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Over the weekend, KHP participated in three-day, six-state speed enforcement This past weekend, the Kansas Highway Patrol joined other law enforcement ... read the rest»

Emerald Ash Borer Confirmed in Atchison County

MANHATTAN — The Kansas Department of Agriculture, along with the U.S. Department of Agriculture, confirmed the presence of emerald ash borer (EAB) ... read the rest»

CCCC to offer class to deal with difficult personalities

A workshop to be offered by Cloud County Community College will help healthcare workers and supervisors become more aware of conflict and how to cope ... read the rest»

Trails survey to gauge use, quality, priorities

Manhattan — The City of Manhattan has released an online survey to solicit feedback on the level of use and quality of trails in the community, ... read the rest»

Sunset Zoo’s hand-raised puppy pair headed to new home

Manhattan — Sunset Zoo’s hand-raised puppy pair, Fin a Maned wolf and Matty a golden Labrador, are headed to new homes this fall. Fin will ... 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 29th
1858: Rudolf Diesel, engineer, inventor of the diesel engine.
1901: Enrico Fermi, Italian-born U.S. physicist who led the group which created the first man-made nuclear chain reaction.
1907: Gene Autry, cowboy actor.
1943: Lech Walesa, Polish labor leader who founded the Solidarity party and later became the president of Poland.
1948: Bryant Gumbel, broadcast journalist.
September 29th
in history
1864: Union troops capture the Confederate Fort Harrison, outside Petersburg, Virginia.After nearly 10 months of trench warfare, Confederate resistance at Petersburg, Va., suddenly collapsed.
1879: Dissatisfied Ute Indians kill Agent Nathan Meeker and nine others in the Meeker Massacre.Used by most American Indians, bows and arrows made their mark on the frontier even when guns were around, and arrowhead wounds kept army surgeons plenty busy.
1932: A five-day work week is established for General Motors workers.
1939: Germany and the Soviet Union reach an agreement on the division of Poland.The Polish submarine Orzel escaped from internment and went on to fight the Germans against long odds.
1941: 30,000 Jews are gunned down in Kiev when Henrich Himmler sends four strike squads to exterminate Soviet Jewish civilians and other undesirables.

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