleges and universities. By Lou Ann Thomas Off the Beaten Path Slow down and take a few of the exits off I-70 to experience seven state parks, small town diners, historic forts and magnificent museums and attractions. By Sherry Polcyn Independence Day in Independence How do Kansans celebrate the Fourth of July? with events that captre local flavor and national pride. By Fred Solis Along the Chisholm Trail You can still find the cowboy in Kansas when you retrace the old Chisholm Trail from Caldwell to Abilene. By Mary R. Gage Favorite Recipe Mrs. Torrez' Taco Soup from the Tiffany House in Hutchinson Volume 57, Issue 2 Nancy Nowick Ramberg, editor On the cover:waterfall, Mill Creek by Steve Mulligan Thu, 15 Nov 2012 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelks.com/media-room/articles/view/Summer-2002-KANSAS/808/ Fall 2002 KANSAS http://www.travelks.com/media-room/articles/view/Fall-2002-KANSAS/807/ 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 From the Milky way to creepy crawlies, Kansas universities offer visitors learning experiences at museums. By Cecilia Harris Topeka Civic Theatre Goes Back to School A newly renovated grade school is the home to this community treater and arts academy. By Lou Ann Thomas Mountain Biking Where the Are No Mountains Kansas may not have the Rockies, but we do have plenty of challenging trails that test even the most athletic riders. By Ric Anderson The Dust Bowl Era The Stauth Museum takes us on a photographic journey to the Dust Bowl and Depression. Doc Comes Home for a House Call Volunteers are restoring "Doc," a B-29 bomber, back to his old glory. By Fred Solis Favorite Recipe Texas White Sheet Cake from the Neon 57 in Fowler Volume 57, Issue 3 Nancy Nowick Ramberg, editor On the cover: Fall trees in Mission Park, Johnson County by Kevin Sink Thu, 15 Nov 2012 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelks.com/media-room/articles/view/Fall-2002-KANSAS/807/ Winter 2002 KANSAS http://www.travelks.com/media-room/articles/view/Winter-2002-KANSAS/806/ 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 to be a chore when you make it an adventure. By Various Contributors Art Against the Wall Catch a large perspective of Kansas on creative murals throughout the state. By Sally M. Snell Forever KANSAS! Preview photos fromthe new book published in memory of former KANSAS! editor Andrea Glenn. By Don Lambert Prairie Skiing, Dogging it in the Colonies Wax your skis and hit the prairie for some cross-country fun. By Ruth Carol Cushman Counting on the Early Birds Join the Kansas Audobon faithful as they brave the weather to count birds. By Morgan Chilson Favorite Recipe Otto's Cafe Chili Volume 57, Issue 4 Nancy Nowick Ramberg, editor On the cover: Snow drift by Chris Bertoglio Thu, 15 Nov 2012 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelks.com/media-room/articles/view/Winter-2002-KANSAS/806/ Spring 2003 KANSAS http://www.travelks.com/media-room/articles/view/Spring-2003-KANSAS/805/ 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 learn everything you want about the state of Kansas Sampler Festival. By Lou Ann Thomas Blowin' in the Wind Windmills have been a part of the Kansas landscape for more than 100 years, but now they've gone high-tech. By Maggie Lee Prairie Fires Fires on the prairie shape the Kansas ecosystem. They're also a welcome sight. By David Dvorak Jr. The Magic of Morels Spring is popping up in the form of delicious and precious morels. By Jim Ramberg Governor's Fishing Classic Kansas' fishing heritage is nurtured from one generation to the next each year. Photos by Bill Stephens Favorite Recipes Butch's Coleslaw from Butch's Diner in Tampa, KS