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  • Local |Kansas State University | January 24, 2014

    KSU prof honored for design work

    A Kansas State University architecture professor has been recognized for his work with students to revitalize downtown Kansas City, Mo. Vladimir Krstic, a professor in the College of Architecture, Planning & Design who serves as director of the Kansas City Design Center, or KCDC, has

  • Local |Kansas State University |Arts, Leisure | January 24, 2014

    Beach exhibit highlights prairie past

    Kansas State University’s Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art is sharing works from its renowned John Steuart Curry collection in the exhibition “John Steuart Curry: Prairie Journeys,” which will be on display through May 11. Most of the Beach Museum of Art’s collection of

  • Local |Kansas State University | January 24, 2014

    K-State to host ag career day

    Kansas State University students wanting to connect with employers in the agricultural industry will have the opportunity at the 2014 Agri-Industry Career Fair. More than 90 businesses, agencies and organizations will be on campus from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 29, to discuss job and internship

  • Local |Education | January 23, 2014

    District short $3.2M for 2015

    Early projections show USD 383 having $3.2 million less in its fiscal year 2015 budget authority than the FY14 budget approved in August, according to information presented at the USD 383 school board meeting Wednesday. “That’s not a pretty picture,” budget director Lew Faust said. The term “budget

  • Local |Government, Politics | January 23, 2014

    Regional transit board clears last county

    The Flint Hills may have a regional transportation agency in its future. The Riley County Commission on Thursday became the last governmental body to hear a proposal about creation of the Flint Hills Regional Transit Administration (FHRTA) — and no objections were raised. After explaining the

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | January 23, 2014

    Missing woman’s family asks for help in case

    The family of a missing St. George woman is asking the community to help look for her. A community search in the Tuttle Cove area at Tuttle Creek will begin 10 a.m. Saturday in an effort to find Jane Peterson, 56. Peterson, a Kansas State University

  • Local |Education | January 23, 2014

    Board holds off on vote for employee gun policy

    The USD 383 school board postponed a vote Wednesday on a revised policy that would allow employees with concealed carry permits to keep a firearm in their vehicle on school property. The board decided to hold its decision until receiving some clarification on the legal ramifications

  • Local |Business |Kansas State University | January 23, 2014

    Researcher: Bosses benefit from mentoring

    If an accounting firm wants to maintain a strong ethical environment from top to bottom, a new study by a Kansas State University accounting professor and her colleagues find it’s important that the firm’s environment is viewed the same from bottom to top.

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | January 22, 2014

    200 emergency workers involved in search for St. George woman

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    A St. George woman is still missing, and efforts to find her have intensified. The Riley County Police Department issued a press release Tuesday afternoon, saying that about 200 emergency personnel have searched more than 500 acres in freezing temperatures looking for Jane Peterson, 56, who was reported

  • Local |Government, Politics | January 22, 2014

    City OKs regional transit board

    City commissioners gave their official approval to creation of a regional transportation board on Tuesday — but it was a close call. The vote was 3-2, with mayor John Matta and commissioner Wynn Butler voting no on the basis that they felt more information was needed.

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