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Miss Pottawatomie results

The pageant was held Thursday July 30th at the Onaga High School Auditorium. The ladies competed in an interview competition, creative and performing ... read the rest»

Harry’s Earns Wine Spectator 2015 Restaurant Award

—Harry’s Among 3,600 Winners; Full 2015 Dining Guide Revealed in Wine Spectator’s August 31 Issue—— Manhattan, KS (July ... read the rest»

‘Big Red One’ to bid farewell to commanding general, welcome new leader

FORT RILEY, Kansas - After two years of serving as the commanding general of the 1st Infantry Division and Fort Riley, Maj. Gen. Paul E. Funk II is set ... read the rest»

State Fire Marshal issues warnings and information regarding colored powders used in popular Kansas events

TOPEKA -- On June 27, 2015 at Formosa Fun Coast in New Taipei City, Taiwan, approximately 500 people were injured and burned when a fireball engulfed ... read the rest»

Consumer Corner: Check credit reports regularly for signs of fraud

You’ve probably seen those commercials on TV — the ones offering you a free credit report or credit score. Many of these companies are trying ... read the rest»

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Manhattan Optimist Moxie finishes 2nd of 22 teams in the USSSA Kansas State Tournament

Manhattan Optimist Moxie finished 2nd of 22 teams in the USSSA Kansas State Tournament this past weekend in Kansas City. The rains Friday pushed back ... read the rest»

Moxie Softball Results - Summer Blast - Topeka

Manhattan Optimist Moxie went 1-3 in this weekend's tournament in Topeka. In the opening pool play game, Moxie faced NCK Adrenaline. Alexis Wilson went ... read the rest»

Manhattan Optimist Moxie earns second in Bite Outta the Little Apple Tournament

Manhattan Optimist Moxie started their summer season with a 4-2 record and 2nd place hardware to show for their efforts. In pool play that started on ... read the rest»
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Born August 2nd
1865: Irving Babbitt, scholar and founder of the modern humanistic movement.
1924: James Baldwin, writer whose works include Go Tell it on the Mountain and Notes of a Native Son.
1932: Peter O'Toole, Irish actor.
1942: Isabel Allende, author of The House of the Spirits.
1949: James Fallows, writer and editor of U.S. News and World Report.
August 2nd
in history
1862: The Army Ambulance Corps is established by Maj. Gen. George McClellan.
1876: Wild Bill Hickok is shot while playing poker.
1914: Germany invades Luxembourg.
1918: A British force lands in Archangel, Russia, to support White Russian opposition to the Bolsheviks.
1923: Vice President Calvin Coolidge becomes president upon the death of Warren G. Harding.

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