Reasons We Love Kansas

Reasons to Love Kansas

Chasing the Unbeatable

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Photography by David Mayes Kansas athletes have achieved magnificent sporting records, and a few of them might just last forever … or until tomorrow Bob Fisher is standing at the free-throw line…

History & Heritage

How to get Started Exploring Your Family's History

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Interested in your family's history and genealogy? These are the resources you should use. Ready to start learning about your ancestors or family history in Kansas? Feeling a little overwhelmed…

Food & Drink

Wildcat Dining Star

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Photography by David Mayes Kansas State University’s national reputation for tasty food in pleasant settings owes much to the work of Dr. Mary Molt An educator and culinary innovator for nearly a…

History & Heritage

A Paper Moon Pilgrimage

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Photography by Jessi Jacobs Celebrate 50 years of this classic Hollywood film by following the heroes’ route across Kansas or stopping by any of the numerous locations and events commemorating the…

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Photography by Kevin Anderson A historic Leavenworth cemetery is added to the National Register of Historic Places as preservation groups work to protect and restore it When the Greenwood Cemetery was…

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Dream big, Kansans. Go big or go home, for we are a vast land of sunsets and sunrises, rich farmland and rolling prairie. Our land is where character is carved and chiseled across the open horizons.

Arts & Entertainment

Test Your Lumberjack skills with Axe-Throwing

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Photography by David Mayes It’s a family outing, date-night fun, stress-reliever and more … even if you don’t always throw like a lumberjack. Axe-throwing is scoring big points across Kansas as a…

Reasons to Love Kansas

‘Part of the Legacy that Shapes Who We are’

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Photography by Carter Gaskins Oscar-winning filmmaker Kevin Willmott talks about his life in Kansas, his approach to cinema and his commitment to fighting racism In February 2019, Kevin Willmott…

Arts & Entertainment

Street Art on Parade

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Several Kansas communities boast their own unique versions of cows on Parade, the public art exhibit featuring fiberglass sculptures of cows decorated by local artists and displayed in public…

Reasons to Love Kansas

Kansans Who are Rural By Choice

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Kansas has changed rapidly over the past decades, with some 70 percent of all its citizens now living in metropolitan areas. That means it is increasingly rare to live in a rural region. But across…