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Kansas Masonic Foundation to Host 31st All-State High School Marching Band

The Kansas Masonic Foundation, Inc. has announced plans to present the 31st annual Kansas Masonic All-State High School Marching Band and corresponding ... read the rest»

Kansas Profile – Now That’s Rural

From a small town to the big stage. That’s a journey which many entertainers have attempted, and it is a tough road. Today we’ll meet a singer-songwriter ... read the rest»

KSU Foundation announces staff additions

The KSU Foundation recently announced the hiring of Chris Spooner as the Associate Vice President of Central Development and Campaign. A native of Casper, ... read the rest»

Fort Riley Victory Fighting Championship

The 1st Infantry Division and Fort Riley will host Fight Night, a Victory Fighting Championship bout on July 12. The event is slated to take place at ... read the rest»

State of Kansas Selected to Participate in SAMHSA Prescription Drug Abuse Academy

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) has selected the State of Kansas to participate in SAMHSA’s 2014 Prescription ... read the rest»

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Moxie travels to Wichita for tournament

Manhattan Optimist Moxie had a rough outing this weekend in the 3rd Annual Xtreme Showdown played at TRYC in Wichita. Moxie went 0-3-1. The rain altered ... read the rest»

Manhattan Optimist Moxie went 8-2 and finished 3rd in the Summer Smash in Kansas City

The Manhattan Optimist Moxie team opened the weekend on Friday night with an 8:40 game against the Columbia Rockers; winning 14-0. Brynn Hammett was ... read the rest»

Moxie 18U competed well in Father's Day NIT tourney

Manhattan Optimist Moxie 18U competed well in this past weekend’s Fathers Day NIT tournament in Topeka. Moxie was 1-1 in pool play and an undefeated ... read the rest»

Flush Mudcats placed 3rd in Cowtown Showtown

The Flush Mudcats placed third at the USSSA 13U Class A Cowtown Showtown in Kansas City on Sunday, June 8. Pictured from left standing are: Coach Shawn ... read the rest»

Manhattan Optimist Moxie Compete in Wamego.

In a makeshift tournament due to the rain, the Manhattan Optimist moxie played two pool play games and then competed in a 4 team single elimination tournament.... read the rest»
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Born July 9th
1894: Dorothy Thompson, journalist, writer and radio commentator.
1908: Minor White, abstract photographer.
1926: Mathilde Krim, geneticist, founder of the AIDS foundation.
1933: Oliver Sachs, neurologist and author (Awakenings).
1936: June Jordan, poet and author.
July 9th
in history
1861: Confederate cavalry led by John Morgan captures Tompkinsville, Kentucky.
1900: The Commonwealth of Australia is established by an act of British Parliament, uniting the separate colonies under a federal government.
1942: Anne Frank and her family go into hiding in the attic above her father's office in an Amsterdam warehouse.
1943: American and British forces make an amphibious landing on Sicily.
1971: The United States turns over complete responsibility of the Demilitarized Zone to South Vietnamese units.

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