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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 28th
1901: Harry Bridges, American labor leader.
1902: Kenneth Fearing, poet and novelist (The Big Clock).
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.
July 28th
in history
0: Henry VIII of England marries Catherine Howard.
0: Spain, through the offices of the French embassy in Washington, D.C., requests peace terms in its war with the United States.
1615: French explorer Samuel de Champlain discovers Lake Huron on his seventh voyage to the New World.
1794: Robespierre is beheaded in France.
1808: Sultan Mustapha of the Ottoman Empire is deposed and his cousin Mahmud II gains the throne.

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