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Flint Hills

Documentary Celebrates Tallgrass Prairie in the Flint Hills

Entrance to the Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve in Chase County, Kansas. The national park site is the focus of a new documentary from independent filmmaker Dave Kendall, of public TV fame.

A new documentary celebrates the 20th anniversary of the creation of the Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve in the Flint Hills of Chase County. The documentary, produced by KPR contributor Dave Kendall (of public TV fame), is called: Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve: A Flint Hills Love Story. Get a sneak preview of the documentary by listening to this three-part preview.

Remembering Knute Rockne and His Connections to Kansas

Knute Rockne, Notre Dame's legendary football coach, died in a plane crash in the Kansas Flint Hills on March 31, 1931.

This year marks the 85th anniversary of a plane crash in the Kansas Flint Hills that claimed the lives of eight men, including Knute Rockne, Notre Dame's legendary football coach. Guest Commentator Bernie Kish, a longtime fan of the Fighting Irish, reminds us of that tragic day in 1931 when the world mourned the loss of Knute Rockne.

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