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  • 'Stalk'in for CHM

    The Wamego High School FFA planted a community garden for donations to Community Health Ministry. On July 29, the group delivered three pickup trucks

  • Tax payers catch a break

    Rock Creek taxpayers will catch a break, as the USD 323 board passed a budget that dropped the mill levy 2.37 mills from last year. It will drop from

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KDOT secretary addresses Wamego Chamber of Commerce

Kansas Secretary of Transportation Mike King addressed the Wamego Chamber of Commerce at the Monday meeting. King said one of the favorite parts of the ... read the rest»

Sen. Roberts makes stop in Wamego

Senator Pat Roberts visited Wamego briefly Saturday morning for a "Town Hall Meeting." "Thank you for taking time, out of your busy day to visit with ... read the rest»

Wamego school district drops taxes

Homeowners in the Wamego school district will see a property tax drop next year as a result of the budget approved by the USD 320 Board of Education on ... read the rest»

Pertussis case confirmed at West Elementary School

A confirmed case of pertussis (whooping cough) at Wamego’s West Elementary School has added to what Superintendent Denise O’Dea said was a ... read the rest»

Registration Open for the 2014 Barn Fest

Dickinson County to host Kansas Barn Alliance Barn Fest conference and tour People interested in the preservation and restoration of Kansas barns can ... read the rest»

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Manhattan Optimist Moxie places 2nd in USSSA State Tournament

In a tournament of 19, the Manhattan Optimist Moxie placed 2nd and went 6-2 on the weekend; playing one game on Friday, one Saturday and 6 on Sunday. ... read the rest»

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»
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1886: Paul Tillich, theologian and philosopher who wrote Systematic Theology.
1890: H.P. Lovecraft, author of horror tales.
1905: Jack Teagarden, jazz trombonist.
1944: Rajiv Gandhi, Prime Minster of India.
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in history
1908: The American Great White Fleet arrives in Sydney, Australia, to a warm welcome.
1913: 700 feet above Buc, France, parachutist Adolphe Pegond becomes the first person to jump from an airplane and land safely.
1914: Russia wins an early victory over Germany at Gumbinnen.
1940: After a previous machine gun attack failed, exiled Russian Leon Trotsky is assassinated in Mexico City, with an alpine ax to the back of the head.
1940: Radar is used for the first time, by the British during the Battle of Britain. Also on this day, in a radio broadcast, Winston Churchill makes his famous homage to the Royal Air Force: Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few.

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