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Summer 1986 KANSAS

11/15/2012
BATTER UP!
Hutchinson is a softball hot spot with its Fun Valley complex.

CREATING A FISHERMAN'S PARADISE
The Milford Fish Hatchery, opened in March of 198, is one of only four in the United States which raises warm water fish in concrete facilities.

TREASURES FROM THE KAW
Writer/photographer Daniel Dancer describes the wealth of fossils to be found along the Kansas River after the spring rains.

MUSIC UNDER THE STARS
Sandstone Amphitheater in Bonner Springs features outdoor concerts with big name stars.

EVERLASTING HERBS
A Hanover family has turned their backyard herb garden into a successful business.

WICHITA'S SHAKESPEARE IN THE PARK
For the past six years, thousands of Wichitans have enjoyed Shakespeare plays on summer evenings in city parks.

CHAUTAUQUA IS IN TOWN
The Kansas committee for the Humanities has been instrumental in encouraging the revival of Chautauqua programs.

A CAMP FOR FUTURE ASTRONAUTS
The Kansas cosmosphere and Space Discovery Center offers a unique camp for young scientists.

JIM HALE-SCULPTOR
Topeka artist Jim Hale creates a variety of sculptures by welding with steel.

STEVENS COUNTY GAS AND HISTORICAL MUSEUM
Museum exhibits document the significance of gas and oil to the history of Stevens County.

OLD COWTOWN MUSEUM
On summer weekends, actors posing as early settlers of Wichita mingle with visitors in this 19th century village.

FORT BISSELL
Originally built to serve as a shelter for early settlers in the event of an Indian scare. Fort Bissell has been rebuilt in the city park of Phillipsburg.

COFFEYVILLE'S BROWN MANSION
The imposing Brown Mansion is open for tours offering a glimpse into yesterday's elegance.

Volume 41, Issue 2
Andrea Glenn, editor
On the cover: Grey squirrels in the Lawrence area by Kenneth Highfill