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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»

PTSO responds to injury accident

One person was injured in a rural Pottawatomie County accident on Sunday. The Pottawatomie County Sheriff's Office responded to a reported injury accident ... 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 21st
1866: H.G. Wells, science fiction writer whose works include The Time Machine, The Invisible Man and The War of the Worlds.
1895: Juan de la Cierva, aeronautical engineer who invented the autogyro.
1902: Allen Lake, founded Penguin Books in 1935.
1912: Chuck Jones, animator and director of Warner Brothers cartoons.
1947: Stephen King, author best known for supernatural and horror tales.
September 21st
in history
1745: A Scottish Jacobite army commanded by Lord George Murray routs the Royalist army of General Sir John Cope at Prestonpans.
1863: Union troops defeated at Chickamauga seek refuge in Chattanooga, Tennessee, which is then besieged by Confederate troops. Overconfident and overextended, the Union Army of the Cumberland advanced into the deep woods of northwest Georgia. Waiting Confederates did not intend for them to leave. At Chickamauga Creek, the two sides collided.
1904: Exiled Nez Perce leader Chief Joseph dies of a broken heart.
1915: Stonehenge is sold by auction for 6,600 pounds sterling ($11,500) to a Mr. Chubb, who buys it as a present for his wife. He presents it to the British nation three years later. The stones of amazing size.
1929: Fighting between China and the Soviet Union breaks out along the Manchurian border.

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