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  • Women's Basketball | May 07, 2014

    Tasha Dickey to remain on K-State WBB support staff

    Kansas State women’s basketball head coach Jeff Mittie continued to round out his staff with the announcement on Wednesday that he has retained Tasha Dickey as the team’s director of video operations. Dickey remains on a K-State staff that features associate head coach

  • Area Schools | May 07, 2014

    Rock Creek JV softball finishes season 11-5

    The Rock Creek junior varsity finished its season on Monday with a sweep of Hiawatha, winning the games 15-0 and 18-0. Jayden Weers and Saige Biedenbender each pitched shutout wins for the Mustangs, while the offense put up big numbers behind it. The Mustangs had

  • Area Schools | May 07, 2014

    Riley County softball splits with St. Marys

    The Riley County softball team hosted the St. Marys Bears on Tuesday night, splitting the doubleheader. Riley County won the first game 8-4 and lost the second game, 14-13. Heidi Prockish started in the circle and earned the win with relief from Makayla Tegtmeier. 

  • Area Schools | May 07, 2014

    Rock Creek softball sweeps Wabaunsee

    The Rock Creek softball team swept Wabaunsee on Tuesday, beating the Chargers 11-1 and 13-2. The Mustangs got off to a slow start in the first game, scoring one run in the first, but not scoring again until the seventh inning when they piled on 10

  • Local |Business | May 06, 2014

    Manhattan-based company part of $8.6 million merger


    A local aerospace electronics company with humble beginnings is now a part of a multi-million-dollar deal. ICE Corporation, founded in a Kansas State University dorm room in 1973, has been purchased by Ultra Electronics, a defense, aerospace, security, transport and energy company based in the United

  • Movies | May 06, 2014

    New DVDs feature titles of interest to teens


    This month the new videos shelves will be heavy with copies of “Veronica Mars,” “Her,” and the remake of “Gambit.” But what’s surprising is how much the other new releases skew toward teen interest movies. There may not be anything new in the teen

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | May 06, 2014

    McKenith gets life in prison

    A Manhattan man has been sentenced to life in prison for first-degree murder, while his mother has pleaded no contest to aiding him after the fact and other charges. James McKenith, 33, was sentenced Monday afternoon in Riley County District Court for the murder of John

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | May 06, 2014

    Nitchman sentenced to probation in vehicular homicide

    A Missouri man charged with vehicular homicide was sentenced to 12 months of probation Monday afternoon in Riley County District Court. Daniel Nitchman, 39, of St. Robert, Mo., was charged with the Class A misdemeanor in the death of Samantha Coleman, 31, of Abilene. Nitchman pleaded no contest

  • Local |Business | May 06, 2014

    County awaits bridge analysis

    The official results are still pending, but Bob Awerkamp is hopeful an engineering analysis of the Belvue Bridge conducted last week will be good news. Awerkamp is owner of The Onyx Collection at Belvue and the person who urged the Pottawatomie County Commission to get

  • Local | May 06, 2014

    Concert planned to benefit Peace Memorial Auditorium

    The push to keep the stage at Peace Memorial Auditorium continues. A benefit concert, “Give My Regards to Broadway,” will take place at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at Peace Memorial in City Hall. The program is free, but donations will be accepted at the door for

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