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  • Local |Business | March 23, 2014

    Pawnee Mental Health receives $1,000 award

    The Tower Mental Health Foundation awarded $30,000 to the Association of Community Mental Health Centers of Kansas to fund staff training in the Youth Mental Health First Aid Program. Pawnee Mental Health Services received $1,000 of the funding from the state association. Youth Mental Health First Aid

  • Arts & Leisure | March 23, 2014

    Kenya Safari Acrobats, SpringDance, ‘Annie’

    TODAY Read to Dogs, 2-4 p.m. Read to a certified therapy dog. The dogs have been trained to listen, and they help children relax while reading. Manhattan Public Library Storytime Room.     MONDAY   Artist Talk with Photographer Dan Estabrook, 5:30 p.m. Mark

  • Arts & Leisure | March 23, 2014

    Woodworker builds custom European cabinets in rural Kansas

    A business executive and his wife are building their dream home. For the kitchen, they prepare to order fancy cabinets from Italy. But instead, they decide to make a change. They end up with beautiful cabinets for less money by sourcing those cabinets from an

  • Columns | March 23, 2014

    Right or wrong, Putin is an opportunist

    Russia’s annexation of Crimea is not just a case of Vladimir Putin deciding one day to send troops in and make it part of Russia. That is part of what happened, but as an explanation, it is simplistic.  Putin has his own agenda,

  • March 21, 2014

    Kentucky beats K-State, 56-49

    ST. LOUIS — The Kansas State men’s basketball team saw its season come to an end on Friday in a 56-49 loss to Kentucky in the second round of the NCAA tournament in St. Louis. The Wildcats led 6-5 after a flurry of quick buckets,

  • Local |Business | March 21, 2014

    Few Plum Island employees coming

    If initial responses are correct, only a few employees will come to Manhattan’s future National Bio and Agro Defense Facility from Plum Island, N.Y., where an aging biosecurity facility will be phased out. NBAF will replace the Plum Island Animal Disease Center, where

  • Local |Government & Politics | March 21, 2014

    Moran confident about NBAF


    Sen. Jerry Moran told Manhattan Rotary Club members Thursday afternoon he’s confident the National Bio and Agro Defense Facility (NBAF) will be built. Moran, who moved to Manhattan a year ago and has an office here, was the featured speaker for the club’s

  • I Wonder |Local |Business | March 21, 2014

    Is new Chick-fil-A still opening here?


    Megan Moser .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)/*= 0)out += unescape(l[i].replace(/^\s\s*/, '&#'));while (--j >= 0)if (el[j].getAttribute('data-eeEncEmail_DiFmgYrbEX'))el[j].innerHTML = out;/*]]>*/ Q: A while ago the Mercury had an article that Manhattan was getting

  • Local | March 21, 2014

    Locals say information cards could help pets in emergencies

    Pet owners sometimes find themselves in emergencies where they can’t provide information about their pets that need care. Claflin Books and Copies is making emergency pet information cards — also known as ICE cards — to address that concern, according to store owner Stormy Kennedy. She

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | March 21, 2014

    Firm suffers $56,000 in losses to thieves

    A thief or thieves stole more than two dozen pieces of equipment from Flint Hills Landscape, 9770 Limerick Lane, causing a loss of more than $56,000, the Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office said Thursday. The company reported the theft to the sheriff’s office on Monday and

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