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Miss Pottawatomie results

The pageant was held Thursday July 30th at the Onaga High School Auditorium. The ladies competed in an interview competition, creative and performing ... read the rest»

Harry’s Earns Wine Spectator 2015 Restaurant Award

—Harry’s Among 3,600 Winners; Full 2015 Dining Guide Revealed in Wine Spectator’s August 31 Issue—— Manhattan, KS (July ... read the rest»

‘Big Red One’ to bid farewell to commanding general, welcome new leader

FORT RILEY, Kansas - After two years of serving as the commanding general of the 1st Infantry Division and Fort Riley, Maj. Gen. Paul E. Funk II is set ... read the rest»

State Fire Marshal issues warnings and information regarding colored powders used in popular Kansas events

TOPEKA -- On June 27, 2015 at Formosa Fun Coast in New Taipei City, Taiwan, approximately 500 people were injured and burned when a fireball engulfed ... read the rest»

Consumer Corner: Check credit reports regularly for signs of fraud

You’ve probably seen those commercials on TV — the ones offering you a free credit report or credit score. Many of these companies are trying ... 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 August 3rd
1900: Ernie Pyle, World War II correspondent who wrote about the common soldier.
1905: Maggie Kuhn, social activist and founder of The Gray Panthers.
1909: Walter Van Tilberg, Western novelist who wrote The Ox-Bow Incident.
1920: P.D. James (Phyllis Dorothy James), British mystery writer.
1924: Leon Uris, writer whose works include Battle Cry and Exodus.
August 3rd
in history
1882: Congress passes the Immigration Act, banning Chinese immigration for ten years.
1908: Allan Allensworth files the site plan for the first African-American town, Allensworth, California.
1911: Airplanes are used for the first time in a military capacity when Italian planes reconnoiter Turkish lines near Tripoli.
1914: Germany declares war on France.
1916: Sir Roger Casement is hanged for treason in England.

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