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KBI advises a check for registered offenders before Halloween

TOPEKA — The Kansas Bureau of Investigation (KBI) advises parents to perform a check for registered offenders in their neighborhoods, and areas ... read the rest»

City now accepting proposals for 2017 CDBG projects

Manhattan — The City of Manhattan is accepting proposals for 2017 Community Development Block Grant projects that benefit low- and moderate-income ... read the rest»

Farmers eligible to win $2,500 for a local nonprofit in your County

ST. LOUIS, Mo. — Rural communities are the backbone of America, and now through November 30, 2016, eligible farmers in Wabaunsee County will have ... read the rest»

BCBSKS picking up the cost of flu shots Nov. 5-13 at Dillons pharmacies

The holidays are a great time to gather with family and friends. All that togetherness can spread love, happiness and — unfortunately — the ... read the rest»

Leadership Kansas Class Visits the Manhattan/Topeka Area October 26-28

TOPEKA - The Manhattan/Topeka area will play host to the 2016 Leadership Kansas class on October 26-28. During this session, the 39 members of the 2016 ... read the rest»

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Wabaunsee High School Cross Country Results

At: Centralia Date: 10-1-2016 Weather: Cool, calm BOYS: Place and Record: 1st 9-0 Season Record: 32-6 Varsity Kyle Schmitz 8th 18:19 Luke Stuhlsatz 10th 18:42 ... read the rest»

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»
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Born October 26th
1902: Beryl Markham, aviator and writer.
1916: French leader Francois Mitterrand.
1919: Mohammed Reza Pahlevi, the Shah of Iran who was overthrown in 1979 and died in the United States
1944: Pat Conroy, novelist (The Prince of Tides).
1947: First Lady Hillary Rodham Clinton.
October 26th
in history
1950: A reconnaissance platoon for a South Korean division reaches the Yalu River. They are the only elements of the U.N. force to reach the river before the Chinese offensive pushes the whole army down into South Korea. A year after leaving West Point, Lt. Joe Kingston was en route to Korea, where he, like a lot of others, found himself retreating and advancing in a single day.
1954: Chevrolet introduces the V-8 engine.
1955: The Village Voice is first published, backed in part by Norman Mailer.
1957: The Russian government announces that Marshal Georgi Zhukov, the nation's most prominent military hero, has been relieved of his duties as Minister of Defense. Khrushchev accused Zhukov as promoting his own cult of personality and saw him as a threat to his own popularity. Red Army Assault on Berlin.
1958: The first New York - Paris transatlantic jet passenger service is inaugurated by Pan Am, while the first New York - London transatlantic jet passenger service is inaugurated by BOAC.

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