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St. George residents request transportation for students in city limits

St. George residents are seeking a safer way for their children to get to school, but the district won’t be providing transportation for children ... read the rest»

Wabaunsee High School announces Homecoming candidates, plans

Wabaunsee High School’s Homecoming week will kick off Sunday with window painting from 3-5 p.m. The Homecoming Candidates are Alissa Barber, Mandy ... read the rest»

Kansas Junior Livestock show draws youth from across Kansas

Youth from across the state have entered 1,733 head of animals for the 82nd annual Kansas Junior Livestock Show (KJLS). A total of 760 4-H and FFA members ... read the rest»

Raiders prepare for Homecoming

Wamego High School is gearing up for Fall Homecoming, with the big game scheduled for Friday, Sept. 19. The Homecoming candidates were announced today ... read the rest»

Sunflower CASA Project, Inc. Hosts 3rd Annual Comedy Club

Sunflower CASA Project will hold the 3rd Annual Comedy Club on Friday, September 19th at the Wareham Opera House in Downtown Manhattan. The event will ... read the rest»

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Raiders down Jeff West 42-20

It took just just a quarter for the Wamego Red Raiders to dominate in their road game at Jefferson West Friday night. The Raiders pounded in three touchdowns ... read the rest»

Lady Raider JV hosts quad volleyball tournament

The Lady Raider junior varsity volleyball team took a stumble after Tuesday’s successful opening night, when they fell in all three matches of their ... read the rest»

Lady Raiders play at Hayden Invitational

Lady Raider Lanie Page won the #1 Singles division of the Topeka-Hayden tennis tournament on Tuesday, Sept. 9. Other teams competing were, Bishop Miege, ... read the rest»

Page takes Chapman tennis quad

Lanie Page took first place as the Lady Raider varsity tennis team participated at the Chapman Quad on Thursday, Sept. 4. Other attending teams were ... read the rest»

Kaw Valley Cross Country Report: Mission Valley

The gun has sounded and the Kaw Valley Cross Country squad is off and running on a new season. For the most part the group of athletes from St Marys ... read the rest»
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Born September 16th
1893: Albert Szent-Gyorgyi, biochemist who isolated vitamin C.
1925: Charlie Byrd, jazz guitarist.
1925: B.B. King, blues guitarist.
1926: John Knowles, writer (A Separate Peace).
1950: Henry Louis Gates Jr., critic and scholar.
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in history
1942: The Japanese base at Kiska in the Aleutian Islands is raided by American bombers.Led by legendary flier Jimmy Doolittle, 16 U.S. Army B-25 bombers broke through Japanese defenses on April 18, 1942, to strike Tokyo and other cities in broad daylight.
1945: Japan surrenders Hong Kong to Britain.RAF officer Aidan MacCarthy narrowly escaped the Nazis, spent three years in Japanese POW camps and survived the atomic bombing of Nagasaki.
1950: The U.S. 8th Army breaks out of the Pusan Perimeter in South Korea and begins heading north to meet MacArthur's troops heading south from Inchon.A year after leaving West Point, Lt. Joe Kingston was en route to Korea, where he, like a lot of others, found himself retreating and advancing in a single day.
1972: South Vietnamese troops recapture Quang Tri province in South Vietnam from the North Vietnamese Army. Lessons learned in the savage 1972 Eastertide Offensive paid off at the Battle of Khafji almost two decades later.
1974: Limited amnesty is offered to Vietnam-era draft resisters who would now swear allegiance to the United States and perform two years of public service.

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