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  • Raiders earn playoff berth

    The Wamego Red Raiders broke a long dry spell by earning a playoff berth last night. Wamego defeated the visiting Smoky Valley Vikings 35-14 in the second

  • Raiders down Concordia 20-14

    For the second week in a row, a victory for the Wamego Red Raiders came down to the final seconds of the game. On Friday, the Raiders hosted NCKL foes

  • Wamego Fire Department welcomes community

    The Wamego Fire Department welcomed visitors to its first ever open house on Saturday afternoon. The event was especially popular with the young people,

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Native American culture celebrated in McCain performance by Lakota Sioux Dance Theatre

The Lakota Sioux Dance Theatre will bring traditional dance and historic narratives to its upcoming McCain Performance Series presentation that tells ... read the rest»

Hands on Herd Health for Small Ruminants Workshop

Dr. Brian Faris will lead the "Hands on Herd Health for Small Ruminants" workshop at the new state-of-the-art K-State Sheep and Meat Goat Center, 2117 ... read the rest»

2012 National Geographic Adventurer of the Year Jennifer Pharr Davis to visit The Pathfinder

On Saturday, Nov. 15, The Pathfinder in Downtown Manhattan will host athlete, author, speaker, and 2012 National Geographic Adventurer of the Year Jennifer ... read the rest»

Pottawatomie County Commission meeting 10-27-14

Monday, Oct 27, 2014 Congestion at the Highway 24 — Green Valley Road intersection is a concern for Pottawatomie County Comissioners. "On a Friday ... read the rest»

Kansas Schools Participate in ‘Break KITE Day’ in Preparation for 2015 State Assessments

In preparation for the 2015 state assessments, Kansas schools put the Kansas Interactive Testing Engine® (KITE™), the state’s assessment delivery ... read the rest»

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Dalmasso and Muligan qualify for State Cross Country

The Kaw Valley cross country kids spent a warm afternoon at the Leonardville Golf course this past Saturday for their regional meet. The regional meet ... read the rest»

Wamego Middle School 8th grade football 2014

The WMS 8th grade football began the season on Sept. 11 at Abilene. Abilene took a 16-0 lead in the first half, and the Raiders could never overcome ... read the rest»

Wabaunsee High School cross country regionals

Wabaunsee High School Cross Country Results At: Regional (Washington) Date: 10-25-2014 Weather: Warm BOYS: Place and Record: 5th, 6-4 Season Record: ... read the rest»

Dawgs pour in the TDs

Dawgs Improve to 8-0 Rossville’s game with Osage City was decided early last Friday as the Bulldawgs started quickly and defeated Osage City 91-22. ... read the rest»

Wabaunsee High School cross country regionals

Wabaunsee High School Cross Country Results At: Regional (Washington) Date: 10-25-2014 Weather: Warm BOYS: Place and Record: 5th, 6-4 Season Record: ... read the rest»
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Born October 30th
1839: Alfred Sisley, landscape painter.
1857: Gertrude Atherton, novelist.
1871: Paul Valery, poet and essayist.
1882: William F. Bull Halsey, Jr., American admiral who played an instrumental role in the defeat of Japan during World War II. The Japanese surrender was signed on his flagship, the USS Missouri.
1885: Ezra Pound, American poet who promoted Imagism, a poetic movement stressing free phrase rather than forced metric. He was imprisoned for his pro-Fascist radio broadcasts.
October 30th
in history
1905: The czar of Russia issues the October Manisfesto, granting civil liberties and elections in an attempt to avert the burgeonng supprot for revolution.
1918: The Italians capture Vittorio Veneto and rout the Austro-Hungarian army.
1918: Turkey signs an armistice with the Allies, agreeing to end hostilities at noon, October 31.
1922: Mussolini sends his black shirts into Rome. The Fascist takeover is almost without bloodshed. The next day, Mussolini is made prime minister. Mussolini centralized all power in himself as leader of the Fascist party and attempted to create an Italian empire, ultimately in alliance with Hitler's Germany.
1925: Scotsman John L. Baird performs first TV broadcast of moving objects.

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