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County bridges were on the agenda for Monday’s Wabaunsee County Commission meeting

County bridges were on the agenda for Monday’s Wabaunsee County Commission meeting. With the unfortunate news that FEMA disaster funds would not ... read the rest»

Life, liberty and love of great books: K-State Libraries host 'Wisdom of the Ages'

MANHATTAN — Liberty and dignity, cornerstones of our nation's spirit, have long been expressed in great books. This fall, Kansas State University ... read the rest»

Victor Hogstrom Appointed New CEO of KPTS

Wichita — The Kansas Public Telecommunication Service Board of Trustees has the pleasure of announcing a new President and Chief Executive Officer ... read the rest»

Southbound U.S. 75 over U.S. 24 Bridge Repair Project in Topeka

On Tuesday, September 6, a repair project will begin on the southbound U.S. 75 over U.S. 24 bridge located in Topeka (Shawnee County). Project work includes ... read the rest»

KanCare Expansion Advocate Awarded by Kansas Hospitals

The Kansas Hospital Association is pleased to announce that Marcillene Dover has been named the 2016 recipient of the KHA Distinguished Health Care Advocate ... 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 August 31st
1870: Maria Montessori, educator and founder of the Montessori schools.
1885: Duboise Heyward, novelist, poet and dramatist best know for Porgy which was the basis for the opera Porgy and Bess.
1899: Lynn Riggs, writer, her book Green Grow the Lilacs was adapted by Rodgers and Hammerstein to become Oklahoma.
1903: Arthur Godfrey, radio and television personality.
1905: Sanford Meisner, influential acting teacher.
August 31st
in history
1944: The British Eighth Army penetrates the German Gothic Line in Italy.
1949: Six of the 16 surviving Union veterans of the Civil War attend the last-ever encampment of the Grand Army of the Republic, held in Indianapolis, Indiana.
1951: The 1st Marine Division begins its attack on Bloody Ridge in Korea. The four-day battle results in 2,700 Marine casualties.
1961: A concrete wall replaces the barbed wire fence that separates East and West Germany, it will be called the Berlin wall.
1994: The Irish Republican Army (IRA) announces a complete cessation of military operations, opening the way to a political settlement in Ireland for the first time in a quarter of a century.

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