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2015-05-28 08:21:42

Kansas dealership helps drivers easily distinguish BMW models TOPEKA, Kan., May 28, 2015 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Vehicle comparisons are a useful tool for consumers considering a new

2015-05-22 08:21:53

Briggs Automotive Group features Memorial Day specials throughout month of May MANHATTAN, Kan., May 22, 2015 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Kansas dealership, Briggs Automotive, expresses

2015-05-21 23:09:58

Balius Compliance Services Inc., subsidiary of Balius Energy, Inc., hosted a Lesser Prairie Chicken seminar in Hays. Wichita, Kansas (PRWEB) May 21, 2015

2015-05-19 16:21:02

WICHITA, Kan., May 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Spirit AeroSystems Inc.

2015-05-17 23:01:00

Marshall Wind Energy LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of RPM Access LLC (RPMA), has signed three individual long-term renewable energy power purchase agreements with Missouri Joint Municipal Electric

2015-05-16 23:01:59

The Feline Conservation Federation (FCF) will teach its highly acclaimed Wild/Exotic Feline Husbandry Course and its Wildlife Conservation Educator’s Course on Wednesday, June 24 at the Wichita

2015-05-13 08:30:48

OVERLAND PARK, Kan., May 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Some small steps like having the closets half empty and changing to higher wattage bulbs can have a big impact when selling a home. Photo

2015-05-12 08:23:46

Injured Service Members Find Healing on Inspirational Journey May 14-16, 2015 KANSAS CITY, Kan., May 12, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Put on your patriotic gear, strap on your boots

2015-05-11 16:22:32

WICHITA, Kan., May 11, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Spirit AeroSystems Inc. (NYSE: SPR) today announced the appointment of Irene M. Esteves to its board of directors effective immediately.

2015-05-11 08:21:15

Savings and discounts part of O'Neill Honda's Memorial Day Tent Event OVERLAND PARK, Kan., May.


Latest Kansas Reference Libraries

Flint Hills
2013-04-19 14:38:33

The Flint Hills, known historically as Bluestern Pastures or Blue Stem Hills, are a group of hills located in eastern Kansas reaching into north central Oklahoma, extending from Marshall County and Washington County in Kansas in the north to Cowley County, Kansas and Osage and Kay counties in Oklahoma towards the south. The people of Oklahoma usually refer to the same geologic formation as the Osage Hills or “The Osage”. The Flint Hills are designated as a unique ecoregion due to it...

Steven Hawley
2012-10-22 10:43:54

Steven Hawley is a former NASA astronaut. He was born Steven Alan Hawley on December 12, 1951 in Ottawa, Kansas. He graduated from Salina High School Central in Salina, Kansas in 1969 and continued on to The University of Kansas, where he received two Bachelor of Arts degrees in physics and astronomy. After graduating with the highest distinction of his class and spending summers as a research assistant at the National Radio Astronomy Observatory in Green Bank, West Virginia, Hawley received...

A Cold Front On The Weather Map
2012-06-18 21:09:52

Looking at our weather map above we can see a cold front moving through the states of Oklahoma and Kansas. The major thing about a cold front is the weather it can bring with it. The eastern side of the cold front provides two chances to receive precipitation. The first one is known as a squall line which usually forms some 50-150 miles ahead of the cold front. The squall line can be responsible for bringing severe weather in the form of super-cell thunderstorms. The second part...

2012-06-14 10:51:23

Symbol: SAAM4 Group: Monocot Family: Alismataceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:KS, MO, OK Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class...

2012-06-14 13:59:55

Symbol: PEKA8 Group: Lichen Family: Lichinaceae Growth Habit: Lichenous Native Status: NA    N Synonyms:   OMKA Omphalaria kansana Tuck. Classification:       Kingdom   Fungi – Fungi Division   Ascomycota – Sac fungi Class   Ascomycetes Order   Lichinales Family   Lichinaceae Genus   Peccania A. Massal. – peccania lichen Species   Peccania kansana (Tuck.) Forss. – Kansas...

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Word of the Day
meacock
  • An uxorious, effeminate, or spiritless man.
  • A timorous, cowardly fellow.
Probably a blend of meek and cock, or from meek +‎ -ock (“diminutive suffix”).