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2014-10-21 08:29:00

White Hutchinson has released the results from its Sept. 2014 survey on American entertainment preferences. KANSAS CITY, Mo., Oct.

2014-10-20 12:21:51

WICHITA, Kan., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Spirit AeroSystems Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SPR) will release its third quarter 2014 financial results at 6:30 a.m. Central time Friday, Oct.

2014-10-15 23:04:12

Popular provider Ticketability.com is now offering discount Fleetwood Mac tickets for concerts in Nashville, TN at Bridgestone Arena on March 18; St.

2014-10-10 23:01:28

Renew Crew of Topeka/Lawrence is offering complimentary estimates on fall concrete cleaning and sealing solutions ideal for decorative concrete driveways, walkways, and patios. Topeka,

2014-10-09 08:24:56

HSx is an online, mastery-based, accredited high school offering credit courses and diplomas WESTPORT, Conn., Oct.

2014-10-08 23:13:11

Zion Health announces Valley Vet Naturals, founded by two vets, will now feature Kanwa Minerals Powder to provide specialized supplements for preventing common pet illness.

2014-10-03 08:24:02

Lee National Denim Day® Urges People Nationwide to Wear Jeans Today And Donate $5 to Fund The American Cancer Society's Breast Cancer Research And Support Services MERRIAM, Kan.,

2014-09-30 08:21:06

Briggs Auto successfully hosted country concert giveaway, the Garth Experience MANHATTAN, Kan., Sept.


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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