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Kansas highway system ranked 3rd in national report

Kansas roads are ranked third best in the nation in overall highway performance and efficiency in a report released today by the Reason Foundation. ... read the rest»

Public Health Warnings Concerning Blue-Green Algae in Kansas Waters

TOPEKA - The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) samples publicly accessible bodies of water for blue-green algae when the agency receives ... read the rest»

3 historic events related to WWII and members held at Manhattan City Hall

On Sunday, Sept. 25, 2:30 p.m., in the Peace Memorial Auditorium in Manhattan, City Hall, 1101 Poyntz, the program will feature 3 historic events related ... read the rest»

Candidate: Sue Mollenkamp (I), Rep., KS BOE #4

1. What are your qualifications for the position and why are you running? Education has been a primary focus in my life for nearly 30 years. For the ... read the rest»

Candidate: Ann Mah, Dem., KS BOE, #4

I am running for the State Board because I’m concerned about the direction the Legislature is taking public education. Public schools are key to ... 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 September 26th
1783: Jane Taylor, children's writer best known as the author of Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star.
1887: Barnes Wallis, British aeronautical engineer who invented the Bouncing Bombs used to destroy German dams during World War II.
1888: T.S. Eliot, poet, critic, and dramatist whose work includes The Waste Land and Murder in the Cathedral.
1898: George Gershwin, composer who wrote many popular songs for musicals, along with his brother Ira.
1949: Jane Smiley, novelist (A Thousand Acres, Moo).
September 26th
in history
1914: The Federal Trade Commission is established to foster competition by preventing monopolies in business.
1918: German Ace Ernst Udet shoots down two Allied planes, bringing his total for the war up to 62.Rise and Fall of a German Ace
1937: Bessie Smith, known as the 'Empress of the Blues,' dies in a car crash in Mississippi.
1940: During the London Blitz, the underground Cabinet War Room suffers a hit when a bomb explodes on the Clive Steps.
1941: The U.S. Army establishes the Military Police Corps.

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