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  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | January 17, 2014

    RCPD names victim of job site accident

    David G. Teske, 47, of Onaga died Thursday after an accident at a job site in Manhattan, according to the Riley County Police Department. Teske was struck by a falling tree. RCPD, emergency services, the Manhattan Fire Department and Riley County Rural Fire responded to a

  • Letters | January 17, 2014

    Report rubbed atmospheric scientist the wrong way

    To the Editor: I was disappointed in reading the item in the Jan 16 edition of the Mercury about our strong winds. Most people are inter-ested in and discuss the weather, so the coverage was appropriate. What was frustrating was the suggestion that the high winds

  • Obituaries | January 17, 2014


    Joseph Thomas Duke, 78, of Junction City, died Tuesday. The family provided some of the following information. Joe was born in Webb, Ala. on Jan. 30, 1935. He was the son of the late Evitus Lee and Lennie Mae (Durden) Duke.  Joe graduated from high school in

  • Obituaries | January 17, 2014


    Janice Eddy, 46, of Plattsmouth, Neb., died Wednesday. The family provided some of the following information. She was born January 24, 1967. She was united in marriage to Donald N. “Chip” Eddy on March 17, 1990, in Middleburg, Fla. She was preceded in death by her mother Ruth Smith. She

  • Manhattan High School | January 17, 2014

    Indians prep for rivalry matchup

    After dropping a winnable game at Hayden on Tuesday night, Manhattan High boys’ basketball coach Tim Brooks delivered a warning to his players. He said they’d sit down and have a heart-to-heart talk about the way the team played and the direction this team

  • General Activities | January 17, 2014

    Country Club introduces new golf pro


    New Manhattan Country Club head golf professional Blake Graham loves the challenges the sport presents. “It’s (a sport) you can never perfect,” Graham said. “I’ve played a lot of good rounds over the years. But to be perfect is not possible.” Graham, who

  • Arts, Leisure | January 17, 2014

    MLK Day events headline weekend


    On Wednesday, Martin Luther King Jr. would have been 85 years old. This year, the community will honor the life and legacy of King with several community events. On Saturday, the Manhattan Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Committee will host a community celebration from 6 to 8:30 p.

  • Men's Basketball | January 17, 2014

    Williams brings Cats a spark

    If Nino Williams stepped up to the free-throw line late in a game last season, Kansas State fans might have joined in a collective cringe. But just one season later, Williams is a guy that K-State head coach Bruce Weber is more than happy to

  • Women's Basketball | January 17, 2014

    K-State women host ISU looking for second straight win

    There really isn’t anything Hallie Christofferson can’t do for Iowa State. The 6-foot-3 senior forward plays on the outside, hits 3-pointers, posts up on the inside, rebounds, blocks shots and run the floor like a guard. At 21 points and 7.7 rebounds a game this

  • Football | January 17, 2014

    Tours of football stadium beginning Jan. 28

    Following its debut season, the new West Stadium Center at Bill Snyder Family Stadium will be available for public tours beginning Jan. 28, K-State athletics officials announced Thursday. Fans will be able to visit the new 215,000 square-foot facility three days a week with two tours on

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