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  • Area Schools | April 24, 2014

    Mustangs start MEL play with wins over St. Marys

    Rock Creek took care of business on Monday night in the opening games of Mid-East League play with two run-rule wins against St. Marys, 14-4 and 15-0. In the early game, the Mustangs combined for 15 hits, including five doubles and 13 RBIs.  The teams traded

  • Area Schools | April 24, 2014

    Rock Creek JV sweeps St. Marys, splits with Eagles

    The Rock Creek JV softball squad improved to 5-3 on the season with wins over the St. Marys Bears.  Rock Creek won both games via run-rule, 14-2 in the first game and 16-6 in the second. Jayden Weers and Saige Biedenbender each pitched for

  • Local |Kansas State University | April 23, 2014

    Mother of shooting victim speaks about gun laws


    Sybrina Fulton, the mother of Trayvon Martin, was welcomed to the K-State Student Union ballroom by a standing-room audience of nearly a thousand people Tuesday night. In her first visit to Kansas, Fulton talked again about her slain son’s story – an event that has

  • Local | April 23, 2014

    ‘Empty Bowls’ filled

    The purchase of an empty bowl helped fill the bowls for a family in need. That was the goal of the Manhattan Empty Bowls Project, which was held Tuesday at Hibachi Hut. For $10 a bowl, attendees were able to get soup in ceramic bowls, which

  • Local |Business |Fort Riley | April 23, 2014

    Job fair addresses needs of wounded and outgoing soldiers


    FORT RILEY — Crowds of wounded and outgoing soldiers filled Riley’s Conference Center Wednesday morning for the Hiring Heroes Career Fair. The event, now in its eighth year at the post, is put on by the Department of Defense’s solider outreach program. The plan

  • Local |Government, Politics | April 23, 2014

    Counties to conduct needs survey

    Residents of Riley and Pottawatomie counties will have a chance to provide input regarding the quality of life in their communities – and to identify what they perceive as possible improvements. The Riley County Seniors’ Services Center is coordinating a comprehensive needs assessment, courtesy of a

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | April 23, 2014

    Soldier faces fines for false statement to Social Security

    KANSAS CITY — A Fort Riley soldier pleaded guilty in federal court Tuesday to making a false material statement to the Social Security Administration. A press release from U.S. Attorney Barry Grissom’s office stated that James Scott Nickerson, 37, admitted the Social Security Administration (SSA)

  • Editorials | April 23, 2014

    IRS has a knack for scandals

    You’d think the folks at the Internal Revenue Service would be smarter. After all, the IRS is the agency Americans love to hate. You’d at least think that after being raked over the coals for bullying taxpayers a few years ago and more

  • Baseball | April 23, 2014

    K-State eases to 13-0 rout of Bakersfield

    Max Brown had a career-high three hits, including a three-run triple, while the Kansas State pitching staff notched its sixth shutout of the season to help the Wildcats beat Cal State-Bakersfield 13-0 on Tuesday at Tointon Family Stadium. Brown, making his sixth straight start, tripled

  • Football | April 23, 2014

    Snyder: Spring game is for the fans

    While some schools have opted to ditch their annual spring game, it should come as no surprise that Kansas State’s Bill Snyder like things just the way they are. “It’s for our fan base,” he said Tuesday. “I prefer to have another practice,

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