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Sen. Moran Hosts Listening Tour Stop in Pottawatomie County

Senator Jerry Moran (R-Kan.) recently hosted a Kansas Listening Tour Stop in Westmoreland, Kan. Pottawatomie County residents attended and shared feedback ... read the rest»

Wild Horse & Burro Adoption Heading to Tonganoxie, KS, August 8-9

The U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) will hold a wild horse and burro adoption in Tonganoxie, Kan., August 8-9, 2014. The two-day event at the Leavenworth ... read the rest»

Blue Hawaii Featured at Sundown Film Festival

Blue Hawaii, starring Elvis Presley, will be featured at the Sundown Film Festival 9 p.m. Friday, August 8, outdoors on the grounds of the Kansas Historical ... read the rest»

Dickinson County Historical Society

A piece of history set to return to Abilene on Tuesday, July, 29 at the Dickinson County Heritage Center. The Great Great Grandniece of Phil Coe, Marilyn ... read the rest»

Great place to be: National website ranks Kansas State University as great value

Kansas State University is the highest-rated school from Kansas to make a national website's list of the best value colleges in the Midwest. Great Value ... 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 29th
1905: Dag Hammerarskjold, Nobel Peace Prize winner, secretary-general of the United Nations (1953-1961).
1909: Chester Himes, author (Cotton Comes to Harlem, If He Hollers, Let Him Go).
1918: Edwin Greene O'Connor, author (The Last Hurrah).
1918: Mary Lee Settle, novelist.
1920: Hank Ketchum, cartoonist, creator of Dennis the Menace.
July 29th
in history
1602: The Duke of Biron is executed in Paris for conspiring with Spain and Savoy against King Henry IV of France.
1603: Bartholomew Gilbert is killed in Virginia by Indians, during a search for the missing Roanoke colonists.
1693: The Army of the Grand Alliance is destroyed by the French at the Battle of Neerwinden.
1830: Liberals led by the Marquis of Lafayette seize Paris in opposition to the king's restrictions on citizens' rights.
1848: A rebellion against British rule is put down in Tipperary, Ireland.

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