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Things to do this Memorial Day Weekend

Memorial Day Weekend is coming up! This is one of the best weekends to travel around the state! The weather in Kansas during late May can be some of the nicest (or stormiest) times of the year! While we attract many avid storm-chasers to the area, I wouldn't recommend risking it unless you know what…

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Partial Solar Eclipse 2024 Viewing Events

It’s likely you’ve heard people gearing up, prepping, and getting excited for the once in a lifetime event happening April 8, 2024: the Total Solar Eclipse. The last total solar eclipse to cross North America was in 2017, and while Kansas may not be in the path of totality this time, that doesn’t…

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Where to See Tulips in Kansas

Spring is the time when the world comes alive with vibrant colors and sweet scents. One of the most iconic spring flowers is the tulip, and Kansas is no stranger to this floral beauty. If you're looking to enjoy the beauty of tulips in full bloom, there's no better time than the spring tulip season…

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Mushroom Hunting In Kansas

Mushroom Hunting in Kansas Kansans typically keep a close eye on the skies. But when mid-March rolls around, a secret society of foragers turns their eyes to the earth. These mysterious few have been dreaming of their elusive prey for weeks. The weather watch, check soil temps, and peruse online…

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Bleeding Kansas: A Tour of the War before the War

A small two-story wooden building, a grassy meadow, a quiet park, a wooded valley between hills; these spots today are relatively unassuming and even banal at first appearance, but there was a time when these places in rural Kansas were the center of national attention. I visited several major sites…

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