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  • Raiders earn playoff berth

    The Wamego Red Raiders broke a long dry spell by earning a playoff berth last night. Wamego defeated the visiting Smoky Valley Vikings 35-14 in the second

  • Raiders down Concordia 20-14

    For the second week in a row, a victory for the Wamego Red Raiders came down to the final seconds of the game. On Friday, the Raiders hosted NCKL foes

  • Wamego Fire Department welcomes community

    The Wamego Fire Department welcomed visitors to its first ever open house on Saturday afternoon. The event was especially popular with the young people,

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Kansas Schools Participate in ‘Break KITE Day’ in Preparation for 2015 State Assessments

In preparation for the 2015 state assessments, Kansas schools put the Kansas Interactive Testing Engine® (KITE™), the state’s assessment delivery ... read the rest»

Westar Energy proposes new suite of energy saving programs for customers

Westar Energy proposed a new suite of energy efficiency programs in a filing Tuesday to the Kansas Corporation Commission. Programs would benefit small ... read the rest»

Kansas Profile – Now That’s Rural

"The Back Stops Here." No, that’s not quite right. The famous saying was "The Buck Stops Here." It was President Harry S. Truman who put that sign ... read the rest»

Sweeney Todd brought to McCain

K-State Theatre presents Sondheim musical 'Sweeney Todd, The Demon Barber of Fleet Street' Kansas State University's K-State Theatre will present the ... read the rest»

Schultz participates in Phantom of the Opera at Concordia University

Concordia University, Nebraska will present an evening of music, suspense and theatre in the production of the musical "The Phantom of the Opera" on Nov.... read the rest»

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Dalmasso and Muligan qualify for State Cross Country

The Kaw Valley cross country kids spent a warm afternoon at the Leonardville Golf course this past Saturday for their regional meet. The regional meet ... read the rest»

Wamego Middle School 8th grade football 2014

The WMS 8th grade football began the season on Sept. 11 at Abilene. Abilene took a 16-0 lead in the first half, and the Raiders could never overcome ... read the rest»

Wabaunsee High School cross country regionals

Wabaunsee High School Cross Country Results At: Regional (Washington) Date: 10-25-2014 Weather: Warm BOYS: Place and Record: 5th, 6-4 Season Record: ... read the rest»

Dawgs pour in the TDs

Dawgs Improve to 8-0 Rossville’s game with Osage City was decided early last Friday as the Bulldawgs started quickly and defeated Osage City 91-22. ... read the rest»

Wabaunsee High School cross country regionals

Wabaunsee High School Cross Country Results At: Regional (Washington) Date: 10-25-2014 Weather: Warm BOYS: Place and Record: 5th, 6-4 Season Record: ... read the rest»
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Born October 30th
1839: Alfred Sisley, landscape painter.
1857: Gertrude Atherton, novelist.
1871: Paul Valery, poet and essayist.
1882: William F. Bull Halsey, Jr., American admiral who played an instrumental role in the defeat of Japan during World War II. The Japanese surrender was signed on his flagship, the USS Missouri.
1885: Ezra Pound, American poet who promoted Imagism, a poetic movement stressing free phrase rather than forced metric. He was imprisoned for his pro-Fascist radio broadcasts.
October 30th
in history
1925: Scotsman John L. Baird performs first TV broadcast of moving objects.
1938: H.G. Wells' War of the Worlds is broadcast over the radio by Orson Welles' Mercury Theatre. Many panic believing it is an actual newscast about a Martian invasion.
1941: The U.S. destroyer Reuben James, on convoy duty off Iceland, is sunk by a German U-boat with the loss of 96 Americans. Captain Johnnie Walker was the Royal Navy's most effective weapon against the German U-boat menace.
1950: The First Marine Division is ordered to replace the entire South Korean I Corps at the Chosin Reservoir area.In 1950, as U.S. Marines tried to fight their way out of a Chinese trap, Korea suffered its worst winter of the century. The men who struggled there suffered accordingly.
1991: BET Holdings Inc., becomes the first African-American company listed on the New York Stock Exchange.

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