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Canola Educational Opportunities for Producers This Summer

Four in-depth educational opportunities for area producers on winter canola production and marketing are on tap for this summer. July 14 and 15 — ... read the rest»


Great Plains Theatre continues its 21st Season with the comedy The Dixie Swim Club at Abilene High School Auditorium, July 10-19. This heartwarming play, ... read the rest»

Got Pets? TripsWithPets.com Makes Finding Pet Friendly Things-to-Do Easier Than Ever

TripsWithPets.com has launched a new and enhanced comprehensive directory which allows pet parents to find pet friendly attractions, restaurants, beaches ... read the rest»

AG Schmidt to Congress: Preserve states’ ability to enforce data privacy laws

Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt today asked Congressional leaders to preserve the ability of states to enforce state data privacy laws. In a letter ... read the rest»

2015 Four State Farm Show

Some of agriculture’s newest technology will soon begin to move into place near Pittsburg, Kansas — signaling the 2015 Four State Farm Show ... read the rest»

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Moxie Softball Results - Summer Blast - Topeka

Manhattan Optimist Moxie went 1-3 in this weekend's tournament in Topeka. In the opening pool play game, Moxie faced NCK Adrenaline. Alexis Wilson went ... read the rest»

Manhattan Optimist Moxie earns second in Bite Outta the Little Apple Tournament

Manhattan Optimist Moxie started their summer season with a 4-2 record and 2nd place hardware to show for their efforts. In pool play that started on ... read the rest»

Schedule Changes to State Baseball & Softball

The 2015 KSHSAA State Baseball and Softball Tournaments are set to begin this Thursday, however due to recent forecasts of rainy conditions the schedule ... read the rest»

St. Marys HS 2015 MEL Track & Field Results

St. Marys Girls Results 4x800m — second, 10:13.23 100m H — Sarah Kasprzak, seventh, 17.96 100m — Maddie Layton, sixth, 13.18, Mallory ... read the rest»
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Born July 7th
1860: Gustav Mahler, composer and conductor.
1887: Marc Chagall, French painter and designer.
1906: Leroy Satchel Page, baseball pitcher.
1940: Ringo Starr, musician, one of the Beatles.
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in history
1941: Although a neutral country, the United States sends troops to occupy Iceland to keep it out of Germany's hands.
1943: Adolf Hitler makes the V-2 missile program a top priority in armament planning.
1966: The U.S. Marine Corps launches Operation Hasting to drive the North Vietnamese Army back across the Demilitarized Zone in Vietnam.
1969: The first U.S. units to withdraw from South Vietnam leave Saigon.
1981: Sandra Day O'Connor becomes the first woman to serve on the Supreme Court.

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