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FHSU Foundation selects Williby as new president/CEO

HAYS - The Fort Hays State University Foundation has named Jason Williby as its new president and CEO. Williby had served the university’s fundraising ... read the rest»

Department Head Meeting

The Wabaunsee County Commission met with the county department heads on Monday, June 20 without Commissioner Ervan Stuewe. Health department reported ... read the rest»

Westar Energy offers investors $350 million in “green bonds.”

Topeka — Westar Energy’s green energy commitment grew stronger as it announced its first offering of "green bonds" to support additional renewable ... read the rest»

Leadership Kansas Class Visits the Kansas City Metro area June 22-24

TOPEKA - The Kansas City Metro area will play host to the 2016 Leadership Kansas class on June 22-24. During this session, the 39 members of the 2016 ... 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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1861: William James Mayo, co-founder of the Mayo Clinic in Minnesota.
1865: William E. Borah, Republican senator from Idaho, proponent of the League of Nations.
1886: James Van Der Zee, African-American photographer.
1900: Antoine de Saint-Exupery, aviator and writer.
1910: Frank Loesser, songwriter.
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1862: Union forces, falling back from Richmond, fight at the Battle of Savage's Station.
1880: France annexes Tahiti.
1888: Professor Frederick Treves performs the first appendectomy in England.
1903: The British government officially protests Belgian atrocities in the Congo.
1905: Russian troops intervene as riots erupt in ports all over the country, leaving many ships looted.

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