Holiday Trees on Display

(Updated: November 2, 2021, original feature from 2019.) Believed to be the Midwest’s largest indoor annual Christmas tree display, the collection of 170 unusual and historic holiday trees returns to…

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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 Southern states erupted and overshadowed what was already the…

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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 João Maria D’Agostini), also known as Father Francesco…

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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 anniversary of its famous gothic-style structure, which is on the…

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