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Despite ongoing pandemic, NBAF continues to work towards opening

The National Bio and Agro Facility in Manhattan is bringing more people to the city. Dr. Chad Austin, Biorisk Management Training Program Coordinator, says he moved to Manhattan right before the pandemic for work at NBAF. He says he has been working in science for several years and just could not resist an opportunity to [...]

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By |2021-03-04T13:38:53-06:00March 4th, 2021|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on Despite ongoing pandemic, NBAF continues to work towards opening

Outdoor safety advice; Tuttle Creek offers archery

The weather is warming up, the birds are singing, and the ice is melting. Ben Jedlicka, Kansas Department of Wildlife Parks and Tourism Game Warden, says with the recent warm spell, the ice on lakes, rivers, and ponds are melting. He says it is not the time to partake in activity on the ice such [...]

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By |2021-03-04T11:12:56-06:00March 4th, 2021|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on Outdoor safety advice; Tuttle Creek offers archery

Local man finds success in weight loss program

Losing weight can seem intimidating, especially when you consider 1 in 3 Americans adults are obese and Kansas has an obesity rate of 34.4%, 13th highest in the country. John Green of Manhattan, just like many, found it difficult to lose weight, but says his heart health was declining and he knew he needed to [...]

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By |2021-03-01T21:11:40-06:00March 1st, 2021|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on Local man finds success in weight loss program

Jager promoted to captain as RCPD director announces staffing shakeup

The Riley County Police Department has had to make some shifts to staffing. Dennis Butler, RCPD Director, says at the beginning of February, Investigation Division Commander and 26-year veteran, Captain Tim Hegarty retired, leaving big shoes to fill at the department. “I can tell you that he (Tim Hegarty) is a very talented man, highly [...]

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By |2021-02-26T17:22:10-06:00February 26th, 2021|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on Jager promoted to captain as RCPD director announces staffing shakeup

Pawnee announces federal state funding application; expands resources

Pawnee Mental Health hopes to receive a federal grant to help with the cost of their services. Robbin Cole, Pawnee Executive Director, says the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration released grants to different community mental centers in February, and are now offering more of the same. Cole says the grants in February allowed for [...]

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By |2021-02-26T15:30:03-06:00February 26th, 2021|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on Pawnee announces federal state funding application; expands resources

Severe Weather Awareness Week highlights importance of preparedness

As we enter into March, tis’ the season of severe weather. The first week of March (March 1-5) marks “Severe Weather Awareness Week.” Chad Omitt, Warning Coordination Meteorologist of the National Weather Service in Topeka, says we need to be ready because severe weather can really sneak up on us. “As we transition from winter [...]

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By |2021-02-25T13:26:19-06:00February 25th, 2021|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on Severe Weather Awareness Week highlights importance of preparedness

Riley County 4-H to hold Rummage Sales

More times than not, one person’s trash can be another person’s treasure. The Riley County 4-H is helping people bring that treasure home with their 4-H Rummage Sales. John Jobe, Riley County K-State Extension 4-H Agent, says the sale is not their typical October and April garage sales, but he says their will still be [...]

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By |2021-02-22T19:59:51-06:00February 22nd, 2021|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on Riley County 4-H to hold Rummage Sales

Riley County 4-H calling area high school student entrepreneurs

Riley County 4-H is challenging area high school students to show off their innovativeness. John Jobe, Riley County K-State Extension 4-H Agent, tells KMAN they will be holding their 5th annual Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge on Wednesday March 10. The challenge aims to reward talented area students for creating and presenting a business pitch. Jobe talks [...]

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By |2021-02-22T19:48:20-06:00February 22nd, 2021|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on Riley County 4-H calling area high school student entrepreneurs

Manhattan Chamber of Commerce holds 96th annual meeting

The 96th annual Manhattan Area Chamber of Commerce Meeting and Banquet was held Friday night. The event this year was held in a hybrid model due to the pandemic restrictions. Larie Schoap, 2020 Chamber Chair, reflected on the past year and the pandemic, saying that the community really stepped up. She says everyone took on [...]

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By |2021-02-20T11:39:16-06:00February 20th, 2021|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on Manhattan Chamber of Commerce holds 96th annual meeting

Pawnee Mental Health holds third annual “Pancakes for Pawnee” event

Whether you call it Shrove Tuesday, Pancake Tuesday, or Fat Tuesday, Pawnee Mental Health in Manhattan knows how to celebrate it. Pawnee Mental Health held their third annual “Pancakes for Pawnee” event on Tuesday night. Robbin Cole, Pawnee Mental Health Executive Director, says the Shrove Tuesday tradition continues to be a success. “Pancakes for Pawnee, [...]

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By |2021-02-16T20:27:17-06:00February 16th, 2021|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on Pawnee Mental Health holds third annual “Pancakes for Pawnee” event
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