A new program in the Manhattan area looks to help entrepreneurs Spark is a new nonprofit organization with a vision to connect, resource, and successfully launch new entrepreneurs in the Greater Manhattan region. Sarah Siders, Executive Director of Spark tells KMAN about the overall mission of Spark. “We’re wanting to grow innovation locally. We want [...]
For the first time in several months, a live music event took place in Manhattan. Purple PAWS Foundation hosted the first ever Beers, Bands, and Barks event on Saturday evening at A&H Farms. Live music, good eats, beer, and dogs were the highlights of the night. After a year of planning Megan Johnson, Assistant Director [...]
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26.2 miles is just a small commemoration to those who lost their lives in the 9/11 attacks. VFW Post 1786 and the Manhattan Auxiliary came together to host the Patriots March. The march started at 9 A.M Friday morning and participants will backpack 26.2 miles today while carrying between 15 to 45 pounds. Chris Dunham, [...]
A new garrison commander has settled into his role at Fort Riley. Colonel McKannay, Garrison Commander at Fort Riley, took over the role in July. McKannay has been serving in the military for over 25 years, although never stationed at Fort Riley. McKannay tells KMAN that the Flint Hills area has brought back some memories. [...]
It has been 19 years since one of the most tragic days in American History, 9/11. Fort Riley is holding an event to remember those fallen during the tragedy. Colonel Will McKannay, Fort Riley Garrison Commander, says that the annual 9/11 memorial will still take place on Friday at 10 A.M. The event will stream [...]
With winter approaching quickly, it is time to start thinking about weaning cattle. Greg McClure, Riley County K-State Extension Ag Agent, tells KMAN that traditionally cattle are weaned in October or early November, but more people are beginning to wean their cattle a little earlier. He says that weaning your cattle early has many benefits. [...]
One Manhattan doctor has recently founded Kansas Aviation Medicine. Dr. Bradley Harrison of Manhattan Primary Care is a certified Senior Aviation Medical Examiner through the Federal Aviation Administration. Dr. Harrison told KMAN that he has been certified since 2012 to give flight physicals to pilots. He can give examinations to all classes of pilots, including [...]
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The Riley County Police Department has released a new program called VINE. VINE stands for Victim Information Notification Everyday. The program is a great way for victims and family members to keep track of their offenders. Dennis Butler, Riley County Police Department Director, says this is another way for them to enhance their services to [...]
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One Manhattan man has been arrested in connection with an incident last November. According to the Riley County Police Department, officers responded to a report of robbery and kidnapping on November 9, 2019. Officers reported a 29-year-old male and 32-year-old male pointed a gun at the 30-year-old victim and demanded money and his phone. Around [...]