It’s fair time in Riley County, and Riley County Extension Director Gary Fike says there’s nothing like a county fair. “The county fair is one of those traditions in the Midwest that really doesn’t have an equal,” Fike said Friday on KMAN’s In Focus. Fike says the fair is a big collaboration between 4-H, extension [...]
With the intense heat this summer, it is going to be a little harder on livestock producers to keep their cattle hydrated. Kansas State University beef veterinarian A.J. Tarpoff is giving all the livestock producers a heads up by saying how much water cattle need. “The question always comes up, ‘how much water do these [...]
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A friendly competition between the Manhattan area emergency services is coming soon with the 16th Annual Battle of the Badges as the Riley County EMS, Riley County Police and Manhattan fire Department will be competing against each other for votes of the people and donations of blood. The event takes place Monday, July 22 and [...]
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Ascension Via Christi Hospital and the Manhattan Area Chamber of Commerce will hold a ribbon-cutting on July 19th to open the hospital’s new cardiac rehabilitation gym. Director of Rehabilitation Brian Howells stopped by the KMAN studios to discuss the impact of the project and why it’s important for those with heart issues. The new gym [...]
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RILEY COUNTY Manhattan: Discharge of fireworks begins at 8 a.m. and goes until midnight on the 4th.. No discharging fireworks in streets, alleys, parks or on public property. No throwing or shooting fireworks in the direction of people or vehicles. No aerial luminaries (floating lanterns). No bottle rockets or M80’s in the state. Leonardville: Discharge [...]
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MANHATTAN — After 60 years, the Derby Dining Center at Kansas State University is being renovated. The renovation includes the lower level community space and tutoring centers as well as the main dining center area. Assistant Professor of Food, Nutrition, Dietetics and Health Mary Molt with Derby Dining Center says the upgrades are bringing a [...]
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Researchers at K-State want to know more about the effects of a chemotherapy drug on the small blood vessels in the skin. PhD student Steve Hammond at the Integrative Physiology Laboratory says they are looking for participants, and that the commitment is minimal. The drug under test, 5-Fluorouracil, which is commonly known as 5-FU, is [...]
A new interim dean has been named at The Carl. R. Ice College of Engineering at K-State. Senior Associate Dean Gary Clark has been appointed as of today according to a press release from K-State. Clark will replace Darren Dawson, who accepted the position of president of the University of Alabama in Huntsville. This is [...]
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The College of Veterinary Medicine at K-State has a new dean. Bonnie Rush has been selected for the position according to a press release from the university. Rush has been serving as interim dean of the college since 2017, and was appointed by Provost and Executive Vice President Charles Taber. Rush’s area of clinical expertise [...]