Wellington Daily News - Wellington, KS
  • Morning Minutes: Sept. 14

  • Word of the Day, Website of the Day, Number to Know, This Day in History, Today’s Featured Birthday and Daily Quote.

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  • word of the day

    pittance pit-ns (noun) a small amount or share; a small allowance or sum, as of money for living expenses; a scanty income or remuneration. www.dictionary.com

    website of the day

    my boat


    a website from greenpeace international, my boat works to support sustainable fishermen. learn more about low-impact fishing and how many boats have been sent to sea.

    number to know

    8: edward c. king, a member of southern rock band lynyrd skynyrd, co-wrote “sweet home alabama,” a tune that peaked at no. 8 on the u.s. billboard hot 100 in 1974.

    this day in history

    sept. 14, 1984: joe kittinger becomes the first person to fly a gas balloon alone across the atlantic ocean.

    today’s featured birthday

    guitarist edward c. king (64)

    daily quote

    “when love and skill work together, expect a masterpiece.” - john ruskin

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