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Golf Course Business as Usual

The one and only Golf Course Request For Proposal, withdrew as of this afternoon reported Mayor Adam Moats. As the city prepares to solely operate the ... read the rest»

Plans for Dollar General back on the table

Plans for a new Dollar General are back on the table at the Alma City Council meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 2. The current plan is for the Dollar General ... read the rest»

Lower Mortgage Taxes

Lower taxes, higher fees Generally, when tax rates are lowered, there is greater potential for net loss within the governing body responsible for representing ... read the rest»

Manhattan Public Library Partners with Hoopla Digital to Give Patrons Free Access to Digital Music, eBooks, Audiobooks, and More

Library card-holders can instantly explore, borrow and enjoy dynamic content on their smartphones, tablets and computers MANHATTAN — Today the ... read the rest»

Mulvane Art Museum to Hold Panel Discussion on Guns on Washburn’s Campus

In conjunction with our exhibition Hallowed Absurdities: Work by Theodore Waddell, the Mulvane Art Museum will hold a panel discussion on gun-related ... read the rest»

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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 8th
1851: Kate (O'Flaherty ) Chopin, novelist, short story writer (The Awakening).
1906: Chester F. Carlson, physicist, inventor of xerography, the electrostatic dry-copy process.
1906: Henry Roth, writer (Call it Sleep).
1911: Elizabeth Bishop, poet.
1926: Neal Cassaday, writer, counterculture proponent.
February 8th
in history
1862: Union troops under Gen. Ambrose Burnside defeat a Confederate defense force at the Battle of Roanoke Island, N.C.
1865: Confederate raider William Quantrill and men attack a group of Federal wagons at New Market, Kentucky.
1887: Congress passes the Dawes Act, which gives citizenship to Indians living apart from their tribe.
1900: British General Buller is beaten at Ladysmith, South Africa as the British flee over the Tugela River.
1904: In a surprise attack at Port Arthur, Korea, the Japanese disable seven Russian warships.

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