Dan Modlin


Dan Modlin served as News Director at WKU Public Radio for 23 years, and retired in early 2013. He's a native of Indiana who grew up in a broadcasting family.  A graduate of Ball State University, he worked for several years in the news network business in the Midwest, specializing in agricultural and political coverage, before coming to WKU Public Radio. His reports have earned numerous national  and state  awards for documentary production, public affairs reporting, and enterprise reporting. 


7:41 am
Fri June 8, 2012

Hangar Party to Recognize Tuskegee Airmen

Aviation Heritage Park

The annual Hangar Party of the Aviation Heritage Park will include educational materials and an authentic P-51C like the ones flown in World War II by the Tuskegee Airmen. That group of African-American pilots flew combat missions against the Germans in the war in Europe.

11:25 am
Thu June 7, 2012

Ground Broken for New Campus Building in Leitchfield

Walter T. Kelley Campus Building Rendering
Twin Lakes Regional Medical Center

A ground-breaking ceremony was held today in Grayson County, for the Walter T. Kelley Campus Building. The 11,500 square foot facility will be used to expand postsecondary education opportunities for students in the area.

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10:29 am
Wed June 6, 2012

Less Coal Used in Electricity Generation

U.S. Energy Information Administration

Federal officials now say coal accounts for slightly more than one-third of the electricity generated in the United States. Coal's percentage of the market hasn't been that low in decades.

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10:16 am
Tue June 5, 2012

Somerset Voters to Determine Alcohol Issue

Somerset, Kentucky is currently the largest city in the Commonwealth without any kind of legal alcohol sales. A vote to be held on June 26th could change that situation.

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Science /Environment
7:02 am
Tue June 5, 2012

Recycling Program to Start Tuesday at Paradise Fossil Plant

TVA is unveiling a new program, designed to encourage paper and aluminum recycling at the Paradise Fossil Plant in Muhlenberg County, Kentucky. The facility in the bluegrass state is the first of  four in the Southeast starting such programs.

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