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  • UPDATE: 54 students at MHS out with flu-like illness

    Fifty-four Manhattan High School students had been affected by a recent bout of what appears to be the flu as of Monday, according to the Riley County Health Department.

  • Officials seek poop as illness spreads

    At least 34 students were absent from Manhattan High West Campus Tuesday because of flu-like symptoms, adding to a growing total affected by an unknown illness.

  • Farmers want answers on bridge

    About 20 agricultural producers and business representatives attended Monday’s meeting of the Pott County Commission, asking when progress would be made on replacing the Belvue Bridge.

  • Rare copies of great works on display in new exhibit

    Rare copies of the Emancipation Proclamation, the Magna Carta and other great works will be on display this fall in a new exhibit at K-State’s Hale Library.

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  • Open for business Atrium

    K-State business administration building ready for students

  • Taste of summer Watermelon1.mercury

    Enjoying the summer sun and the farmers market Saturday morning, area kids cooled down with some juicy watermelon and some light-hearted competition.


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  • K-State researchers taking mobile apps to the field

    Global populations are booming, food demand is skyrocketing and climate change is threatening food security — meanwhile, access to mobile technology is becoming commonplace.

  • Buildings to go first in county tax sale

    Riley County officials will use a new format for the upcoming property tax sale, which will take place Sept.

  • Physics lab to receive $8M grant from DOE

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  • Commission to give input on possible e-cigarette ban

    City commissioners on Tuesday will look at two possible ordinances: One prohibiting e-cigarettes in public places, and another controlling noise.

  • Commissioners agree to support gun law

    Riley County commissioners reached a consensus Monday to support proposed legislation that would prevent local governments from being held liable if their employees use a concealed weapon while on the clock.

  • Breast cancer awareness lunch on Oct. 21

    Ladies are invited to enjoy lunch with friends as they learn about breast health and cancer at the seventh annual Pink Power Luncheon for breast cancer awareness from 11:30 a.

  • Illusionist enjoys power to make people wonder

    Reza Borchardt doesn’t fall for his own tricks — that is, he doesn’t believe in supernatural magic.

  • Milford Lake’s blue-green nuisance persists for another year

    Summers on Milford Lake are not what they once were.

  • In sexual assault cases, universities differ on when they get involved

    How should universities respond to a report of sexual assault when the incident occurs off campus? For K-State to investigate a report of an off-campus sexual assault, there must be a “nexus,” or connection to the campus environment, before the university can investigate further, said Jeff Morris, K-State vice president of communications and marketing.

  • Devil Brigade trains

    Over the course of 14 blazing hot days in the California desert, the soldiers of the 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, battled exhaustion, pain and an opposition force during their training for future operations.

  • Malawi woman makes global problem personal

    In 1997 Thokozile Phiri lost her father to tuberculosis and HIV.

  • Mercury wins 2 honors in national competition

    The Manhattan Mercury had two second-place finishes in the National Newspaper Association’s annual contest for 2015.

  • ‘Nunsense,’ African drumming, reptile expo and more

    TODAY Junction City Little Theater presents “Nunsense,” 2 p.

  • Myers discusses Big 12 expansion

    Kansas State University President Richard Myers said Thursday that he supports Big 12 expansion and that he planned to discuss the matter this week with conference Commissioner Bob Bowlsby.

  • Brewery offering tours of expanding operation

    Less than two weeks after expanding into the Texas market, Tallgrass Brewing Co.


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