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“Okt-Flu-ber” Fest returns ahead of Flu Season

The Riley County Health Department will be holding it’s annual “Okt-FLU-ber” Fest flu vaccine clinic Thursday Clinical supervisor Aryn Price tells KMAN the day will include activities for kids getting their flu shot.. Price also went on to say that 2020’s flu season was mild. During KMAN’s In Focus Wednesday, Price mentioned that registrations for [...]

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By |2021-10-21T10:33:31-05:00October 21st, 2021|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on “Okt-Flu-ber” Fest returns ahead of Flu Season

Aggieville Parking Garage on Time, on Budget

The new Aggieville parking garage being built by the city of Manhattan continues to move towards an early 2022 opening date. Project manager Ken Hays says the 450 spot facility is nearing completion in time for opening early next year. Hays says a majority of the interior is complete. Hays adds construction is on schedule [...]

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By |2021-10-21T09:57:18-05:00October 21st, 2021|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on Aggieville Parking Garage on Time, on Budget

Second Afghan Refugee Family Expected to Arrive in Manhattan Shortly

Following the evacuation efforts as American troops pulled out of Afghanistan, one family has already resettled in the area and more are expected over the next few months. Aaron Estabrook took time during Tuesday night’s Manhattan City Commission meeting to recognize those who have been helping, including assisting the first of the families that has [...]

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By |2021-10-21T06:58:21-05:00October 21st, 2021|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on Second Afghan Refugee Family Expected to Arrive in Manhattan Shortly

Five Year Strategic Plan Nears Completion Following Commission Input

The Manhattan City Commission got a final look at the draft of a five-year strategic plan Tuesday night, including a look at potential priorities based on surveys of community members. While noting the limited number of those surveyed, Commissioner Mark Hatesohl said that it was a laudable list, but one that will likely change with [...]

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By |2021-10-20T11:08:07-05:00October 20th, 2021|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on Five Year Strategic Plan Nears Completion Following Commission Input

Next phase of North Campus Corridor project begins Monday as local officials celebrate progress

While the year-long closure of Kimball between North Manhattan and Denison Avenues is likely to draw plenty of consternation from drivers, it was the subject of praise Thursday at an event hosting KDOT Secretary Julie Lorenz. The latest phase of the North Campus Corridor project is being mostly funded by a KDOT grant. Lorenz praised [...]

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By |2021-10-15T12:26:54-05:00October 15th, 2021|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on Next phase of North Campus Corridor project begins Monday as local officials celebrate progress

Wamego’s Central Elementary Deals with COVID Outbreak

The latest coronavirus outbreak in schools locally has been confirmed at Wamego’s Central Elementary. Interim USD 320 Superintendent Greg Mann says four students and four staff members tested positive for the virus, prompting a Monday closure to allow for all staff members to be tested. Mann said Wednesday on KMAN’s In Focus that a number [...]

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By |2021-10-13T14:55:31-05:00October 13th, 2021|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on Wamego’s Central Elementary Deals with COVID Outbreak

KSU Employees to Get Post-Christmas Week Off

A well earned week off with pay will be given to K-State staff. Last Thursday, President Richard Myers put out an email to K-State faculty and staff about receiving a week off with pay. Myers acknowledged the staff members for the accomplishments they’ve made navigating through the pandemic. To show gratitude he mentioned employees will [...]

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By |2021-10-13T09:35:58-05:00October 13th, 2021|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on KSU Employees to Get Post-Christmas Week Off

KSU Ag Dean Highlights Need for Facilities Funding Included in “Build Back Better” Package

As Congress continues to look at a reconcilliation measure, one area that could impact Kansas State University would be funding for new or renovated agricultural research facilities at the nation’s land grant schools. Dean of K-State’s College of Agriculture Dr. Ernie Minton tells KMAN the needs are a result of what was a building boom [...]

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By |2021-10-08T10:00:37-05:00October 8th, 2021|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on KSU Ag Dean Highlights Need for Facilities Funding Included in “Build Back Better” Package

Manhattan’s Strategic Plan Open House Thursday

A first ever five-year strategic plan for the city of Manhattan is the subject of an open house at City Hall Thursday night. Contractor Planning NEXT presented a draft plan to the City Commission last month and Sara Bongiorno notes that draft was influenced by community input from the spring. Bongiorno says the first two [...]

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By |2021-10-06T13:38:08-05:00October 6th, 2021|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on Manhattan’s Strategic Plan Open House Thursday

Manhattan Commission Approves Tax Break in Hopes of Spurring Industrial Development

The Manhattan City Commission approved a new revenue bond program for developers who want to build speculative industrial buildings within city limits. The program would provide tax relief for builders who construct at least 50-thousand square feet in industrial space. It would give as much as a 95-percent abatement over the first five years if [...]

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By |2021-10-06T10:31:48-05:00October 6th, 2021|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on Manhattan Commission Approves Tax Break in Hopes of Spurring Industrial Development
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