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  • Local |Kansas State University | April 30, 2014

    Late freeze kills some fruit buds

    A recent late cold snap could mean less fruit this year. “If we had a tree or even some sort of small fruit bush that was in flower, it very likely could have killed the fruit buds,” said Ward Upham, Kansas State University extension agent

  • Obituaries | April 30, 2014

    HAZEL (KEEN) ROBERTS

    Hazel (Keen) Roberts, 91, died Tuesday at the Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan. She was born Aug. 17, 1922, in Fostoria. Funeral service information and a complete obituary are pending and will be released later by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home, 1616 Poyntz Avenue, Manhattan, Kansas 66502.

  • Men's Basketball | April 30, 2014

    Underwood top choice at S. Miss?

    According to CBS Sports, Stephen F. Austin coach Brad Underwood is believed to be the top candidate for the head coaching vacancy at Southern Miss. Sources told the website on Tuesday that the former Kansas State associate head coach and player had been offered the

  • Women's Basketball | April 30, 2014

    Ex-KSU signee Treece to play at Oklahoma

    McKenna Treece, who was recently released from her letter of intent with the Kansas State women’s basketball team, has committed to play at Oklahoma. The 6-foot-3 three-star forward was one of three early signees for the former K-State women’s coaching staff — joining Salina’

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | April 29, 2014

    Woman sentenced for pill mill connection

    TOPEKA — A Manhattan woman has been sentenced to two years of federal probation for her connection to a pill mill that authorities busted in August 2012. U.S. Attorney Barry Grissom stated in a news release that Sarah Harding-Huffine, 30, had been sentenced Monday after she pleaded

  • Local |Government & Politics | April 29, 2014

    County could sue over lack of plants

    WESTMORELAND — Pottawatomie County commissioners Monday directed the administrative staff to threaten legal action — if necessary — to get landscaping around the new justice center completed. Heavy rainfall Sunday morning washed mud across sidewalks and into a street east of the new building, where final grading and

  • Local |Business | April 29, 2014

    Cameron to step down as Mercury executive editor

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    Ned Seaton, publisher and editor-in-chief, on Tuesday announced a change in the leadership of The Manhattan Mercury’s newsroom: Steve Cameron is resigning as executive editor, and Megan Moser is taking the position on an interim basis. The changes take effect Thursday. Cameron will continue

  • Local |Kansas State University | April 29, 2014

    Logan pleased with Regents’ revised social media policy

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    The Kansas Board of Regents released a revised social media policy Monday afternoon — incorporating language on academic freedoms while keeping in place the disciplinary clauses that have been a source of controversy. Regent Chair Fred Logan said he’s pleased with the revisions, which will

  • Local |Kansas State University | April 29, 2014

    KSU choir to perform at Kauffman Center

    K-State choir students will turn Kansas City purple during a concert Saturday evening. The Kansas State University Grand Chorus will present its inaugural Rhapsody concert at 8 p.m. Saturday in Helzberg Hall at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts. All ticket sales benefit student

  • Manhattan High School | April 29, 2014

    Indians hold on to beat Hayden

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    While the Manhattan High soccer team has seven wins to its credit this season, head coach Mike Sanchez has been waiting to see his team play to its potential against some of the tougher teams on the schedule. Monday night against Hayden, Sanchez got his


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