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Moscow State Symphony Orchestra performs at McCain

Bringing a taste of Russia to Kansas State University, the McCain Performance Series will host the Moscow State Symphony Orchestra at 8 p.m. Wednesday, ... read the rest»

Fingerstyle guitarist plays in Junction City

Born and raised in Adel, Georgia, Shaun began playing guitar at age 12 after hearing a local street musician fingerpick a Nirvana song outside the local ... read the rest»

Round two: Landlord versus Wamego

Landlords versus city commission — round two. Approximately 25 landlords were present at Tuesday’s Wamego City Commission meeting to protest ... read the rest»

Sheriff asks for help in assault, burglary investigations

The Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s help on four cases. The first is a reported aggravated assault which occurred ... read the rest»

KLA holds third installment of YSA

The third installment of the Kansas Livestock Association (KLA) Young Stockmen's Academy (YSA) was held Oct. 6-8. The group of 20 young producers spent ... read the rest»

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Area substate volleyball tournaments

Area team substate volleyball roundup. All tournaments are scheduled for Saturday afternoon, Oct. 25. 1A — DII — Blue Valley Randolph will ... read the rest»

Kaw Valley Cross Country MEL 2014

The cross country kids from Rossville and St Marys finally got to get back on a course and run competitively this past Thursday. The last two meets that ... read the rest»

Wabaunsee Cross Country MEL 2014

Wabaunsee High School Cross Country Results At: MEL (Riley County) Date: 10-16-2014 Weather: Warm, light wind BOYS: Place and Record: 3rd, 1-2 Season ... read the rest»

Rossville takes down Oskaloosa

District play opened for the Rossville football team last Friday and the Dawgs finished the Oskaloosa Bears in quick fashion. The Bulldawgs scored 63 ... read the rest»

MCV Jr High cross country MEL

Mill Creek Valley Jr High Cross Country Results At: MEL (Riley County) Date: 10-16-2014 Weather: Warm, light wind BOYS: 7th Grade: Luke Stuhlsatz 1st 5:37 ... read the rest»
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Born October 24th
1788: Sarah Josepha Hale, magazine editor and poet whose book Poems for Our Children included Mary Had a Little Lamb (the first words to be recorded in sound)
1904: Moss Hart, American playwright who, with George S. Kaufman, wrote plays such as You Can't Take it with You and The Man who came to Dinner.
1911: Sonny Terry, blues performer.
1923: Denise Levertov, English poet.
1929: George Henry Crumb, American composer.
October 24th
in history
1863: General Ulysses S. Grant arrives in Chattanooga, Tennessee to find the Union Army there starving. Escaping a Rebel siege at Chattanooga.
1897: The first comic strip appears in the Sunday color supplement of the New York Journal called the 'Yellow Kid.'
1901: Anna Edson Taylor, 43, is the first woman to go safely over Niagara Falls in a barrel. She made the attempt for the cash award offered, which she put toward the loan on her Texas ranch.
1916: Henry Ford awards equal pay to women. Industrialist Henry Ford helped lead American war production with the gigantic facility at Willow Run.
1917: The Austro-German army routs the Italian army at Caporetto, Italy.

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