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Victory Week Leadership Panel Offers Advice for Future

Former and current commanders of Fort Riley joined a virtual panel to discuss leadership both in and out of the military. The event was hosted by the First Division Museum in Cantigny Park in Illinois. Current Commanding General D.A. Simms was asked what advice he would give to the future leaders. Simms says those three [...]

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By |2021-06-09T11:07:22-05:00June 9th, 2021|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on Victory Week Leadership Panel Offers Advice for Future

K-State Diversity and Multicultural Affairs AVP Takes Post at TAMU-CC

An assistant vice president of student life for diversity and multicultural student affairs at Kansas State University has been hired as the new V-P for student engagement and success at Texas A&M-Corpus Christi. Adrian Rodriguez served as the lead for the Morris Family Multicultural Center project as well as the K-State DreamZone for DACA program [...]

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By |2021-06-07T13:08:31-05:00June 7th, 2021|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on K-State Diversity and Multicultural Affairs AVP Takes Post at TAMU-CC

NABF Continues to Put Operations into Place

The transition continues for the National Bio and Agro-Defense Facility, as operations staff move and new hires continue to be made. Communications Director Katie Pawlosky said Thursday on KMAN’s In Focus that they see ongoing shifts in the demographics as the facility moves towards being operational in 18 months. NBAF Coordinator Dr. Ken Burton adds [...]

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By |2021-06-03T15:20:15-05:00June 3rd, 2021|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on NABF Continues to Put Operations into Place

More Than 40 New COVID Cases Confirmed in Riley County over Week

The Riley County Health Department says 43 new cases of COVID-19 were reported in the past week, while there were 19 recoveries during the same timeframe. That jump in cases means there are nearly 70 cases active currently in the county. Just over 50 tests registered positive on the week, out of 526 tests given. [...]

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By |2021-06-02T15:40:38-05:00June 2nd, 2021|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on More Than 40 New COVID Cases Confirmed in Riley County over Week

KSU Makes Masks, Distancing Optional

Kansas State University has rescinded mandatory face masks and social distancing, effective today. The new policy makes face coverings and physical distancing optional on all campuses and at university events, and doesn’t make any exceptions regarding vaccination status. The school does continue to “strongly encourage” those who have not recieved the COVID-19 vaccine to do [...]

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By |2021-06-02T10:29:27-05:00June 2nd, 2021|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on KSU Makes Masks, Distancing Optional

US Army Corps of Engineers Use Memorial Day to Offer Flood Reminders

Recent thunderstorm activity has seen flash flooding concerns take center stage, but the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers are recognizing Memorial Day as National Dam Safety Awareness Day. The operations project manager at Tuttle Creek, Brian McNulty, tells Newsradio KMAN the Corps wants to remind people to be prepared, even though the larger floods are [...]

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By |2021-05-30T07:45:55-05:00May 30th, 2021|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on US Army Corps of Engineers Use Memorial Day to Offer Flood Reminders

Manhattan VFW to Celebrate Walkway’s Completion at Valley View

A new veterans’ memorial walkway has been installed at Valley View Memorial Park, with the ribbon cutting coming up Thursday. VFW Lee Pierson Post Commander Dan Watkins on KMAN’s In Focus said Monday this is a project that began in one form in the early 2000’s, but were left, essentially, abandoned after plans changed. The [...]

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By |2021-05-26T00:37:33-05:00May 26th, 2021|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on Manhattan VFW to Celebrate Walkway’s Completion at Valley View

Anthony Recreation Center Opens With Ribbon Cutting

With dignitaries from the city and USD 383 on hand Friday, Manhattan Parks and Rec officials were among those cutting a ribbon to open the new Anthony Recreation Center. Director of Recreation Randi Clifford noted the center’s opening adds to a growing list of facilities the department is overseeing–quick growth in a short time, as [...]

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By |2021-05-21T17:36:46-05:00May 21st, 2021|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on Anthony Recreation Center Opens With Ribbon Cutting

2 Recent Manhattan Fires Ruled ‘Accidental’ by Investigators

Fire investigators have determined the fire that heavily damaged a fast-food restaurant in late March started when cooking oil ignited on soiled towels in a storage area. The March 28th fire at the Taco John’s on Leavenworth Street near Tuttle Creek Boulevard was ruled accidental after video evidence showed the blaze starting. Manahttan Fire investigators [...]

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By |2021-05-21T14:57:34-05:00May 21st, 2021|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on 2 Recent Manhattan Fires Ruled ‘Accidental’ by Investigators

Manhattan Chamber Signs On to Request for Kelly to End Extra Unemployment

More than 180 businesses and organizations in the state have sent a letter to Governor Laura Kelly asking she opt the state out of the extra federal unemployment benefits program. The Manhattan Chamber of Commerce signed on to the letter, and President Jason Smith said on KMAN’s In Focus Thursday that the Little Apple isn’t [...]

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By |2021-05-20T14:14:32-05:00May 20th, 2021|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on Manhattan Chamber Signs On to Request for Kelly to End Extra Unemployment
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