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Kansas highway system ranked 3rd in national report

Kansas roads are ranked third best in the nation in overall highway performance and efficiency in a report released today by the Reason Foundation. ... read the rest»

Public Health Warnings Concerning Blue-Green Algae in Kansas Waters

TOPEKA - The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) samples publicly accessible bodies of water for blue-green algae when the agency receives ... read the rest»

3 historic events related to WWII and members held at Manhattan City Hall

On Sunday, Sept. 25, 2:30 p.m., in the Peace Memorial Auditorium in Manhattan, City Hall, 1101 Poyntz, the program will feature 3 historic events related ... read the rest»

Candidate: Sue Mollenkamp (I), Rep., KS BOE #4

1. What are your qualifications for the position and why are you running? Education has been a primary focus in my life for nearly 30 years. For the ... read the rest»

Candidate: Ann Mah, Dem., KS BOE, #4

I am running for the State Board because I’m concerned about the direction the Legislature is taking public education. Public schools are key to ... read the rest»

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Wamego Wrestling Club Results

USAWKS 2016 District 3 East Subdistrict 8 & Under 49 - Ayden Henson's place is 6th and has scored 3.00 team points. Quarterfinal - Ayden Henson (Wamego ... read the rest»

Wamego Wrestling Club Results

Western Kansas Classic: 8 & Under 67 - Carson Reves's place is unknown and has scored 5.00 team points. Champ. Round 1 - Carson Reves (wamego jr raider ... read the rest»

Wamego Junior Raider Results

Elementary 49-55 - Leolyn Karnowski's place is 3rd and has scored 5.00 team points. Round 1 - Leolyn Karnowski (Unattached) won by fall over Olyvia Besco ... read the rest»

Full results of the weekend’s Regional Wrestling Tournament.

Wamego and Rock Creek competed in a 4A tournament at Smoky Valley; St. Marys and Wabaunsee competed in a 3-2-1A tournament at Rossville. Wamego Results ... read the rest»
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Born September 27th
1898: Vincent Youmans, songwriter best known for musical scores such as No, No Nanette and Flying Down to Rio.
1917: Louis Auchincloss, novelist (Portait in Brownstone, The Embezzler).
1924: Bud Powell, jazz pianist.
1927: Red Rodney, trumpeter.
1945: Stephanie Pogue, artist and art professor.
September 27th
in history
1669: The island of Crete in the Mediterranean Sea falls to the Ottoman Turks after a 21-year siege.
1791: Jews in France are granted French citizenship.
1864: Confederate guerrilla Bloody Bill Anderson and his henchmen, including a teenage Jesse James, massacre 20 unarmed Union soldiers at Centralia, Missouri. The event becomes known as the Centralia Massacre. Bitter Bushwackers and Jayhawkers.
1869: Wild Bill Hickok, sheriff of Hays City, Kan., shoots down Samuel Strawhim, a drunken teamster causing trouble.Wild Bill Hickok remains perhaps the most famous of all Western gunfighters.
1916: Constance of Greece declares war on Bulgaria.In 1878, Bulgaria had no army. By 1913, it had one of the most formidable land forces in Europe.

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