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Ramona Rancher Tells Fellow Cattlemen National Efforts For Industry Betterment

Consumer misunderstanding, swayed media reporting, government regulations, low agriculture representation in lawmaking, exports and market fluctuation.... read the rest»

KVA Announces 2016 Pre-Season Volleyball Rankings

Topeka -- The Kansas Volleyball Association is pleased to announce the 2016 Pre-Season Volleyball Rankings sponsored by PrepVolleyball.com. Rank — ... read the rest»

Bucks Rewarded to Drivers Who Buckle Up

Thousands of vehicles will be traveling the Kansas roadways during the Labor Day weekend. Many families will head out on one last camping trip or getaway ... read the rest»

Task force to examine use of drones in public, private sectors

A task force has been named to identify ways state agencies can incorporate drones into their operations. The Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) Joint Task ... read the rest»

Ranchers Must Have Veterinary Directive For Medicated Cattle Feeds

Beginning the first of the year, cattlemen who regularly use medicated feed for performance enhancement will be limited. That’s the "meat" of the ... 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 25th
1927: Althea Gibson, African American tennis player, the first to play at the U.S. Open and Wimbledon.
1930: Sean Connery, Scottish actor famous for playing the character James Bond in the Ian Flemming movie series.
1933: Wayne Shorter, jazz saxaphonist and composer.
1938: Frederick Forsyth, author of thrillers (The Day of the Jackal, The Odessa File).
1949: Martin Amis, English novelist (Money, Time's Arow).
August 25th
in history
1925: A. Phillip Randolph organizes the Sleeping Car Porters' Union.
1940: The first parachute wedding ceremony is performed by Rev. Homer Tomlinson at the New York City World's Fair for Arno Rudolphi and Ann Hayward. The minister, bride and groom, best man, maid of honor and four musicians were all suspended from parachutes.
1941: British and Soviet forces enter Iran, opening up a route to supply the Soviet Union.
1943: The Allies complete the occupation of New Georgia.
1944: Paris is liberated from German occupation by Free French Forces under General Jacques LeClerc.

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