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Kansas Profile – Now That’s Rural

Prestwick, Scotland; Jinjiang, China. A U.S. aerospace company opened repair facilities here. A key person in developing this venture is a woman from ... read the rest»

Reflecting on Native American heritage: Fall brings Native American cultural events to campus

Native American artists, performers and events are being featured at Kansas State University this fall through a collaboration by the university's art ... read the rest»

Pulliam graduates basic training

Army Pvt. Aaron T. Pulliam has graduated from Basic Combat Training at Fort Benning, Ga. During the nine-week training period, the trainee received instruction ... read the rest»

Free Admission to Veterans and Active Military November 9 at Kansas Museum of History

In recognition of Veterans Day, veterans and active military will receive free admission to the Kansas Museum of History 1 — 5 p.m. Sunday, November ... read the rest»

Top class: 'Making: Progress' exhibition at Beach Museum features work by university's art students

Art majors at Kansas State University are vying for the chance to have their artwork featured in an upcoming exhibition at the university's Marianna Kistler ... read the rest»

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Kaw Valley Cross Country MEL 2014

The cross country kids from Rossville and St Marys finally got to get back on a course and run competitively this past Thursday. The last two meets that ... read the rest»

Wabaunsee Cross Country MEL 2014

Wabaunsee High School Cross Country Results At: MEL (Riley County) Date: 10-16-2014 Weather: Warm, light wind BOYS: Place and Record: 3rd, 1-2 Season ... read the rest»

Rossville takes down Oskaloosa

District play opened for the Rossville football team last Friday and the Dawgs finished the Oskaloosa Bears in quick fashion. The Bulldawgs scored 63 ... read the rest»

MCV Jr High cross country MEL

Mill Creek Valley Jr High Cross Country Results At: MEL (Riley County) Date: 10-16-2014 Weather: Warm, light wind BOYS: 7th Grade: Luke Stuhlsatz 1st 5:37 ... read the rest»

Lady Raider doubles team advances to state

Ashley Faiola and Ashlyn Helus (3-2), finishing 6th place at Regional tennis at Topeka-Hayden. Their sixth place finish qualified them for the 4A State ... read the rest»
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Born October 22nd
1887: John Reed, American journalist, poet and revolutionary, (Ten Days That Shook the World).
1903: George Beadle, American geneticist.
1919: Doris Lessing, novelist (Children of Violence, The Golden Notebook).
1920: Timothy Leary, American psychologist who experimented with psychedelic drugs.
1925: Rober Rauschenberg, pop artist.
October 22nd
in history
1797: The first successful parachute descent is made by Andre-Jacqes Garnerin, who jumps from a balloon at some 2,200 feet over Paris.
1824: The Tennessee Legislature adjourns ending Davy Crockett's state political career. Crockett died at the legendary siege of the Alamo in 1836.
1836: Sam Houston sworn in as the first president of the Republic of Texas. In March 1843, 176 members of an unauthorized army of Texans captured in Mexico drew beans from a jar to determine which 17 among them would die for their alleged crimes.
1859: Spain declares war on the Moors in Morocco.
1862: Union troops push 5,000 confederates out of Maysbille, Ark., at the Second Battle of Pea Ridge. Cherokee Stand Watie exhibited bravery and leadership while fighting for two lost causes.

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