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Representative Jerry Henry to file for 1st Senate District

TOPEKA — Jerry Henry, of Atchison, today announced he will file to run for the Kansas Senate in the 1st District, which includes Atchison, Brown, ... read the rest»

WTC Control

Wamego — WTC announced today the release of WTC Control, our new home monitoring product. WTC Control combines the features of home automation and ... read the rest»

Play “Pick 3” Twice a Day Starting February 7

TOPEKA — Starting Sunday, February 7, the Kansas Lottery’s Pick 3 game will be drawn twice a day, giving players twice as many chances to ... read the rest»

KWU Presents Concert Featuring Wind Ensemble and Orchestras

Salina — The Kansas Wesleyan Department of Music presents its Winter Band-Orchestras Concert at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2016, in Sams Chapel, ... read the rest»

Westar Energy schedules conference call to discuss 2015 results.

Topeka — On Feb. 24, 2016, Westar Energy, Inc. (NYSE: WR) plans to release 4th quarter and year end 2015 earnings after market close. On Thursday, ... read the rest»

Sports top 5

Rock Creek Basketball

Boys The Rock Creek varsity boys had two games this week one that was great and one that was not so hot. They started off the week on Monday, ... read the rest»

Friday nights game

We will not be playing a 9th (C-team) girls game at Clay Center this Friday, Dec.... read the rest»

Wamego wrestling results

The Wamego Red Raider grapplers placed third at their home invitational on Saturday, with Alec Pierson and Tyler Patrick winning their events. "We had ... read the rest»

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»

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Born February 7th
1804: John Deere, farm equipment manufacturer
1812: Charles Dickens, prolific English novelist whose stories reflected life in Victorian England. Some of his more famous works include Oliver Twist, A Christmas Carol and A Tale of Two Cities.
1837: Sir James Murray, Scottish lexicographer and editor.
1867: Laura Ingalls Wilder, author whose works were the basis for television's Little House on the Prairie.
1885: Sinclair Lewis, novelist of satire and realism. (Arrowsmith, Elmer Gantry).
February 7th
in history
1915: Fieldmarshal Paul von Hindenburg moves on Russians at Masurian Lakes.
1917: The British steamer California is sunk off the coast of Ireland by a German U-boat.
1926: Negro History Week, originated by Carter G. Woodson, is observed for the first time.
1928: The United States signs an arbitration treaty with France.
1931: Amelia Earhart weds George Putnam in Connecticut.

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