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  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | March 30, 2014

    Manhattan girl dies in AZ

    Naomi McClendon, a Manhattan woman going to college in Arizona, died over the weekend in a fall from a balcony. Story from the Arizona Republic:

  • Local | March 30, 2014

    Public takes advantage of activities at Tuttle Creek

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    In gorgeous weather with the scent of burning prairie smoke filling the air, area residents emerged from a long winter to enjoy the annual open house at Tuttle Creek Lake on Saturday. Visitors ran in a “Zombie 5K,” took nature walks, threw tomahawks and shot

  • Local |Government & Politics | March 30, 2014

    Sherow takes swing at Huelskamp

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    Former Manhattan mayor Jim Sherow said U.S. Rep. Tim Huelskamp can’t effectively represent his district’s agriculture needs. Sherow discussed ag concerns and other issues during an interview at The Mercury on Friday. The K-State history professor and former city commissioner (2007 to 2012) is

  • Local |Government & Politics | March 30, 2014

    Legislators talk finance, elections

    Area legislators weighed on Saturday on a couple of warm issues: the Kansas Supreme Court school finance decision and a proposal to hold local elections in the fall. State representatives Sydney Carlin, Tom Phillips, Ron Highland and Sen. Tom Hawk kicked around concerns submitted at “

  • March 30, 2014

    Members of Riley community come together to build new library

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    RILEY — Riley librarian Kathy Caster keeps the old carved wood sign that used to hang above the entrance of the old library on the back counter of her new reception area as a reminder of the place where she used to work. The old library

  • March 30, 2014

    Wamego woman reflects on time as telephone operator

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    WAMEGO — In this day of high-tech communications, a couple of touches on a smartphone can connect you with someone on the other side of the world. Making a “long distance” telephone call was much more complicated in 1942, when Jean Pageler of Wamego began a five-year

  • I Wonder |Local |Business | March 30, 2014

    What’s the scoop on all these business rumors?

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    Q: Time for the annual Kohl’s question. Can you confirm the latest rumors? Early Edition is moving from their east location to the old Lemmy’s Pizza building. With Kmart and others moving out, Kohl’s is building a store at that location. Sam’

  • Local |Business | March 30, 2014

    Kite’s suspension to be appealed

    The owner of Kite’s Bar & Grill, Inc., is appealing a Kansas Division of Alcoholic Beverage Control’s decision to suspend the establishment’s liquor license for four days. Kite’s owner Rusty Wilson will appear at a hearing in the Kansas Court of

  • Baseball | March 30, 2014

    K-State outlasts Creighton for 8-5 win

    OMAHA, Neb. — Behind 11 hits and eight runs and three no-hit innings from freshman reliever Ethan Landon, the Kansas State baseball team staved held off Creighton for an 8-5 win on Saturday at TD Ameritrade Park. Freshman Tanner DeVinny drove in three runs to match his

  • Manhattan High School | March 30, 2014

    MHS loses opener at BV West

    After Thursday’s season-opening game at Topeka High was postponed, the Manhattan High girls’ soccer team was relegated back to practice, forced to wait until Saturday to begin its season. Facing a tough Blue Valley West squad on the road, the Indians fell 3-0 to


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