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‘Big Red One’ to welcome new, honor outgoing deputy commanders

FORT RILEY, Kansas - The 1st Infantry Division community will welcome a new deputy commanding general and bid farewell to three deputy commanding generals ... read the rest»

Wabaunsee Commission Meeting

Wabaunsee County citizen Memory Maginley presented the County Commissioners with the first place cookie jar from the fair. The winning jar was the entry ... read the rest»

Fort Riley soldiers earn commercial driver’s license certification

Twelve soldiers enrolled in Fort Riley’s Career Skills Program will receive Class-A commercial driver’s licenses during a graduation ceremony ... read the rest»

Coaches Snyder and Beaty announce plans for 2015 Coaches’ Mentoring Challenge Campaign

National effort recruits caring adults to become volunteer mentors to area youth Kansas Mentors together with Kansas State University Coach Bill Snyder ... read the rest»

Pottawatomie County has partnered with NE Kansas Counties to deliver Emergency Alerts

Residents and Businesses Can Sign Up to Receive Critical Communications and Emergency Alerts Pottawatomie County will begin using the NE Kansas Notification ... 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 July 29th
1905: Stanley Kunitz, poet.
1905: Dag Hammerarskjold, Nobel Peace Prize winner, secretary-general of the United Nations (1953-1961).
1909: Chester Himes, author (Cotton Comes to Harlem, If He Hollers, Let Him Go).
1918: Edwin Greene O'Connor, author (The Last Hurrah).
1918: Mary Lee Settle, novelist.
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in history
1875: Peasants in Bosnia and Herzegovina rebel against the Ottoman army.
1915: U.S. Marines land at Port-au-Prince to protect American interests in Haiti.
1921: Adolf Hitler becomes the president of the Nationalist Socialist German Workers' Party (Nazis).
1945: After delivering parts of the first atomic bomb to the island of Tinian, the U.S.S. Indianapolis is sunk by a Japanese submarine. The survivors are adrift for two days before help arrives.
1981: Prince Charles marries Lady Diane.

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