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NBAF officials discuss advantages of bringing National Animal Vaccine and Veterinary Countermeasures Bank to Manhattan

The National Bio and Agro Defense Facility (NBAF) in Manhattan will house several different animal research sectors when it fully opens in the near future. Dr. Jamie Barnabei, manager of the National Animal Vaccine and Veterinary Countermeasures Bank (NAVVCB), is one of many who are moving jobs from Plum Creek to Manhattan. She says her [...]

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By |2021-05-06T14:24:08-05:00May 6th, 2021|Categories: Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on NBAF officials discuss advantages of bringing National Animal Vaccine and Veterinary Countermeasures Bank to Manhattan

Blue Valley Youth Sailing Foundation holding summer camps

The Blue Valley Youth Sailing Foundation is holding camps to teach young children the basics of sailing. Program Director, Henry Otto, says Camp Opti (op-tee), is a six day camp that teaches water safety, assembly of a sailboat, boat handling skills, and how to sail a specified course. “We take 7 to 13 year old [...]

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By |2021-05-06T10:27:20-05:00May 6th, 2021|Categories: Local News|Comments Off on Blue Valley Youth Sailing Foundation holding summer camps

FHVC launching audio tour app; America Rocks MHKS

The Flint Hills Veteran’s Coalition is making it easier for people to learn about the historic locations around the community. Christine Benne, FHVC Secretary, tells KMAN they are launching a new app that will help expand the Manhattan Veterans Audio Tour initiative started by Wynn Butler. She says the app will be really simple to [...]

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By |2021-05-03T19:24:59-05:00May 3rd, 2021|Categories: Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on FHVC launching audio tour app; America Rocks MHKS

Summer camps and in-person birthday parties are coming back to Sunset Zoo

Sunset Zoo is ready to celebrate this summer with the comeback of summer camps and in-person birthday parties. Marketing and Development Officer, Melissa Kirkwood, says summer camps this year will be limited in capacity, but she adds that while the sessions are small in attendance, their focus is big. Kirkwood tells KMAN the campers will [...]

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By |2021-04-26T20:26:25-05:00April 26th, 2021|Categories: Local News, Manhattan, Riley County|Comments Off on Summer camps and in-person birthday parties are coming back to Sunset Zoo

Kansas State Center for Hazardous Substance Research to receive EPA grant

The Center for Hazardous Substance Research at Kansas State University is receiving a $5 million grant from the United State Environmental Protection Agency to continue brownfield revitalization work. K-State is one of six organizations nationwide that will receive a total of $11 million in grants to help communities across the country under the Technical Assistance [...]

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By |2021-04-26T18:56:48-05:00April 26th, 2021|Categories: K-State Activity, Local News|Comments Off on Kansas State Center for Hazardous Substance Research to receive EPA grant

Pawnee Mental Health raises $24K on Grow Green Match Day toward generator purchase for Crisis Stabilization Center

Pawnee Mental Health raised over $24,000 Thursday as part of Grow Green Match Day. The 24 hour online fundraiser supported by the Greater Manhattan Community Foundation provided 70 Manhattan area organizations an opportunity to collect donations, which are pushed even higher thanks to a 50 percent match on some donations from the Howe Family Foundation. [...]

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By |2021-04-23T06:53:58-05:00April 23rd, 2021|Categories: Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on Pawnee Mental Health raises $24K on Grow Green Match Day toward generator purchase for Crisis Stabilization Center

Celebrating Pawnee

The annual “Celebrating Pawnee” event is right around the corner. Robbin Cole, Pawnee Mental Health Executive Director, says the annual event is a way for them to step aside and recognize the accomplishments of the organization and the staff. She says during the event they will recognize each employee of the month from 2020 and [...]

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By |2021-04-22T16:56:22-05:00April 22nd, 2021|Categories: Local News, Manhattan, Riley County|Comments Off on Celebrating Pawnee

K-State to launch free financial literacy program

For most of us, personal finances, and especially debt are hard topics to discuss. The Riley county K-State extension is trying to make that easier. Gary Fike, Extension Director, says to help boost money management skills, including ways to save, manage debt and handle credit, they are offering the Wallet Wisdom program, which is six [...]

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By |2021-04-16T09:28:16-05:00April 16th, 2021|Categories: K-State Activity, Local News, Manhattan, Riley County|Comments Off on K-State to launch free financial literacy program

Spark MHK launching virtual hub

Spark MHK is launching a new virtual resource hub. In an effort to advance entrepreneurial activity and ignite innovation in the region, Spark MHK was created in July 2020. Sarah Siders, Spark Executive Director, says the organization is continuing to move forward and is now launching a one-stop-shop for all things entrepreneurship. She says with [...]

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By |2021-04-15T21:46:55-05:00April 15th, 2021|Categories: Local News|Comments Off on Spark MHK launching virtual hub
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