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Kansas News Alerts - September 2009




Kansas and the Wizard of Oz – Pass on the Tradition:  Regardless of your age, where you live or your movie preference, almost everyone has some kind of an emotional connection to For travelers visiting or simply passing through Kansas, now is the perfect time to stop and experience, educate and pass on this movie’s tradition to future generations.  The Oz Museum in Wamego, KS treats visitors from all 50 states and around the world to memorabilia, collectibles and little known facts.  In Liberal, KS (the home of Dorothy), visitors will see an identical replica of Dorothy’s house, as well as a 5,000 sq. ft. museum with character statues and a reproduction of the Wizard himself.  Visit or  

Unique Events Flourish in Kansas:  Elk Falls, KS claims to be the world’s largest living ghost town and is certainly not your typical tourist attraction.  This small community, settled in 1871 and situated in the Kansas Ozarks is the proud host of the Elk Falls Outhouse Tour, November 20-21, 2009.  Past outhouse winners have donned names such as Prayer Closet, Nature Calls and Pot at the End of the Rainbow.  Visit for more information.

All Conditions Look Good for Upland Bird Season in Kansas:  Whether pheasant, quail or prairie chickens are your game, Kansas should provide some excellent hunting opportunities this fall.  Winter and spring weather conditions have been favorable for increases in bird populations across most of the state, leading up to a promising bird season.  A detailed "2009 Kansas Upland Bird Hunting Forecast" is available online at the KDWP website, Click &quo! t;Hunting/Upland Birds/ Upland Bird Regional Forecast" for the complete report.

Biringer’s Store in Leavenworth, KS Celebrates 150 Years:  As Kansas gears up for its Sesquicentennial celebrations in 2011, there are some individual landmarks that have already reached the 150 year mark.  Biringer’s in Leavenworth, KS began as a blacksmith shop in 1859, and will introduce a special limited edition Buck knife in honor of its 150th anniversary.  For more information, please call 913-651-5625.

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