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  1. Kayak fishing gains popularity in KansasRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Wichita Eagle

    ... on Saturday, when he hosts the Kaw Valley Kayak Classic at the River Pond in Tuttle Creek State Park. Slifer, of Wamego, said it is one of the first kayak fishing tournament in Kansas. Marty Hughes, a longtime kayak angler and guide from western ...

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  2. Kayak FishingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Wichita Eagle

    Kevin Slifer casts from his special fishing kayak Friday morning at McPherson State Fishing Lake. Slifer, of Wamego, is hosting Kansas' first kayak fishing tournament next weekend at Tuttle Creek State Park. Kevin Slifer's fishing kayak is made to ...

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  3. Dorothy takes to her toes on this Yellow Brick Road trekRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 24 | The Capital-Journal

    ... will take "The Wizard of Oz" on the road with free performances in parks and at event, including Oztoberfest in Wamego. At Saturday's performance, "The Wizard of Oz" will be the second of a two-act program, with Act I devoted to classical ballet ...

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  4. Kansas board investigating US Senate hopeful WolfRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 23 | SFGate

    In this file photo taken July 4, 2014, U.S Senate candidate Milton Wolf, works the crowd at a Fourth of July parade in Wamego, Kan.

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  5. Letter: Where are Pat Roberts' victories?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 22 | The Capital-Journal

    Milton Wolf, works the crowd at a Fourth of July parade in Wamego. Wolf has tea party backing in his quest to unseat three-term GOP incumbent Sen. Pat Roberts.

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  6. Copper Wire Theft in WamegoRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 21 | KMAN-AM Manhattan

    Wamego Police are investigating the theft of copper electric wire from light poles at the tennis courts, located at highway 24 and Balderson Boulevard.

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  7. It's Your BusinessRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 19 | The Capital-Journal

    ... . Hollyn Smith has been hired by The Columbian Theatre Foundation as gift shop coordinator for the OZ Museum in Wamego. The Kansas State University graduate has taught classes at Catt's Dance Studio in Wamego and coached the Wamego High School ...

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  8. Roberts' ad: GOP challenger Wolf missed 28 voting chancesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 18 | The Capital-Journal

    Milton Wolf works the crowd at a Fourth of July parade in Wamego. U.S. Sen. Pat Roberts' re-election campaign Friday released a political advertisement denouncing GOP primary opponent Wolf for missing more than two dozen voting opportunities in the past 19 years.

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  9. Topeka native returns to Bike Across Kansas for 40th anniversaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 28 | The Capital-Journal

    ... native Mark Winkelman recently pedaled into Oskaloosa on his vintage 10-speed bicycle after riding 66 miles from Wamego as part of the 2014 Bike Across Kansas. Winkelman, 53, of Dallas, a semiretired corporate manager for Ford Motor Co. who now ...

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  10. Kansas senator's longevity gives GOP ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 11 | Sunherald.com

    In this photo taken July 4, 2014, signs for U.S. Senate Republican candidates Milton Wolf and incumbent Pat Roberts are seen next to each other on a Republican party float before a Fourth of July parade in Wamego, Kan.

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  11. Northeast Kansas happeningsRead the original story

    Jun 7, 2014 | The Capital-Journal

    ... COMEDY - "Singing in the Rain" will be staged through Sunday, June 15, at Columbian Theatre, 521 Lincoln Ave. in Wamego. Show times: 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday. Cost: $20 for adults; $15 for students and children. Tickets and ...

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  12. Scherer Named C-USA Scholar Athlete of the YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 9 | Kansas Jayhawks

    ... three victories, 22 top-five finishes and 27 total top-10 finishes as a member of the First Varsity Eight. The Wamego, Kansas, native was equally impressive - if not more so - away from the water. In May, Scherer graduated with a 3.97 GPA in the ...

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  13. Storm downs power lines, cause outagesRead the original story

    Monday Jul 7 | KMAN-AM Manhattan

    ... Twitter account, all occupants inside the house were able to safely evacuate. Power was also reported to be out in Wamego just before 10 p.m. while Westar Energy is reporting 120 customers without power in Riley County. Numerous Severe Thunderstorm ...

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  14. 54 Days to Kickoff: Taylor GodinetRead the original story

    Monday Jul 7 | Bring On The Cats

    He played his freshman year of high school at Manhattan High School, then transferred to Rock Creek High School for his sophomore year, then transferred back to Manhattan for his junior year, then finished up in Wamego.

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  15. Thousands jam Wamego for Fireworks, CarnivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 5 | KMAN-AM Manhattan

    While final numbers won't be in for a while, tens of thousands of people descended on Wamego Friday evening for the city's annual Fireworks show which has become widely recognized as the biggest and best in the state of Kansas.

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  16. Kansas Wheat Harvest Report Day 8Read the original story

    Wednesday Jul 2 | Milling Journal

    ... Wheat Growers and Kansas Grain and Feed Association . Joanne Burgos , location manager of the Nemaha County Coop in Wamego, reported a variety of yields ranging from 35-75 bushels an acre. Rain has taken a toll on the area's crop with test weights ...

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  17. Topeka native returns to Bike Across Kansas for 40th anniversaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 28 | The Capital-Journal

    ... native Mark Winkelman recently pedaled into Oskaloosa on his vintage 10-speed bicycle after riding 66 miles from Wamego as part of the 2014 Bike Across Kansas. Winkelman, 53, of Dallas, a semiretired corporate manager for Ford Motor Co. who now ...

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  18. Topeka native returns to Bike Across Kansas for 40th anniversaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 28 | The Capital-Journal

    ... native Mark Winkelman recently pedaled into Oskaloosa on his vintage 10-speed bicycle after riding 66 miles from Wamego as part of the 2014 Bike Across Kansas. Winkelman, 53, of Dallas, a semiretired corporate manager for Ford Motor Co. who now ...

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  19. Wamego teens plan community concert to benefit pediatric AIDS foundationRead the original story

    Sunday Jun 29 | The Capital-Journal

    Two Wamego teenagers are hoping a community concert in July will raise funds for a nonprofit that helps prevent mother-to-child transmission of HIV.

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  20. Open house at Mt. Mitchell set for June 7Read the original story

    May 24, 2014 | The Capital-Journal

    ... 29213 Mt. Mitchell Road, and Mt. Mitchell Heritage Prairie Preserve, 29377 Mitchell Prairie Lane, both near Wamego. Beginning at 9 a.m., docents from the Kansas Native Plant Society and Konza Prairie will help visitors at Mt. Mitchell identify ...

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