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Moscow State Symphony Orchestra performs at McCain

Bringing a taste of Russia to Kansas State University, the McCain Performance Series will host the Moscow State Symphony Orchestra at 8 p.m. Wednesday, ... read the rest»

Fingerstyle guitarist plays in Junction City

Born and raised in Adel, Georgia, Shaun began playing guitar at age 12 after hearing a local street musician fingerpick a Nirvana song outside the local ... read the rest»

Round two: Landlord versus Wamego

Landlords versus city commission — round two. Approximately 25 landlords were present at Tuesday’s Wamego City Commission meeting to protest ... read the rest»

Sheriff asks for help in assault, burglary investigations

The Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s help on four cases. The first is a reported aggravated assault which occurred ... read the rest»

KLA holds third installment of YSA

The third installment of the Kansas Livestock Association (KLA) Young Stockmen's Academy (YSA) was held Oct. 6-8. The group of 20 young producers spent ... read the rest»

Sports top 5

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 ... read the rest»

Area substate volleyball tournaments

Area team substate volleyball roundup. All tournaments are scheduled for Saturday afternoon, Oct. 25. 1A — DII — Blue Valley Randolph will ... read the rest»

Kaw Valley Cross Country MEL 2014

The cross country kids from Rossville and St Marys finally got to get back on a course and run competitively this past Thursday. The last two meets that ... read the rest»

Wabaunsee Cross Country MEL 2014

Wabaunsee High School Cross Country Results At: MEL (Riley County) Date: 10-16-2014 Weather: Warm, light wind BOYS: Place and Record: 3rd, 1-2 Season ... read the rest»

Rossville takes down Oskaloosa

District play opened for the Rossville football team last Friday and the Dawgs finished the Oskaloosa Bears in quick fashion. The Bulldawgs scored 63 ... read the rest»
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Born October 25th
1881: Pablo Picasso, painter and sculptor or over 6,000 works.
1888: Richard E. Byrd, U.S. aviator and explorer who made the first flight over the North Pole.
1889: Abel Gance, film director (Napoleon).
1902: Henry Steele Commager, American historian who wrote the fifty-five volume Rise of the American Nation.
1914: John Berryman, poet.
October 25th
in history
1415: An English army under Henry V defeats the French at Agincourt, France. The French had out numbered Henry's troops 60,000 to 12,000 but British longbows turned the tide of the battle.
1760: George III of England crowned.
1854: During the Crimean War, a brigade of British light infantry is destroyed by Russian artillery as they charge down a narrow corridor in full view of the Russians.
1916: German pilot Rudolf von Eschwege shoots down his first enemy plane, a Nieuport 12 of the Royal Naval Air Service over Bulgaria. Eagle of the Aegean Sea
1923: The Teapot Dome scandal comes to public attention as Senator Thomas J. Walsh of Montana, subcommittee chairman, reveals the findings of the past 18 months of investigation. His case will result in the conviction of Harry F. Sinclair of Mammoth Oil, and later Secretary of the Interior Albert B. Fall, the first cabinet member in American history to go to jail. The scandal, named for the Teapot Dome oil reserves in Wyoming, involved Fall secretly leasing naval oil reserve lands to private companies.

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