Spring 2016: “Outdoor Oasis” Sneak Peek!

Outdoor Oasis Hunt, fish, explore, or kick back and relax at Timber Hills Lake Ranch When you cross the gate into the ranch with one of the largest hunting preserves in the state of Kansas, it’s like entering another world. A world where trophy elk and deer roam free....

Spring 2016: “Glorious Glass” Sneak Peek!

Glorious Glass ChaGlaz Designs in Glass wows with one-of-a-kind glasswork Keith Wilson examines three handmade marbles in his Parsons garage-turned-art studio, twirling them in his hand as their colors and sparkly dichroic glass catch the light. “These are absolutely one of a kind,” he says. “I’ll never be able...

Winter 2015: “Barn Quilts” Sneak Peek!

Barn Quilts They’re popping up all across SEK these days, thanks to a fundraiser in Woodson County Woodson County might be one of the newest members of the Flint Hills Barn Quilt Trail, but you wouldn’t guess it. Just a year after it launched, the Woodson County Barn Quilt...

Fall 2015: “Cross Timbers” sneak peek!

Cross Timbers It’s the perfect time of year to discover this state park and its ancient forest According to park manager Kim Jones, if you’re looking for fall foliage in Southeast Kansas, Cross Timbers State Park near Toronto “is the place to be.” Of course, Cross Timbers is the...

Fall 2015: “Welcome to Neewollah” sneak peek!

Welcome to Neewollah Annual celebration back in a big way this Halloween Reverse the word “Halloween”; what do you get? Much more than a jumble of letters, as Independence natives well know. In fact, Neewollah is a 100-year-old nine-day festival in Independence, billed as the state’s largest annual celebration....

Summer 2015: “Little Ozarks” sneak peek!

Little Ozarks Galena’s Schermerhorn Park stands out in Southeast Kansas Of the 11 designated geologic areas in Kansas, the Ozark Plateau is the smallest. But don’t let size fool you. Nestled in the extreme corner of Southeast Kansas, the impressive 55-square-mile region is one of the most biologically and...

Summer 2015: “Kalida-Scope” sneak peek!

Kalida-Scope Hidden ‘castle’ keeps ghost town’s colorful history alive You might expect an old 1800s community, one with a history of just five short years, to be relegated to not much more than a fable – nothing to prove its existence other than memories and a few stories passed...

Spring 2015: “History on Display” sneak peek!

History on Display How Osage Catholic Mission shaped St. Paul and Southeast Kansas Come for the animal display, stay for the history – or vice versa. Truth is, whatever it is that brings you in to the Osage Mission-Neosho County Museum in St. Paul, there’s plenty more where it...

Spring 2015: “The Mysterious Morel” sneak peek!

The Mysterious Morel Where the beloved mushrooms grow – and how to find them This time every year, Logan Martin sees an influx of visitors to state parks and wildlife areas. But many of those Southeast Kansans aren’t out to simply relax and enjoy the scenery: Hundreds are actually...

Winter 2014: “Fab Lab ICC” sneak peek!

Fab Lab ICC Turning ideas into creative solutions, one project at a time Of all things, Wes Koschke needed to make a hand. And a fully functional one, at that – for 13-year-old Kara Marr, who was born with a condition called symbrachydactyly, leaving her right palm with no...