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  • Area Schools | May 06, 2014

    Rock Creek baseball plays Clay Center, Riley County

    The Rock Creek baseball team played four games over the weekend, sweeping Clay Center on Friday before splitting with Riley County on Saturday. The Mustangs played at Clay Center on Friday, winning the first game 10-3 and the second one 14-1. Zach Nider took the

  • General Activities | May 06, 2014

    Manhattan Titans win tournament

    The 12-and-under Manhattan Titans competed in the AAA Invitational at Bettis Sports Complex in Topeka over the weekend and ended up coming home with the championship. The Titans beat the Topeka Golden Giants 7-1, Building Champions 8-5, and the KC Storm 7-3. The Titans only

  • Baseball | May 06, 2014

    Marshall called up by D-Backs

    Former Kansas State pitcher Evan Marshall was called up by the Arizona Diamondbacks on Tuesday. Marshall’s appeared in 14 games for the AAA Reno Aces this season, and has one save and a 0.54 ERA. He has 19 strikeouts. Marshall was drafted out of K-State by the

  • Area Schools | May 06, 2014

    Rock Creek JV softball sweeps Riley County

    The Rock Creek junior varsity softball team played a doubleheader at Riley County on Friday, winning the games 4-3 and 8-0. The Mustangs led 4-0 heading into the bottom of the fourth in Game 1 when Riley County started making a comeback. Rock Creek was able

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | May 05, 2014

    One on one: Schoen talks about RCPD trust


    Brad Schoen can be funny, and he can laugh loud enough to make people stop talking across a large, noisy room. But when Schoen has his chief’s hat on — when he’s officially speaking as director of the Riley County Police Department —he checks

  • Local |Government, Politics | May 05, 2014

    Officials unhappy with tax appeal bill

    Riley County commissioners expressed their disappointment in the Kansas legislature Monday morning with the passing of Senate Bill 231, also known as the “COTA to BOTA” bill, over the weekend. It passed the House 124-0 and the Senate 26-13. The bill changes the Court of Tax

  • Local |Government, Politics | May 05, 2014

    City to decide on funding allocations

    City commissioners Tuesday will consider a proposal on how to allocate federal funding for community improvements. This federal money would fund the fifth year of the five-year action plan approved by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. The funding would be for

  • Neighbors | May 05, 2014

    Miller proud of how floral shop has grown in the community


    The fresh smell is one of the first noticeable things when walking into Steve’s Floral. The presence of owner Jan Miller in her apron is also a constant there. She’s there when the store opens at 8 a.m. and when it closes. “I

  • Local |Business | May 05, 2014

    Foundation offers chance to double your donation

    The community will have a chance to support 32 local nonprofit organizations Tuesday. The Greater Manhattan Community Foundation is having its second annual GROW Green Match Day from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. at Colony Square Atrium, 555 Poyntz Ave. Donors can make a donation at the

  • Local |Education | May 05, 2014

    MHS team wins state forensics competition

    The Manhattan High Forensics team placed first in the 6A State Speech and Drama Festival, which ended Sunday at Olathe Northwest High School. Coach Shawn Rafferty said winning had been a goal for the team all year, and they were excited with the results. “There’

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