From the Archives of KANSAS! Magazine

A collection of previously published articles

Pulled from the pages of past issues of KANSAS!, we're sharing articles from over our 75 years.

From the Archives

From the Archives: Opening of Wamego's Oz Museum

  • 5 minutes

Follow the Yellow Brick Road to Wamego and check out one of the largest private collections of OZ Memorabilia at Wamego’s OZ Museum Featured in the 2004 Summer issue Editor's Note: Some exhibits…

From the Archives

From the Archives: Luther's Smokehouse

  • 6 minutes

Photography by Joanne M. Sheehan Published in the Winter issue of 1996 – this is the complete article with light editing. Head to LeRoy for beef jerky that will take you to the ends of the earth…

From the Archives

From the Archives: Monarch of the Plains

  • 2 minutes

Photography by Andrea Etzel & Lorraine Jackson (black and white images) From the archives, this story was originally published in the summer of 1967. Some pieces of this article have been edited…

Latest Articles

Arts & Entertainment

Historic Opera Houses of Kansas

Raised across the state as edifices of high culture (at least in name), opera houses are now being restored and revisited for community…

Nature & Outdoors

Urban Ice Skating

Big-city ice rinks draw in the skaters during the winter season For over two decades, the Kansas City Ice Center and Pavilion in Shawnee has…

Food & Drink

Kansas Cider Makers

Photography by Aaron Patton Kansas farms and cider masters perfect the taste of a traditional drink Kenneth and Denise Gardner developed a…