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  • Chamber strives to make 2A players, fans welcome

    To the Editor: On Wednesday, the 2015 Class 2A Kansas High School State Championship Tournament began at Bramlage Coliseum. The Manhattan Chamber of Commerce and its many volunteers do a tremendous job of making players and fans welcome to Manhattan. I .

  • Are 2A state tournaments not important enough?

    To the Editor: I scoured the Mercury on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday. Not a single word about one of the biggest events in Manhattan: the Class 2A boys and girls Kansas High School State Championship tournaments at Bramlage Coliseum from .

  • Help Rotary make our town and world better places

    To the Editor: Rotary International has been an important part of my career and personal development for most of my professional life. As a young, single woman who had moved away from friends and family for the first time, I .

  • Symphony plans varied program

    TOPEKA — The Topeka Symphony will present the music of Scarlatti, De Falla, Faure and Schubert on Saturday in White Concert Hall on the Washburn University campus.  The 7:30 p.m. program, “Great Sounds,” will be led by the Topeka Symphony’.


    Ben Mullinix Jr., 72, of Lubbock, Texas, died Tuesday, March 3, 2015, in Lubbock, Texas. He was born on Aug. 8, 1942, in Manhattan. He was the son of Ben Mullinix Sr and Eleanor Blockcolsky. Complete obituary information is pending and will be announced by .


    Diana “Kay” (Whittlesey) Ring, 69, of Manhattan, died Thursday, March 12, 2015, at Meadowlark Hills. She was born on Dec. 10, 1945, in Winfield. Complete obituary and service information will be announced at a later date by Irvin Parkview Funeral Home & Cremations..


    Walter Raymond Massey, 93, died Saturday, March 7, 2015. He was born on Aug. 24, 1921, at Alta Vista. He was the son of Benjamin Massey and Florence Nelson Massey. Walt and Hazel were married on Nov. 25, 1954, in St. George. They enjoyed many years of .


    George Rader Jr., 89, of Manhattan, died Thursday, March 12, 2015, at his residence. He was born Oct. 4, 1925. Complete obituary and service information will be announced later by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home..


    Casey Dow Lindley, 28, died on Tuesday, March 10, 2015, outside Ogden from a gunshot. He was born April 15, 1987, in Orange, Texas, to Sharon Stalcup Rohlman and Jerry Dean Lindley. Casey and his family moved to Kansas when he was 4 weeks old. He .

  • St. Patrick’s parade, Celtic music and more Precede.phatch

    Get your green on at the 37th annual Aggieville St. Patrick’s Day Celebration Saturday. Eat green eggs and ham at the Blarney Breakfast and support the Manhattan Arts Center from 7:30-11:30 a.m. at Kite’s. The 2K race .

  • Horned Frogs hang on to beat K-State

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Throughout the season, it was a story that played out like it was stuck on repeat. Kansas State would rally from a deficit, and then fall flat in its attempt to complete a full comeback. On Wednesday, .

  • Cats learned tough lessons this season

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Kansas State was 5-3 against the top four teams in the Big 12 this season. But against TCU and Texas Tech — the bottom two teams — the Wildcats were just 2-3. That pretty much sums up what has been .


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