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Pair of FHSU programs receive No. 1 rankings

HAYS -- Fort Hays State University’s Department of Applied Business Studies has recently received two No. 1 rankings in the nation in online education.... read the rest»

FHSU alum honors her educational journey, supports alma mater's entrepreneurship program

HAYS -- Everyone has a story about how Fort Hays State University became his or her destination of choice for post-secondary education. For Coleen Ellis, ... read the rest»

Saturday’s Powerball Jackpot Heads for Half a Billion Dollars!

TOPEKA — Powerball continues its upward climb, with a jackpot worth nearly half a billion dollars on the line for Saturday’s drawing. It’s ... read the rest»

Everybody Counts event coming to Manhattan

Everybody Counts, a grassroots community effort organized in January 2014 in response to a report to the USD 383 Board of Education that over 250 students ... read the rest»

Carla Swartz: Candidate, Wabaunsee County Sheriff

#1 My name is Carla Swartz. I worked for 30 years at the Riley County Police Department as an officer and detective, retiring July 2015. I had the opportunity ... read the rest»

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Wamego Wrestling Club Results

USAWKS 2016 District 3 East Subdistrict 8 & Under 49 - Ayden Henson's place is 6th and has scored 3.00 team points. Quarterfinal - Ayden Henson (Wamego ... read the rest»

Wamego Wrestling Club Results

Western Kansas Classic: 8 & Under 67 - Carson Reves's place is unknown and has scored 5.00 team points. Champ. Round 1 - Carson Reves (wamego jr raider ... read the rest»

Wamego Junior Raider Results

Elementary 49-55 - Leolyn Karnowski's place is 3rd and has scored 5.00 team points. Round 1 - Leolyn Karnowski (Unattached) won by fall over Olyvia Besco ... read the rest»

Full results of the weekend’s Regional Wrestling Tournament.

Wamego and Rock Creek competed in a 4A tournament at Smoky Valley; St. Marys and Wabaunsee competed in a 3-2-1A tournament at Rossville. Wamego Results ... read the rest»
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Born July 29th
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.
1920: Hank Ketchum, cartoonist, creator of Dennis the Menace.
July 29th
in history
1603: Bartholomew Gilbert is killed in Virginia by Indians, during a search for the missing Roanoke colonists.
1693: The Army of the Grand Alliance is destroyed by the French at the Battle of Neerwinden.
1830: Liberals led by the Marquis of Lafayette seize Paris in opposition to the king's restrictions on citizens' rights.
1848: A rebellion against British rule is put down in Tipperary, Ireland.
1858: Japan signs a treaty of commerce and friendship with the United States.

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