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Bikers Ride for a Cure despite storm, raise funds for Johnson Cancer Research Center

K-State’s Johnson Cancer Research Center capped off a week of cancer research week events Saturday with the Ride for a Cure fundraiser ending at the Manhattan Arts Center. Attendance was lower than anticipated for the motorcycle ride amid rainy, thundering conditions in the morning, but a small group endured and set off riding North out [...]

By |2022-09-17T14:31:33-05:00September 17th, 2022|Categories: Local News|Tags: |Comments Off on Bikers Ride for a Cure despite storm, raise funds for Johnson Cancer Research Center

Morris Hill among 3 Kansas schools recognized as 2022 National Blue Ribbon Schools

A Geary County school was among three in Kansas to be recognized as National Blue Ribbon Schools in 2022. Morris Hill Elementary is that school, now inducted in the NBRS Program’s 39th cohort. The announcement was released Friday by Gov. Laura Kelly’s office. The program is under the purview of the U.S. Department of Education, [...]

By |2022-09-16T14:57:25-05:00September 16th, 2022|Categories: Local News|Tags: |Comments Off on Morris Hill among 3 Kansas schools recognized as 2022 National Blue Ribbon Schools

Watch: State and local officials visit Manhattan for Museum of Art and Light groundbreaking

State and local dignitaries were among about 100 people in attendance for the ceremonial groundbreaking of future Museum of Art in Light in Downtown Manhattan. KMAN will update this story with more details.  

By |2022-09-09T11:57:11-05:00September 9th, 2022|Categories: Local News|Tags: |Comments Off on Watch: State and local officials visit Manhattan for Museum of Art and Light groundbreaking

Mower sparks quick fire in Pottawatomie County

A fire caused by a mower prompted emergency response by Pottawatomie County fire crews Thursday afternoon. First responders were called to the vicinity of the intersection of Sales and Westmoreland Roads, South of Fostoria. Scanner traffic indicated the mower had caused a grass fire within 20 yards of a structure, though the reporting party was [...]

By |2022-09-08T15:38:47-05:00September 8th, 2022|Categories: Local News|Tags: |Comments Off on Mower sparks quick fire in Pottawatomie County

RCPD makes drug, robbery arrests over Labor Day weekend

A Topeka man was arrested early Sunday morning in Manhattan, accused of drug distribution as well as obstruction charges. Dennis Alcox was taken into custody by Riley County police after 1:40 a.m. on Sunday in the 600 block of 12th Street. The 36-year-old is charged with three separate counts, one for opioid distribution as well [...]

By |2022-09-04T13:06:35-05:00September 4th, 2022|Categories: Local News|Tags: , |Comments Off on RCPD makes drug, robbery arrests over Labor Day weekend

Standing-room only crowd attends open forum with KSU leaders, students

Kansas State University leadership, faculty and students attended a community open forum in Manhattan Thursday morning, kicking off the first of a host of community visits around the State informing the university’s new strategic plan. This academic year, President Richard Linton and others from K-State will travel to nine different regions around Kansas to listen [...]

By |2022-09-01T12:27:06-05:00September 1st, 2022|Categories: Local News|Tags: , |Comments Off on Standing-room only crowd attends open forum with KSU leaders, students

NASA Earth Sciences Division director details agency’s agricultural tools and research in KSU talk

Members of NASA’s Earth Sciences Division capped off a week in Kansas with a Friday presentation at K-State detailing the administration’s work supporting agriculture and environmental research missions. Hosted by the College of Agriculture, multiple officials from the division spent the week meeting with local agriculture producers and industry advocates throughout Kansas as well as [...]

By |2022-08-26T14:19:10-05:00August 26th, 2022|Categories: Local News|Tags: |Comments Off on NASA Earth Sciences Division director details agency’s agricultural tools and research in KSU talk

Boys & Girls Club of Manhattan to use middle school recreation centers after school beginning Monday

Manhattan’s two middle school recreation centers will be reserved for youth activities for a few hours in the afternoon on school days, part of a new partnership between the city and the Boys & Girls Club of Manhattan beginning Monday. The Boys & Girls Club will utilize space in the facilities at Anthony and Eisenhower [...]

By |2022-08-19T16:39:34-05:00August 19th, 2022|Categories: Local News|Tags: |Comments Off on Boys & Girls Club of Manhattan to use middle school recreation centers after school beginning Monday

RCPD arrests three in drug bust involving ‘significant’ amount of meth

Riley County police made a trio of arrests in Manhattan after conducting a search warrant on Colorado Street. RCPD reported officers found what they called a significant amount of meth in a residence in the 1300 block of Colorado Wednesday. Antwine Berry was taken into custody, accused of possession and distribution of meth within 1 [...]

By |2022-08-19T10:23:11-05:00August 19th, 2022|Categories: Local News|Tags: , |Comments Off on RCPD arrests three in drug bust involving ‘significant’ amount of meth

K-State ranked number 1 in quality of life by Princeton Review

The Princeton Review ranks Kansas State University number one in the nation for best quality of life, one of 11 categories in which the university ranked in the Top 10. The rankings are derived from the review’s national survey of students, which includes questions on university academics, amenities, school services, extracurriculars and more. About 160,000 [...]

By |2022-08-18T10:47:02-05:00August 18th, 2022|Categories: Local News|Tags: |Comments Off on K-State ranked number 1 in quality of life by Princeton Review
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