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Victor Hogstrom Appointed New CEO of KPTS

Wichita — The Kansas Public Telecommunication Service Board of Trustees has the pleasure of announcing a new President and Chief Executive Officer ... read the rest»

Southbound U.S. 75 over U.S. 24 Bridge Repair Project in Topeka

On Tuesday, September 6, a repair project will begin on the southbound U.S. 75 over U.S. 24 bridge located in Topeka (Shawnee County). Project work includes ... read the rest»

KanCare Expansion Advocate Awarded by Kansas Hospitals

The Kansas Hospital Association is pleased to announce that Marcillene Dover has been named the 2016 recipient of the KHA Distinguished Health Care Advocate ... read the rest»

‘Everything About Cats’ At Topeka Cat Train Show

Cats are the most important of all animals and pets. It’s not a proven fact, but just talk to a cat lover, and they’ll deny otherwise. Likewise, ... read the rest»

Grand Opening - Sugar Creek Country Store

Please join us as we celebrate the Grand Opening of our family business, Sugar Creek Country Store on Saturday, September 3rd! We will have lots of ... read the rest»

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Wamego Wrestling Club Results

USAWKS 2016 District 3 East Subdistrict 8 & Under 49 - Ayden Henson's place is 6th and has scored 3.00 team points. Quarterfinal - Ayden Henson (Wamego ... read the rest»

Wamego Wrestling Club Results

Western Kansas Classic: 8 & Under 67 - Carson Reves's place is unknown and has scored 5.00 team points. Champ. Round 1 - Carson Reves (wamego jr raider ... read the rest»

Wamego Junior Raider Results

Elementary 49-55 - Leolyn Karnowski's place is 3rd and has scored 5.00 team points. Round 1 - Leolyn Karnowski (Unattached) won by fall over Olyvia Besco ... read the rest»

Full results of the weekend’s Regional Wrestling Tournament.

Wamego and Rock Creek competed in a 4A tournament at Smoky Valley; St. Marys and Wabaunsee competed in a 3-2-1A tournament at Rossville. Wamego Results ... read the rest»
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Born August 30th
1871: Ernest Rutherford, physicist who discovered and named alpha, beta and gamma radiation and was the first to achieve a man-made nuclear reaction.
1893: Huey P. Long, Louisiana politician who served as governor and U.S. senator, known as The Kingfish.
1918: Ted Williams, Hall of Fame outfielder for the Boston Red Sox, the last man to hit .400 in a season.
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in history
1932: Nazi leader Hermann Goering is elected president of the Reichstag.
1944: Ploesti, the center of the Rumanian oil industry, falls to Soviet troops.
1957: In an effort to stall the Civil Rights Act of 1957 from passing, Senator Strom Thurmond (D-S.C.) filibusters for over 24 hours. The bill passed, but Thurmond's filibuster becomes the longest in Senate history.
1961: President John F. Kennedy appoints General Lucius D. Clay as his personal representative in Berlin.
1983: Lieutenant Colonel Guion S. Bluford, Jr., becomes the first African-American astronaut to travel in space.

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