The Kansas State University Foundation announced Tuesday that Shamrock Trading Corporation, a leading trucking logistics and parent company for a family of brands in transportation services, finance and technology, has invested $1 million into the College of Business Administration. The company’s investment will name the Shamrock Student Success Suite and establish an endowment to sustain [...]
A total of 38 COVID-19 cases were logged in Riley County by the Kansas Department of Health and Environment in the final week of April. The data was shared Wednesday by the Riley County Health Department, who says the incidence rate per 100 thousand is 51.2, putting the county in the substantial incidence category, which is [...]The post 5/11/22 – Riley County COVID-19 update appeared first on News Radio KMAN.
Construction will begin Monday on North Manhattan Avenue in Aggieville, which will close a portion of the street from Fremont to Moro through this fall. McCown Gordon and the City of Manhattan will begin work Monday on the next Aggieville Vision phase. The full project will encompass North Manhattan Avenue from Fremont to Bluemont Avenue [...]
Four internationally recognized Kansas State University faculty members have joined the ranks of university distinguished professors. They include Hans Coetzee, Roman Ganta, Brian Geisbrecht and Robert Goodband. The four were appointed following a university-wide nomination and evaluation process conducted by the provost. Coetzee, who heads the anatomy and physiology departments, is internationally recognized for developing [...]The post Four K-State faculty named university distinguished professors appeared first on News Radio KMAN.
Red Flag Warnings are posted for the area again on Friday and it will remain dry through the weekend, keeping fire danger at an elevated level for the foreseeable future. Elevated fire danger will be seen again Saturday, and potentially lingering into Sunday as well as winds will still continue to gust and relative humidity [...]The post Fire danger continues; Riley County officials give update on Carlson Road fire appeared first on News Radio KMAN.
A Junction City woman is among two K-State undergraduate students receiving 2022 Barry Goldwater Scholarships, according to a Monday release. Lexe West of J.C. and Avanelle Stoltz of Leawood were named as the recipients of the award from the Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Foundation. 417 college students across the US received the [...]The post J.C., Leawood K-State students receive 2022 Goldwater Scholarships appeared first on News Radio KMAN.
The City of Manhattan is offering free collection of yard debris this week. The annual spring clean up is an effort to encourage residents to rid their yards of tree limbs, grass clippings, brush and leaves from their yards that may have collected over the fall and winter. That debris needs to be placed in [...]The post Manhattan spring cleanup underway this week appeared first on News Radio KMAN.
Riley County is reporting 8 new COVID cases in the past week. Along with the new cases, there are 25 additional recoveries from last week. Those new cases are the only reported active cases in the county. Ascension Via Christi has reported they are caring for zero COVID positive patients at this time. Percent positive [...]The post Riley County COVID update includes 0 COVID hospitalizations appeared first on News Radio KMAN.
More than $600,000 was raised last week to increase mental health services for K-State students. Through its annual one-day All In for K-State campaign, alumni, faculty, students, staff and friends donated from as far away as Canada and the United Kingdom, according to a release from the university foundation. Sally Linton, wife of K-State President [...]The post All In for K-State raises $600k to increase mental health services for students appeared first on News Radio KMAN.
In Focus Podcast: Pottawatomie County Commissioner Dee McKee talks Extension Districts and Hwy 24 traffic – Tuesday, March 22
Tuesday’s edition of the In Focus Podcast featured Pottawatomie County Commissioner Dee McKee in the county government’s regular monthly conversation with KMAN. McKee discussed the ongoing Hwy 24 State construction project at Green Valley Road that’s been causing traffic back-ups in recent days. McKee also shared perspective on the possible formation of a consolidated extension [...]