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1st Annual Emmett Fall Fest

1st Annual Emmett Fall Fest, October 17th, Emmett Grade School. *Vendors beginning at 8 a.m. *Kiddie Activities *Memorial Slow Pitch Tournament (Honor ... read the rest»


The Wamego Technology Center has several helpful and fun offerings for all ages this fall with even more in the works! We can’t wait for another ... read the rest»

Driveway Variance for Rural Subdivision

The fear of setting a new precedence in rural subdivisions throughout the county apparently won the day for county commissioner’s Weixelman and ... read the rest»

For the Holiday Season the Mulvane Art Museum presents Albert Bloch: Scenes from the Life of Christ

For the holiday season, the Mulvane Art Museum, Washburn University, will present Albert Bloch: Scenes from the Life of Christ. The exhibition will run ... read the rest»

Maple Leaf Festival Attracts Folks From All Around To Baldwin City

An explosion is set for Baldwin City. However, it’ll be in a good sense of the word as the Douglas County community’s population swells, ... read the rest»

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Rossville football continues to Roll

The number one team in class 3A continues roll through their schedule. This week it was the Centralia Panthers who faced Rossville and the result looked ... read the rest»

Mill Creek Valley Jr High Cross Country Results

At: Rock Creek Date: 9-29-2015 Weather: nice BOYS: 8th Grade: Luke Stuhlsatz 2nd 11:18 Brendan Dugger 34th 18:15 7th Grade: Austin Henderson 33rd 6:39 ... read the rest»

Rossville Rolls to 4-0

The defending 3A state champion Rossville Bulldawgs rolled to a convincing 62-14 victory over their Mid-East League rival, the Riley County Falcons for ... read the rest»

Mustang volleyball team traveled to Seneca

The Mustang volleyball team traveled to Seneca Saturday, Sept. 12, for the Nemaha Central 10-team tournament. The ladies easily defeated Riverside in ... read the rest»
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Born October 13th
1909: Herblock (Herbert Lawrence Block), multiple Pulitzer Prize-winning political cartoonist.
1910: Ernest Kellogg Gann, pilot and adventure novelist (Island in the Sky, The High and Mighty).
1910: Art Tatum, American jazz pianist.
1925: Margaret Thatcher, the first female UK prime minister (1979-1990).
1926: Ray Brown, jazz bass player.
October 13th
in history
1792: President George Washington lays the cornerstone for the White House.
1812: At the Battle of Queenston Heights, a Canadian and British army defeats the American who have tried to invade Canada. Commodore Perry fights on.
1849: The California state constitution, which prohibits slavery, is signed in Monterey.
1903: Boston defeats Pittsburgh in baseball's first World Series.
1904: Sigmund Freud's The Interpretation of Dreams is published.