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Uncovering Kansas tells the story of interesting people, places, events, and business in Kansas. We inspire Kansans to learn more about their state, and start conversations that bring us together.

Dec 24, 2022

We’ve reached the last episode of the year, and today I’m talking with Branden Dross, the City Manager for the city of Herington Kansas. I have been interested for a while in better understanding what the role of a city manager is, and so I took the opportunity to learn more for myself while sharing what I...

Nov 26, 2022

My guest today, Joe Summers describes Guerilla Art like this - you make a thing and put it out into the world for people to find. 

Joe works with his students and children to create robot sculptures that they then take to different locations around the state and leave behind for someone to find. This episode is about...

Oct 22, 2022

Today I’m joined by Shelley O’Brien and Mary Boller, two Kansans working in the State’s library system. Reading is my primary hobby - I’m currently sitting at 76 books read so far in 2022 - so as you can imagine, this episode is going to be one I remember for a long time.

What I’m hoping you take away from...

Sep 26, 2022

Have you ever dreamed of just taking off and traveling the world? That’s exactly what my guests today did. 

1 year, 24 countries, 4 continents….

Their Instagram account says it all: Kansas Meet World. I can’t wait for you to meet this Kansas family and learn about their gap year. 

This trip was about so...

Aug 21, 2022

From 0 murals to 25 murals in 2 years seems like an impossible task, but that is exactly what they’ve done in Clay Center Kansas. Today I’m talking with Brett Hubka who has been spearheading the effort. 

I’m no art expert, but I feel like I’ve noticed a resurgence of murals in towns across the country and it is...