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Improving safety can help put the brakes on fatalities

Some stories about highway crashes are heart wrenching. "Just over five years ago, my husband went out for a bicycle ride," said Marissa Roberts. "However, ... read the rest»

Ghost tours return to Fort Riley

The Historical and Archaeological Society of Fort Riley, or HASFR, offers annual Ghost Tours October 25 between 4 and 7:40 p.m. Tours depart from the ... read the rest»

Kansas Wineries and Wine Trails

Autumn is a great time to visit a growing number of vineyards along the emerging Kansas Winery Trail Glacial Hills Trail * Lawrence: At the Crescent ... read the rest»

Tree diversity equals healthy neighborhoods

Planting a variety of trees in neighborhoods and communities can help combat canopy loss. ****This news release from K-State Research and Extension ... read the rest»

Wamego Adult Care Home Receives Deficiency-Free Survey

TOPEKA — The Kansas Department on Aging and Disability Services (KDADS) announced on Thursday that Vintage Park at Wamego LLC received zero deficiencies ... read the rest»

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Mill Creek Valley Jr High Cross Country Results

At: Rock Creek Date: 9-29-2015 Weather: nice BOYS: 8th Grade: Luke Stuhlsatz 2nd 11:18 Brendan Dugger 34th 18:15 7th Grade: Austin Henderson 33rd 6:39 ... read the rest»

Rossville Rolls to 4-0

The defending 3A state champion Rossville Bulldawgs rolled to a convincing 62-14 victory over their Mid-East League rival, the Riley County Falcons for ... read the rest»

Mustang volleyball team traveled to Seneca

The Mustang volleyball team traveled to Seneca Saturday, Sept. 12, for the Nemaha Central 10-team tournament. The ladies easily defeated Riverside in ... read the rest»

KVA Announces 2015 Week 1 Volleyball Rankings

September 9, 2015, Topeka, KS -- The Kansas Volleyball Association is pleased to announce the 2015 Week 1 Volleyball Rankings sponsored by PrepVolleyball.... read the rest»

Wabaunsee girls first, boys second at Marysville

The Wabaunsee High School girls cross country team is off to a good start, winning its first meet in seven years at Marysvile on Saturday. Madeline Hess ... read the rest»
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Born October 8th
1890: Eddie Rickenbacker, U.S. fighter pilot in World War I, aviation pioneer.
1895: Juan Peron, Argentinean dictator.
1917: Rodney Porter, British biochemist and Nobel Proze winner.
1926: Cesar Milstein, molecular biologist.
1941: Jesse Jackson, civil rights leader.
October 8th
in history
1906: Karl Ludwig Nessler first demonstrates a machine in London that puts permenant waves in hair. The client wears a dozen brass curlers, each wearing two pounds, for the six-hour process.
1919: The U.S. Senate and House of Representatives pass the Volstead Prohibition Enforcement Bill.
1922: Lilian Gatlin becomes the first woman pilot to fly across the United States. Amelia Earhart earned the nickname Lady Lindy.
1956: Don Larson of the New York Yankees pitched the first perfect game in World Series history against the Brooklyn Dodgers. In the years after the war, nothing symbolized the feeling of hope and optimism more than the Brooklyn Dodgers.
1968: U.S. forces in Vietnam launch Operation Sealord, an attack on North Vietnamese supply lines and base areas. In Vietnam's Mekong Delta, Navy SEALs were the military's 'eyes and ears,' providing vital intelligence on enemy operations.