KANSAS! Mag 75

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Oh, Give Me a ... Pie

(Modified article from original “Pace Yourself” by Kelly Banks featured in the summer issue of 2020) Six places in…

Poppin 'Good: Princeton Popcorn

KANSAS!/Bill Stephen Bob Ralph was raised a city boy, in the heart of Overland Park. But when he was growing up there in the…

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

History & Heritage

Pueblo on the Prairie

Kansas Tourism (This article was updated in November 2021) It’s a Southwest-style ruin where the deer, as well as the squirrels and…

History & Heritage

Being Native. Being Kansan.

The following sections are from a longer feature "Being Native. Being Kansan." first published in 2016 Five native nations…

History & Heritage

A Fort along the Santa Fe Trail

A new permanent exhibition highlights the role and the legacy of a military outpost on the Santa Fe Trail Fort Larned National Historic Site…

History & Heritage

Frank Lloyd Wright’s Allen House

Recognized as one of America’s most gifted 20th-century architects, Frank Lloyd Wright built more than 500 homes, museums, places of…

Travel

Space Works

Photography by Justin Lister A Kansas crew of expert technicians restores, recreates and sometimes reimagines iconic space artifacts for…

Food & Drink

Food & Drink

Oh, Give Me a ... Pie

(Modified article from original “Pace Yourself” by Kelly Banks featured in the summer issue of 2020) Six places in Kansas…

Food & Drink

Poppin 'Good: Princeton Popcorn

KANSAS!/Bill Stephen Bob Ralph was raised a city boy, in the heart of Overland Park. But when he was growing up there in the 1980s, he…

Food & Drink

Caribbean Tastes in Kansas

Escape wintry landlocked Kansas by dining in one of the state’s unique restaurants serving the flavors of the tropical islands…

Food & Drink

A Kansas Staple

(Updated November 3, 2021) Enterprise’s Hoffman Grist Mill offers visitors a glimpse into a historic Kansas industry—turning…

Recipes

Breakfast

Cranberry Orange Muffins

Recipe shared from WheatFields Bakery & Cafe in Lawrence INGREDIENTS Dry Ingredients 1 ¾ cup all-purpose flour ¾ tsp salt…

Baking

Classic American Cobbler

With available ingredients, including freshly ground wheat flour and fruit from the orchard or foraged berries, early settlers created…

Main Dishes

Smoky Hill Bison Meatloaf

Recipe from Smoky Hill Bison Co., 2660 E. Hobbs, Assaria Ingredients ½ cup chopped onion 1 Tbs. chopped fresh parsley 1 Tbs. butter or…

Main Dishes

Rotisserie Pork Loin Roast

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

Arts & Entertainment

History & Heritage

Talking Kansas

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

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

Ten Kansas Military Legends to Know

Kansas Tourism General Lewis W. Walt General Lewis Walt was born in Wabaunsee County in 1913. He was commissioned in the Army Field…

History & Heritage

Pueblo on the Prairie

Kansas Tourism (This article was updated in November 2021) It’s a Southwest-style ruin where the deer, as well as the squirrels and…

Food & Drink

A Kansas Staple

(Updated November 3, 2021) Enterprise’s Hoffman Grist Mill offers visitors a glimpse into a historic Kansas industry—turning…

History & Heritage

The Original Homes on the Range

Photo courtesy of the Kansas Historical Society Indigenous people’s oral histories and archeological research provide insight into…

History & Heritage

Being Native. Being Kansan.

The following sections are from a longer feature "Being Native. Being Kansan." first published in 2016 Five native nations…

Nature & Outdoors

History & Heritage

Pueblo on the Prairie

Kansas Tourism (This article was updated in November 2021) It’s a Southwest-style ruin where the deer, as well as the squirrels and…

History & Heritage

Talking Kansas

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

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…

Reasons We Love Kansas

Food & Drink

Poppin 'Good: Princeton Popcorn

KANSAS!/Bill Stephen Bob Ralph was raised a city boy, in the heart of Overland Park. But when he was growing up there in the 1980s, he…

History & Heritage

Talking Kansas

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

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…