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Wamego Celebrates Farm, Faith and Family Heritage

What: Farm, faith and family have been central aspects of Wamego’s 150-year history. In recognition and celebration a weekend-filled event is planned ... read the rest»

Back to School with Safe Bag Lunches

It is that time of the year again! It is hard to believe summer flew by so quickly, but as the school year begins and we get back into the routine of ... read the rest»

Wichita State University has announced the WSU dean's honor roll for spring 2016

Wichita State University has announced the names of nearly 2,500 students who were on the WSU dean's honor roll for spring 2016. To be included on the ... read the rest»

Kansas State University awards graduation honors to more than 480 students

More than 480 Kansas State University students earned graduation honors with their May 2016 degrees. Earning the university's top graduation honor, summa ... read the rest»

University of Kansas announces spring 2016 honor roll

LAWRENCE — Approximately 5,200 undergraduate students at the University ... read the rest»

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Born August 24th
1899: Jorge Luis Borges, Argentine writer (Ficciones).
1905: Arthur Big Boy Crudup, blues singer, a major influence on Elvis Presley.
1915: Alice H.B. Sheldon, science fiction writer and artist, CIA photo-intelligence operative, lecturer at American University and major in the U.S. Army Air Force.
1929: Yasir Arafat, leader of the Palestinian Liberation Movement.
1951: Oscar Hijeulos, novelist (The Mambo Kings play Songs of Love.
August 24th
in history
1896: Thomas Brooks is shot and killed by an unknown assailant, begining a six year feud with the McFarland family.
1912: By an act of Congress, Alaska is given a territorial legislature of two houses.
1942: In the battle of the Eastern Solomons, the third carrier-versus-carrier battle of the war, U.S. naval forces defeat a Japanese force attempting to screen reinforcements for the Guadalcanal fighting.
1948: Edith Mae Irby becomes the University of Arkansas' first African-American student.
1954: Congress outlaws the Communist Party in the United States.
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