The spark of invention burned brightly for two Kansas State University researchers at the annual Smithsonian Innovation Festival in Washington, D.C. Xiuzhi “Susan” Sun, university distinguished professor of grain science and industry and biological and agricultural engineering, showed her patented PepGel, a biomaterial with
Staff reports Police on Thursday identified a man who died last week of an apparently self-inflicted gunshot wound in rural Riley County. Police found Josh Britt, 34, of St. George, dead in his vehicle shortly before 1 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 24 on the 10000 block of Fancy Creek
Award-winning actress and author Shirley MacLaine will take the state at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 11, in Kansas State University’s McCain Auditorium. “An Evening with Shirley MacLaine” will include behind-the-scenes stories, an exclusive film screening taking audiences on a journey through her career, and a
A local partnership has produced the Flint Hills Discovery Center’s latest exhibit. The center teamed with the Strecker-Nelson Gallery for Flint Hills Masters, which the center describes as “a collection of paintings and sculptures interpreting a sense of place and love for the regional
Kansas Democrats expect to pick a longtime Wichita-area activist as their new state chairman this weekend to concentrate on fundraising and boosting their numbers in the Legislature after the abrupt resignation of a leader who suggested rebranding the party. Prominent Democrats have said for several
Via Christi Hospital in Manhattan on Thursday stopped offering a preliminary procedure used to treat some heart attacks. The hospital will no longer offer primary coronary interventions (PCI), a procedure used to treat heart attacks caused by a prolonged blockage of blood to the heart.
The sale of 149 lots in Ogden last month means a significant reduction to the number of properties on the county’s delinquent tax list. The properties in question, including an apartment complex along I-70, were transferred from RIM Development to a company called Ogden, KS
A naked man reportedly touched female students at a K-State residence hall this week. K-State police are investigating reports of a “nude male randomly touching female students in a sexual manner” on campus, according to a press release from the university’s department of communications
More than a week after finding a body on Fort Riley, investigators are still working to identify the remains. Chris Grey, chief of public affairs for the Army’s Criminal Investigation Command (CID), wrote in an email that CID agents are “working with the Armed
Undergraduate research at Kansas State University will be in the spotlight during SPARK Week, Oct. 5-9. SPARK stands for Students Promoting the Advancement of Research at K-State. The week of events showcasing work by undergraduate researchers, how students can get involved, make the most of
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