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Freedom's Frontier National Heritage Area joins the #GivingTuesday movement to raise funds for partners

Who and What: Freedom's Frontier National Heritage Area, an affiliate of the National Park Service, has joined #GivingTuesday, a global day of giving ... read the rest»

Red Cross Responds to Five Disasters over the Holiday Weekend

Help the American Red Cross Help Those Who Need It Most this Holiday Season Topeka — Well-trained American Red Cross disaster responders remain ... read the rest»

AG’s office now accepting scrap metal dealer registration applications

TOPEKA — Scrap metal dealers required by a new state law to register with the attorney general’s office may now begin doing so, Kansas Attorney ... read the rest»

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Dawgs Repeat

Rossville fans went through a season of runaway victories wondering if a challenge was available in class 3A. On Saturday in the state championship game ... read the rest»

Bulldawgs take down Panthers

The number one team in class 3A survived a stiff challenge from St. Mary’s Colgan in Sectional play last Friday night. Rossville used a well balanced ... read the rest»

Win and Advance

The Rossville Bulldawgs completed a fantastic week of play in the first round of the 2015 3A state playoffs. By winning their Bi-District and Regional ... read the rest»

Rossville Wins Shootout

The latest edition of the best rivalry in the state did not disappoint for a half of football last Thursday night. The Silver Lake Eagles came out swinging ... read the rest»

State XC change in awards times

The Smoke Signal received word after press time that the awards times for the State Cross Country Meet on Saturday were sent incorrectly. The race times ... read the rest»
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Born November 30th
1835: Mark Twain (Samuel Langhorne Clemens), American writer best remembered for The Adventures of Tom Sawyer and The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn.
1874: Winston Churchill, British prime minister during and after World War II.
1874: Lucy Maud Montgomery, author of Anne of Green Gables.
1912: Gordon Parks, photographer.
1915: Brownie McGhee, singer and guitarist.
November 30th
in history
1950: President Truman declares that the United States will use the A-bomb to get peace in Korea. A fresh perspective on the Korean War.
1956: The United States offers emergency oil to Europe to counter the Arab ban.
1961: The Soviet Union vetoes a UN seat for Kuwait, pleasing Iraq.
1974: India and Pakistan decide to end a 10-year trade ban.
1974: Pioneer II sends photos back to NASA as it nears Jupiter.