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County bridges were on the agenda for Monday’s Wabaunsee County Commission meeting

County bridges were on the agenda for Monday’s Wabaunsee County Commission meeting. With the unfortunate news that FEMA disaster funds would not ... read the rest»

Life, liberty and love of great books: K-State Libraries host 'Wisdom of the Ages'

MANHATTAN — Liberty and dignity, cornerstones of our nation's spirit, have long been expressed in great books. This fall, Kansas State University ... read the rest»

Victor Hogstrom Appointed New CEO of KPTS

Wichita — The Kansas Public Telecommunication Service Board of Trustees has the pleasure of announcing a new President and Chief Executive Officer ... read the rest»

Southbound U.S. 75 over U.S. 24 Bridge Repair Project in Topeka

On Tuesday, September 6, a repair project will begin on the southbound U.S. 75 over U.S. 24 bridge located in Topeka (Shawnee County). Project work includes ... read the rest»

KanCare Expansion Advocate Awarded by Kansas Hospitals

The Kansas Hospital Association is pleased to announce that Marcillene Dover has been named the 2016 recipient of the KHA Distinguished Health Care Advocate ... 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 August 31st
1918: Daniel Schorr, journalist.
1935: Eldridge Cleaver, political activist and author of Soul on Fire.
1936: Marva Collins, innovative educator who started Chicago's one-room school, Westside Preparatory.
1945: Van Morrison, Irish singer, songwriter.
1945: Itzhak Perlman, violinist.
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0: The War of Vespers in Sicily ends with an agreement between Charles of Valois, who invaded the country, and Frederick, the ruler of Sicily.
1521: Cortes captures the city of Tenochtitlan, Mexico, and sets it on fire.
1756: The British at Fort William Henry, New York, surrender to Louis Montcalm of France.
1802: Captain Merriwether Lewis leaves Pittsburgh to meet up with Captain William Clark and begin their trek to the Pacific Ocean.
1864: At the Democratic convention in Chicago, General George B. McClellan is nominated for president.

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