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6th Annual Golf Tournament Benefits Local Children with Cancer OVERLAND PARK, Kan., Aug.
APPLE VALLEY, Minn., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The English Language Proficiency Assessment for the 21(st) Century consortium (ELPA21) has chosen Questar Assessment, Inc.
OVERLAND PARK, Kan., Aug.
Kansas State Cars inventory priced for returning college students TOPEKA, Kan., Aug.
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Briggs Dodge explains power and practicality of new SUVs and trucks TOPEKA, Kan., Aug.
The sale will support approximately 800 jobs in those states WASHINGTON, Aug.
Limited time Mercedes-Benz Certified Pre-Owned offers are happening now at Aristocrat Mercedes-Benz in Merriam, Kan. MERRIAM, Kan., Aug.
Kansas City/Overland Park and Topeka campuses now enrolling for the Professional Nursing Associate's degree program (ADN) TOPEKA, Kan., Aug.
Electronic Technology Blocks Illegal Sales, Allows Legal Ones LUTHERVILLE, Md., Aug.
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 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...
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...
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...
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...
- A serpent whose bite was fabled to produce intense thirst.