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Kansas Sampler Festival goes out in style

The 28th and final Kansas Sampler Festival came to an end May 7 in Winfield's I...

Last Kansas Sampler Festival Approaches

The 28th, and final, Kansas Sampler Festival will take place May 6-7 in Winfiel...

Kansas Guidebook 2 for Explorers Is Coming Soon!

It took Marci Penner and WenDee Rowe four years to visit every one of the 626 in...

Kansas Explorer Club

Kansas Explorer Club

Members of the Kansas Explorer Club receive 5-6 print newsletters a year full of things to see and do that are off the beaten path.

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We Kan!

We Kan!

The Big Rural Brainstorm will be held March 7 in Newton in 2016.

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Kansas Sampler Festival

Kansas Sampler Festival

The 2016 Kansas Sampler Festival will be held on May 7-8 in Winfield at Island Park.

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Rural Culture Elements

Rural Culture Elements

The 8 rural culture elements are: architecture, art, commerce, cuisine, customs, geography, history and people! They help you see a place with new eyes.

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8 Wonders

8 Wonders

Have you seen the 8 Wonders of Kansas Guidebook? Let it guide you to all 216 Wonders!

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ERV

ERV

Marci and WenDee, of the Kansas Sampler Foundation, are going to every (626) incorporated city in Kansas to research for the second edition of the Kansas Guidebook for Explorers.

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WeKan News

May 21, 2016 | 2016 We Kan! Awards announced
The 24th annual We Kan! awards were announced May 7, 2016 at the Kansas Sampler Festival in Winfield for ten people. The ...


WeKan News

Oct 23, 2014 | Kanstarter is launched!
Dirt, planets, owls, and fire all come together for the launch of Kanstarter, an online crowd-funding site that will match ...


WeKan News

Sep 7, 2014 | Pilot projects preparing for Kanstarter
Community projects in Burdett, Plains, Wilson, and Yates Center will kick off a crowd-funding site being rolled out by the ...


WeKan News

Jun 5, 2014 | 2014 We Kan! Award Winners announced
The 22nd annual We Kan! awards were presented May 3 at the Kansas Sampler Festival in Wamego to ten people who help preserve ...


WeKan News

Mar 18, 2014 | Kansans Think Big at Statewide Brainstorm
More than 175 people from around the state gathered at the Meridian Event Center in Newton on March 14 to brainstorm innovative ...


WeKan News

Mar 1, 2014 | Registration deadline nears for Big Rural Brainstorm
The deadline to register for the Big Rural Brainstorm is March 7. Organized by the Kansas Sampler Foundation and facilitated ...


WeKan News

Feb 4, 2014 | Big Rural Brainstorm on March 14
The Kansas Sampler Foundation announced that the second Big Rural Brainstorm will be held Friday, March 14 from 10 a.m.-5:30 ...


WeKan News

Aug 13, 2013 | Springer named to Foundation board
The Kansas Sampler Foundation is very pleased to introduce Andrea Springer as a new member of our board of directors.

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WeKan News

Aug 2, 2013 | Muscotah Wins on Joe Tinker Day
More than five hundred people lined Joe Tinker Field in Muscotah on July 27 to watch the Hodgeman Nine play the Cowtown ...


WeKan News

Jul 15, 2013 | Classes for rural community promotion
The Kansas Sampler Foundation announced upcoming classes for the "Rural Kansas: Come & Get It" project.

Communities ...


WeKan News

May 22, 2013 | Volunteers work on World's Largest Baseball
Forty-five volunteers and $5,800 worth of donations helped move the World's Largest Baseball closer to reality.

During ...



WeKan News

May 7, 2013 | 2013 We Kan! Awards Presented


The 21st annual We Kan! awards were presented May ...



WeKan News

Mar 18, 2013 | We Kan! Conference a success

    More than 100 rural leaders, doers, and advocates from around ...


WeKan News

Feb 21, 2013 | PowerUp Day on the Hill

If you are 21-39 and rural by choice, you're invited to be part of the PowerUp Day on the Hill in Topeka, March 6.

PowerUp ...



WeKan News

May 8, 2012 | 2012 We Kan! Awards Presented

The 20th annual We Kan! awards were presented May 5 at the Kansas Sampler Festival to ten people who help preserve and ...



WeKan News

Feb 6, 2012 | Big Rural Brainstorm Generates Action

Two hundred Kansans attended the Big Rural Brainstorm at the Meridian Center in Newton on February 3-4. With an atmosphere ...



WeKan News

Apr 1, 2011 | We Kan! Conference a Success
More than 130 other community-doers and rural advocates met at the Webster Conference Center near Salina recently for the ...


WeKan News

Aug 27, 2010 | Burlington is Restoration Capital
The Kansas Sampler Foundation announced that Burlington has been designated the Restoration Capital and Pressed Metal Ceiling ...


WeKan News

May 5, 2010 | We Kan! Award Winners
The eighteenth annual We Kan! awards were recently presented at the Kansas Sampler Festival to ten people who help preserve ...


WeKan News

Feb 22, 2010 | Marshall County is Trails Capital of Kansas
The Kansas Sampler Foundation announced that the most recent addition to the "Capitals of Kansas" list is Marshall County ...