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Estes Gate upgrades to temporarily restrict commercial vehicle access

The commercial portion of the Estes access control point will be closed beginning March 7 due to an upgrade project. The closure will remain in place ... read the rest»

Shakespeare First Folio

160211_Shakespeare_First_Folio February 11, 2016 Bites/Broll Pathfire # 160211 VO (First folio and museum footage) IF YOU’VE EVER BEEN "CAUGHT ... read the rest»

Kurt Long honored by NFHS

TOPEKA - Kurt Long has been selected for the 2015 NFHS Officials Association’s National Distinguished Contributor Award. The NFHS announced the ... read the rest»

Kansas Supreme Court issues decision in equity portion of school funding case

TOPEKA—The Kansas Supreme Court today issued its decision in Gannon v. State of Kansas, a dispute over K-12 public education financing. The high ... read the rest»

FEBRUARY EVENTS AT FLINT HILLS DISCOVERY CENTER

Manhattan — GO SEE IT! The monthly Go See It! lectures are back on Thursday, February 18, 6:30-7:30 p.m. featuring Robert Rosenberg from Flint ... read the rest»

Sports top 5

Rock Creek Basketball

Boys The Rock Creek varsity boys had two games this week one that was great and one that was not so hot. They started off the week on Monday, ... read the rest»

Friday nights game

We will not be playing a 9th (C-team) girls game at Clay Center this Friday, Dec.... read the rest»

Wamego wrestling results

The Wamego Red Raider grapplers placed third at their home invitational on Saturday, with Alec Pierson and Tyler Patrick winning their events. "We had ... read the rest»

Dawgs Repeat

Rossville fans went through a season of runaway victories wondering if a challenge was available in class 3A. On Saturday in the state championship game ... read the rest»
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Born February 11th
1855: Josephine Marshall Jewell Dodge, American educator, pioneer in the concept of day nurseries for children.
1898: Leo Szilard, physicist, instrumental in the Manhattan Project.
1907: William J. Levitt, U.S. businessman and community builder who led the postwar housing revolutions with his Levittowns.
1908: Phillipe Dunne, screenwriter and director (How Green Was My Valley).
1912: Roy Fuller, poet and novelist.
February 11th
in history
1815: News of the Treaty of Ghent, ending the War of 1812, finally reaches the United States.
1858: 14-year-old Bernadette Soubirous, a French miller's daughter, claims to have seen an apparition of the Virgin Mary at Lourdes.
1903: Congress passes the Expedition Act, giving antitrust cases priority in the courts.
1904: President Theodore Roosevelt proclaims strict neutrality for the United States in the Russo-Japanese War.
1910: Theodore Roosevelt Jr. and Eleanor Alexander announce their wedding date--June 20, 1910.

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