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BIG RURAL BRAINSTORM COMING IN MARCH

Registration has opened for the third bi-annual Big Rural Brainstorm to be held Monday, March 7 from 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. in Newton's Meridian Event Center.... read the rest»

How Are You Doing? A Financial Checkup.

A financial checkup is as important as a physical checkup. A regular check of financial health can identify problems, chart progress, and outline action ... read the rest»

Contemporary comics artist will give public lecture

LAWRENCE—With narratives straddling the divide between fine art and popular culture, ... read the rest»

Bicycle Festival, “Cyclovia Topeka,” to Pedal Through Capital City

Visit Topeka is excited to announce Cyclovia Topeka; a two-day event July 29 and 30, 2016. Cyclovia is a Spanish term that means "cycle way," or the ... read the rest»

Sports top 5

Rock Creek Basketball

Boys The Rock Creek varsity boys had two games this week one that was great and one that was not so hot. They started off the week on Monday, ... read the rest»

Friday nights game

We will not be playing a 9th (C-team) girls game at Clay Center this Friday, Dec.... read the rest»

Wamego wrestling results

The Wamego Red Raider grapplers placed third at their home invitational on Saturday, with Alec Pierson and Tyler Patrick winning their events. "We had ... read the rest»

Dawgs Repeat

Rossville fans went through a season of runaway victories wondering if a challenge was available in class 3A. On Saturday in the state championship game ... read the rest»
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Born February 9th
1846: William Maybach, German engineer, designed the first Mercedes automobile.
1871: Howard T. Ricketts, pathologist.
1874: Amy Lowell, poet.
1880: James Stephens, Irish writer (The Charwoman's Daughter, The Crock of Gold).
1909: Dean Rusk, Secretary of State under presidents John F. Kennedy and Lyndon B. Johnson.
February 9th
in history
1904: Japanese troops land near Seoul, Korea, after disabling two Russian cruisers.
1909: France agrees to recognize German economic interests in Morocco in exchange for political supremacy.
1916: Conscription begins in Great Britain as the Military Service Act becomes effective.
1922: The U.S. Congress establishes the World War Foreign Debt Commission.
1942: Chiang Kai-shek meets with Sir Stafford Cripps, the British viceroy in India.

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