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2013-08-21 16:21:56

Briggs Auto is a Proud Sponsor of Purple Power Play on Poyntz MANHATTAN, Kan., Aug. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The 2013 Purple Power Play on Poyntz has been moved to City Park. City Park will now host more than 20,000 event attendees while Poyntz Avenue is under construction. Dating back to 1988, Purple Power Play on Poyntz has been a way for the Manhattan community to support and celebrate the Kansas State football team and athletics. Hosted before the first home game of the...

2013-06-18 16:21:18

MANHATTAN, Kan., June 18, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Auto buyers across Northeast Kansas turn to Briggs Auto Group and the Briggs Auto Lane in Manhattan, KS for exceptional deals on new and used vehicles. For over thirty year's under the warm and honest guidance of Russ and Ilene Briggs the team at Briggs Auto Group has been serving the automotive needs of Kansans from Junction City and Manhattan to Lawrence and Topeka. The Briggs Auto Group is also well known and respected for their...

2013-02-27 16:26:25

Eighth-Grader from Rockaway Beach -Chantelle Roulston - to Receive Four-Year High School Scholarship; Contest Finalists Participate in Exclusive Writing Workshop with Newbery Award-Winning Author NEW YORK, Feb. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The search for the best eighth-grade fiction writer is finally over. Leman Manhattan Preparatory School - in collaboration with Newbery Award and Printz Honor Award-winning author Jack Gantos - is proud to name 13-year-old Chantelle Roulston of Queens...

2013-01-25 08:20:09

MANHATTAN, Kan., Jan. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Kansas State Cars is proud to be a part of what was an impressive year for the K-State Alumni Association. The record breaking year included the third straight year of increased participation at association events including closing the 2011-2012 Wildcat football season with nearly 20,000 Wildcat fans attending the pep rally before the Cotton Bowl, though sadly the Wildcats lost. (Photo:...

2012-08-13 02:27:54

NEW YORK, Aug. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Manhattan Tour & Travel, a tour company with strong connections to the New York City theatre community since 1990, announced that it has merged with Junior Tours, a tour company specializing in overnight educational tours since 1967. This union will create exciting new opportunities for group travelers. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120813/CG56164) "This merger will have an extraordinary impact on our current and future...

Animal Testing Center Project Should Be Scaled Back
2012-07-14 04:55:10

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Plans for a billion-dollar facility to study potentially fatal animal diseases should be scaled back, officials from the National Research Council (NRC) said in a government-commissioned report released on Friday. The National Bio and Agro-Defense Facility (NABF), which would be built in Manhattan, Kansas, has some experts concerned that diseases being studied at the center could escape the center and cause immense agricultural...

2012-06-06 23:01:34

CivicPlus Awarded 15 New Contracts to Design, Enhance Government Websites Manhattan, KS (PRWEB) June 06, 2012 CivicPlus, the leading developer of government websites and online community engagement systems, was awarded 15 new contracts in April to design and enhance government websites for cities, counties and associations in 13 states across America. CivicPlus will develop new or redesign websites for the following cities, counties and associations: Arizona: AZ Association of Counties...

2012-01-16 05:00:00

MANHATTAN, Kan., Jan. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Three months after government website designers came together to reinvent its website, CivicPlus' hometown has a fresh look and a new platform to engage its citizens online. Making its world debut today, CivicPlus presents the new website for the City of Manhattan, Kansas. Using a new domain, http://www.cityofmhk.com, the new site was conceived when CivicPlus, the leading developer of local government websites in North America, and its...

2011-10-12 07:20:00

MANHATTAN, Kan., Oct. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Unemployment rates throughout the country remain high but in Manhattan, Kansas growing companies like CivicPlus, the leading developer of local government websites, continue to display Help Wanted signs for well-paying professional jobs. Known as the "Little Apple" and located 57 miles west of Topeka, Manhattan is a thriving small city of nearly 53,000 and a contender for Money Magazine's 2011 list of the 100 Best Small Cities in America. It...

2010-06-08 13:00:00

FORT WORTH, Texas, June 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- American Eagle, the regional affiliate of American Airlines, today announced daily round-trip service between Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD) and Manhattan Regional Airport (MHK) in Manhattan, Kan., which will begin Nov. 18. The new service will be operated with 50-seat Embraer ERJ-145 jets. "We're delighted to introduce service from Manhattan to American's second largest hub in Chicago," said Gary Foss, Vice President -...