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Konza Prairie day of education and exploration

Every two years Konza Prairie opens its doors to the general public for a full day of education and exploration. The group invites visitors to see what ... read the rest»

Stone fence renovation workshop scheduled

The Native Stone Scenic Byway Committee will be holding its 15th semi-annual stone fence renovation workshop October 4 & 5, 2014. We will be working ... read the rest»

Lamb Chop to visit Junction City

Lamb Chop, the beloved children’s television icon made famous by Shari Lewis, is visiting Junction City! Skillfully brought to life by Shari’s ... read the rest»

Joint drug investigation leads to arrest

Matthew C. Sundgren, 30, Manhattan, was placed under arrest in the 7600 block of Cedar Creek Road, Manhattan, Pottawatomie County for manufacturing of ... read the rest»

Annual tour focuses on eastern Wabaunsee County

The annual Wabaunsee County Historical Society will travel to the eastern part of the country to visit old farmsteads on Sunday, Oct. 5. Included in this ... read the rest»

Sports top 5

Raiders have Happy Homecoming, downing Marysville 55-9

The Wamego Red Raiders started out their Homecoming game against Marysville a little disorganized, allowing a safety, but they stormed back to win the ... read the rest»

Kaw Valley runners do well at Onaga

The cross country kids from St. Marys and Rossville had a great afternoon to run last Thursday at Onaga’s Cool Springs Golf Course, with the girls ... read the rest»

WMS 7th graders shut out Falcons

The Wamego Middle School Raiders shutout visiting Riley County 28-0 on Tuesday, Sept. 17. Riley County opened the game with the ball but were stymied ... read the rest»

Wabaunsee Cross Country runs well at Northern Heights

The Wabaunsee High School Charger cross country teams had several top 10 finishers in races held at Northern Heights on Thursday. Louis Zapata placed ... read the rest»

Kaw Valley runner acquit themselves well in Wamego

The Kaw Valley boys and girls cross country squads participated in this Saturday’s Wamego Invitational. Made up of runners from St. Marys and Rossville, ... read the rest»
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Born September 24th
1755: John Marshall, fourth chief justice of the Supreme Court and U.S. secretary of state.
1870: George Claude, French engineer, inventor of the neon light.
1894: E. Franklin Frazier, first African-American president of the American Sociological Society.
1896: Francis Scott Key (F. Scott) Fitzgerald, novelist best known for The Great Gatsby.
1911: Konstantin Chernenko, president of the Soviet Union 1984-1985.
September 24th
in history
0: After having been dissolved, the French Parliament of Paris reassembles in triumph.
0: Branwell Bronte, the brother of the Bronte sisters and the model for Hindley Earnshaw in Emily's novel Wuthering Heights, dies of tuberculosis. Emily and Anne die the same year.
1862: President Abraham Lincoln suspends the writ of habeas corpus against anyone suspected of being a Southern sympathizer.Civil war veterans told tall tales for the amusement and amazement of future generations.
1904: Sixty-two die and 120 are injured in head-on train collision in Tennessee.
1914: In the Alsace-Lorraine area between France and Germany, the German Army captures St. Mihiel.

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