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K-State Vet Med students honored at white coat ceremony

The K-State College of Veterinary Medicine Class of 2020 received their white coats during a ceremony on Sunday. This is a ceremony that celebrates the transition of K-State College of Veterinarian Medicine third year students as they begin their clinicals before they get their doctorate.  For the next year, these students will be working over [...]

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By |2019-05-05T20:37:45-05:00May 5th, 2019|College of Veterinarian Medicine, K-State Activity, Kansas State University, KMAN, KS, Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on K-State Vet Med students honored at white coat ceremony

Estabrook to remain in Manhattan Commission race

Former USD 383 School Board Member and Manhattan City Commission candidate Aaron Estabrook says he has no plans to withdraw from the election currently. Estabrook was arrested for driving under the influence in mid-April. Estabrook tells KMAN that he’s not been charged with anything in court and whether there will be further legal action at [...]

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By |2019-05-02T19:12:57-05:00May 2nd, 2019|arrest, City of Manhattan, Estabrook, Flint Hills, government, Kansas, KMAN, Local News, Manhattan, Manhattan City Commission, municipal government, news, politics, Pottawatomie County, radio, Riley County, USD 383|Comments Off on Estabrook to remain in Manhattan Commission race

Veteran, JCHS grad files to run for Manhattan City Commission

A U.S. Army veteran and Junction City High School graduate is the latest candidate to file to run for Manhattan City Commission. This is 29-year-old Kaleb James’ third time running for the city commission. He first came to the region in his youth as his father was stationed at Fort Riley. After serving in the [...]

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By |2019-04-27T12:13:42-05:00April 27th, 2019|2019, Army, City Commission, City of Manhattan, election, government, Junction City, Junction City High School, Kaleb James, Kansas, KMAN, KS, Local News, Manhattan, MAXIMUS, news, politics, Pottawatomie County, radio, Riley County, Top Story|Comments Off on Veteran, JCHS grad files to run for Manhattan City Commission

Manhattan eyeing 0.3 percent sales tax increase

City of Manhattan administration will continue working on a potential ballot question to raise the city’s sales tax rate. Manhattan City Commissioners expressed interest in sending the decision to voters in November at their Tuesday work session. They’re looking at a 0.3 percent sales tax increase, which would raise the base rate in Manhattan from [...]

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By |2019-04-24T12:31:25-05:00April 24th, 2019|city, government, KMAN, Local News, Manhattan, Manhattan City Commission, news, Pottawatomie County, radio, Riley County, sales tax, Top Story|Comments Off on Manhattan eyeing 0.3 percent sales tax increase

Commissioners approve 13 CIP funded requests

Riley County commissioners gave their approval for 13 department requests to be funded by the Capital Improvement Fund. The commission continued their 2019 first quarter CIP session from last week. The original estimate for all requests was $4.9 million out of the $5.3 million budget authority, but was reduced to $3.7 million.  The total cost [...]

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By |2019-04-13T09:17:35-05:00April 13th, 2019|Capital Improvement Fund, CIP Session, KMAN, KS, Local News, Manhattan, Riley County, Top Story|Comments Off on Commissioners approve 13 CIP funded requests

T. Russell Reitz found homes for over 700 animals in 2018

The T. Russell Reitz animal shelter had a great 2018 with 748 animals finding their homes. Director of Animal Services Deb Watkins  is excited for this year’s numbers because they are going to have even more adoptions. She says this is due to new changes in policy at the shelter and the K-State Animal Shelter [...]

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By |2019-04-10T18:01:11-05:00April 10th, 2019|KMAN, KS, Local News, Manhattan, T. Russell Reitz Animal Shelter|Comments Off on T. Russell Reitz found homes for over 700 animals in 2018

USD 383 sees rise in special needs students

The Manhattan-Ogden USD 383 Board of Education was presented the special education program annual report during their meeting on Wednesday. Board Member Katrina Lewison asked Executive Director Dr. Deb Howser about the total number of students in the program.   Howser said the report shows an increase of 63 students from last year.  The total number [...]

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By |2019-04-04T22:56:08-05:00April 4th, 2019|Board of Education, KMAN, KS, Local News, Manhattan, Manhattan-Ogden USD 383, Newsradio KMAN, USD 383|Comments Off on USD 383 sees rise in special needs students

USDA awards $1.2 million to KSU researchers for bovine blood disease study

Kansas State University academics will be researching ways to combat an infectious cattle blood disease thanks to a million dollar U.S. Department of Agriculture grant, according to K-State Today. The USDA’s nearly $1.2 million grant will support an interdisciplinary team in studying ways to prevent the parasitic cause of bovine anaplasmosis — also known as [...]

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By |2019-04-04T14:18:13-05:00April 4th, 2019|Agriculture, anaplasmosis, K-State, K-State Activity, Kansas, Kansas State University, KMAN, Local News, Manhattan, news, radio, research, Riley County, USDA|Comments Off on USDA awards $1.2 million to KSU researchers for bovine blood disease study

Update: Coffeyville man killed in wreck northwest of Manhattan

Update 3 p.m. Thursday MANHATTAN — A southeast Kansas man was killed Thursday in a wreck northwest of Manhattan. The Kansas Highway Patrol says it happened just before 8 a.m. near the intersection of Kansas Highway 113 and U.S. 24 (the intersection of Seth Child and Tuttle Creek Blvd.) A passenger car driven by 40-year-old [...]

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County commission approves stipend program

Riley County commissioners approved the stipend program for the county volunteer first responders and firefighters on Monday. The program will compensate volunteers who respond to calls in order to recruit more people. This came up since the first responders were unable to respond to 261 calls last year in northern county.  These calls still received [...]

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By |2019-04-02T11:26:54-05:00April 2nd, 2019|KMAN, Local News, Riley County, Riley County Commission|Comments Off on County commission approves stipend program