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K-ROCK Morning Show Podcast: Interview with Horse Soldier Major Mark Nutsch

By |February 4th, 2020|Categories: Booze, Front Page, KROCK Morning Show, Local Events, military, Morning Show Podcast, Wamego Events|0 Comments

Dave G speaks with Kansas native and War Hero Major Mark Nutsch about his experience as a famed 'Horse Soldier' in Afghanistan, creating American Liberty Distillery, and the upcoming Whiskey and War Stories event at the Columbian Theatre in Wamego.

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Parkland-shooting survivor and gun-control activist speaks at K-State

By |February 26th, 2020|

Since the shooting that killed 17 students and employees and injured 17 others at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, FL, in February of 2018, Cameron Kasky and his classmates have traveled the country advocating for gun-control legislation and political activism. K-State was the latest destination for Kasky as he participated in a public [...]

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K-State engineering professor awarded $500,000 grant from National Science Foundation

By |February 25th, 2020|

Dong Lin, an engineering professor at K-State, has received the prestigious National Science Foundation CAREER Award. The five-year, $500,000 grant will go towards Lin’s project, which is called “Bio-Inspired Manufacturing of High-Strength, High-Toughness Metal-Graphene Composites.” Lin will be studying manufacturing techniques for materials seeing more and more use in multiple industries, including aerospace and automotive. [...]

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Pott. County Commission discusses potential Manhattan sales tax; receives flu update

By |February 25th, 2020|

Manhattan sales tax Pottawatomie County Commissioner Pat Weixelman commented on Manhattan City Commission discussions about taking on a city-wide sales tax during a meeting Monday. If the city-sales tax were to become a reality, the Manhattan City Commission may no longer require the Riley County Commission’s approval before pursuing economic development projects on the Pottawatomie [...]

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RCPD Report: 2/25/20

By |February 25th, 2020|

The following summary of calls for service/reports filed by the Riley County Police Department is a portion of those received by police.  Some names, addresses, and case details are withheld to follow local, state, and federal law as well as in an attempt to protect community members from being victimized further.  Those arrested are presumed innocent [...]

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