Reasons We Love Kansas
State fair, corn mazes, grape harvesting and restored vintage theaters
By Diana Dickinson

Splendor in the Grass
Award-winnnung playwright William Inge drew inspiration from Independence, his hometown. Fall's one of the best times to find out why.
By Jennifer Wilson

Treasure Hunt
Out-of-the-way cafes, quaint shops, historic sites and friendly towns dot US-36. The northern route is 26 miles shorter than I-70 but miles more fun.
By Pam Grout

Midwest Deutsches Oktoberfest
Polka! Beer! Brats! Waltz over to Hays, the "German capital of Kansas" for not one but two Oktoberfest celebrations.
By Debbie Leckron Miller

Taste of Kansas: Apples!
Apple Butter Recipe
By Cecilia Harris

Volume 65, issue 3
Jennifer Haugh, editor
On the Cover: LandMark Inn, Oberlin-By Harland Schuster