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Myers to present Animal Health Industry Insights Brownbag at K-State Olathe

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

Kansas Volunteer Commission Seeking Applications for STEM Mentoring

Funds will strengthen the capacity of mentoring organizations to increase the number of mentors serving Kansas youth in Science, Technology, Engineering ... read the rest»

Wabaunsee County Commissioners Meeting 10-5-15

Mental Health Center of East Central Kansas’ Executive Director Bill Persinger, along with board members Linda Rogers and Rob Hoskins, gave a brief ... read the rest»

Information sought about stolen property

On Sept. 15, the Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a stolen skid steer from the area of Wilson Creek Road and Bigelow Road. ... read the rest»

Last Minute Guilty Plea for Belvue Murder

As the jury selection was scheduled to begin at 8:30 am, there was not a parking space to be found around the Pottawatomie County Justice Center. Many ... read the rest»

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Mill Creek Valley Jr High Cross Country Results

At: Rock Creek Date: 9-29-2015 Weather: nice BOYS: 8th Grade: Luke Stuhlsatz 2nd 11:18 Brendan Dugger 34th 18:15 7th Grade: Austin Henderson 33rd 6:39 ... read the rest»

Rossville Rolls to 4-0

The defending 3A state champion Rossville Bulldawgs rolled to a convincing 62-14 victory over their Mid-East League rival, the Riley County Falcons for ... read the rest»

Mustang volleyball team traveled to Seneca

The Mustang volleyball team traveled to Seneca Saturday, Sept. 12, for the Nemaha Central 10-team tournament. The ladies easily defeated Riverside in ... read the rest»

KVA Announces 2015 Week 1 Volleyball Rankings

September 9, 2015, Topeka, KS -- The Kansas Volleyball Association is pleased to announce the 2015 Week 1 Volleyball Rankings sponsored by PrepVolleyball.... read the rest»

Wabaunsee girls first, boys second at Marysville

The Wabaunsee High School girls cross country team is off to a good start, winning its first meet in seven years at Marysvile on Saturday. Madeline Hess ... read the rest»
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Born October 7th
1885: Nils Bohr, physicist whose model of atomic structure helped establish quantum theory.
1900: Heinrich Himmler, Nazi leader.
1907: Helen MacInnes, writer.
1931: Desmond Tutu, South African religious leader.
1934: Leroi Jones (Imamu Amiri Baraka), playwright.
October 7th
in history
1870: French Minister of the Interior Leon Gambetta escapes besieged Paris by balloon, reaching the French provisional government in Tours.
1913: In attempting to find ways to lower the cost of the automobile and make it more affordable to ordinary Americans, Henry Ford took note of the work of efficiency experts like Frederick Taylor, the father of scientific management. The result was the assembly line that reduced the time it took to manufacture a car, from 12 hours to 93 minutes. Visiting the Past: Automotive History.
1949: Iva Toguri D'Aquino, better known as Tokyo Rose, is sentenced to 10 years in prison for treason. American-Born Axis Sally.
1957: A fire in the Windscale plutonium production reactor (later called Sellafield) north of Liverpool, England, spreads radioactive iodine and polonium through the countryside and into the Irish Sea. Livestock in the immediate area were destroyed, along with 500,000 gallons of milk. At least 30, and possibly as many as 1,000, cancer deaths were subsequently linked to the accident.
1985: Four Palestinian Liberation Organization (PLO) hijackers seize the Italian cruise ship Achille Lauro and demand the release of 50 Palestinians held by Israel.