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BIG RURAL BRAINSTORM COMING IN MARCH

Registration has opened for the third bi-annual Big Rural Brainstorm to be held Monday, March 7 from 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. in Newton's Meridian Event Center.... read the rest»

How Are You Doing? A Financial Checkup.

A financial checkup is as important as a physical checkup. A regular check of financial health can identify problems, chart progress, and outline action ... read the rest»

Contemporary comics artist will give public lecture

LAWRENCE—With narratives straddling the divide between fine art and popular culture, ... read the rest»

Bicycle Festival, “Cyclovia Topeka,” to Pedal Through Capital City

Visit Topeka is excited to announce Cyclovia Topeka; a two-day event July 29 and 30, 2016. Cyclovia is a Spanish term that means "cycle way," or the ... 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 9th
1874: Amy Lowell, poet.
1880: James Stephens, Irish writer (The Charwoman's Daughter, The Crock of Gold).
1909: Dean Rusk, Secretary of State under presidents John F. Kennedy and Lyndon B. Johnson.
1923: Brendan Behan, Irish playwright and poet (The Hostage, The Quare Fellow).
1944: Alice Walker, Pulitzer prize winning author (The Color Purple).
February 9th
in history
1951: Actress Greta Garbo gets U.S. citizenship.
1953: The French destroy six Viet Minh war factories hidden in the jungles of Vietnam.
1964: The U.S. embassy in Moscow is stoned by Chinese and Vietnamese students.
1978: Canada expels 11 Soviets in spying case.
1994: Nelson Mandela becomes the first black president of South Africa.

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