What if Jacuzzi-Like Water Jets Could Save a Lake? Scientists Will Try it in Kansas

Manhattan, KS— Tuttle Creek Lake sits like a shrunken version of its former self. Take the abandoned campground: Drinking water stopped reaching its pipes as the reservoir filled with mud. Several boat ramps now lead only to dirt. Locals remember waterskiing in these areas, before so much silt filled it in and cut the lake’s surface […]

No Nightmares: K-State Expert Shares Tips for Halloween Food Safety

By Emily Halstead, K-State Research and Extension news service   Manhattan, KS- Temperatures are dropping and leaves are falling which means Halloween is quickly approaching. While the holiday is not always thought to be overly risky in terms of food safety, any time perishable foods are left out can be a nightmare.   “Perishable foods […]

Oct-FLU-ber Fest Vaccine Event Aims to Protect Riley County from Influenza and COVID-19

Riley County, KS- Flu season is here once again and the Riley County Health Department (RCHD) is helping the community stay healthy by offering vaccines. Influenza vaccines as well as COVID-19 vaccines and boosters are available at the Riley County Health Department’s Health Clinic at 2030 Tecumseh Road as a walk-in service or by appointment. […]