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  • Abuse not unique to military

    Bill Shea Contributing Writer The Manhattan Mercury on Sunday, March 12, published a Dallas Morning News editorial regarding military harassment. It expressed shock at a “secret online forum called Marines United to share offensive images and comments about female service members, .

  • Shaolin Warriors bring their moves to McCain

    Two-thirds of the way through the “Shaolin Warriors” show, presented as part of K-State’s McCain Auditorium Series last Monday night, the Chinese performers made sure we knew how difficult it was for them to do what they had been .

  • MHS girls swim and dive takes fourth in opener

    Several Manhattan girls’ swimmers had significant time drops in their first meet on Thursday in Emporia. The Indians finished fourth out of eight teams with 238 points. Headlining the meet was the 400 freestyle relay of Holly Randall, Lauren Casper, Blaise Hayden .

  • K-State ready for Cincinnati Ksumbb17-march17

    By Mark Billingsley Special to The Mercury SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Spring break on the Kansas State campus starts next week. Thousands of students will seek warmer climates, often in Florida or Mexico. The K-State men’s basketball players hope to start .

  • Area basketball players take all-league honors

    Several area basketball players earned honors in their respective leagues this past week. Rock Creek senior Cooper Schlochtermeier and juniors Carson Zenger and Martin Vogts were named to the Mid-East League first team. The trio led Rock Creek to an 18.

  • MHS girls soccer beats Junction City, 10-0, in season opener

    The Manhattan girls’ soccer season got off on the right foot on Thursday, beating Junction City, 10-0. The junior class led the scoring effort, recording all but one goal. Addy Stone led the way with three goals and an assist. “.

  • Girls take first, boys second in track and field season opener

    Manhattan track and field got off to a solid start in its first meet of the season at Topeka West. The girls took first place with 224 points, while the boys took second with a score of 132. “All in all it .

  • County wants help on NBAF

    Riley County is seeking financial help from the federal government for local expenses related to the National Bio- and Agro-Defense Facility. Clancy Holeman, Riley County counselor, presented commissioners Thursday with a draft of a letter asking for the Kansas congressional .

  • Joyner-Kersee talks community, being a role model Jackiejoyner-kersee

    The woman named “the greatest athlete of the 20th century” by Sports Illustrated knows the importance of community. Four-time Olympian Jackie Joyner-Kersee spoke Thursday in the K-State Union’s Grand Ballroom in celebration of Women’s History Month. She also .

  • Regents appoint enrollment task force

    K-State’s Pat Bosco and Manhattan Area Technical College’s Jim Genandt are charged with finding ways to attract more first-generation students to the state’s higher education system. The Kansas Board of Regents appointed at its Wednesday meeting Bosco, .

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    Tooflady put out a full spread of traditional party foods including sherbert punch, salmon loaf and pickles wrapped in cream cheese and pastrami, for her house party. Guests played board games, enjoyed food and danced to ‘90s music the living .

  • USD 383: Board approves $150,000 elementary reading grant

    Three more Manhattan- Ogden elementary schools will receive funding for a state reading initiative starting this spring. The school board unanimously approved accepting a $150,000 Kansas Reading Roadmap grant during its meeting Wednesday. Kansas Reading Roadmap is a state initiative that .


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