Home on the Range

El Dean Holthus knows what people might think of a town like Smith Center, Kansas.

At nearly the exact geographic center of the contiguous United States, it's an hour from the nearest Interstate. It's home to about 1,600 people, but that population is declining like most of rural America's.

They probably think, he says, that "it's just a little hole in the ground."

Wikimedia Commons

A Kansas-made film about a Kansas-made song will premiere later this month in Wichita.

Kansas Folksongs

Aug 2, 2012

Listen to some "tuneful" history about the Jayhawk state.