Volume 58, Issue 1 Nancy Nowick Ramberg, editor On the Cover: Redbud Trees by Michael C. Snell Thu, 15 Nov 2012 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelks.com/media-room/articles/view/Spring-2003-KANSAS/805/ Summer 2003 KANSAS http://www.travelks.com/media-room/articles/view/Summer-2003-KANSAS/804/ 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 Kerri Fivecoat-Campbell The World Celebrates at Ark City Bullfighting in Kansas? You'll see it and a whole lot more during the World Festival in Ark City. By Fred Solis Get Some BBQ PDQ Go on a driving search for barbecue stops across the state and enjoy some lip-smackin' cuisine. By Allan Baker How Sweet It Is The state insect creates quite a buzz with Kansas beekeepers and honey producers. By Jeri Clouston Pooling Resources Joe Newell restores pool tables on a national scale from his home in Clay Center. By Arlene Rains Graber Yeah Yoder! Yoder Heritage days is a celebration of the past and present, where old meets new and everyone has fun. By Jeanette Steinert Favorite Recipe Kirby House Waldorf Salad Volume 58, Issue 2 Nancy Nowick Ramberg, editor On the cover: Marais des Cygnes River by Steve Mulligan Thu, 15 Nov 2012 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelks.com/media-room/articles/view/Summer-2003-KANSAS/804/ Fall 2003 KANSAS http://www.travelks.com/media-room/articles/view/Fall-2003-KANSAS/803/ 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 Trolley. If You Dare. take a spooky tour through a couple of the most haunted towns in Kansas...Atchison and Fort Riley. By Kim Gronniger Along U.S. 36 What do you need to explore U.S. 36? How about a 1941 road map and a WPA Guide to 1930s Kansas. By L. Candy Ruff An Easy Hunt for the Perfect Lodge A number of hunting and fishing lodges have taken teh place of private lands for today's outdoorsmen, and Kansas has its fair share. By Robert I. Egbert Elk Falls is the Place to Go Join the fun in Elk falls at the Annual Elk Falls Outhouse Tour and Contest. By Diana West Favorite Recipes Hereford House Bread Pudding Volume 58, Issue 3 Nancy Nowick Ramberg, editor On the cover: Restored architecture in downtwon emporia by Michael C. Snell Thu, 15 Nov 2012 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelks.com/media-room/articles/view/Fall-2003-KANSAS/803/ Winter 2003 KANSAS http://www.travelks.com/media-room/articles/view/Winter-2003-KANSAS/802/ 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 communities celebrate the anniversary of the opening of the Kansas territory settlement. By Bobbie Athon Rediscovering Lewis and Clark Kansas commemorates the 200th anniversary of Lewis and Clark's Corps of Discovery. By Mary Remboldt Gage Focusing on Inclusion The American Indian perspective to the Corps of Discovery is explored in light of the Lewis and Clark Bicentennial. By Christie Appelhanz Eckert Aglow with Color Our photo gallery brightens the season with some of the state's most beautiful stained glass. By Michael C. Snell A Biker's Breakfast Paradise The first Sunday of each month the Cassoday Cafe draws hungry bikers from as far away as Texas, Arizona and even California. By Ann Parr Favorite Recipes Chilled Cucumber Soup from Tom McCann's in Sedan. Volume 58, Issue 4 Nancy Nowick Ramberg, editor On the cover: Lewis and Clark expedition reenactors by Bill Stephens Thu, 15 Nov 2012 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelks.com/media-room/articles/view/Winter-2003-KANSAS/802/ Spring 2004 KANSAS http://www.travelks.com/media-room/articles/view/Spring-2004-KANSAS/801/ 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 Spring in Bloom Travel to Chautauqua county for the annual