Marshall, Warren Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Crack Down on Cryptocurrency Money Laundering, Financing of Terrorists and Rogue Nations

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senators Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) and Roger Marshall, M.D. (R-Kan.) are introducing today the Digital Asset Anti-Money Laundering Act of 2022, bipartisan legislation that would mitigate the risks that cryptocurrency and other digital assets pose to America’s national security by closing loopholes in the existing anti-money laundering and countering of the financing […]

K9 Axel Retires

December 13, 2022 Released by Public Information Officer Aaron Wintermote   Manhattan, KS– Riley County Police Department (RCPD) K9 Axel retires today with over seven years of service to RCPD and Riley County. Axel, a 10-year-old Belgian Malinois, began his service at RCPD in March 2015 working alongside former RCPD Officer Andrew Toolin. In May […]

K-State Lands Funding to Develop Nanotechnology for Pest Management

By Pat Melgares, K-State Research and Extension news service   Manhattan, KS – Kansas State University entomologists are going to the nano world to take on many of the pests that stunt the growth of agricultural crops – and just may find a way to reduce a pesky summer insect, as well.   Jeff Whitworth, […]

Creative Feed Strategies For Wintering Cows are Helpful but Costly

Oklahoma City, OK- With hay in short supply, producers are trying to avoid cattle herd liquidation this winter by feeding their cattle alternative feedstuffs. Paul Beck, Oklahoma State University Extension specialist in beef nutrition, said there are several ways concentrate feed can be used to meet a cow’s nutrient requirements. Although these other feed resources are available, all […]

Watch: Drone Footage Reveals Extent of Keystone Pipeline Oil Spill in Kansas

An oil leak from the Keystone Pipeline is estimated to have released 14,000 barrels, or about 588,000 gallons. The spill spread over pasture ground, and some went into Mill Creek, about five miles northeast of Washington, Kansas. Since the leak became known late Wednesday night, crews have begun working on repair and recovery. TC Energy, […]

State Weather Official Urges Kansans to Prepare for Winter Conditions, Travel

By Pat Melgares, K-State Research and Extension news service   Manhattan, KS. – The calendar says the first day of winter is Dec. 21. Chip Redmond is not so sure you ought to get locked in on just that date.   “Winter conditions in Kansas can change rapidly,” said Redmond, a meteorologist and manager of […]

K-State Crops Team Wins American Royal National Contest

K-State Research and Extension news service   Manhattan, KS– The Kansas State University crops team completed the 2022 fall season by placing first at the Kansas City American Royal Collegiate Crops Contest and second at the Chicago Collegiate Crops Contest in November.   The results earned the team a split with Iowa State for the […]

Four People Indicted for Medicare Fraud

Topeka, KS- A federal grand jury in Topeka returned an indictment charging a Kansas woman and three Florida residents in connection with a scheme to defraud Medicare. According to court documents, Steven A. Churchill, 36, of Boca Raton, Florida, Samson K. Solomon, 25, of Margate, Florida, Elaine J. Balsamo, 58, of Boca Raton, Florida, and […]

K-State’s Rural Education Center, Kansas Foundation for Agriculture in the Classroom Receive Grant for Pilot Education Program in Washington County

Manhattan, KS— The Rural Education Center in Kansas State University’s College of Education and the Kansas Foundation for Agriculture in the Classroom received a $150,000 grant from the National Institutes of Food and Agriculture to attract students to degrees in agriculture and food science.   Career Awareness for Rural Agricultural Sciences Through Tower Gardening, or […]