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Kansas Profile – Now That’s Rural

Jill Martin seems to have been born with a love for music. At the age of two, she was walking around singing songs in her rural Kansas home. That love ... read the rest»

Alma Resident Wins Top Prize Playing Kansas Hold’Em

William Manka’s wife and daughter went shopping this morning, so he decided to take their twin boys to the Stop II Shop in Alma for breakfast. "I ... read the rest»

Two More Measles Cases Reported in Sedgwick County

The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) and the Sedgwick County Health Department (SCHD) have reported two additional cases of measles ... read the rest»

Public Health Advisories, Warnings Concerning Blue-Green Algae in Kansas Waters

The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) samples publicly accessible bodies of water for cyanobacteria, commonly called blue-green algae, ... read the rest»

Historic Raymond Theatre Raises Nearly $6,000 with Benefit Concert Starring Scott Helmer

Historic Theatres and Charities Can Still Sign Up to Raise Funds through the Support YOUR Cause Tour 2014-2015 Phoenix, Ariz. | July 3, 2014 — ... 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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Born July 23rd
1888: Raymond Chandler, detective writer, creator of Philip Marlow.
1891: Haile Selassi, Emperor of Ethiopia.
1906: Marston Bates, American zoologist, author (The Nature of Natural History).
1939: Nicholas Gage, journalist and author (Eleni).
1940: John Nichols, novelist and essayist (The Milagro Beanfield War).
July 23rd
in history
1849: German rebels in Baden capitulate to the Prussians.
1863: Bill Andeson and his Confederate Bushwackers gut the railway station at Renick, Missouri.
1865: William Booth founds the Salvation Army.
1868: The 14th Amendment is ratified, granting citizenship to African Americans.
1885: Ulysses S. Grant dies of throat cancer at the age of 63.

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