Redbud Tour, a rite of spring for many Kansans. By Jeanette Steinert Bleeding Kansas The Kansas Humanities Council presents chautauquas in four cities this spring to eductate and entertain us about Kansas' heritage. By Cecilia Harris Atwood is Where It's At This town of 1,500 bills itself as a resort town...rightfully so. By Lou Ann Thomas Favorite Recipes: Susie's Coconut Cream Pie Recipe Volume 59, Issue 1 Nancy Nowick Ramberg, editor On the Cover: Indian Blanket wildflowers by Harland Schuster Thu, 15 Nov 2012 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelks.com/media-room/articles/view/Spring-2004-KANSAS/801/ Summer 2004 KANSAS http://www.travelks.com/media-room/articles/view/Summer-2004-KANSAS/800/ 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 Stewart Kansas Sculptures Photographer Michael C. Snell travels the state to bring us artistic and unexpected sculptures. By Michael C. Snell Spark of Creativity Sculptor and Kansas native Arlie Regier stunning stainless steel works of art. By Sally M. Snell Water, Water Everywhere Tiem to get out your water skis, hook up the boat and find out why the waves in Kansas aren't all amber and made of grain. By Ric Anderson If Rutlader Builds It, They Will Come Jim Rutlader made his dreams come true when he built his own Western town near Kansas City. By Mary Hammel Favorite Recipes Chilled Cream Southwest Tomato Bisque recipe from Glencliff Farm Bed, Breakfast and Spa, Independence, KS Volume 59, Issue 2 Nancy Nowick Ramberg, editor On the Cover: Dustin Smith on the water at Clinton Lake by Earl Richardson Thu, 15 Nov 2012 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelks.com/media-room/articles/view/Summer-2004-KANSAS/800/ Fall 2004 KANSAS http://www.travelks.com/media-room/articles/view/Fall-2004-KANSAS/799/ 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 Valley in Kansas Lush orchards, a cozy bed and breakfast and friend;y faces await visitors at one family's paradise. By Rachael Greene Northern Lights, Kansas Nights The aurora borealis shines in the Kansas autumn skies and is captured by two of our contributing photographers. Photos by Kyle Gerstner and Harland J. Schuster History's True Colors from one little girl to a landmark Supreme Court decision, the Brown v. Board of Education National Historic Site gives visitors an emotional and educational jolt of recent history. By Sally M. Snell Fall Festival Fun No matter where you go in Kansas this fall, you'll find a festival filled with fun. Favorite Recipes French Onion Soup Recipe from the Grain Bin Supper Club in Garden City. Volume 59, Issue 3 Nancy Nowick Ramberg, editor On the Cover: Kenneth Krause in his Fieldstone Orchard, Overbrook, by Earl Richardson Thu, 15 Nov 2012 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelks.com/media-room/articles/view/Fall-2004-KANSAS/799/ Winter 2004 KANSAS http://www.travelks.com/media-room/articles/view/Winter-2004-KANSAS/798/ 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 cowboy. By Diana West A Side of History Get a bite to eat and a taste of history at these Kansas retaurants. By Cecilia Harris An Elegant Revival The restored Stiefel Theatre for the Performing Arts is once again and entertainment centerpiece of Salina. By Jeri Clouston Historic Holiday Fun Kansans get creative when it comes to celebrating the holidays. By Bobbie Athon Favorite Recipe Creamy Tomato Mushroom Soup Volume 59, Issue 4 Nancy Nowick Ramberg, editor On the Cover: Shawnee Mission Park by Jennifer Sena Thu, 15 Nov 2012 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelks.com/media-room/articles/view/Winter-2004-KANSAS/798/ Spring 2005 KANSAS