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  • Manhattan High School | July 14, 2014

    Gonzales to host pair of camps

    Manhattan High wrestling coach Robert Gonzales works year-round to make sure the Indians are among Kansas’ best teams on the mat year in and year out. That includes summer workouts and camps, which are in full swing this week with a pair of one-day clinics

  • General Activities | July 14, 2014

    Cameron: Americans care about soccer now

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    So is that it, America? Are we done? The World Cup ended Sunday in a blaze of skill and excitement, with German newcomer Mario Goetze rifling home a magnificent goal in extra time to hand his country a victory over Argentina. Billions of viewers — yes,

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | July 14, 2014

    Man stabbed in traffic dispute

    A Manhattan man was stabbed in the arm early Saturday morning after a reported road rage incident led to a heated argument between him and an unknown woman in the 1100 block of North Third Street. Riley County police responded to the area at about 2:15 a.

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | July 14, 2014

    Woman bites police officer

    Riley County police arrested a Clifton woman Saturday evening for a slew of offenses connected to a domestic battery report and for attempting to bite a law enforcement officer. Desiree Kane, 31, was arrested at 9:50 p.m. after police performed a traffic stop in the 500 block

  • Editorials | July 14, 2014

    You can affect Fort Riley’s future

    Manhattan is an Army town. We need the Army, and the Army needs us. Now is the time to make those points. Strongly. Yes, Manhattan is a college town. No question about it. K-State has a dominating physical and psychological presence here, and thank goodness

  • Letters | July 14, 2014

    “Expressions” need to be spelled out in stories

    To the Editor: What is a “sac fly” or a “drivers ed”? Both of these “expressions” were used this past week in The Mercury. My opinion, but isn’t a newspaper supposed to show some adherence to proper English? I didn’t fall off of

  • Letters | July 14, 2014

    Special Rodeo for kids with special needs

    To the Editor: The Kaw Valley Rodeo Association will be sponsoring the 2lst Annual Kaw Valley Special Rodeo for children with special needs. We would like to extend the invitation to children, ages 5 to 12 years old ,to sign up for it. It will be held

  • Letters | July 14, 2014

    Thanks for help with pancake feed

    To the Editor: The Solar Kiwanis Club of Manhattan thanks all of those who shared pancakes, sausage, and eggs with us on the morning of July 4 at Pottorf Hall. It was a beautiful day and we enjoyed having a large crowd at our breakfast. A

  • Movies | July 14, 2014

    ‘Dawn of the Planet of the Apes’ doesn’t move the story forward

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    Let’s get started right now fabricating the title of the next Planet of the Apes film. We’ve already had “Planet of the Apes” twice, in 1968 and, as if we needed the exercise repeated, in 2001. We’ve had “Beneath the Planet of the Apes”

  • Obituaries | July 14, 2014

    JAY SHAW

    Jay T. Shaw, 75, of Manhattan, died Friday morning, July 11, 2014, at his residence following an extended illness. He was born on Oct. 25, 1938, in Canonsburg, Pa., the son of James and Louise Shaw. Jay’s father died when Jay was at a young age. His mother then


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