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  • New scoreboard to be dedicated Friday night

    While the Red Raiders will be the main attraction when they take the field this fall, the new scoreboard at the Wamego Sports Complex is sure to get a

  • Fire destroys part of Wamego Storage

    An early morning fire destroyed half of one of the buildings at Wamego Self Storage on Wednesday. According to Paul Schlifke, Wamego Police Department,

  • 'Stalk'in for CHM

    The Wamego High School FFA planted a community garden for donations to Community Health Ministry. On July 29, the group delivered three pickup trucks

  • Tax payers catch a break

    Rock Creek taxpayers will catch a break, as the USD 323 board passed a budget that dropped the mill levy 2.37 mills from last year. It will drop from

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Truck accident sends Wheaton man to hospital

A one vehicle accident sent Michael Hart, 36, Wheaton, to the hospital early Tuesday morning. According to the Kansas Highway Patrol, Hart who was driving ... read the rest»

One Wicked Run to be in Wamego Oct. 11

Wamego will be the place for One Wicked Run on Saturday, Oct. 11. The Wamego City Commission approved the plan for the second annual running of the event ... read the rest»

Free day at Discovery Center

Guests are invited to attend Family Day at the Flint Hills Discovery Center on Sunday, September 7 for the Center’s 3rd annual free admission day ... read the rest»

Ike Departs Dry Dock, Returning to the Fleet

The aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (Ike) moved from Dry Dock 8 to pier 42/43 at Norfolk Naval Shipyard (NNSY) in Portsmouth, Virginia, ... read the rest»

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Lady Chargers second in home volleyball tourney

The Lady Chargers took second place in the Amy Schutter Memorial Volleyball Tournament held Saturday at Wabaunsee High School. Rock Creek was third. Wabaunsee ... read the rest»

New scoreboard to be dedicated Friday night

While the Red Raiders will be the main attraction when they take the field this fall, the new scoreboard at the Wamego Sports Complex is sure to get a ... read the rest»

Manhattan Optimist Moxie places 2nd in USSSA State Tournament

In a tournament of 19, the Manhattan Optimist Moxie placed 2nd and went 6-2 on the weekend; playing one game on Friday, one Saturday and 6 on Sunday. ... read the rest»

Moxie travels to Wichita for tournament

Manhattan Optimist Moxie had a rough outing this weekend in the 3rd Annual Xtreme Showdown played at TRYC in Wichita. Moxie went 0-3-1. The rain altered ... read the rest»

Manhattan Optimist Moxie went 8-2 and finished 3rd in the Summer Smash in Kansas City

The Manhattan Optimist Moxie team opened the weekend on Friday night with an 8:40 game against the Columbia Rockers; winning 14-0. Brynn Hammett was ... read the rest»
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1875: Ferdinand Porsche, automotive engineer, designer of the Volkswagen in 1934 and the Porsche sports car in 1950.
1894: Richard Niebuhr, theologian.
1907: Carl Anderson, physicist and 1936 Nobel prize winner for his discovery of the positron.
1914: Dixie Lee Ray, Chair of the Atomic Energy Commission who received the U.N. Peace Prize in 1977.
1927: Hugh Sidey, news correspondent and author of John F. Kennedy, President.
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1650: The English under Cromwell defeat a superior Scottish army under David Leslie at the Battle of Dunbar.
1777: The American flag (stars & stripes), approved by Congress on June 14th, is carried into battle for the first time by a force under General William Maxwell.
1783: The Treaty of Paris is signed by Great Britain and the new United States, formally bringing the American Revolution to an end.
1838: Frederick Douglass escapes slavery disguised as a sailor. He would later write The Narrative Life of Frederick Douglass, his memoirs about slave life. At Douglass' home in Washington, D.C., visitors can learn about his successes--and his disappointments.
1855: General William Harney defeats Little Thunder's Brule Sioux at the Battle of Blue Water in Nebraska.

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