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Saturday’s Powerball Jackpot Heads for Half a Billion Dollars!

TOPEKA — Powerball continues its upward climb, with a jackpot worth nearly half a billion dollars on the line for Saturday’s drawing. It’s ... read the rest»

Everybody Counts event coming to Manhattan

Everybody Counts, a grassroots community effort organized in January 2014 in response to a report to the USD 383 Board of Education that over 250 students ... read the rest»

Carla Swartz: Candidate, Wabaunsee County Sheriff

#1 My name is Carla Swartz. I worked for 30 years at the Riley County Police Department as an officer and detective, retiring July 2015. I had the opportunity ... read the rest»

Rob Hoskins: Candidate, Wabaunsee County Sheriff

1 I am Rob Hoskins and I live in Alma, Kansas. My wife and I have raised four sons and we were blessed with two beautiful granddaughters born in March ... read the rest»

Sam Hamilton: Candidate, Wabaunsee County Sheriff

1. I have been in Emergency Services for over 35 years. I have served at the Manhattan Fire Dept., U.S. Navy, Riley County Police Dept., and Wabaunsee ... 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 July 28th
1907: Earl Silas Tupper, founder of Tupperware.
1927: John Ashbery, Pultizer Prize-winning poet (Self-Portrait in a Convict's Mirror).
1927: Baruch Blumberg, physician, medical researcher.
1929: Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy Onassis, wife of President John F. Kennedy.
1943: Bill Bradley, basketball player, U.S. senator.
July 28th
in history
1920: Pancho Villa surrenders to the Mexican government.
1932: The Bonus Army of impoverished World War I veterans is violently pushed out of Washington, D.C.
1941: A Japanese army lands on the coast of Cochin, China (modern day Vietnam).
1945: A B-25 bomber crashes into the Empire State Building in New York City, killing 13 people.
1965: President Lyndon Johnson sends an additional 50,000 troops to South Vietnam.

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