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Wabaunsee County Commissioners Meeting 10-5-15

Mental Health Center of East Central Kansas’ Executive Director Bill Persinger, along with board members Linda Rogers and Rob Hoskins, gave a brief ... read the rest»

Information sought about stolen property

On Sept. 15, the Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a stolen skid steer from the area of Wilson Creek Road and Bigelow Road. ... read the rest»

Last Minute Guilty Plea for Belvue Murder

As the jury selection was scheduled to begin at 8:30 am, there was not a parking space to be found around the Pottawatomie County Justice Center. Many ... read the rest»

Konza United Way Announces Pacesetter Companies and 2016 Programs

Konza United Way is pleased to announce that its six Pacesetter companies raised $103,100 for the 2015 United Way campaign that will support 20 programs ... read the rest»

Zoning Variance for Access to Home

The Pottawatomie County Commission met on Monday, Oct. 5 with a focus on zoning variances. Two zoning variances were requested, both for second entrances ... 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 5th
1882: Robert Goddard, American rocket scientist, held more than 200 rocketry patents.
1902: Ray Croc, founder of the McDonald's hamburger franchise in 1955.
1911: Flann O'Brien, Irish novelist and playwright (The Hard Life, The Third Policeman).
1936: Václav Havel, Czech dissident dramatist who became the first freely elected president of Czechoslovakia in 55 years.
1959: Maya Lin, American architect who designed the Vietnam Memorial in Washington, D.C.
October 5th
in history
1882: Outlaw Frank James surrenders in Missouri six months after brother Jesse's assassination.
1915: Germany issues an apology and promises for payment for the 128 American passengers killed in the sinking of the British ship Lusitania. The fateful voyage of the Lusitania.
1931: Clyde Pangborn and Hugh Herndon complete the first heavier than air nonstop flight over the Pacific. Their flight, begun October 3, lasted 41 hours, 31 minutes and covered 5,000 miles. They piloted their Bellanca CH-200 monoplane from Samushiro, 300 miles north of Tokyo, Japan, to Wenatchee, Washington.
1965: U.S. forces in Saigon receive permission to use tear gas. More than two decades after it ended, the Vietnam War still stirs controversy in the media and on Capitol Hill.
1966: A sodium cooling system malfunction causes a partial core meltdown at the Enrico Fermi demonstration breeder reactor near Detroit. Radiation is contained.