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Task force to examine use of drones in public, private sectors

A task force has been named to identify ways state agencies can incorporate drones into their operations. The Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) Joint Task ... read the rest»

Ranchers Must Have Veterinary Directive For Medicated Cattle Feeds

Beginning the first of the year, cattlemen who regularly use medicated feed for performance enhancement will be limited. That’s the "meat" of the ... read the rest»

FREE STATE PARK DAY ENCOURAGES HEALTHY OUTDOOR RECREATION

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas, Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks & Tourism partner to offer Healthy Trails Adventure Day, Oct. 1 When ... read the rest»

KANSAS NATIONAL GUARD OFFICER CANDIDATE SCHOOL INDUCTION AND GRADUATION CEREMONY IS AUG. 27

The Officer Candidate School Hall of Fame induction, graduation and commissioning ceremonies will be held Saturday, Aug. 27, at 1 p.m. at the Kansas Highway ... read the rest»

2016 RCGS programs

2016 RCGS programs are sponsored by Riley County Genealogical Society http://www.rileycgs.com/ All programs are open to the public and free to attend.... 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 August 25th
1927: Althea Gibson, African American tennis player, the first to play at the U.S. Open and Wimbledon.
1930: Sean Connery, Scottish actor famous for playing the character James Bond in the Ian Flemming movie series.
1933: Wayne Shorter, jazz saxaphonist and composer.
1938: Frederick Forsyth, author of thrillers (The Day of the Jackal, The Odessa File).
1949: Martin Amis, English novelist (Money, Time's Arow).
August 25th
in history
1862: Union and Confederate troops skirmish at Waterloo Bridge, Virginia, during the Second Bull Run Campaign.
1864: Confederate General A.P. Hill pushes back Union General Winfield Scott Hancock from Reams Station where his army has spent several days destroying railroad tracks.
1875: Captain Matthew Webb becomes the first man to swim across the English Channel.
1916: The National Park Service is established as part of the Department of the Interior.
1921: The United States, which never ratified the Versailles Treaty ending World War I, finally signs a peace treaty with Germany.

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