Flickner Innovation Farm to present current projects at workshop

Meeting will highlight ongoing partnerships, natural resource management Dec. 20, 2022 K-State Research and Extension news service INMAN, Kan. — The Flickner Innovation Farm will host a January 12 workshop to present up-to-date outcomes from the farm’s technology implementation and projects studying natural resource use. There will also be a presentation from NASA about how […]

Scholars repository hits a million download milestone

By FHSU University Communications The Scholars Repository hosted by FHSU’s Forsyth Library recently surpassed one million downloads.   The repository, hosted on the Digital Commons platform, made its public debut in January 2016. Forsyth Library launched the repository as a permanent, open access, digital showcase of the FHSU community’s creative, scholarly, and research productivity. The […]

Hays native Zimmerman joins FHSU Foundation

Hays native Zimmerman joins FHSU Foundation   12/15/22 By: FHSU Foundation HAYS, Kan. – The Fort Hays State University Foundation is pleased to announce that Hays native and FHSU alumnus Thomas Zimmerman has recently joined its staff as a director of development. Zimmerman will primarily focus his fundraising efforts toward FHSU Athletics. “The Foundation is […]

Sen. Moran Applauds Passage of National Defense Authorization Act

Sen. Moran Applauds Passage of National Defense Authorization Act   WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Jerry Moran (Kan.) – a member of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Defense – today applauded the passage of the FY2023 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), which included a number of Sen. Moran’s provisions:   “The strength and preparedness of our […]

K-State food scientist tips for mailing holiday food gifts safely

Choose overnight shipping, if possible, Blakeslee says Dec. 16, 2022 By Maddy Rohr, K-State Research and Extension news service MANHATTAN, Kan. – Fruit and nut baskets, meat and cheese trays, breads, chocolate-covered treats and meats are great holiday food gifts to send to family and friends in December, but food safety during transportation is crucial, […]

Spoiled food? Here’s how to remove odor from the refrigerator.

Soapy water with bleach can help freshen the fridge Dec. 16, 2022 By Maddy Rohr, K-State Research and Extension news service MANHATTAN, Kan – Spoiled food may leave many different types of odors in the refrigerator that can be hard to remove. Kansas State University food scientist Karen Blakeslee says proper cleaning and inspection is […]

USDA Rural Development Invests Millions for Rural Businesses

USDA Rural Development Invests $7.1 Million to Expand Market Opportunities for Rural Businesses and Entrepreneurs in Kansas Communities TOPEKA, Dec. 08, 2022 – U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Kansas State Director for Rural Development Christy Davis today announced that the Department is investing $7,168,490 in loans and grants to help create new and better market opportunities and expand […]

Senators Offer Mental Health Support for American Indian Veterans

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Jerry Moran (R-Kan.) and Jon Tester (D-Mont.) – ranking member and chairman of the Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committee – recently introduced legislation to make certain culturally competent mental health care for American Indian veterans is provided at Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) medical centers nationwide.   Their legislation, the American Indian […]


Attorney General O’Connor Comments on Clemency Denial of Scott Eizember OKLAHOMA CITY – Attorney General John O’Connor today released the following statement after the Pardon and Parole Board denied clemency for Scott James Eizember. “A.J. and Patsy Maye Cantrell were born and raised during the throes of the Great Depression in rural Oklahoma. The couple married […]

Gov. Kelly Announces Groundbreaking in Overland Park

OVERLAND PARK – Governor Laura Kelly today announced the groundbreaking of the 420,000-square-foot multi-sport complex at the Bluhawk development in Overland Park. The facility is part of the $400 million-plus, 277-acre, mixed-use project funded partly by STAR Bonds. The Bluhawk Sports Facility will be built in two phases, anchored by a neighborhood shopping center, restaurants, and retail […]