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2015 Sunflower State Games Results

Editor’s note: results listed came from the 2015 Sunflower Games website. If an event is not listed, no cities were given for the athletes. The ... read the rest»

THE SIMPLE FORMULA THAT CREATED A FAN FAVORITE

Wamego, KS — Excellent music + mediocre comedy that is delivered by exceptional actors and actresses = Hoo Haw, according to veteran Hoo Haw cast ... read the rest»

2015 Sunflower State Games Close with Over 8,000 Participants

TOPEKA, Kan.— The 26th Annual Sunflower State Games came to a successful close on Sunday, July 26th. Kansas’ own Olympic style sports festival ... read the rest»

Soybean Yield Calculator: A New Mobile App from K-State

****This news release from K-State Research and Extension is posted at MANHATTAN, Kan. A new ... read the rest»

Union Pacific Railroad Invests More Than $10 Million to Strengthen Kansas’ Transportation Infrastructure

Project Funded by Private Investment, Not Taxpayer Dollars Omaha, Nebraska, July 29, 2015 — Union Pacific Railroad will strengthen Kansas’ ... 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 July 29th
1905: Dag Hammerarskjold, Nobel Peace Prize winner, secretary-general of the United Nations (1953-1961).
1909: Chester Himes, author (Cotton Comes to Harlem, If He Hollers, Let Him Go).
1918: Edwin Greene O'Connor, author (The Last Hurrah).
1918: Mary Lee Settle, novelist.
1920: Hank Ketchum, cartoonist, creator of Dennis the Menace.
July 29th
in history
1830: Liberals led by the Marquis of Lafayette seize Paris in opposition to the king's restrictions on citizens' rights.
1848: A rebellion against British rule is put down in Tipperary, Ireland.
1858: Japan signs a treaty of commerce and friendship with the United States.
1862: Confederates are routed by Union guerrillas at Moore's Mill, Missouri.
1875: Peasants in Bosnia and Herzegovina rebel against the Ottoman army.

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