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Public Health Advisories, Warnings Concerning Blue-Green Algae in Kansas Waters

(July 24, 2014) The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) samples publicly accessible bodies of water for cyanobacteria, commonly called ... read the rest»

New K-State Super Store becomes world’s largest Wildcats retailer

The K-State Super Store, the official merchandiser for all things Wildcats, will hold the title as the world’s largest K-State fan gear location ... read the rest»

The Prairie Museum shows metal art exhibition

The Prairie Museum of Art and History is honored to showcase artwork from metal sculptor Jillian Thompson, native of Thomas County. The public is invited ... read the rest»

Riley/Pottawatomie 4-H Straight Shooters participate in 2 National Shooting Sports Matches

Eleven members of the Riley/Pottawatomie 4-H Straight Shooters club participated in two National Shooting Sports Matches this summer. Three members participated ... read the rest»

Great Plains United Methodists announce education partnership

Big, hairy, audacious education caravan United Methodists in Nebraska and Kansas will launch their public school partnership with an education caravan ... read the rest»

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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»

Moxie 18U competed well in Father's Day NIT tourney

Manhattan Optimist Moxie 18U competed well in this past weekend’s Fathers Day NIT tournament in Topeka. Moxie was 1-1 in pool play and an undefeated ... read the rest»

Flush Mudcats placed 3rd in Cowtown Showtown

The Flush Mudcats placed third at the USSSA 13U Class A Cowtown Showtown in Kansas City on Sunday, June 8. Pictured from left standing are: Coach Shawn ... read the rest»
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Born July 28th
1907: Earl Silas Tupper, founder of Tupperware.
1927: John Ashbery, Pultizer Prize-winning poet (Self-Portrait in a Convict's Mirror).
1927: Baruch Blumberg, physician, medical researcher.
1929: Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy Onassis, wife of President John F. Kennedy.
1943: Bill Bradley, basketball player, U.S. senator.
July 28th
in history
1920: Pancho Villa surrenders to the Mexican government.
1932: The Bonus Army of impoverished World War I veterans is violently pushed out of Washington, D.C.
1941: A Japanese army lands on the coast of Cochin, China (modern day Vietnam).
1945: A B-25 bomber crashes into the Empire State Building in New York City, killing 13 people.
1965: President Lyndon Johnson sends an additional 50,000 troops to South Vietnam.

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