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Stone fence renovation workshop scheduled

The Native Stone Scenic Byway Committee will be holding its 15th semi-annual stone fence renovation workshop October 4 & 5, 2014. We will be working ... read the rest»

Lamb Chop to visit Junction City

Lamb Chop, the beloved children’s television icon made famous by Shari Lewis, is visiting Junction City! Skillfully brought to life by Shari’s ... read the rest»

Joint drug investigation leads to arrest

Matthew C. Sundgren, 30, Manhattan, was placed under arrest in the 7600 block of Cedar Creek Road, Manhattan, Pottawatomie County for manufacturing of ... read the rest»

Annual tour focuses on eastern Wabaunsee County

The annual Wabaunsee County Historical Society will travel to the eastern part of the country to visit old farmsteads on Sunday, Oct. 5. Included in this ... read the rest»

PTSO responds to injury accident

One person was injured in a rural Pottawatomie County accident on Sunday. The Pottawatomie County Sheriff's Office responded to a reported injury accident ... read the rest»

Sports top 5

Kaw Valley runners do well at Onaga

The cross country kids from St. Marys and Rossville had a great afternoon to run last Thursday at Onaga’s Cool Springs Golf Course, with the girls ... read the rest»

WMS 7th graders shut out Falcons

The Wamego Middle School Raiders shutout visiting Riley County 28-0 on Tuesday, Sept. 17. Riley County opened the game with the ball but were stymied ... read the rest»

Wabaunsee Cross Country runs well at Northern Heights

The Wabaunsee High School Charger cross country teams had several top 10 finishers in races held at Northern Heights on Thursday. Louis Zapata placed ... read the rest»

Kaw Valley runner acquit themselves well in Wamego

The Kaw Valley boys and girls cross country squads participated in this Saturday’s Wamego Invitational. Made up of runners from St. Marys and Rossville, ... read the rest»

Dawgs race past Chargers

The Rossville Bulldawgs raced past the Wabaunsee Chargers with a commanding performance on Friday. The Bulldawgs overwhelmed the Chargers by scoring ... read the rest»
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Born September 20th
1878: Upton Sinclair, author best known today for The Jungle.
1884: Maxwell Perkins, editor, the first to publish F. Scott Fitzgerald, Ernest Hemingway and Thomas Wolfe.
1885: Ferdinand Lamenthe (Jelly Roll Morton), jazz pianist, composer and singer, one of the first to orchestrate jazz music.
1891: Lamine Gueye, Senegalese political leader.
1917: Arnold Red Auerbach, second winningest basketball coach in history with 1,037 victories for the Boston Celtics.
September 20th
in history
1378: The election of Robert of Geneva as anti-pope by discontented cardinals creates a great schism in the Catholic church.
1519: Ferdinand Magellan embarks from Spain on a voyage to circumnavigate the world. Tales of the adventures that befell three conquistadores and their Moorish slave during the sixteenth century led to Spain's Francisco Výsquez de Coronado's exploration the American Southwest.
1561: Queen Elizabeth of England signs a treaty at Hamptan Court with French Huguenot leader Louis de Bourbon, the Prince of Conde. The English will occupy Le Harve in return for aiding Bourbon against the Catholics of France. Buckingham Palace is a symbol of strength and tradition.
1565: Pedro Menendez of Spain wipes out the French at Fort Caroline, in Florida.
1604: After a two-year siege, the Spanish retake Ostend, the Netherlands, from the Dutch.

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