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Bowling fundraiser planned Sunday to support Big Brothers Big Sisters

MANHATTAN — Kansas Big Brothers Big Sisters serving Riley, Geary and Pottawatomie County is holding its annual Bowl for Kids Sake fundraiser in Manhattan this weekend. Special Events Coordinator Tori Foster says this event is the signature fundraiser, with one third of the money raised going directly into the operating budget. Foster says each participant [...]

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By |2019-03-21T15:09:32-05:00March 21st, 2019|Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on Bowling fundraiser planned Sunday to support Big Brothers Big Sisters

Dorst named as new Manhattan High School principal

Manhattan High School Assistant Principal Michael Dorst will be taking over as the new MHS principal later this year. The announcement came from USD 383 Superintendent Marvin Wade during last night’s board of education meeting.  Dorst was chosen from a pool of five candidates. Dorst says he was drawn to the position since he has [...]

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By |2019-03-20T23:41:06-05:00March 20th, 2019|Board of Education, Greg Hoyt, Kansas, KMAN, KS, Local News, Manhattan, Manhattan High School, Manhattan-Ogden USD 383, MHS, Michael Dorst, USD 383|Comments Off on Dorst named as new Manhattan High School principal

“BlacKkKlansman” co-writer to attend annual K-State symposium

The K-State Center for Engagement and Community Development and the Mariana Kistler Beach Museum will be holding their “Art of Democracy” Symposium all day Thursday. This event is part of the Center for Engagement and Community Development’s annual engagement symposiums. The event is held every year on campus to highlight work being done at the [...]

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By |2019-03-17T16:57:07-05:00March 17th, 2019|BlacKkKlansman, K-State, K-State Activity, Kansas, Kansas State University, Kevin Willmott, KMAN, KS, Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on “BlacKkKlansman” co-writer to attend annual K-State symposium

GMCF to hold 6th annual Community Foundation Awards

The Greater Manhattan Community Foundation will be holding the Community Foundation Awards, or CFA’s, during the annual meeting on Monday. GMCF President and CEO Vern Hendricks says this year will be special because they will also be celebrating their 20th anniversary.   One of the big guests they are expecting is Steve Coen from the Kansas [...]

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By |2019-03-14T21:37:22-05:00March 14th, 2019|Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on GMCF to hold 6th annual Community Foundation Awards

4-H holds 3rd annual Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge

The Riley County 4-H hosted their 3rd annual Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge at Pottorf Hall in Cico Park on Thursday. 15 Manhattan High School students got the chance to present their ideas for a business or product to a panel of judges and the public.  The judges included area entrepreneurs and business owners. 4-H Agent John [...]

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By |2019-03-06T11:31:21-05:00March 6th, 2019|Local News, Manhattan, Riley County|Comments Off on 4-H holds 3rd annual Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge

DECA Conference marks successful first year in Manhattan

MANHATTAN — Kansas Distributive Education Clubs of America (DECA) is holding its annual conference at Kansas State University this week. On Monday, several events including presentations were held at the student union, including mock business proposals by students. Quin Napier from Shawnee Mission East High School, spoke with News Radio KMAN about his presentation. Napier [...]

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By |2019-03-05T15:12:24-05:00March 5th, 2019|Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on DECA Conference marks successful first year in Manhattan

Preliminary stats show less arrests made during Fake Patty’s Day; DUI arrests up

MANHATTAN — The Riley County Police Department is reporting a slower than normal Fake Patty’s Day this year. RCPD Captain Richard Fink presented preliminary data from Saturday to Riley County commissioners Monday. Fink says the number of calls for service (the calls they respond to) was also down this year with 197 calls compared to [...]

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By |2019-03-05T07:50:44-05:00March 5th, 2019|Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on Preliminary stats show less arrests made during Fake Patty’s Day; DUI arrests up

Riley County 4-H to hold entrepreneurship challenge

On Tuesday, the Riley County 4-H is meeting for a fun annual event that challenges area high school students to come up with innovative business ideas. The event is called 2019 Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge.  K-State Research and Extension 4-H Agent, John Jobe has been updating KMAN for a few months now on the progress of [...]

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By |2019-03-03T21:27:58-05:00March 3rd, 2019|Local News, Manhattan, Riley County, Top Story|Comments Off on Riley County 4-H to hold entrepreneurship challenge

Riley County approves contract for new voting equipment

MANHATTAN — The Riley County Commission has approved a contract to purchase new election equipment. County Clerk Rich Vargo presented the contract to purchase a new ballot scanner and vote tabulator from Election Systems and Software during Thursday’s commission meeting. There have been some challenges finding the right equipment in the past when the county [...]

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By |2019-03-01T11:43:13-05:00March 1st, 2019|Local News, Riley County|Comments Off on Riley County approves contract for new voting equipment

RCPD prepares for Fake Patty’s Day celebration; emphasizes safety

The Riley County Police Department is getting ready for this weekend’s Fake Patty’s Day event. KMAN spoke with RCPD Captain Richard Fink on their preparation and tactics for the weekend.  Fink says they are using data they have collected over the years to help them for this year’s celebration.  These numbers will help assign the [...]

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By |2019-02-27T14:32:33-05:00February 27th, 2019|Aggieville, Fake Patty's Day, Kansas, Local News, Manhattan, Manhattan KS, RCPD, Riley County, Riley County Police Department|Comments Off on RCPD prepares for Fake Patty’s Day celebration; emphasizes safety