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Trail Mix 25th Anniversary Concert feat. Ellis Paul and Sky Smeed

Kansas Public Radio invites you to a celebration of Trail Mix for the 25th Anniversary Concert featuring Ellis Paul and Sky Smeed on Saturday, March 16, 7:30 p.m. Doors open at 6:30. Spend the evening listening to tales of love, adventure, laughs, and sorrow with talented singer/songwriters Ellis Paul and Sky Smeed. 

Monkeying Around with the Space Race - July 19, 2019

Q: This weekend marks the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11, when America landed two astronauts on the moon. Before sending men into space, NASA sent animals. The first NASA monkeys to survive the flight into space were named Able and Baker, or... Miss Able and Miss Baker. Where did the rhesus monkey named Able live before blasting off into space?

Place Names and Named Places - June 7, 2019

Old tractor parked near a field full of sunflowers, Stafford County, Kansas (Photo by J. Schafer)

Q: There are lots of towns in other states named after Kansas, Kansas City or the Kansas Territory. For instance, there's a place called "Little Kansas" in Pennsylvania and a "Kansas Settlement" in Arizona. There's a "Kansasville, Wisconsin," a "Kansas City, Oregon" and, of course, the city in Missouri named "Kansas City." Beyond these examples, can you name ANY OTHER state that has a city or town specifically named "Kansas?" Do Not count Kansas City, Kansas, in your answer.

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