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  • Zoo’s last remaining cheetah euthanized after illness Sunset zoo cheetah.phatch

    Sunset Zoo is searching to fill an empty exhibit after the death of its last cheetah. Jalani, a 13-year-old male cheetah at the zoo, was euthanized by veterinary staff Thursday. The animal’s health had been declining since the discovery .

  • Highway program bank to open soon

    To protect recent income-tax cuts, including exempting almost 200,000 businesses altogether, Kansas legislators are turning their attention to money set aside for state highway projects. Though not necessary, it was probably inevitable. It’s not necessary because scaling back the overly .

  • It’s not too soon for us to plan

    In the Mercury editorial on Nov. 16, the editors suggested that the Manhattan Ogden Board of Education refrain from speaking of a bond issue so soon after the completion of the previous bond issue. As the board member most urging such .

  • Live greyhounds greet visitors at museum

    ABILENE — Kathy Lounsbury wears several hats as an employee of the Greyhound Hall of Fame in Abilene: museum curator, Hall of Fame manager, gift shop operator and kennel master. As kennel master, Lounsbury cares for two of the most important .

  • JOHN HENRY KRAMER

    John Henry Kramer, 94, of Manhattan, died Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. He was born Aug. 27, 1920, in Stockdale, the son of Chester and Frieda (Hinson) Kramer. John graduated .

  • BILL BLANCK

    Willard (Bill) Blanck, 77, of Manhattan, died surrounded by family on Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014, at Via Christi Village in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. Bill was born June 21, 1937, in Armstrong, Iowa, to Willard and Louise (Wilmes) Blanck. He .

  • JANE KENYON

    Jane Kenyon, 63, died Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014, at the Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan. She was born on March 8, 1951, in Tulsa, Okla. Memorial service information and a complete obituary are pending and will be released later by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home, 1616 .

  • K-State hangs on for ugly 26-20 win at WVU

    MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — The last time Kansas State ran the ball this poorly, the Wildcats took a 10-point loss on the chin at Oklahoma 10 years ago. K-State’s inability to run the ball was just part of the Wildcats’ otherwise .

  • Galvan set for return to NCAA Championships

    Set to make her second career appearance on the national stage, senior Laura Galvan will compete at the NCAA Championships this Saturday at the La Vern Gipson Cross Country Course in Terre Haute, Ind. The final 6K race of the 2014 .

  • Refocused Wildcats ready for TCU

    With just three matches remaining on its regular-season schedule, the Kansas State volleyball team is looking to add to its NCAA tournament resume, beginning with a 7 p.m. match against TCU Saturday at Ahearn Field House. K-State head coach Suzie .

  • Parents join students for Thanksgiving meal at Amanda Arnold Thanks1.phatch

    Amanda Arnold Elementary School principal Larry Liotta said a family atmosphere is something for which he and his fellow educators strive. That atmosphere was evident Wednesday during the school’s annual Thanksgiving lunch, where the cafeteria was bustling with students .

  • Police: Parties a problem at Britt’s

    Riley County police say they are having problems with a Manhattan business hosting after-hours parties, and they’ve asked the Riley County Commission for help in the matter. Thursday morning RCPD Director Brad Schoen and RCPD Capt. Josh Kyle updated .





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