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One Wicked run to take place in Wamego

This run is WICKED FUN!! Dig out the old shoes and round up your friends and family--it is time for One Wicked Run 2014! On Saturday, Oct. 11 at 9 am, ... read the rest»

K-30 Resurfacing Project to Begin in Wabaunsee County

On Monday, September 29, a resurfacing project will begin on a 1.95-mile stretch of K-30 from the north end of the bridge over I-70 north to the city ... read the rest»

Celebrate Fall with family and friends at Granny Mae's Pumpkin Patch

Granny Mae's Pumpkin Patch, rural Dorrance, will open for the fall season on Saturday, Sept. 27. Granny Mae's offers an old fashioned fall festival atmosphere ... read the rest»

Lucky 'Leven celebrate 60 years

The Lucky `Leven 4-H Club invites the public to a 60th year celebration on Sunday, October 5,2014, at the St. Joseph‘s Church Hall in Flush, Kansas. ... read the rest»

K-State Alumni Association dedicates KSU Obelisk at K-State Alumni Center

Hailing it as a symbol of the pride and loyalty of Kansas State University alumni and friends, officials of the K-State Alumni Association dedicated a ... read the rest»

Sports top 5

Dawgs Answer First Test

Up until the second quarter last Friday the Rossville Bulldawg football team had very little resistance through the first part of their season. In the ... read the rest»

Mill Creek Valley Jr High Cross Country

Mill Creek Valley Jr High Cross Country Results At: Wabaunsee Date: 9-25-2014 Weather: warm, calm BOYS: 7th Grade: Luke Stuhlsatz 1st 6:04 Eli Wollenberg 2nd 6:46 ... read the rest»

Wamego High School cross country- Rim Rock

Rim Rock Farm Classic Wamego High School Results Saturday, Sept 27, 20014 The top 25 places medal Girls Varsity Blue Race - 272 Total Runners- Race ... read the rest»

Kaw Valley Cross Country Report: Royal Valley/Rim Rock

The Kaw Valley (St. Marys and Rossville high schools) cross country squad briefly split paths last week. Part of the team ran in the Royal Valley Invitational ... read the rest»

Bulldawgs Rush Past Rock Creek

Using a strong rushing performance the Rossville Bulldawgs raced past the Rock Creek Mustangs in league play last Friday night. Rossville did much of ... read the rest»
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Born October 1st
1904: Vladimir Horowitz, Russian-born American virtuoso pianist.
1924: Jimmy Carter, 39th president of the U.S. (1977-1981)
1932: Albert Collins, guitarist.
1935: Julie Andrews (Julia Elizabeth Wells), actress and singer whose films include Mary Poppins and The Sound of Music.
1946: Tim O'Brien, novelist (The Things They Carried, In the Lake of the Woods).
October 1st
in history
1847: Maria Mitchell, American astronomer, discovers a comet and is elected the same day to the American Academy of Arts---the first woman to be so honored. The King of Denmark awarded her a gold medal for her discovery.
1856: The first installment of Gustav Flaubert's novel Madame Bovary appears in the Revue de Paris after the publisher refuses to print a passage in which the character Emma has a tryst in the back seat of a carriage.
1864: The Condor, a British blockade-runner, is grounded near Fort Fisher, North Carolina. Father John B. Tabb, an unreconstructed Rebel to the end, had served the Confederacy aboard blockade runners.
1878: General Lew Wallace is sworn in as governor of New Mexico Territory. He went on to deal with the Lincoln County War, Billy the Kid and write Ben-Hur. His Civil War heroics earned him the moniker Savior of Cincinnati.
1890: Yosemite National Park is dedicated in California.

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