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Third Thursdays returning to downtown Manhattan

Downtown Manhattan is bringing back Third Thursdays. Gina Scroggs, Executive Director of Downtown Manhattan Incorporated, says after a year without the event, they are excited to begin the Third Thursday season on May 20. Scroggs says the event is a a great way to explore downtown Manhattan and in a family friendly manner. “We’ll have [...]

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By |2021-05-12T18:46:50-05:00May 12th, 2021|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on Third Thursdays returning to downtown Manhattan

Manhattan prepares for Juneteenth celebration

After a difficult year for everyone, the Manhattan Juneteenth celebration seems even more important than ever. Sonya Baker, Chair of the planning committee, says this year’s event will kick off on Thursday, June 17 with a presentation from Phil Dixon. Dixon is a co-founder of the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum in Kansas City and is [...]

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By |2021-05-12T17:24:58-05:00May 12th, 2021|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on Manhattan prepares for Juneteenth celebration

Manhattan Public Library geared up for summer reading programs

Reading is not only a reward for your brain, but reading this summer could also earn you a prize from the Manhattan Public Library. Jennifer Bergen, Programs and Children’s Services Manager, says by logging your minutes of reading this summer you could earn different prizes. She says the program is open to all ages including [...]

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By |2021-05-12T16:55:08-05:00May 12th, 2021|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on Manhattan Public Library geared up for summer reading programs

NBAF officials discuss advantages of bringing National Animal Vaccine and Veterinary Countermeasures Bank to Manhattan

The National Bio and Agro Defense Facility (NBAF) in Manhattan will house several different animal research sectors when it fully opens in the near future. Dr. Jamie Barnabei, manager of the National Animal Vaccine and Veterinary Countermeasures Bank (NAVVCB), is one of many who are moving jobs from Plum Creek to Manhattan. She says her [...]

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By |2021-05-06T14:24:08-05:00May 6th, 2021|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on NBAF officials discuss advantages of bringing National Animal Vaccine and Veterinary Countermeasures Bank to Manhattan

Blue Valley Youth Sailing Foundation holding summer camps

The Blue Valley Youth Sailing Foundation is holding camps to teach young children the basics of sailing. Program Director, Henry Otto, says Camp Opti (op-tee), is a six day camp that teaches water safety, assembly of a sailboat, boat handling skills, and how to sail a specified course. “We take 7 to 13 year old [...]

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By |2021-05-06T10:27:20-05:00May 6th, 2021|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on Blue Valley Youth Sailing Foundation holding summer camps

Statewide fishing derby underway

The Inaugural Great Kansas Fishing Derby is underway. Ben Jedlicka, Kansas Department of Wildlife and Tourism Game Warden, says an angler’s prized catch may actually be worth a prize this summer. In an attempt to get more people out and fishing the KDWPT, Kansas Wildscape Foundation, the Bass Pro-Cabela’s Outdoor Fund, as well as many [...]

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By |2021-05-06T10:18:42-05:00May 6th, 2021|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on Statewide fishing derby underway

FHVC launching audio tour app; America Rocks MHKS

The Flint Hills Veteran’s Coalition is making it easier for people to learn about the historic locations around the community. Christine Benne, FHVC Secretary, tells KMAN they are launching a new app that will help expand the Manhattan Veterans Audio Tour initiative started by Wynn Butler. She says the app will be really simple to [...]

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By |2021-05-03T19:24:59-05:00May 3rd, 2021|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on FHVC launching audio tour app; America Rocks MHKS

Summer camps and in-person birthday parties are coming back to Sunset Zoo

Sunset Zoo is ready to celebrate this summer with the comeback of summer camps and in-person birthday parties. Marketing and Development Officer, Melissa Kirkwood, says summer camps this year will be limited in capacity, but she adds that while the sessions are small in attendance, their focus is big. Kirkwood tells KMAN the campers will [...]

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By |2021-04-26T20:26:25-05:00April 26th, 2021|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on Summer camps and in-person birthday parties are coming back to Sunset Zoo

Kansas State Center for Hazardous Substance Research to receive EPA grant

The Center for Hazardous Substance Research at Kansas State University is receiving a $5 million grant from the United State Environmental Protection Agency to continue brownfield revitalization work. K-State is one of six organizations nationwide that will receive a total of $11 million in grants to help communities across the country under the Technical Assistance [...]

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By |2021-04-26T18:56:48-05:00April 26th, 2021|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on Kansas State Center for Hazardous Substance Research to receive EPA grant

Pawnee Mental Health raises $24K on Grow Green Match Day toward generator purchase for Crisis Stabilization Center

Pawnee Mental Health raised over $24,000 Thursday as part of Grow Green Match Day. The 24 hour online fundraiser supported by the Greater Manhattan Community Foundation provided 70 Manhattan area organizations an opportunity to collect donations, which are pushed even higher thanks to a 50 percent match on some donations from the Howe Family Foundation. [...]

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By |2021-04-23T06:53:58-05:00April 23rd, 2021|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on Pawnee Mental Health raises $24K on Grow Green Match Day toward generator purchase for Crisis Stabilization Center
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