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  • Obituaries | November 10, 2013

    MARGIE YEAGER

    Margie Mae Howard Yeager, 88, of Manhattan, formerly of Wamego, died October 30. A memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Irvin-Parkview Funeral Home and Cremation in Manhattan.

  • Arts, Leisure | November 10, 2013

    Rural life inspires award-winning art by Kansas man

    San Dimas, California; An art show is underway. Among the beautiful works of art on display is a painting by an artist from halfway across the continent in Kansas. It’s an example of the beautiful color and realism with which this artist depicts rural

  • Editorials | November 10, 2013

    Be proud to salute veterans

    Veterans Day is a good day to be an American. It gives those of us who’ve grown up here, raised our families here and made our lives here an opportunity to show our respect for those fellow citizens who’ve helped make all that

  • Letters | November 10, 2013

    Support city infrastructure; it helps save residents’ lives

    To the Editor: There are many features that make Manhattan a wonderful place to live and raise a family. We see those things every day and we take them for granted. My grandchildren love to see the fire stations and the fire trucks, and if

  • Letters | November 10, 2013

    New residents’ sewer bills should be based on usage

    To the Editor: I moved into a new home in late January 2013 that is part of a homeowners association. The association pays for lawn watering. Therefore, my individual water usage and individual sewer usage are identical. I was surprised that I was being charged a

  • Letters | November 10, 2013

    Mercury should apologize to Roberts; he was right

    To the Editor: A few weeks ago, after a few words of kindness, to appear fair, you criticized Senator Pat Roberts’ call for the resignation or firing of Kathleen Sebelius as secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services. Now that her incompetence appears

  • Arts, Leisure | November 10, 2013

    WWII anniversary inspires Manhattan High’s production of ‘South Pacific’

    Bloodymary.phatch

    It’s been nine years since Manhattan High School put on “South Pacific” for its annual musical, but this year, there was all the more reason to do it. “This is the 70th anniversary of the push to take back the Japanese-held islands,” said drama

  • Off The Beat | November 10, 2013

    Grievances against a fortune cookie

    Brian mug.phatch

    As should be very apparent by now, I’m an extremely petty individual who feels strongly about insignificant things. I hope I’m delivered from this evil spirit in my life one of these days. DEAR CEO of the fortune cookie company, “You will be

  • Books | November 10, 2013

    Tragedy in Wichita provokes racial tension

    On January 16, 1965, Air Force KC-135 Stratotanker 57-1442, familiarly called “Raggy 42,” took off at 9:26 am from McConnell Air Force Base in Wichita, heading north on a routine refueling exercise.  Four minutes later, it crashed at the corner of 20th and North Piatt Street, about halfway

  • Books | November 10, 2013

    Crime leads to ‘Abomination’

    Abomination has multiple meanings in Christianity, but for the purposes of this story, it begins with the discovery of the body of a woman in priests’ clothing at the Santa Maria della Salute, one of Venice’s landmarks. The woman had been executed, shot twice


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