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On the street: What’s your favorite Midwestern city other than Lawrence?

Asked at Massachusetts Street on July 15, 2016

Dirk McBratney, between jobs, Ottawa

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“I don’t travel much, so I’d have to say Kansas City. The Westport area.”

Marisa Bergman, works at Hy-Vee, Lenexa

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“Lenexa. That’s where I live, and there’s a lot of stuff around there that Lawrence doesn’t have.”

Michael Stigler, professional track athlete, Lawrence

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“Is it possible to say Olathe? I’m originally from Texas, but I feel like Olathe is a great place in the Midwest, with beautiful houses.”

Jessie Perkins, registered nurse, Lawrence

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“Kansas City. There’s a lot to do there.”

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Bill McGovern

Ottawa or Paola.

1 year, 4 months ago

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Henry Joseph Hofmeister

definitely not salina. not a fan of manhattan, seems like a lawrence copykat. being raised in stl and kc, i am biased towards larger cities. have to like wichita. so many things to explore over years, it's not just a daytrip like most small kansas towns. lots of lakes and camping around.

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Bob Smith

Wisconsin Rapids is a nice town.

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Louis Kannen

Eureka Springs, AR...with easy access to Rogers, Bentonville, Fayetteville and the many REAL, crystal clear lakes & streams...( did I mention REEL fishing...? )

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Clara Westphal

Enid, OK.

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Andy Craig

Lucas, Kansas

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Chris Warman

No town or city in Missouri

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Bob Smith

The late unpleasantness was over 150 years ago. Get over it.

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Bill McGovern

Missouri is the worst.

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Marco Moona Temple

Manhattan. KC. Iowa City. Madison. Ann Arbor.

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