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A busy month ahead for the Riley County Seniors Center

The Riley County Seniors Center is bringing a special guest to the Christmas holiday lunch. Liz Nelson, seniors service center program director, tells KMAN the holiday lunch will take place on December 10, and following the lunch this year will be a guest speaker- Sally Newton. Nelson says Newton is a local scientist at Kansas [...]

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By |2021-11-26T14:29:46-06:00November 26th, 2021|Categories: Riley County|Comments Off on A busy month ahead for the Riley County Seniors Center

Agriculture seeing the impacts of inflation

If inflation at the grocery store makes you cringe, farmers trying to purchase fertilizer and herbicides can more than relate. Greg McClure, Riley County K-State Ag Extension Agent, says anhydrous ammonia prices are what scares him a lot right now. He says prices last December were $424 a ton, but today, that isn’t the case. [...]

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By |2021-11-26T13:00:56-06:00November 26th, 2021|Categories: Local News|Tags: |Comments Off on Agriculture seeing the impacts of inflation

Manhattan Housing Authority launches Bridge to Housing Stability program

Preventing homelessness and housing instability as well as providing a path to self-sufficiency are the goals of a new local program. Manhattan Housing Authority is launching a Bridge to Housing Stability program which looks to leverage over $2 million dollars in federal and state funding to rapidly rehouse and stabilize approved residents experiencing homelessness. BHS [...]

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By |2021-11-15T07:21:18-06:00November 15th, 2021|Categories: Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on Manhattan Housing Authority launches Bridge to Housing Stability program

One additional COVID related death reported in Riley County

Riley County has reported one additional coronavirus-related death in its weekly report. A 67-year old vaccinated woman tested positive on October 18 and passed away on November 2 at Ascension Via Christi hospital. The total number of COVID-related deaths in the county is now at 60. In addition, 41 new positive cases were identified as [...]

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By |2021-11-03T19:59:04-05:00November 3rd, 2021|Categories: Local News, Riley County|Comments Off on One additional COVID related death reported in Riley County

Governor Laura Kelly addresses vaccine for children

The fight against the coronavirus pandemic continues. Late Tuesday, the Centers for Disease Control authorized an emergency use vaccine for children ages five to eleven years old. Vaccine distribution is already in the works, and Governor, Laura Kelly, says Kansas will receive 128,000 vaccines. She says she knows how important it is to bring the [...]

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By |2021-11-03T19:15:00-05:00November 3rd, 2021|Categories: Local News, State News|Comments Off on Governor Laura Kelly addresses vaccine for children

Dust off your skates, the ice rink is opening soon

November in Manhattan means cooler weather, holiday season, and ice skating. Manhattan Parks and Recreation will be opening the ice skating rink later this month at Wefald Pavilion. Sydni Baker, recreation specialist, says its really easy to take part in all the fun, even if you’ve never skated before. “You come in, you rent your [...]

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By |2021-11-01T19:34:32-05:00November 1st, 2021|Categories: Local News, Manhattan, Riley County|Comments Off on Dust off your skates, the ice rink is opening soon

Residents near Anthony Middle School continue fight to save the trees

Dozens of residents gathered at Anthony Recreation Center as negotiations continued with the Kansas Gas Service about tree cutting for the Gary Avenue Project. A third public meeting was held to discuss the exposed pipeline near Gary Avenue. Due to the exposed transmission line, Kansas Gas Service has planned a clear-cutting project in order to [...]

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By |2021-10-27T21:22:37-05:00October 27th, 2021|Categories: Manhattan|Comments Off on Residents near Anthony Middle School continue fight to save the trees

Malnourishment, a matter of quality not just quantity

In a society that is centered around food quantity, sometimes the importance of food quality gets lost. Britney Petty, Ascension Via Christi registered dietitian says last week was Malnutrition Awareness Week, something that many people suffer from and one that she works with closely. She talks more about what exactly malnutrition is. “Malnutrition can be [...]

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By |2021-10-12T16:25:29-05:00October 12th, 2021|Categories: Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on Malnourishment, a matter of quality not just quantity

K-State Veterinary Medicine to create hotline for diagnosing toxic animal emergencies

Rapid response to animal health emergencies has prompted the creation of a new veterinary toxicology training program at Kansas State University. Dr. Bob Larson, professor of livestock medicine, Dr. Bob Larson, tells KMAN the program is building upon existing strengths that K-State already has in its diagnostic lab and toxicology experts. He says toxic emergency [...]

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By |2021-10-11T20:08:26-05:00October 11th, 2021|Categories: K-State Activity, Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on K-State Veterinary Medicine to create hotline for diagnosing toxic animal emergencies

USD 378 showcases updated facilities during annual Riley Fall Festival

USD 378 Riley County school officials welcomed patrons to the newly renovated grade school and high school during Saturday’s Riley Fall Festival. Doors to the newly renovated grade school and high school opened during the event to showcase the recently completed work. High school principal Harold Oliver says being part of the town celebration was [...]

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By |2021-10-11T08:19:17-05:00October 11th, 2021|Categories: Local News, Riley County|Comments Off on USD 378 showcases updated facilities during annual Riley Fall Festival
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