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The state of Kansas has been granted a federal disaster declaration for 11 counties that sustained damages from a severe storm system that struck the ... read the rest»

Candidate: Laura Kelly, KS Senate #18

During the last four years, I have had to change my role in the State Senate from that of consensus and coalition builder who worked collaboratively with ... read the rest»

Candidate: Dave Jackson, KS Senate #18

Question 1) The need for change in state government is the reason for my decision to run for the State Senate 18th District. Our budget must be balanced, ... read the rest»

Exoneree, Murder victim’s family member, and others to speak on Death Penalty’s harms

On Saturday, October 22, the Kansas Coalition Against the Death Penalty (KCADP) will host its Annual Abolition Conference, with this year’s theme ... read the rest»

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Wabaunsee High School Cross Country Results

At: Centralia Date: 10-1-2016 Weather: Cool, calm BOYS: Place and Record: 1st 9-0 Season Record: 32-6 Varsity Kyle Schmitz 8th 18:19 Luke Stuhlsatz 10th 18:42 ... read the rest»

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»
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Born October 21st
1772: Samuel Taylor Coleridge, English poet (The Rime of the Ancient Mariner, Kubla Khan).
1833: Alfred Nobel, inventor of dynamite and founder of the Nobel Prizes.
1917: Dizzy Gillespie, jazz trumpeter.
1929: Ursula K. Le Guin, science fiction writer (The Left Hand of Darkness).
October 21st
in history
1790: The Tricolor is chosen as the official flag of France.
1805: Vice Admiral and Viscount Horatio Nelson wins his greatest victory over a Franco-Spanish fleet in the Battle of Trafalgar, fought off Cape Trafalgar, Spain. Nelson is fatally wounded in the battle, but lives long enough to see victory. Nelson and the Nile.
1837: Under a flag of truce during peace talks, U.S. troops siege the Indian Seminole Chief Osceola in Florida.
1861: The Battle of Ball's Bluff, Va. begins, a disastrous Union defeat which sparks Congressional investigations.
1867: Many leaders of the Kiowa, Comanche and Kiowa-Apache sign a peace treaty at Medicine Lodge, Kan. Comanche Chief Quanah Parker refused to accept the treaty terms. Used by most American Indians, bows and arrows made their mark on the frontier even when guns were around, and arrowhead wounds kept army surgeons plenty busy.

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