Eisenhower Memorial

Panel rejects design for Eisenhower Memorial

Architect Frank Gehry has designed large metal tapestries depicting the Kansas landscape of Ike's boyhood home held up by 80-foot-tall limestone columns. Statues of Eisenhower as president and World War II general would stand at the park's center. Gehry did not attend the meeting Thursday.…
Fort Hood

Argument may have preceded shooting at Fort Hood

A Fort Hood official says there is a "strong possibility" that the gunman who killed three people and wounded 16 others at the Texas military base argued with one or more soldiers immediately before the shooting.…
Skydiving Death

1 killed in Arizona skydiving accident

An attempt to set a world skydiving record by having more than 220 people free-fall from an airplane in formation turned tragic Thursday when one of the jumpers died during the daring effort.…
baker_wetlands

Gift will help protect Kansas wetland habitats

A foundation bearing the name of a businessman who helped establish the Cheyenne Bottoms Preserve in central Kansas has donated $100,000 to the state chapter of The Nature Conservancy.…