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Famous Graduates

This condensed list of 150 notable people with Riley County connections was taken from an article prepared by Kevin G. Olson with the assistance of the staff of the Riley County Historical Museum, the Celebrate 150! Heritage Committee, Riley County Historical Society Board of Directors and the Riley County Historical Museum Board of Trustees. Of […]

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Harold Robinson Dead at 76

The following was published in the Wichita Eagle Beacon May 14, 2006watch full Wonder Woman film online by the Associated PressWatch movie online The Transporter Refueled (2015) MANHATTAN – Harold Robinson, the first black scholarship athlete in what would become the Big 12 Conference, died at 76. Robinson, a center who joined the Kansas State […]

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Ed Dissinger Passses Away at 94

Originally published in the Kansas City Star Edward R. Dissinger passed away on February 2, 2006 at the Kingswood Retirement facility in Kansas City, MO. He was born on July 22, 1911, in Eudora, KS. He had 94 great years. His legacy will be the many students and athletes he mentored during his career as […]

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September 26, 2005 Meeting

The September 26th meeting at the American Legion was eventful for many reasons, but the single event that has kick started the MHSAA Museum and Archive occurred that evening when Harold Robinson (Class of 1948), the first African-American scholarship athlete at KSU and in the then Big 7 Conference offered a large collection of his […]

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