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At the Lawrence Public Library, a new way to celebrate Kansas Day

Growing up in Lincoln, the capital of Nebraska, I don’t remember any holiday celebrating statehood (or maybe I was just daydreaming during those grade-school history lessons). 737 more words

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The Day After Kansas Day

Monday’s international and national news cycle was relatively slow by recent standards, which was fine by us, as our own personal Kansas Day here in the relatively big city of Wichita, Kansas proved exhausting. 1,040 more words


Celebrate Kansas Day

January 29th is when we celebrate Kansas Day. It is when the 34th star was added to the American flag. Prior to these actions pioneers were required to blaze a trail across the prairie. 89 more words

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It's Kansas Day! It's Kansas Day!

Tonight, in the Sunflower Showdown, the University of Kansas Jayhawks and the Kansas State University Wildcats play each other in basketball for the 288th time. And today is Kansas Day. 1,369 more words


Oh Give Me a Home, Where the Buffalo Roam...

HAPPY BIRTHDAY KANSAS! Or, at least…ALMOST happy birthday. Kansas Day is a BIG deal at the museum where I volunteer. Every year, hundreds of third graders get to take a field trip to the museum and participate in activities that help them gain an understanding of the pioneer experience, back when Kansas was founded in 1861. 383 more words


Kansas Day is on the way!

This post is a little late but I’ve been hibernating; I hope you’re all keeping warm. If you’re using the cold weather day (wouldn’t it have been easier to post what schools stayed open?) to plan ahead or, if you’re reading this later, need something fast, I think I have something for you. 329 more words

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