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Onaga hospital grand opening

Ribbon cutting at the Grand Opening for Community Hospital, Onaga, CHCS, on Sunday, August 30th. In the photo, left to right are: Melissa Talley, staff; ... read the rest»

University-city partnership brings veterinary medicine company to Manhattan

MANHATTAN, Ks — September 1, 2015 — A global animal health company is using animal health technology developed at Kansas State University ... read the rest»

2015 Champions Crowned At Thunder Hill Speedway

Mayetta, KS — It seems like just yesterday that the 2015 race season was getting underway. Saturday night at Thunder Hill Speedway the 2015 season ... read the rest»

Today's News from the University of Kansas

* As wind-turbine farms expand, research shows they could offer diminishing returns ... read the rest»

Helping Children Cope After a Disaster

****This news release from K-State Research and Extension is posted at MANHATTAN, Kan.... read the rest»

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Manhattan Optimist Moxie finishes 2nd of 22 teams in the USSSA Kansas State Tournament

Manhattan Optimist Moxie finished 2nd of 22 teams in the USSSA Kansas State Tournament this past weekend in Kansas City. The rains Friday pushed back ... read the rest»

Moxie Softball Results - Summer Blast - Topeka

Manhattan Optimist Moxie went 1-3 in this weekend's tournament in Topeka. In the opening pool play game, Moxie faced NCK Adrenaline. Alexis Wilson went ... read the rest»

Manhattan Optimist Moxie earns second in Bite Outta the Little Apple Tournament

Manhattan Optimist Moxie started their summer season with a 4-2 record and 2nd place hardware to show for their efforts. In pool play that started on ... read the rest»
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Born September 2nd
1850: Eugene Field, poet and journalist.
1877: Frederick Soddy, named an isotope and received 1921 Nobel prize for chemistry.
1901: Adolph Rupp, basketball coach at the University of Kentucky who achieved a record 876 victories.
1948: Christa McAuliffe, the first civilian passenger on a space mission. During that mission, she and the six other crew members on the space shuttle Challenger perished in an explosion shortly after launch.
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in history
1870: Napoleon III capitulates to the Prussians at Sedan, France.
1885: In Rock Springs, Wyoming Territory, 28 Chinese laborers are killed and hundreds more chased out of town by striking coal miners.
1898: Sir Herbert Kitchner leads the British to victory over the Mahdists at Omdurman and takes Khartoum.
1910: Alice Stebbins Wells is admitted to the Los Angeles Police Force as the first woman police officer to receive an appointment based on a civil service exam.
1915: Austro-German armies take Grodno, Poland.