http://www.travelks.com/media-room/articles/view/Spring-2005-KANSAS/797/ 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 enthusiasts. By Elizabeth Schultz Keeping it Natural One family's dedication to nature and conservation unflods with Bundleflower Plant and wildlife Preserve. By Maggie Lee Designing a Better Fundraiser The ERC Designers' Showhouse has taken homes from bare bones to gorgeous for 25 years. By Morgan Chilson Red Rock Guest Ranch City slickers take to rural life with an authentic ranch experience. By Cynthia Mines Himmel House Bed & Breakfast A little bit of heaven at this cozy B&B By Marti Attoun Favorite Recipes-Hays House Fresh Strawberry Pie Volume 61, Issue 1 Nancy Nowick Ramberg, editor On the cover:Topeka spring storm by Jason Soden Thu, 15 Nov 2012 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelks.com/media-room/articles/view/Spring-2005-KANSAS/797/ Summer 2005 KANSAS http://www.travelks.com/media-room/articles/view/Summer-2005-KANSAS/796/ 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 - Piccadilly Grill, Market, Deli & Bakery - Chelsea's Bar & Grill - Bagatelle Bakery - LaTour Management, Inc. The Face of Kansas Northeast Kansas - Cinco de Mayo Festival (Kansas City) - Scottish Highland Games (Kansas City) - Juneteenth Celebration (Kansas City) - St. John's Mexican Fiesta (Lawrence) - Prairie Band Pottawatomie Pow Wow (Mayetta) - Prairie Band Pottawatomie American Indian Day (Mayetta) - Swedish Supper (Olsburg) - Fiesta Mexicana (Topeka) - Strawberry Hill Museum (Kansas City) - Grinter Place State Historic Site (Kansas City) - Shawnee Indian Mission State Historic Site (Fairway) Southeast Kansas - Mexican Fiesta (Emporia) - Welsh Heritage St. David's Concert and Tea (Emporia) - Cinco de Mayo (Emporia) - Gordon Parks Celebration of Culture & Diversity (Ft. Scott) - Festa Italiana (Frontenac) - Little Balkans Days (Pittsburg) - Kaw Mission State Historic Site (Council Grove) - 1860s Welsh Farmstead (Emporia) - Historical Museum and 1867 Home (Humboldt) - Immigrant Park (Pittsburg) North-Central Kansas - Rock-a-thon, Czech Heritage (Cuba) - German Heritage Days (Hays) - Oktoberfest (Hays) - Midsummer's Day Festival (Lindsborg) - Svensk Hyllningsfest (Lindsborg) - Lucia Fest (Lindsborg) - Scottish Festival (McPherson) - Ethnic Festival (Salina) - After Harvest Czech Festival (Wilson) - Bohemian Cultural Center (Alton) - Hollenberg Station State Historic Site (Hanover) - Volga-German Haus (Hays) - Fort Hays State University Center for Ethnic Studies (Hays) - St. Fidelis "Cathedral of the Plains" Church (Victoria) - "Little Sweden, USA" (Lindsborg) - Hemslojd, Inc., Swedish Craftsmen (Lindsborg) - Wilson Czech Opera House Museum (Wilson) South-Central Kansas - World Festival (Arkansas City) - Cinco de Mayo (Great Bend) - Juneteenth (Great Bend) - Mennonite Relief Sale (Hutchinson) - Cinco de Mayo (Hutchinson) - Emancipation Day (Hutchinson) - Black Arts Festival (Wichita) - Asian Festival (Wichita) - Mennonite Heritage Museum (Goessel) - Mennonite Museum & Friesen Dutch Mill (Hillsboro) - Kauffman Museum (North Newton) - Mennonite Settler Statue (Newton) - Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (Wichita) - Mid-America All-Indian Center (Wichita) - Kansas African-American Museum (Wichita) - Amish shops and food (Yoder) Northwest Kansas - Jazz and Blues Festival (Nicodemus) - Emancipation and Homecoming Celebration (Nicodemus) - Th' Gatherin' Celtic festival (WaKeeney) - Czech Memorial Museum (Jennings) - National historic Site (Nicodemus) - Old Dutch Mill (Smith Center) - St. Joseph's Church (Damar) Southwest Kansas - Mexican Fiesta (Garden City) - Cinco de Mayo (Ulysses) - El Quartelejo Pueblo Ruins (Scott