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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

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

County commission approves letter to be sent to state

The Riley County commissioners approved a letter to be sent to the state in regards to Senate Bill 190 on Monday. County Counselor Clancy Holeman says the county specifically has an issue with Section 3 Three of the bill.  This would cancel the Local Ad Valorem Funds (LAVRF) and County City Revenue Sharing (CCRS) statutes [...]

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By |2019-04-23T11:14:32-05:00April 23rd, 2019|Clancy Holeman, John Ford, KS, Local Ad Valorem Fund, Local News, Manhattan, Marvin Rodriguez, Pawnee Mental Health Services, Riley County, Riley County Commission, Ron Wells, Senate Bill 190|Comments Off on County commission approves letter to be sent to state

Riley officials present EMT request to county commissioners

Members of the Riley City government presented a proposition to Riley County commissioners Thursday. Riley City Mayor Tim Sharp presented the idea for the city’s volunteer firefighters to use the same protocols as Riley County EMS.  Sharp says they have several volunteer firefighters who are also with the Manhattan Fire Department.  The means they have [...]

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By |2019-04-20T09:08:37-05:00April 20th, 2019|City of Riley, EMS, John King, KS, Local News, Manhattan, Riley County, Riley County Commission, Tim Sharp|Comments Off on Riley officials present EMT request to county commissioners

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

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

First United Methodist Pastor not pleased with UMC LGBT vote

“Disappointed.” That’s how Pastor Troy Bowers of Manhattan’s First United Methodist Church describes his feelings following the denomination’s decision to reaffirm bans on clergy presiding over same-gender marriages as well as on the ordination of LGBT clergy. The United Methodist Church’s General Conference met in St. Louis in February and voted 438 to 384 — [...]

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By |2019-03-06T10:08:55-05:00March 6th, 2019|First United Methodist Church, Kansas, KMAN, KS, lgbt, Local News, Manhattan, news, radio, religion, Riley County, UMC, United Methodist Church|Comments Off on First United Methodist Pastor not pleased with UMC LGBT vote