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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

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»

Dawgs race past Chargers

The Rossville Bulldawgs raced past the Wabaunsee Chargers with a commanding performance on Friday. The Bulldawgs overwhelmed the Chargers by scoring ... read the rest»
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Born September 20th
1878: Upton Sinclair, author best known today for The Jungle.
1884: Maxwell Perkins, editor, the first to publish F. Scott Fitzgerald, Ernest Hemingway and Thomas Wolfe.
1885: Ferdinand Lamenthe (Jelly Roll Morton), jazz pianist, composer and singer, one of the first to orchestrate jazz music.
1891: Lamine Gueye, Senegalese political leader.
1917: Arnold Red Auerbach, second winningest basketball coach in history with 1,037 victories for the Boston Celtics.
September 20th
in history
1604: After a two-year siege, the Spanish retake Ostend, the Netherlands, from the Dutch.
1784: Packet and Daily, the first daily publication in America, appears on the streets.
1806: Explorers Meriwether Lewis and William Clark pass the French village of La Charette, the first white settlement they have seen in more than two years.Ken Burns' unique vision of the American West.
1830: The National Negro Convention convenes in Philadelphia with the purpose of abolishing slavery.
1850: The slave trade is abolished in the District of Columbia.Dedicated Massachusetts abolitionist Silas Soule ironically gave his life for the red man, not the black.

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