City) - Iris' Country Kitchen (Ulysses) - Copeland Cafe (Copeland) - United Methodist Mexican-American Ministries It's a Small World After All - Jim Richardson, photographer - National Geographic, - "Pulling Together: 30 Years in the Life of Cuba, Kansas" - Two Doors Down cafe (Cuba) - Small World: A Gallery of Arts and Ideas (Lindsborg) Little Sisters of Liberty - Randal Julian, sculptor - Butler County Courthouse (El Dorado) - State Capitol (Topeka) - Belle Plaine Travel Information Center (Belle Plaine) - Goodland Travel Information Center (Goodland) - Civil War Soldier statue (Mt. Hope) - St. John Jubilee (St. John) - Leavenworth City Hall (Leavenworth) - Kingman Veterans Memorial (Kingman) - Celebration of Freedom Memorial (El Dorado) - (Coffeyville, Colby, El Dorado, Garden City, Garnett, Glen Elder, Harlan, Hays, Hillsboro, Independence, Kingman, La Crosse, Leavenworth, Liberal, Medicine Lodge, Overland Park, Parsons, Pratt, Russell, Salina, St. John, Topeka, Washington, Wichita) Kansas Gallery Konza Prairie (Riley County) - Yucca and shortgrass prairie (Scott County) - Elephant Rock (Decatur County) - Flint Hills (Chase County) - Flint Hills (Chase County) - The Smoky Hills (Lincoln County) - Heron, Perry Lake (Jefferson County) - Konza Prairie Biological Stateion (Riley County) Getaways Make a Getaway to the Glacial Hills Scenic Byway - Atchison, Leavenworth, Troy and White Cloud - Driving Tours (Atchison, Fort Leavenworth, Leavenworth) - Trolley Tours (Atchison) - Self-Guided Walking Tour (White Cloud) - Historic Barn Tour (Doniphan County) - Atchison County Historical Society Museum in the Santa Fe Depot (Atchison) - Amelia Earhart Birthplace and Museum (Atchison) - Cray Historical Home (Atchison) - National Fred Harvey Museum (Leavenworth) - Victorian Carroll Mansion and Museum (Leavenworth) - C.W. Parker Carousel Museum (Leavenworth) - Four State Overlook (White Cloud) - Benedictine Bottoms (Atchison) - Warnock Lake (Atchison) - Atchison State Fishing Lake and Wildlife Area (Atchison) Photographer Wins Award for KANSAS! Cover - Michael Snell - North American Travel Journalists Association (NATJA) From Wild Bill Hickok to 911 - Johnson County Museum (Shawnee) - Exhibit: "To Protect and Serve: Law Enforcement in Johnson County" Wheatland Jam Celebrates Sixth Year with a Country Night - Wheatland Jam (Goddard) Explore Kansas: Celebrate Diversity with Food - Josie's Ristorante (Scammon) - Paolucci's Restaurant (Atchison) - European BakeShop (Hartford) - Pupusa El Mexicano (Emporia) - The English Steakhouse (Liberal) - Valley Cafe (Marquette) - German Village (Junction City) - Gorham Cafe (Gorham) - Olde Towne Restaurant (Hillsboro) - Swedish Country Inn (Lindsborg) - Pho Hoa One (Garden City) - Gaucho (Pittsburg) - Osteria Gran Sasso (Pittsburg) - La Playa Dorada (Garden City) CityEscapes: Give Your Tastebuds a Vacation - Ruchi Indian Cuisine (Overland Park) - Taco El Sol (Topeka) - Rosa's (Topeka) - Pepe & Chela's (Topeka) - Globe Indian Cuisine (Topeka) Prairie Potpourri - The Mouse and the Angel, by Ruth Scheer and illustrated by Faye Grable - Hippopotamus, by Ruth Scheer - My Friend, byt Ruth Scheer - Giraffe at the Zoo, by Ruth Scheer - Elephant's Trunk, by Ruth Scheer - For Crying Out Loud, by Naomi Patterson - Living Out Loud, by Naomi Patterson - Thinking Out Loud, by Naomi Patterson - Middle of Somewhere: Stories of Life on the High Plains, by James D. Wright - Death on the Western Frontier, by Eugene D. Fleharty and Gary K. Hulett - Animals in the House, by Caryn Mirriam-Goldberg - Unchartered Journey, by Harold G. Ross Favorite Recipes - Sour Cream Raisin Pie Effie's at the Rush Center Recreation Center in Rush