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Annual Blaine Picnic & Bazaar

St. Columbkille Catholic Church in Blaine, KS will host its annual Picnic & Bazaar on Saturday, August 22nd, immediately following a 4:00 p.m. mass. ... read the rest»

KTWU Presents Doug Cameron in concert with The Kansas State University Orchestra

KTWU is proud to broadcast a special concert of the Kansas State University Orchestra with guest electric violinist Doug Cameron on Friday, August 7, ... read the rest»

AMERICANS FOR PROSPERITY KANSAS CALLS FOR PUSHBACK ON PRESIDENT'S EPA CLEAN POWER PLAN

TOPEKA - Today President Obama released his final plans for a better environment, but this Clean Power Plan will raise energy costs and hurt Kansas families ... read the rest»

Wabaunsee County will not reduce the number of polling places.

Chief Election Officer Jennifer Savage confirmed that to the county commissioners at their Monday meeting. "If it upsets folks, we’re not going ... read the rest»

Access to Water for Homes and Businesses

The City of Manhattan, Pottawatomie County and Rural Water District #1 (RWD1) have a unique challenge before them as rapid growth continues to call to ... 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 5th
1876: Mary Ritter Beard, American historian and writer.
1906: John Houston, film director of such movies as The Treasure of the Sierra Madre and The Maltese Falcon.
1908: Miriam Rothschild, English scientist and writer.
1923: Richard G. Kleindienst, one of the key officials who helped elect Richard Nixon to the presidency in 1969.
1930: Neil Armstrong, the first man to walk on the moon.
August 5th
in history
0: Castilian sailors in Barcelona, Spain set fire to a Jewish ghetto, killing 100 people and setting off four days of violence against Jews.
1762: Russia, Prussia and Austria sign a treaty agreeing on the partition of Poland.
1763: Colonel Henry Bouquet decisively defeats the Indians at the Battle of Bushy Run in Pennsylvania during Pontiac's rebellion.
1815: A peace treaty with Tripoli--which follows treaties with Algeria and Tunis--brings an end to the Barbary Wars.
1858: The first transatlantic cable is completed.

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