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  • Local |Traffic | October 15, 2013

    Highway 24 wreck injures 3

    WAMEGO – Three persons were injured last Friday night in a three-vehicle accident at the intersection of Salzer Rd and US Highway 24, about one mile west of Wamego. Transported by ambulance to Wamego Health Center were Rita Malin, Jack Malin and Rechelle Malin, passengers in a 2014

  • Local |Government, Politics | October 14, 2013

    City to rule on stage

    City commissioners Tuesday will decide the future of the Peace Memorial Auditorium. During the meeting at 7 p.m. in City Hall, commissioners will vote on amending the contract with Bruce McMillan Architects for $39,650 to create new preliminary designs. The new designs would keep the auditorium

  • Local |Business |Kansas State University | October 14, 2013

    Business building gets $1M gift

    Rand and Patti Berney, Southlake, Texas, have made a $1 million gift to support the new building for the College of Business Administration at Kansas State University. The proposed new building plan has 140,000 square feet of space featuring tiered classrooms, a large showcase lecture hall, computer

  • Local |Kansas State University | October 14, 2013

    Economist to speak

    Edward Wolff, New York University economist, will discuss the decline of the middle class at 7 pm Tuesday in Forum Hall at the K-State Student Union. Wolff’s appearance at K-State is a part of the Lou Douglas Lecture Series, which is dedicated to Douglas, who

  • Local |Kansas State University | October 13, 2013

    Wildcat fans tell what they need for pre-game parties


    Tailgating isn’t about the game, the food or the cold beverages; it’s about the people. Tom Hoover, Kansas State University alum, said keeping people happy during a tailgate is what matters most. But “feeding them and providing them drink tends to provide that,”

  • Local |Government, Politics | October 13, 2013

    Residents concerned about aging tornado siren

    With dangerous storm hitting Nebraska as recently as last week, tornado safety is a major topic in one area neighborhood. Some residents of University Park, on the north side of Tuttle Creek Lake, are worried – not only that their tornado siren is not working, but

  • Local | October 13, 2013

    Rare birds that make home in Flint Hills down by half

    KANSAS CITY, Missouri — Last year was apparently rough for lesser prairie chickens, a rare grouse that has been a candidate for federal protection for years and is now proposed for inclusion under the Endangered Species Act. In 2012, there were an estimated 34,000 lesser prairie chickens across

  • Local |Kansas State University | October 13, 2013

    Nobel-winning chemist to speak at KSU

    The chemist whose invention is has led to identifying long-buried royalty, analyzing viruses and rescuing people wrongly sentenced to prison will speak at K-State on Wednesday. Kary Mullis, a Nobel Prize-winning chemist, will speak about the origins of a monumental 20th century scientific discovery: the

  • Local |Kansas State University | October 13, 2013

    Journalism school plans events as part of K-State 150th

    On October 24, the AQ Miller School of Journalism and Mass Communications will host several events related to Kansas State University’s sesquicentennial. The activities are part of the culmination of yearlong celebration and take place during Homecoming Week. At 10:30 a.m., Jane P. Marshall will

  • Local |Kansas State University | October 13, 2013

    $40 million project to connect buildings, add 107,000 square feet of space

    East entry.phatch

    There are several renovation and construction projects on the horizon for K-State, but perhaps no project carries more impact than the College of Engineering expansion. The estimated $40 million expansion, which is slated to open in the fall of 2015, will add 107,000 square feet to the current

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