Center Vacation Photo Sunset (Medicine Lodge) Volume 61, Issue 2 Nancy Nowick Kauk, editor On the cover: Sunflowers by Harland Schuster Thu, 15 Nov 2012 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelks.com/media-room/articles/view/Summer-2005-KANSAS/796/ Fall 2005 KANSAS http://www.travelks.com/media-room/articles/view/Fall-2005-KANSAS/795/ 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 Prairie - Kuhrt Ranch (Edson) On Target - Swanson Farms Guided Hunting and Fishing Trips (Elsmore) - Bourban State Fishing Lake (Elsmore) Bustin' Through the Clouds - Kansas Lower Orbital Unmanned Delegation (KLOUD) - KLOUDBusters (Argonia) Fall Gallery - Maples leaves in Baldwin City (Douglas County) - Fall leaves (Leavenworth County) - Pumpkins - Colorful foliage across the Jackson County-Shawnee County line - Waterfall near Lake Kahola (Chase and Morris Counties) - Jackson Park Overlook in Atchison (Atchison County) - Fall sunrise (Douglas County) - Hawthorne (Atchison County) - Yellow fungus (Cowley County) - Sunrise (Douglas County) Getaways Canadian Artists Converging on Lawrence - "Convergence: Work by Canadian and U.S. Artists" (Lawrence) - University of Kansas Art and Design Gallery (Lawrence) - Fields Gallery (Lawrence) - Phoenix Gallery (Lawrence) - Lawrence Arts Center (Lawrence) Schuster Exhibit - Prairie Gallery (Sedan) Gordon Parks Celebration - 2nd Annual Gordon Parks Celebration of Culture and Diversity (Fort Scott) - Gordon Parks Center for Culture and Diversity (Fort Scott) - Fort Scott Community College Campus (Fort Scott) Take a Walk on the Wild Side at the Operation Wildlife Annual Art Show - Operation Wildlife's Annual Art Show and Sale (Overland Park) - Holiday Inn Hotel and Suites (Overland Park) Explore Kansas: Exploring Greenwood County - Fall River Reservoir and State Park - Schoolhouse Cafe (Fall River) - North Branch Otter Creek Bridge (Piedmont) - Greenwood County Historical Museum (Eureka) - Holmes Sundry (Hamilton) - Teter Rock - Teterville Ghost Town CityEscapes: Lawrence Rocks - The Bottleneck (Lawrence) - Liberty Hall (Lawrence) - Granada (Lawrence) - Free State Brewery (Lawrence) Prairie Potpourri - Sissy! by Tom Mach - Stone Bridges: images, music, art, video by Gary Gackstatter and Mike Beauchcamp - Trespassing Time - Ghost Stories from the Prairie, by Barbara J. Baldwin, Herri Garretson, Linda Madl and Sheri L. McGathy - Fan the Flame, by H. William Berger - Outside the Box, by Bill Hanlon - Spatzies and Brass BBs: Life in a One-Room Country School, by Ken Ohm, Ph.D Favorite Recipes - Harry's Tomato Basil Soup Harry's Uptown in Manhattan Vacation Photo - Kansas Highway 126 (Frontenac) Volume 61, Issue 3 Nancy Nowick Kauk, editor On the cover: Autumn Leaves by Kenneth Highfill Thu, 15 Nov 2012 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelks.com/media-room/articles/view/Fall-2005-KANSAS/795/ Winter 2005 KANSAS http://www.travelks.com/media-room/articles/view/Winter-2005-KANSAS/794/ 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 - Charlie's Elk Creek Observatory - Holton High School - Elk Creek Observatory - Department of Education's Technology Initiative Program - University of Kansas - Gamma Ray Large Area Space Telescope Project The Parsonage Guesthouse Bed & Breakfast Inn (Holton) Oh, Christmas Tree! - Strawberry Hill Christmas Tree Farm (Lawrence) - Christmas Trees Magazine - Cedar Crest, Kansas Governor's Residence - Kansas Christmas Tree Growers Association - National Christmas Tree Association - Prairie Elf Christmas Tree Farm (Lawrence) - Prairie Pines Christmas Tree Farm (Maize) - Chamber Music at the Barn (Maize) - Pumpkin Days (Maize) - Bowen's Christmas Tree Farm (Pittsburg) - Delp Christmas Tree Farm (St. John) Independent Reading - The Raven Bookstore (Lawrence) - Dusty Bookshelf (Manhattan) - Dusty Bookshelf (Lawrence) Holiday Gift Roundup Cloud County Tea Company (Clyde) - Ancient Roots Herbal Apothecary (Clyde) Kansas Takes the Cheese - Wiebe Dairy Farm (Durham) - Eleanor's Farmhouse Cheese (Durham) - Alma Creamery (Alma) - U.S. Championship Cheese Contest Ingwerson Farms (Topeka) Kansas Is All Fun and Games - Follow the Yellow Brick Road Trivia Game (Oswego) Kansas Gallery - Full moon (Riley County) - Prickly pear cactus (Clark County) - Canada goose (Coffey County) - Red-bellied woodpecker (Geary County) - Goose tracks at Clinton Lake (Douglas County) - Barn in Johnson County (Johnson County) - King's Creek, Konza Prairie Research Natural Area (Riley County) Getaways Chateau Avalon: Perfect for Romantic Getaways - Chateau Avalon (Kansas City) - Kanasas Speedway (Kansas City) - Cabela's (Kansas City) When Kansas was King of the Western - Kansas Museum of History - "Blazing Guns & Rugged Heroes: Kansas in the Westerns" It's Bald Eagle Season in Kansas - Tuttle Creek Lake (Manhattan) - Milford Lake (Milford) - Clinton Lake (Lawrence) - Perry Lake (Perry) Little Apple Big on New Year's Eve - The Little Apple New Year's Eve Ball Drop (Manhattan) - Aggieville (Manhattan) - Varney's Book Store (Manhattan) - Eye Doctors (Manhattan) - John Murdock Chevrolet-Cadillac-Mitsubishi (Manhattan) Explore Kansas: Meet Famous Kansans Around the State - Walter P. Chrysler Boyhood Home (Ellis) - John Steuart Curry Home (Oskaloosa) - Amelia Earhart Birthplace Museum (Atchison) - Major General Frederick Funston Boyhood Home (Iola) - Eisenhower Boyhood Home and Museum (Abilene) - William Allen White House (Emporia) - Carry Nation Home (Medicine Lodge) - Susanna Salter (Argonia) - A.B. Seelye Mansion (Abilene) - Charles Koester House (Marysville) - Charles Curtis House (Topeka) CityEscapes: Avoid Cabin Fever in Wichita - Botanica, The Wichita Gardens - Illuminations: A Holiday Festival of Lights - Lights on St. Paul, event - Old Cowtown Museum - An Old-Fashioned Christmas - Wichita Symphony Orchestra - Family Holiday Concert - Century II Convention Center - Ulrich Museum of Art at Wichita State University - Lake Afton Observatory at Wichita State University - Worlds of Science and Imagination - The Universe of the 1920s - 49th Annual Darryl Starbird Exotic Car Show and Action Arena - 17th Annual Bluegrass Festival - Wichita Marriott Hotel Prairie Potpourri - The Territorial Reader, edited by Virgil W. Dean - General James G. Blunt: Tarnished Glory, by Robert Collins - The Brute, by Mike Klaassen - Oceans of Kansas: A Natural History of the Western Interior Sea, by Michael J. Everhart - Santa Fe Locomotive 132, by Richard E. Scholz - Zerf:Six-String Justice: Songs of the Wild Kansas Frontier, album by David Zerfas (Zerf) - On Distant Prairie Swells, album by David Zerfas (Zerf) - Southeastern Kansas Coal Mining Towns, by Nanette Krumsick and Betty DeVoss - Comanche Crossing, by Harold G. Ross - Uncharted Journey, by Harold G. Ross - The Emerald Prairie, by Harold G. Ross - Hoizons West, by Harold G. Ross - Brannick, by Harold G. Ross - Best of the Midwest: Rediscovering America's Heartland, by Dan Kaercher - Places and People, by Don Mock Favorite Recipes - Free State Brewing Company Cheddar Ale Soup Free State Brewing Company in Lawrence Vacation Photo - Winter Wonderland Scene (Beverly) Volume 61, Issue 4 Nancy Nowick Kauk, editor On the cover: Holton Town Square by Earl Richardson Thu, 15 Nov 2012 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelks.com/media-room/articles/view/Winter-2005-KANSAS/794/