A new EPA rule about water pollution has been put on hold. A federal judge has prevented new regulations from taking effect while a lawsuit against the EPA, filed by 13 farm states, moves its way through the court system.
Federal officials approved the state's plan to privatize its Medicaid program but advocates say the KanCare ombudsman doesn’t have the authority or the resources to hold the three private managed care companies accountable.
Great Spaces music and arts series presents the Spire Chamber Ensemble as they perform some of the most beautiful devotional pieces in the classical repertory in honor of the Virgin Mary. Performed by candlelight and featuring unique staging.
Chad Pape, Choir Director at Manhattan High School and long-term Music Director of the Manhattan Parks and Recreation (MPRD) Summer Youth Musical, is leading a brand new Youth Choir beginning August 31. The MPRD Youth Choir is open to students currently enrolled in grades 5-8, and will rehearse weekly to prepare for two performances during the semester, including a shared concert with the Manhattan High School Choirs. They will sing fun and exciting musical literature that will include folksongs, world music, art music, and a mix of other musical styles. Students will spend time preparing music and learning fundamental music reading skills. There is absolutely no musical background necessary – any student who loves music is welcome to join.
Instructor: Chad Pape, Choir Director at Manhattan High School
Class Dates: Mondays, August 31-December 14
Class Time: 6:00-7:30 PM
Location: Union Pacific Depot, 120 Fort Riley Boulevard
Fee: $65 (includes sheet music and performance shirt)
Students can enroll online now at www.mhkprd.com or by phone at (785) 587-2757. And as always, the community is welcome to visit the MPRD Office at 1101 Fremont Street and sign up in-person.
From his Dove Award-winning gospel albums to his genre-defining Southern rock anthems and his CMA Award-winning country hits, few artists have left a more indelible mark on America’s musical landscape than Charlie Daniels. An outspoken patriot, beloved mentor to young artists and still a road warrior at age 78, Charlie has parlayed his passion for music into a multi-platinum career and a platform to support the military, underprivileged children and others in need.