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Riley County EMS north county first responder to go live next month

Riley County EMS will have its north county first responder go live next month. EMS Director David Adams confirmed to Riley County Commissioners Monday that the position will start June 6. This is a position based out of Leonardville and in place until the new station is constructed. “Staff are hired and will be starting [...]

By |2022-05-17T14:57:23-05:00May 17th, 2022|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on Riley County EMS north county first responder to go live next month

Manhattan Area Technical College celebrates its 2022 graduates with spring commencement

Manhattan Area Technical College celebrated its graduates over the weekend with its spring commencement ceremony. The ceremony was held at University Christian Church.  President Jim Genandt says with MATC’s ceremony, they try to have a more celebratory atmosphere. Genandt says the celebration isn’t just for the students, but for the families and staff as well.  [...]

By |2022-05-16T12:27:24-05:00May 16th, 2022|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on Manhattan Area Technical College celebrates its 2022 graduates with spring commencement

Fort Riley hosts change of command ceremony Wednesday

Fort Riley honored its outgoing commanding general with a change of command ceremony Wednesday. Departing Major General DA Sims has been serving in the role since August of 2020. He says when he first came here he didn’t think he would be as attached to the base and the community. “To leave that is kind [...]

By |2022-05-13T08:02:30-05:00May 13th, 2022|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on Fort Riley hosts change of command ceremony Wednesday

Riley County commissioners approve community corrections 2023 comprehensive plans

Riley County commissioners on Monday approved the fiscal 2023 adult and juvenile services plan for community corrections. Corrections Director Shelly Williams says they received notice of an amendment to the governor’s budget to include additional funding for corrections grants for 841 thousand dollars. It will go toward a five percent pay increase. The House and [...]

By |2022-04-26T11:16:00-05:00April 26th, 2022|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on Riley County commissioners approve community corrections 2023 comprehensive plans

K-State’s Vet Med shelter medicine program set to embark with new mobile clinic

K-State’s College of Veterinary Medicine shelter medicine program is branching out with a new community outreach endeavor. For the past seven years, the program has traveled to smaller community vet clinics to perform mobile surgeries. These mobile surgery clinics has already seen success in other communities. Shelter Medicine Director Dr. Brad Crauer says they have [...]

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By |2022-04-14T08:34:06-05:00April 14th, 2022|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on K-State’s Vet Med shelter medicine program set to embark with new mobile clinic

Riley County Weekly COVID Update 4/13/22

The Riley County Health Department says its identified 15 new COVID-19 cases and eight additional recoveries in the past week. The latest report out Wednesday showed health officials are aware of 18 known active COVID-19 cases in the county. Manhattan’s Ascension Via Christi Hospital had no COVID positive patients in the hospital, as trends continue [...]

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By |2022-04-14T10:00:45-05:00April 13th, 2022|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on Riley County Weekly COVID Update 4/13/22

Three artists reflect how Gordon Parks influenced their work

Who is Gordon Parks to you? This question was asked to three black artists during Wednesday’s Art Matters Now public talk at McCain Auditorium . The event is in conjunction with the ongoing Gordon Parks exhibit through the end of May at the Marianna Kistler Beach Museum. Local Academy Award Winning Filmmaker Kevin Willmott says [...]

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By |2022-04-08T11:51:58-05:00April 8th, 2022|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on Three artists reflect how Gordon Parks influenced their work

McCain, Beach Museum to host artists as part of ongoing Gordon Parks exhibit

McCain Auditorium is hosting two events next week in conjunction with the Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art. These events are related to the Gordon Parks exhibit titled Homeward to the Prairie I Come, on display through May 28 at the museum. Beach Museum Director Linda Duke says McCain Auditorium Director Todd Holmberg wanted to [...]

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By |2022-03-31T15:29:48-05:00March 31st, 2022|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on McCain, Beach Museum to host artists as part of ongoing Gordon Parks exhibit

Riley County appoints interim county appraiser; begins search for new museum director

Riley County commissioners on Monday approved a resolution to appoint an interim county appraiser. Assistant County Appraiser Danny Williams will serve in the interim role until a permanent candidate is hired. The position was left vacant after the passing of Greg McHenry last month. State statute requires the commission appoint an interim in the position [...]

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By |2022-03-29T11:22:15-05:00March 29th, 2022|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on Riley County appoints interim county appraiser; begins search for new museum director

Riley County adds 11 new households to protective home program

Riley County Community Corrections has recruited 11 new households for its protective home program. In January, community corrections hosted a series of classes for new home participants. When background checks and home investigations are completed, Riley County could have a total of 24 protective homes. These volunteers must complete a certification process that includes eight [...]

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By |2022-03-29T10:49:00-05:00March 29th, 2022|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on Riley County adds 11 new households to protective home program
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