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  • 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,

  • Tennis | April 23, 2014

    K-State tennis set for Big 12 tourney


    After wrapping up their regular season with a 6-1 match victory over rival Kansas this past weekend in Manhattan, senior Petra Niedermayerova and her Kansas State teammates are set to open the Big 12 Tennis Championships on Thursday against West Virginia in Fort Worth, Texas. “Getting

  • Women's Basketball | April 23, 2014

    Currie addresses transfer policy

    Kansas State athletic director John Currie broke his silence on Tuesday and addressed the university’s transfer policy in a series of tweets aimed at defending K-State’s decision not to grant a release to All-Big 12 point guard Leti Romero. Currie spoke in general terms

  • Manhattan High School | April 23, 2014

    MHS baseball sweeps rival Junction City

    It was a relatively short trip, but the 30-minute drive to Junction City was still enough to change the routine of the Manhattan High baseball team on Tuesday. After a slow start in Game 1, the Indians finally got the offense going, turning a one-run deficit

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