KANSAS! Mag 75

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Civil War Commemorations

Kansas marks 160 years since the beginning of the deadly conflict One hundred and sixty years ago, the war between Northern and…

Talking Kansas

Michael King and Brad Smalley, of Wild West Podcast. Photo credit: Rachael Sebastian Kansas-themed podcasts share their deep dives…

Arts & Entertainment

Beauty in Paper, Blooms and Glass

Wayasashi Studio From her home studio in Wichita, Tomiyo Tajiri creates stunning kimonos, origami art and accessories. Tajiri began studying her craft while growing up on Okinoerabujima, a small…

KANSAS! Magazine

Every issue of KANSAS! tells a story through inspiring words and vibrant photography that captures the beauty and essence of our state. Features and photo essays highlight a variety of topics - from the people and communities to the food and cultures, as well as the striking scenery and beautiful landscapes that make Kansas a unique place to live and visit.

Sunflowers at night

Travel

Travel

A Great Bend Weekend

Outdoor enthusiasts and fans of interactive history should make this their travel destination Mother Nature beckons us to step outside…

Arts & Entertainment

11 Epic Murals to Explore

Of all the two-dimensional art forms, perhaps none is as epic or accessible as the mural. Mural artists and experts Lora Jost and Dave…

History & Heritage

Holiday Trees on Display

(Note: Display will be limited this year (2020) for distancing requirements due to COVID-19) Believed to be the Midwest’s largest…

Travel

Pet Travel Tips Straight from Fred

The state’s official safety dog breaks down the essentials of traveling with your pet When preparing for a trip, whether solo or with…

Reasons to Love Kansas

Eight Great Agritourism Destinations

Kansans take pride in their land and in the hard work by generations of farmers to sustain it. Across the state, farms, wineries, ranches…

Food & Drink

Food & Drink

Taste of Kansas: A Different Oil Field

Photography by Bill Stephens RECIPE FEATURED WITH ARTICLE : Wright Sunflower Oil Tender Steak Marinade Sunflowers are more than a beautiful…

Food & Drink

A Lavender Spring

Lavender’s sweet fragrance scents sachets, lotions, and cleaning products. Its oil soothes heartburn, heals insect bites, and reduces…

Recipes

Main Dishes

Rotisserie Pork Loin Roast

Photography by Nick Krug Ingredients • 4-pound boneless pork loin roast • 2 tablespoons brown sugar, packed • 1…

Breakfast

Puffed Pancake

Recipe from the kitchen of The Prairie Queen B&B in Leavenworth INGREDIENTS 4 large eggs 2 Tbs. sugar 1 cup milk ¼ tsp. Salt 1 cup…

Main Dishes

Dawsons’ Cowboy Chunky Beef Stew

Recipe featured in Taste of Kansas: Chuckwagon Cooking Note: “This recipe will feed approximately 40 people,” Dawn says…

Arts & Entertainment

Arts & Entertainment

11 Epic Murals to Explore

Of all the two-dimensional art forms, perhaps none is as epic or accessible as the mural. Mural artists and experts Lora Jost and Dave…

Arts & Entertainment

Kansas Women Trailblazers: Janelle Monáe

Many Kansas-born artists, musicians, actors, and other creative types came of age and into their careers in other states and countries…

History & Heritage

History & Heritage

Civil War Commemorations

Kansas marks 160 years since the beginning of the deadly conflict One hundred and sixty years ago, the war between Northern and Southern…

History & Heritage

Follow the Signs

Traveler viewing the Cimarron National Grassland from Point of Rocks In 1863, a 62-year-old Italian immigrant named Giovanni de Agostini (or…

History & Heritage

High School in the Heartland

Topeka High School Colors: Black & Gold | Mascot: Trojans This year marks Topeka High School’s 150th anniversary and the 90th…

Nature & Outdoors

Nature & Outdoors

Four Great Fall Trails

(Photo Location: Kanopolis State Park) With temperatures cooling and fall foliage colors reaching their peak, autumn is an excellent time to…

Nature & Outdoors

Summer Fishing in Kansas

Last year’s flooding was a nightmare for Kansas anglers, making many boat ramps and favorite fishing holes inaccessible for months…

History & Heritage

Pueblo on the Prairie

What we know about one of the state’s most widely studied and important archaeological sites begins with hungry squirrels. According…

Nature & Outdoors

Reasons We Love Kansas: Golfing

BUFFALO DUNES GOLF COURSE Garden City Ranked the top municipally owned golf course in Kansas by Golf Digest, Buffalo Dunes also earned…

Reasons We Love Kansas

History & Heritage

High School in the Heartland

Topeka High School Colors: Black & Gold | Mascot: Trojans This year marks Topeka High School’s 150th anniversary and the 90th…

Arts & Entertainment

11 Epic Murals to Explore

Of all the two-dimensional art forms, perhaps none is as epic or accessible as the mural. Mural artists and experts Lora Jost and Dave…