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Pottawatomie County has partnered with NE Kansas Counties to deliver Emergency Alerts

Residents and Businesses Can Sign Up to Receive Critical Communications and Emergency Alerts Pottawatomie County will begin using the NE Kansas Notification ... read the rest»


The Nemaha County Cooperative Association, a local farmer owned cooperative and agri-business, is pleased that they have completed their executive search ... read the rest»

St. Marys Commission Meeting July 21

Maintenance on the College Creek Levee was a high priority for the St. Marys City Commission at the regular meeting Tuesday, July 21. Options still open ... read the rest»

Ten Vie for Miss Pottawatomie Crown

Ten local girls will compete for the Miss Pottawatomie crown at the pageant on Thursday night. They are: (front) Shannon McCarty, Wamego; Bridgette Johnson, ... read the rest»

Alma City Meeting

"Congratulations! You were awarded the grant." BG Consultants, Inc. Project Manager Samuel Johnson brought good news to the City of Alma on Tuesday, July ... read the rest»

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Manhattan Optimist Moxie finishes 2nd of 22 teams in the USSSA Kansas State Tournament

Manhattan Optimist Moxie finished 2nd of 22 teams in the USSSA Kansas State Tournament this past weekend in Kansas City. The rains Friday pushed back ... read the rest»

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»
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Born July 27th
1906: Leo Durocher, baseball player and manager.
1908: Joseph Mitchell, writer for The New Yorker.
1930: David Hughes, English novelist (The Horsehair Sofa, The Man Who Invented Tomorrow).
1939: Michael Longley, Irish poet.
1940: Bharati Mukherjee, Indian novelist (The Middleman and Other Stories).
July 27th
in history
1921: Canadians Sir Frederick Banting and Charles Best isolate insulin at the University of Toronto.
1944: U.S. troops complete the liberation of Guam.
1953: Representatives of the United Nations, Korea and China sign an armistice at Panmunjon, Korea.
1964: President Lyndon Johnson sends an additional 5,000 advisers to South Vietnam.
1993: Israeli guns and aircraft pound southern Lebanon in reprisal for rocket attacks by Hezbollah guerrillas.

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