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RCPD arrests Olathe woman

Originally charged with the offense of battery, 32-year-old Tomi Tibbetts of Olathe, Kansas was arrested Monday around 8:15 p.m. on a warrant for the offense of failure to appear, according to a Riley County Police Department report.

Tibbetts’ bond was set at $7,500. At the time of the case report filed by RCPD, she was confined at Riley County Jail.

K-State ranked number two university to work for in 2015

Glassdoor, a job search website, ranked K-State second in a list of U.S. universities to work for, according to a Sept. 18 Forbes article titled “The Top Universities To Work For In 2015.”

The ranking was based solely on employee feedback entered onto The list includes universities that generated at least 50 employee responses between Sept. 9, 2014 and Sept. 8, 2015.

K-State College of Architecture, Planning and Design to name expansion space Regnier Hall

After approval by the Kansas Board of Regents at its Sept. 16 meeting, the K-State College of Architecture, Planning and Design’s expansion project will include a facility named Regnier Hall as tribute to a gift from the Regnier family.

Once construction is completed in 2017, Regnier Hall will be adjoined to Seaton Hall’s east side, which will double the college’s square footage as well as update the building’s century-old learning facilities.

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