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  • New scoreboard to be dedicated Friday night

    While the Red Raiders will be the main attraction when they take the field this fall, the new scoreboard at the Wamego Sports Complex is sure to get a

  • Fire destroys part of Wamego Storage

    An early morning fire destroyed half of one of the buildings at Wamego Self Storage on Wednesday. According to Paul Schlifke, Wamego Police Department,

  • 'Stalk'in for CHM

    The Wamego High School FFA planted a community garden for donations to Community Health Ministry. On July 29, the group delivered three pickup trucks

  • Tax payers catch a break

    Rock Creek taxpayers will catch a break, as the USD 323 board passed a budget that dropped the mill levy 2.37 mills from last year. It will drop from

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Free day at Discovery Center

Guests are invited to attend Family Day at the Flint Hills Discovery Center on Sunday, September 7 for the Center’s 3rd annual free admission day ... read the rest»

Ike Departs Dry Dock, Returning to the Fleet

The aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (Ike) moved from Dry Dock 8 to pier 42/43 at Norfolk Naval Shipyard (NNSY) in Portsmouth, Virginia, ... read the rest»

Learn More About College Options at the Free Kansas City National College Fair

The Kansas City National College Fair will be held on Sunday, October 5 at the Kansas City Convention Center in Kansas City, MO from 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm ... read the rest»

Kansas City national college fair at the Kansas City Convention Center

DECISIONS ... DECISIONS! IT’S NOT EASY TO PICK THE RIGHT COLLEGE TO ATTEND. If you are college bound, come to the Kansas City Convention Center ... read the rest»

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Lady Chargers second in home volleyball tourney

The Lady Chargers took second place in the Amy Schutter Memorial Volleyball Tournament held Saturday at Wabaunsee High School. Rock Creek was third. Wabaunsee ... read the rest»

New scoreboard to be dedicated Friday night

While the Red Raiders will be the main attraction when they take the field this fall, the new scoreboard at the Wamego Sports Complex is sure to get a ... read the rest»

Manhattan Optimist Moxie places 2nd in USSSA State Tournament

In a tournament of 19, the Manhattan Optimist Moxie placed 2nd and went 6-2 on the weekend; playing one game on Friday, one Saturday and 6 on Sunday. ... read the rest»

Moxie travels to Wichita for tournament

Manhattan Optimist Moxie had a rough outing this weekend in the 3rd Annual Xtreme Showdown played at TRYC in Wichita. Moxie went 0-3-1. The rain altered ... read the rest»

Manhattan Optimist Moxie went 8-2 and finished 3rd in the Summer Smash in Kansas City

The Manhattan Optimist Moxie team opened the weekend on Friday night with an 8:40 game against the Columbia Rockers; winning 14-0. Brynn Hammett was ... read the rest»
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Born September 2nd
1850: Eugene Field, poet and journalist.
1877: Frederick Soddy, named an isotope and received 1921 Nobel prize for chemistry.
1901: Adolph Rupp, basketball coach at the University of Kentucky who achieved a record 876 victories.
1948: Christa McAuliffe, the first civilian passenger on a space mission. During that mission, she and the six other crew members on the space shuttle Challenger perished in an explosion shortly after launch.
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in history
1789: The Treasury Department, headed by Alexander Hamilton, is created in New York City.
1792: Verdun, France, surrenders to the Prussian Army.
1798: The Maltese people revolt against the French occupation, forcing the French troops to take refuge in the citadel of Valetta in Malta.
1870: Napoleon III capitulates to the Prussians at Sedan, France.
1885: In Rock Springs, Wyoming Territory, 28 Chinese laborers are killed and hundreds more chased out of town by striking coal miners.

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