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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

Celebrating Pawnee

The annual “Celebrating Pawnee” event is right around the corner. Robbin Cole, Pawnee Mental Health Executive Director, says the annual event is a way for them to step aside and recognize the accomplishments of the organization and the staff. She says during the event they will recognize each employee of the month from 2020 and [...]

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By |2021-04-22T16:56:22-05:00April 22nd, 2021|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on Celebrating Pawnee

K-State to launch free financial literacy program

For most of us, personal finances, and especially debt are hard topics to discuss. The Riley county K-State extension is trying to make that easier. Gary Fike, Extension Director, says to help boost money management skills, including ways to save, manage debt and handle credit, they are offering the Wallet Wisdom program, which is six [...]

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By |2021-04-16T09:28:16-05:00April 16th, 2021|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on K-State to launch free financial literacy program

Spark MHK launching virtual hub

Spark MHK is launching a new virtual resource hub. In an effort to advance entrepreneurial activity and ignite innovation in the region, Spark MHK was created in July 2020. Sarah Siders, Spark Executive Director, says the organization is continuing to move forward and is now launching a one-stop-shop for all things entrepreneurship. She says with [...]

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By |2021-04-15T21:46:55-05:00April 15th, 2021|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on Spark MHK launching virtual hub

MFD Technical Search and Rescue Team conducts training

The weather was in cooperation Friday as the Manhattan Fire Department’s Technical Rescue Team conducted search and rescue training. On Friday, the MFD Rescue Team underwent training at Washington Marlatt Memorial Park. The team simulated a search and rescue call following a tornado. Canine handler with the MFD, Kody Songs, says they brought together their [...]

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By |2021-04-09T16:54:46-05:00April 9th, 2021|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on MFD Technical Search and Rescue Team conducts training

Manhattan is under construction

Construction has been the name of the game around Manhattan over the past few months. Ryan Courtright, Manhattan Fire Department Assistant Chief of Risk Reduction, tells KMAN that road construction isn’t the only construction taking place around MHK. He says many new buildings are going up as well. Courtright says in the month of March [...]

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By |2021-04-08T10:37:05-05:00April 8th, 2021|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on Manhattan is under construction

RCPD launching new program; Project SafeCam

The Riley County Police Department is now offering a new way for you to help stop crime in the community. Brad Jager, RCPD Captain, says the department is launching a new program called Project SafeCam which allows those with cameras on their business or on their homes to register their cameras. He tells KMAN that [...]

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By |2021-03-28T20:57:43-05:00March 28th, 2021|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on RCPD launching new program; Project SafeCam

Sunset Zoo begins summer hours

Sunset Zoo in Manhattan, Kansas is now operating under their summer hours. Melissa Kirkwood, Sunset Zoo Marketing and Development Officer, says the zoo is now open from 9:30AM to 5PM daily and those hours will continue through the summer. She adds that while the hours have extended they are still enforcing COVID-19 safety protocols. “When [...]

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By |2021-03-25T12:27:30-05:00March 25th, 2021|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on Sunset Zoo begins summer hours

USD 384 to host “Boots and Bling” fundraiser

The Parent-Teacher Organization of Blue Valley Schools is bringing back their Boots and Bling fundraiser. The Parent-Teacher Organization is a partnership between families, faculty, and administration that works to improve the learning opportunities for all students of USD 384. Superintendent, John Cox, says the Boots and Bling event is an annual fundraiser for the group. [...]

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By |2021-03-25T10:33:38-05:00March 25th, 2021|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on USD 384 to host “Boots and Bling” fundraiser

Senator Hawk speaks on Bill 267; potential impacts on K-12 funding

The Kansas Senate has given approval to Senate Bill 267. If it passes both chambers, the bill would rely on federal COVID-19 funding rather than Kansas tax dollars to cover up to $568 million of public education obligations in the proposed two-year budget. Tom Hawk, state senator, says disputes have arose surrounding this bill. He [...]

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By |2021-03-19T11:09:43-05:00March 19th, 2021|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on Senator Hawk speaks on Bill 267; potential impacts on K-12 funding
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