A team of volunteers began counting butterflies around Manhattan on Thursday morning for the 40th annual count by the North American Butterfly Association.
The foursome of Brent Bayer, Hank Bayer, Dan Sparks, Bernie Haney and Matt Walters won the 22-team tournament Saturday — shooting a 56.
On Friday, tens of thousands of people poured into the town that, on normal days, holds just under 4,500.
The Evans Midland Empire Shows Carnival.
Manhattan kindergarten through third graders are enhancing their literacy skills during the break with AfterSchool KidzLit.
The four-day music festival is a marathon of dancing, drinking and walking about in the elements, so refueling is crucial to having a good time.
The half-hour show includes about 2,000 explosive “events.’
Cultures were shared and celebrated Friday night at the Kaw Mission Historical Site, near downtown Council Grove.
Juneteenth is a nation-wide celebration remembering June 19, 1865, (two years after the Emancipation Proclamation) when Union soldiers arrived in Galveston, Texas, and delivered the news that the Civil War had ended and the slaves were freed.
About 75 children, some with autism or attention deficit disorders and some without, are attending Flint Hills Summer Magic Camp.
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