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Geologic map for Morris County now available

LAWRENCE — A new full-color geologic map of Morris County, an area mantled ... read the rest»

YWCA 18 th Annual Women’s Night Out

Topeka — Please join the YWCA of Northeast Kansas and over 400 influential women, enjoy food, drinks, shopping, and entertainment during the 18 ... read the rest»

Ramona Rancher Tells Fellow Cattlemen National Efforts For Industry Betterment

Consumer misunderstanding, swayed media reporting, government regulations, low agriculture representation in lawmaking, exports and market fluctuation.... read the rest»

KVA Announces 2016 Pre-Season Volleyball Rankings

Topeka -- The Kansas Volleyball Association is pleased to announce the 2016 Pre-Season Volleyball Rankings sponsored by PrepVolleyball.com. Rank — ... read the rest»

Bucks Rewarded to Drivers Who Buckle Up

Thousands of vehicles will be traveling the Kansas roadways during the Labor Day weekend. Many families will head out on one last camping trip or getaway ... 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 25th
1927: Althea Gibson, African American tennis player, the first to play at the U.S. Open and Wimbledon.
1930: Sean Connery, Scottish actor famous for playing the character James Bond in the Ian Flemming movie series.
1933: Wayne Shorter, jazz saxaphonist and composer.
1938: Frederick Forsyth, author of thrillers (The Day of the Jackal, The Odessa File).
1949: Martin Amis, English novelist (Money, Time's Arow).
August 25th
in history
1758: The Prussian army defeats the invading Russians at the Battle of Zorndorf.
1765: In protest over the stamp tax, American colonists sack and burn the home of Massachusetts governor Thomas Hutchinson.
1830: The Tom Thumb steam locomotive runs its famous race with a horse-drawn car. The horse wins because the engine, which had been ahead, breaks down.
1862: Union and Confederate troops skirmish at Waterloo Bridge, Virginia, during the Second Bull Run Campaign.
1864: Confederate General A.P. Hill pushes back Union General Winfield Scott Hancock from Reams Station where his army has spent several days destroying railroad tracks.

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