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Proud to be a Soldier: former division commander returns to talk about leadership

By Amanda Kim Stairrett, 1st Inf. Div. Public Affairs FORT RILEY - The "Big Red One" patch means something to Soldiers, said the 1st Infantry Division's ... read the rest»

Ongoing investigation continues in St. George vehicle burglaries

The Pottawatomie County Sheriff's Office and the St. George Police Department continue to investigate vehicle burglaries in the St. George area. These ... read the rest»

Search warrant executed in Manhattan (Pott. Co.)

On Friday, Feb. 5, 2016 at about 11:47 a.m., the Pottawatomie County Sheriff's Deputies along with Wamego Police Department executed a search warrant ... read the rest»

Kansas Profile – Now That’s Rural: Jill Mason – Confetti & Cashmere

****This news release from K-State Research and Extension is posted at ... read the rest»

COME MONDAY TO LEARN MORE ABOUT GAME ON FOR KANSAS SCHOOLS ‘WALK’ TO TOPEKA ADVOCACY EVENT

MANHATTAN — Members of Game On for Kansas Schools, a nonpartisan grassroots public education advocacy group, have been walking 60 miles from Kansas ... read the rest»

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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 11th
1833: Melville Weston Fuller, eighth U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice.
1847: Thomas Alva Edison, prolific American inventor who jointly or singly held over 1,300 patents.
1855: Josephine Marshall Jewell Dodge, American educator, pioneer in the concept of day nurseries for children.
1898: Leo Szilard, physicist, instrumental in the Manhattan Project.
1907: William J. Levitt, U.S. businessman and community builder who led the postwar housing revolutions with his Levittowns.
February 11th
in history
1953: Walt Disney's film Peter Pan premieres.
1954: A 75,000-watt light bulb is lit at the Rockefeller Center in New York, to commemorate the 75th anniversary of Thomas Edison's first light bulb.
1955: Nationalist Chinese complete the evacuation of the Tachen Islands.
1959: Iran turns down Soviet aid in favor of a U.S. proposal for aid.
1962: Poet and novelist Sylvia Plath commits suicide in London at age 30.

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