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  • Fire destroys part of Wamego Storage

    An early morning fire destroyed half of one of the buildings at Wamego Self Storage on Wednesday. According to Paul Schlifke, Wamego Police Department,

  • 'Stalk'in for CHM

    The Wamego High School FFA planted a community garden for donations to Community Health Ministry. On July 29, the group delivered three pickup trucks

  • Tax payers catch a break

    Rock Creek taxpayers will catch a break, as the USD 323 board passed a budget that dropped the mill levy 2.37 mills from last year. It will drop from

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Fire destroys part of Wamego Storage

An early morning fire destroyed half of one of the buildings at Wamego Self Storage on Wednesday. According to Paul Schlifke, Wamego Police Department, ... read the rest»

2014 Osher Lifelong Learning catalog

The fall 2014 Osher Lifelong Learning catalog is now available at www.osher.ku.edu This program offers enrichment short courses and special events specially ... read the rest»

Westar responds to KCC’s challenge.

Today the Kansas Corporation Commission (KCC) filed a challenge with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission regarding rate making as it pertains to ... read the rest»

Kansas Corporation commission files complaint with Ferc against Westar Energy, Inc.

Today, the Kansas Corporation Commission (Kansas Commission) filed a complaint against Westar Energy, Inc. at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission ... read the rest»

Robert D. Laflin is elected Alternate Angus Delegate to 131th annual meeting

Robert D. Laflin II, Olsburg, Kansas, has been elected as an alternate delegate to the 131th Annual American Angus Association® Convention of Delegates, ... read the rest»

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Manhattan Optimist Moxie places 2nd in USSSA State Tournament

In a tournament of 19, the Manhattan Optimist Moxie placed 2nd and went 6-2 on the weekend; playing one game on Friday, one Saturday and 6 on Sunday. ... read the rest»

Moxie travels to Wichita for tournament

Manhattan Optimist Moxie had a rough outing this weekend in the 3rd Annual Xtreme Showdown played at TRYC in Wichita. Moxie went 0-3-1. The rain altered ... read the rest»

Manhattan Optimist Moxie went 8-2 and finished 3rd in the Summer Smash in Kansas City

The Manhattan Optimist Moxie team opened the weekend on Friday night with an 8:40 game against the Columbia Rockers; winning 14-0. Brynn Hammett was ... read the rest»

Moxie 18U competed well in Father's Day NIT tourney

Manhattan Optimist Moxie 18U competed well in this past weekend’s Fathers Day NIT tournament in Topeka. Moxie was 1-1 in pool play and an undefeated ... read the rest»

Flush Mudcats placed 3rd in Cowtown Showtown

The Flush Mudcats placed third at the USSSA 13U Class A Cowtown Showtown in Kansas City on Sunday, June 8. Pictured from left standing are: Coach Shawn ... read the rest»
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Born August 28th
1896: Liam O'Flaherty, Irish novelist and short-story writer.
1903: Bruno Bettelheim, Austrian psychologist, educator of autistic and emotionally disturbed children.
1908: Roger Tory Peterson, author of the innovative bird book A Field Guide to Birds.
1925: Donald O'Connor, entertainer (Singin' in the Rain, Anything Goes).
1952: Rita Dove, Pulitzer Prize-winning poet.
August 28th
in history
0: Indian chief King Philip, also known as Metacom, is killed by English soldiers, ending the war between Indians and colonists.
1862: Mistakenly believing the Confederate Army to be in retreat, Union General John Pope attacks, beginning the Battle of Groveten. Both sides sustain heavy casualties.
1914: Three German cruisers are sunk by ships of the Royal Navy in the Battle of Heligoland Bight, the first major naval battle of World War I.
1938: The first degree given to a ventriloquist's dummy is awarded to Charlie McCarthy--Edgar Bergen's wooden partner. The honorary degree, Master of Innuendo and Snappy Comeback, is presented on radio by Ralph Dennis, the dean of the School of Speech at Northwestern University.
1941: The German U-boat U-570 is captured by the British and renamed Graph

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