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Manhattan Regional Airport awarded $450K in federal grants

Manhattan Regional Airport is among 16 airports in Kansas that will be receiving federal funds through an ariport infrastructure grant. The grant was announced through Republican Congressman Roger Marshall’s office. According to Marshall’s office, a $7.4 million in grant monies will be distributed through Kansas First District airports, with the Manhattan airport set to receive [...]

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By | 2018-06-13T11:39:34-05:00 June 13th, 2018|Local News, Manhattan, Riley County|Comments Off on Manhattan Regional Airport awarded $450K in federal grants

Replica Vietnam Veterans Memorial arrives in Wamego

A scaled replica of the traveling Vietnam Veterans Memorial made its way through Wamego Wednesday morning on its way to Wamego City Park. Opening ceremonies for “The Wall That Heals” will be Thursday at 10 a.m. at Wamego City Park. Caterpillar Wamego Operations and the Wamego Area Chamber of Commerce partnered to bring the memorial, along [...]

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By | 2018-06-13T11:20:57-05:00 June 13th, 2018|Local News, Pottawatomie County, Wamego|Comments Off on Replica Vietnam Veterans Memorial arrives in Wamego

Investigation finds cause of Tuesday blaze incendiary

The Manhattan Fire Department battled a residential blaze Tuesday afternoon. At 3:31 p.m. the MFD was dispatched to 2501 Meadowood Drive for a report of a structure fire. Upon arrival, crews found a one-story residential structure with smoke showing. Crews were able to locate and extinguished a fire in the basement within 20 minutes of [...]

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By | 2018-06-13T10:54:27-05:00 June 13th, 2018|Local News, Manhattan, Riley County|Comments Off on Investigation finds cause of Tuesday blaze incendiary

2018 Kansas Cowboy Poetry Contest to take place in MHK tonight

Cowboy poets will face a distinguished panel of judges as they compete for the coveted trophy buckle at the finals of the 2018 Kansas Cowboy Poetry Contest tonight at the Flint Hills Discovery Center. There is no charge for admission and the public is invited to attend. “We invite folks to come out and enjoy [...]

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By | 2018-06-08T11:36:58-05:00 June 8th, 2018|Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on 2018 Kansas Cowboy Poetry Contest to take place in MHK tonight

K-State names Stoney Brook grad school dean as new provost

Charles Taber, the vice provost for graduate and professional education and dean of the Graduate School at Stony Brook University, New York, has been named the new provost and executive vice president of Kansas State University. According to a press release from KSU Wednesday morning, Taber will assume his new duties on Aug. 15. “Charles [...]

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By | 2018-06-06T08:52:54-05:00 June 6th, 2018|K-State Activity, Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on K-State names Stoney Brook grad school dean as new provost

PHOTOS: Memorial Day observed at Fort Riley Monday

Story and photos by Mikayla Gentine FORT RILEY — Fort Riley soldiers, Gold Star families and the surrounding community gathered to remember the fallen on Memorial Day. In attendance was U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue, Kansas Governor Jeff Colyer, U.S. Congressman Roger Marshall of Kansas’ 1st District, and Fort Riley Garrison Commander, Col. John [...]

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By | 2018-05-28T14:00:56-05:00 May 28th, 2018|Fort Riley, Local News, Riley County, Top Story|Comments Off on PHOTOS: Memorial Day observed at Fort Riley Monday

K-State student critically injured following weekend boating accident

A K-State student was critically injured Saturday in a boating accident at the Lake of the Ozarks in southwest Missouri. Twenty-one year old Ashley Lamb of Olathe was flown to a Springfield hospital after the 2a.m. crash that killed three others from suburban Kansas City. Lamb, a senior at Kansas State University, is in a [...]

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By | 2018-05-23T08:49:28-05:00 May 23rd, 2018|K-State Activity, Local News|Comments Off on K-State student critically injured following weekend boating accident

Manhattan Chamber announces search committee for new president

The Manhattan Area Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors have formally established a search committee to find the Chamber’s next President and CEO. As KMAN first reported earlier this month, current president and CEO Lyle Butler announced he will retire in Febuary of next year after 18 years of leadership. The search committee is comprised [...]

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By | 2018-05-22T10:58:46-05:00 May 22nd, 2018|Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on Manhattan Chamber announces search committee for new president

U.S. Dept of Ed awards USD 383 as ‘Green Ribbon’ school district

The U.S. Department of Education announced Wednesday that Manhattan-Ogden USD 383 is among the 2018 U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon School District Sustainability Awardees, according to a press release. USD 383 was nominated by the Kansas State Department of Education and the Kansas Association for Conversation and Environmental Education. Examples of some of the [...]

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By | 2018-05-17T12:51:57-05:00 May 17th, 2018|Local News, Manhattan, Riley County|Comments Off on U.S. Dept of Ed awards USD 383 as ‘Green Ribbon’ school district

Fort Riley to hold ceremony for outgoing support leader

The Big Red One will say goodbye to one leader and welcome another Monday afternoon with a Victory with Honors Ceremony at 4 p.m. at the 1st Infantry Division’s headquarters on Fort Riley. Brig. Gen. Stephen G. Smith has served as the 1st Infantry Division and Fort Riley deputy commanding general for support since October [...]

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By | 2018-05-17T12:02:29-05:00 May 17th, 2018|Fort Riley, Local News|Comments Off on Fort Riley to hold ceremony for outgoing support leader