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  • Local |Government & Politics | June 16, 2014

    Vote set for water, asphalt projects

    City commissioners are scheduled to vote on an elevated water storage tank for the Blue Township area during their meeting Tuesday. The elevated water storage tank is a collaborative project between the city and Pottawatomie County Rural Water District No. 1. The tank is supposed to

  • Neighbors | June 16, 2014

    Pastor feels called to help soldiers with PTSD

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    Sandra Moore has considered it her mission in life to help soldiers suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD. It’s an anxiety disorder experienced after emotional trauma, which can happen during war for soldiers. “My mission is to help them understand their relationship with

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | June 16, 2014

    Robbery reported at Westwood Motel

    An unknown man is wanted by Riley County police for reportedly robbing the Westwood Motel late Friday night. Officers responded to the motel, 2108 Fort Riley Blvd., at about 11:05 p.m. Friday, according to a Monday news release. Police were informed that before they arrived an

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | June 16, 2014

    Man arrested after standoff

    Junction City police arrested a Fort Riley soldier Saturday evening following a standoff that lasted more than five hours. A report from the police department indicated that the standoff began when officers responded to 2614 Deerfield Blvd. at 6:07 p.m. after a report of a domestic

  • Editorials | June 16, 2014

    Roberts’ tenure is a curious issue

    Can Milton Wolf topple U.S. Sen. Pat Roberts in the Republican primary election in August? We’re inclined to doubt it, and we have plenty of company. But we’re also inclined to think Sen. Roberts ought to campaign as if anything is possible.

  • Arts & Leisure | June 16, 2014

    Junction City troupe presents ‘Company’

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    The little spring tour of area arts facilities that members of the Mercury’s review staff have been on ended with my trip to Junction City’s attractive Hoover Opera House. There the city’s long-effective Little Theater produced a version of Stephen Sondheim’s “

  • Local |Kansas State University | June 16, 2014

    Researchers create better methods to detect E. coli

    Kansas State University diagnosticians are helping the cattle industry save millions of dollars each year by developing earlier and accurate detection of E. coli. Lance Noll, master’s student in veterinary biomedical science, of Greensburg; T.G. Nagaraja, university distinguished professor of diagnostic medicine and

  • Local |Kansas State University | June 16, 2014

    El Nino could affect U.S. crops

    A Kansas State University senior agricultural economist says there’s a 70 percent chance an El Niño will arrive this fall — and that’s good news for the United States. Jay O’Neil, an instructor and specialist at the university’s International Grains Program, says

  • Letters | June 16, 2014

    Learn about the upcoming bike ride to fight MS and and enjoy free pizza

    To the Editor: An information meeting regarding the annual Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Bike Ride will be held at A.J.’s Pizzeria, 301 Poyntz Ave., at 6 p.m. Thursday, June 19. All bicycle riders, regardless of skill, are welcome. We will describe the annual MS Rice, which

  • Letters | June 16, 2014

    Many contributed to the success of 27th annual MCS golf tournament

    To the Editor: Manhattan Catholic School’s faculty and staff would like to thank all the participants and sponsors of the 27th annual Manhattan Catholic Schools Golf Tournament. The tournament was held June 9 at Stagg Hill Golf Club. Thank you to our corporate sponsors, Deb


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