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  • Shannon knows value of morale

    As discouraging as the story in Wednesday’s Mercury on recommended spending cuts in the Manhattan-Ogden School District was, Superintendent Bob Shannon’s recognition of the effect one modest proposal could have on morale was refreshing. It came after a .

  • Indians edge Garden City, win at home Casper 100butterfly.phatch

    It came down to the final race, but the Manhattan High girls’ swim and dive team pulled out a victory at its six-team home meet on Wednesday afternoon at the KSU Natatorium. Tied with Garden City heading into the final .

  • Brownback, Republicans must undo fiscal disaster

    To the Editor: I write this letter with very mixed feeling as a conservative Republican, but it has to be said. The Republican leadership in Kansas had better get its act together in a hurry. The Brown-back-led elimination of income .


    Eddie L. Crow, 77, died Wednesday, April 15, 2015, at Charlevoix Healthcare Center in St. Charles, Mo. He was an area homebuilder, later moving to St. Charles and becoming the 68th president of the St. Louis Homebuilders Association, while also operating Ed Crow .


    Earl Gene Peterson, 79, of Manhattan, died Tuesday, April 28, 2015, at the St. Francis Health Center in Topeka. He was born on Oct. 9, 1935, on a farm near Lake Lillian, Minn., the son of George and Myrtle (Lalim) Peterson. They moved to a .


    Maxine L. Anderson, 82, of Olsburg, died Thursday, April 30, 2015, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House. Funeral services are pending with the Anderes-Pfeifley Funeral Home..

  • Kansans would fare better with Democrats in charge

    This message is for Kansas voters. You made a mistake in November.  I am an Army veteran, and I have been blessed to move to your state because my wife is now serving in the Army.  The mistake .


    Pauline G. Barr, 88, of Manhattan, died Wednesday, April 29, 2015, at her home. Services are pending with Irvin-Parkview Funeral Home..

  • K-State, MAC productions close local theater season Mikado2.phatch

    Two love stories — a comedic play and a modernized opera — take the stage this weekend, wrapping up the local arts season. The is K-State’s production of the three-act play “You Can’t Take it with You.” In the play, .

  • Wildcats bounce back to split series with Gophers

    MINNEAPOLIS — Five Kansas State pitchers combined for the Wildcats’ third shutout of the season, as K-State bounced back with a 9-0 win at Minnesota Wednesday to split the two-game series at Siebert Field. After being shut out 5-0 the night .

  • K-State finishes 9th at Big 12

    TULSA, Okla. — The Kansas State men’s golf team turned in its lowest round of the Big 12 Men’s Golf Championship Wednesday with a 16-over-par 296 at the par-70, 7,151-yard Southern Hills Course, but managed only a ninth-place finish. The Wildcats .

  • Five Wildcats honored

    Kansas State’s Weston Hiebert, Tyler Lockett, Zach Nemechek, Curry Sexton and Jake Waters were five of 817 players named to the National Football Foundation & College Football Hall of Fame (NFF) Hampshire Honor Society, the organization announced Wednesday. The Hampshire .


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