Sunday May 12
The Wichita Eagle
Major Civil War battles took place in Kansas, many courtesy of William Quantrill
This is one in a series of vignettes celebrating the state's history. The series' name comes from the state motto, "Ad astra per aspera: To the stars through difficulties." Of the hundreds of battles fought during the Civil War, four were fought on Kansas soil, and at least two dozen skirmishes were fought in Kansas.
University of Kansas
KU students win Sigma Xi competition
The KU Chapter of Sigma Xi, international, multidisciplinary research society, has awarded their undergraduate research awards to six KU undergraduates.
Route 66 News
Doubts arise over history of Galena's Murder Bordello
Numerous media outlets - including Route 66 News - have reported that Galena's Murder Bordello in Galena, Kan., served as the headquarters of a murderous madam, Ma Staffleback, during the 1890s when she and other accomplices may have killed dozens of clients.
Corpus Christi Caller-Times
Coastal Bend wedding: 05.05.13
Sarah Elizabeth Owen of Corpus Christi and Bryan Gene Richter of Baxter Springs, Kan., were married April 27, 2013 at First Baptist Church in Borger.
Thunder Bay's Source
Four Most Wanted
Don't matter none; law of the land's squarely on their side and they're gonna put things to right.