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...

Winter 2014: “Men of Brutus” sneak peek!

Men of Brutus New film highlights men who operated, preserve Big Brutus What makes a filmmaker from Brooklyn – who just wrapped working on a new Chris Rock movie, no less – suddenly take interest in West Mineral, Kansas? It’s this little thing – or, rather, massive thing –...

Fall 2014: “Erie Dinosaur Park” sneak peek!

Erie Dinosaur Park Dorris dinosaurs donated to Erie to create new public park People who knew the late Robert Dorris describe him as honest and hard-working, imaginative and adventurous: a stand-up Christian husband and father. But an artist? That’s not how Bob saw himself, anyway. His wife, Elveta, says...

Fall 2014: “Vogel Family Vineyards” sneak peek!

Vogel Family Vineyards Vines flourish on Galena family’s land Ten years ago, Steve and Sheryll Vogel took a trip to Napa Valley. Like millions of wine enthusiasts, they were impressed with the beautiful northern California landscape. Unlike many of those other visitors, however, they decided to try to replicate...

Summer 2014: “Bowlus Birthday” sneak peek!

Bowlus Birthday The Bowlus Fine Arts Center is celebrating 50 years in Iola Decades ago, banker Thomas H. Bowlus left most of his estate to one bold vision: the construction of a world-class fine arts and cultural center in his small hometown of Iola. Today, as the Bowlus Fine...

Summer 2014: “Makin’ Music” sneak peek!

Makin’ Music Larry Brockway’s Hall of Fame Studio is a hit in Neodesha Rodney Lay likes to say that Larry Brockway has big ears.  Just not in the way you’re thinking. “He can just hear what sounds right,” says Lay, of “Hee Haw” and Rodney & the Blazers fame....

Spring 2014: “Greenhouse Gold” sneak peek!

Greenhouse Gold Arnold’s Greenhouse flourishes in LeRoy for more than 35 years Know your grower, Rita Arnold likes to say. At Arnold’s Greenhouse in LeRoy, that’s easy to do. Despite its 70,000 square feet of greenhouses and retail space, all housing nearly 3,500 varieties of plants, Arnold’s isn’t your...