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Kansas State Officials Recognized By Fort Riley
Kirk Schulz, university president, and Noel Schulz, associate dean for research and graduate programs in the College of Engineering and Paslay professor of electrical and computer engineering, both received the Fort Riley Distinguished Trooper Award on June 12. Created in 2001, the award recognizes the sustained public service and contributions of ... (more)
Mon Jun 17, 2013
Pink lemonade: newest way to protest the Westboro Baptist Church
The Westboro Baptist Church became famous for picketing outside of funerals with vulgar, homophobic signage, but even their most vile message is no match for their newest critic - and she's just a 5-year-old girl.
Sat Jun 15, 2013
The Wichita Eagle
Fort Riley hosts annual Symphony in the Flint Hills concert
Fort Riley is "the greatest place to come home to in the world," Maj. Gen. Paul E. Funk II, commanding general at Fort Riley, said as he opened the eighth annual Symphony in the Flint Hills on Saturday at the historic post.
Mount Mitchell to celebrate its heritage
The Mount Mitchell Prairie Guards will have its annual open house from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. next Saturday at the Mitchell Farmstead and Mount Mitchell Heritage Prairie, 29213 Mount Mitchell Road in Wamego, according to a news release.
Fri Jun 14, 2013
Victory Week, and much more
It's been quite a week at Fort Riley, one in which the annual Victory Week has been celebrated between some important birthdays.
Thu Jun 13, 2013
Marines, Army form quick-strike forces for Africa
The Marine Corps and Army have developed quick-reaction forces to respond to attacks such as the one in Benghazi, Libya, that killed four Americans, including the U.S. ambassador.
Symphony at Fort Riley; Juneteenth
The eighth-annual Symphony in the Flint Hills, a day-long festival of music, will be held at Fort Riley Saturday.
Wed Jun 12, 2013
Big Red One Honors Fallen Soldiers
The Big Red One held its annual Victory Park Ceremony this Wednesday morning at Fort Riley.
Tue Jun 11, 2013
Letter: Thank you to Kansas for great experience
Thank you and The Topeka Capital-Journal for all the love and support you have shown me, my family and the Kansas State Basketball team during my four years there at Kansas State University.
Big Red One Celebrates 96th Birthday
Fort Riley, Kan- Soldiers and their families gathered Tuesday afternoon to celebrate the Big Red One's 96th birthday -which is also the U.S. Army's 238th- with a traditional cake-cutting ceremony.
Fort Campbell's 'Lifeliners' take over Afghanistan mission
A ceremony was held at Bagram Air Field on June 8 to denote the transfer of authority of sustainment operations and retrograde support from Task Force Durable to Task Force Lifeliners of Fort Campbell's 101st Sustainment Brigade.
Army Black Hawk choppers stay overnight at Rome airport
Six U.S. Army Black Hawk helicopters being shuttled from Fort Riley, Kan., to Fort Stewart spent the night in Rome on Monday night.
Mon Jun 10, 2013
Great Bend Tribune
Melvin L. Krom 1930 - 2013
A celebration of life memorial gathering for Melvin L. Krom will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday at the First Southern Baptist Church in Great Bend with Pastor Doyle Smith officiating.
Police Report 6/10/13
A man and a woman were transported to Irwin Army Community Hospital Saturday after a one vehicle accident on Fort Riley Boulevard.
Sun Jun 09, 2013
Well-Known WWII Veteran Passes Away In Junction City
The Junction City community is mourning the loss of a well-respected local veteran who was heavily involved in the area when it came to giving back to soldiers and their families.
Sat Jun 08, 2013
It's Your Business
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Thu Jun 06, 2013
Flint Hills Heritage Month
"The Flint Hills region is one of the state's premier natural attractions," said Abby Amick, Wabaunsee County Economic Development Director and chair of the Flint Hills Tourism Coalition.
Ft. Riley Soldiers Return Home After Helping In Clean-up Efforts In OK
The soldiers made the five hour drive to Moore over the Memorial Day weekend, hoping to help with clean up from an EF-5 tornado.
Wed Jun 05, 2013
Fort Riley To Celebrate Birthday, Honor Fallen Soldiers
On June 10, the 1st Infantry Division will kick off Victory Week with a four-mile Victory Run on the historic post's Custer Hill.
Fort Riley's Garrison Commander Applauds Community Support, Partnerships
Fort Riley's garrison commander is thanking members of the community for being advocates for the installation- home of the Army's oldest division.