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"The Explorers & Innovators Issue" 

Fall 2020 | Vol. 75 Issue 3

On the Cover

“Kansas Trailblazers,” an original illustration for KANSAS! Magazine by Angie Pickman.


 Kansas Details

   By Cecilia Harris
   Play with Your Food - These Kansas restaurants combine dining and entertainment

   By Kallie Jo Smith
   Crossroads: Change in Rural America Tour - Kansas communities to host tour of Smithsonian exhibition and local exhibits highlighting rural life.

   By Cecilia Harris
   Aw, Shucks! - Kansas to host the 2021 National Cornhusking Contest

   Made in Kansas.
   By Amber Fraley
   Beauty in Paper, Blooms & Glass - Beauty blossoms in artistic and natural Kansas creations

   Kansas Air.
   By Michael Pearce
   Falconry - The Kansas prairie provides perfect hunting grounds for raptors and their trainers

   Behind the lens. 
   Interviewee David Leiker
   A conversation with KANSAS! photographers about their lives in photography.

 Wide Open Spaces

Emmett's Place
    By Meta Newell West, Photography by Bill Stephens
   The third-generation owners of Louisburg Cider Mill continue to harvest and expand on their founder's dream

 Taste of Kansas

Chuckwagon Cooking
    By Meta Newell West,  Photography by Nick Krug
   A Wabaunsee County couple prepares old-style meals for modern-day ranch hands


Explorers and Innovators
 Opener By Dave Kendall, collection of writers & illustrators
 Having created new paths and new approaches in their lives, these Kansans represent values and a spirit we hope to take with us into the future

 By Lisa Waterman Gray, photography by Justin Lister
A Kansas crew of expert technicians restores, recreates and sometimes reimagines iconic space artifacts for public displays