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  • Neighbors | January 27, 2014

    Grad student wants to use degree to help addicts


    Kristy Soloski is a Ph.D. student at Kansas State University in human ecology. She decided to focus her degree on drug abuse because of some family members. “Substance abuse is something that is near and dear to my heart,” she said. “I’ve had

  • Local | January 27, 2014

    Stampede announces complete 2014 lineup

    Country Stampede has added five acts to complete the 2014 lineup. Randy Houser, Lee Brice, Easton Corbin, Will Hoge and The Railers will perform at the four-day music festival June 26-29 in Manhattan. Those performers join previously announced musicians Luke Bryan, Eric Church, Chris Young, Joe

  • Local |Government, Politics | January 27, 2014

    City to discuss changes to sign regulations

    City commissioners during Tuesday’s work session plan to discuss changing regulations to include digital signs in Manhattan. The meeting is scheduled for 5 p.m. in the City Commission Room at City Hall, 1101 Poyntz Ave. Commissioners directed city officials to update the regulations “to address

  • Obituaries | January 27, 2014


    Frances Charlene Baker Stephens, 83, of El Dorado, died on Saturday at Vintage Place from natural causes. The family provided some of the following information. She was born on Jan. 4, 1931, in Marked Tree, Ark., to George & Evelyn Laird.  She had a sixth grade education

  • Obituaries | January 27, 2014


    Roger Waldean Weeks, 64, of Westmoreland, formerly of Louisville, died Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014, at his home. He was a longtime resident of the area. Roger was born Aug. 14, 1949, in Marysville, the son of Frank H. and Jessie Louise Hale Weeks. He graduated from high school in Connell,

  • Obituaries | January 27, 2014


    Marvin Christopher Henry Moormann, 91, of Manhattan, died Friday, Jan. 24, 2014, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. He was born on Sept. 15, 1922, in the Strawberry Township in Washington County, the son of John and Martha (Pruser) Moormann.  He was presented to the Lord in

  • Obituaries | January 27, 2014


    Violet O. Lawson Blanck, 81, Manhattan, died early Monday morning Jan. 27, 2014, at the Via Christi Village in Manhattan. She was born on Feb. 8, 1932, on a farm near Longton, the daughter of Harrison and Eliza (Myers) Murphy. Complete obituary information is pending and will be announced by

  • Letters | January 27, 2014

    True regional transportation would be a big step forward

    To the Editor: It was refreshing to read in Thursday’s Mercury that our county commissioners are championing the creation of regional transportation. This is the first significant step to a regional transportation solution for the Manhattan metropolitan area. Unfortunately, transportation issues in medium-sized cities

  • Baseball | January 27, 2014

    KSU preseason ranked No. 22 by Baseball America

    For the first time in program history, the Kansas State baseball team is ranked in the Perfect Game and Baseball America preseason Top 25 polls. The Wildcats check in at No. 22 in both polls, which is the highest K-State has ever been ranked in any preseason

  • Men's Basketball | January 27, 2014

    Cats open big week with Tech

    The way things have gone in the last week, it seems Kansas State needs its trip home for a game with Texas Tech on Tuesday. Not that the Red Raiders will present an easy challenge for the Wildcats, but it can’t be much tougher

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