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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|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|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|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|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|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|Local News|Comments Off on RCPD prepares for Fake Patty’s Day celebration; emphasizes safety

K-State VSA celebrates Lunar New Year

The Vietnamese Student Association at Kansas State University held a Lunar New Year celebration at the Student Union on Saturday. The event kicked off in Forum Hall with a presentation on the folklore that started the holiday known as Tết.  Afterwards a strange man entered on stage starting the traditional dragon lion dance.  The dancers danced [...]

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By |2019-02-18T12:40:57-05:00February 18th, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on K-State VSA celebrates Lunar New Year

Riley County honored as POW MIA County

Riley County was proclaimed a POW MIA (prisoner of war, missing in action) county from the Jefferson Barracks Museum out of St Louis during the Riley County commission meeting on Monday. VFW Post 1786 Commander Dan Watkins, along with fellow VFW members, presented the POW MIA county sign to commissioners.  He said this day was [...]

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By |2019-02-12T11:24:05-05:00February 12th, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on Riley County honored as POW MIA County

Ground broken on Johnny Kaw Plaza project

After 50 years of standing tall in City Park, Johnny Kaw will be getting a bit of an upgrade with start of a new renovation project. The project groundbreaking took place yesterday at the statue in City Park. The project was funded by a multitude of donations and help from individuals and organizations from around the community. The $279,000 project has [...]

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By |2019-02-05T12:42:28-05:00February 5th, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on Ground broken on Johnny Kaw Plaza project

RCPD vehicle accident per capita goal met

The Riley County commissioners on Monday heard a report from the Riley County Police Department on vehicle accidents in Riley County for 2018. In the report, presented by RCPD Captain Richard Fink, the RCPD has been able to keep the number of accidents down from their 2018 goal of 13 accidents per one thousand people.  Fink [...]

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By |2019-02-05T11:42:32-05:00February 5th, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on RCPD vehicle accident per capita goal met