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Kansas Profile – Now That’s Rural

Prestwick, Scotland; Jinjiang, China. A U.S. aerospace company opened repair facilities here. A key person in developing this venture is a woman from ... read the rest»

Reflecting on Native American heritage: Fall brings Native American cultural events to campus

Native American artists, performers and events are being featured at Kansas State University this fall through a collaboration by the university's art ... read the rest»

Pulliam graduates basic training

Army Pvt. Aaron T. Pulliam has graduated from Basic Combat Training at Fort Benning, Ga. During the nine-week training period, the trainee received instruction ... read the rest»

Free Admission to Veterans and Active Military November 9 at Kansas Museum of History

In recognition of Veterans Day, veterans and active military will receive free admission to the Kansas Museum of History 1 — 5 p.m. Sunday, November ... read the rest»

Top class: 'Making: Progress' exhibition at Beach Museum features work by university's art students

Art majors at Kansas State University are vying for the chance to have their artwork featured in an upcoming exhibition at the university's Marianna Kistler ... read the rest»

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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»

MCV Jr High cross country MEL

Mill Creek Valley Jr High Cross Country Results At: MEL (Riley County) Date: 10-16-2014 Weather: Warm, light wind BOYS: 7th Grade: Luke Stuhlsatz 1st 5:37 ... read the rest»
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Born October 23rd
1844: Sarah Bernhardt, French actress.
1869: John Heisman, American college football coach for whom the Heisman Trophy is named.
1925: Johnny Carson, American television personality who hosted the Tonight Show.
1940: Pele, legendary Brazilian soccer player who scored 1,281 goals in 22 years
1942: Michael Crichton, writer (Jurassic Park, The Andromeda Strain).
October 23rd
in history
1929: The first transcontinental air service begins from New York to Los Angeles. Air Mail's first day.
1942: The Western Task Force, destined for North Africa, departs from Hampton Roads, Virginia. The men of Sub-Task Force Goalpost.
1952: The Nobel Prize for Medicine is awarded to Ukranian-born microbiologist Selmart A. Waksman for his discovery of an effective treatment of tuberculosis.
1954: In Paris, an agreement is signed providing for West German sovereignty and permitting West Germany to rearm and enter NATO and the Western European Union.
1973: A U.N. sanctioned cease-fire officially ends the Yom Kippur war between Israel and Syria. Sacrificial stand in the Golan Heights.

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